The second round match of the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 taking place in France, will witness a clash between Alexander Zverev and Dusan Lajovic.
Alexander Zverev Vs Dusan Lajovic: Match Details
- Tournament: Paris Masters 2021
- Match: Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovic
- Round: Second round
- Date: 2nd November, 2021
- Prize Money: $25,434
- Venue: Paris, France
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Alexander Zverev Vs Dusan Lajovic: Preview
Alexander Zverev is currently ranked no. 4 in the world. He has a career high ranking of no. 3, and has constantly appeared in the top 10 list since July, 2017. He has won 18 singles titles, including 5 ATP 1000 titles and one ATP finals title.
The German also won the singles gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics. He reached the US Open finals in 2020, losing to Dominic Thiem. He is currently coached by his father, Alexander Zverev Sr.
Dusan Lajovic is a Serbian tennis player. The 31 year-old is currently the world no. 34. His ranking peaked at no. 23 in 2019. He has a 150-192 career win-loss record.
His only title came at the Croatia Open in 2019. At present, he is coached by Jose Perlas.
Alexander Zverev Vs Dusan Lajovic: Head to head
The second-round bout will be the fourth meeting of Alexander Zverev and Dusan Lajovic. Zverev has emerged victorious in all of their prior meetings, keeping the head-to-head at 3-0.
Alexander Zverev Vs Dusan Lajovic: Prediction
Alexander Zverev enters the Paris Masters fresh from his victory at the Vienna Open. He defeated Francis Tiafoe in straight sets, winning his fifth title of the year.
His 2021 season has a 52-13 win-loss record. He has a 28-6 record on hard courts, and 6-1 on indoor hard courts.
Dusan Lajovic too made his last appearance at the recently concluded Vienna Open. He lost to the eventual runner-up Tiafoe in the first round. His win-loss record for 2021 stands at 17-26.
On hard courts, he has 8-10 record. On indoor hard courts, Lajovic has won three matches this year, while losing five.
Zverev has maintained good form, and has had an incredible professional year; while Lajovic’s year has been mediocre at best.
Prediction: Alexander Zverev to win in three sets.
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