Two NextGen stars, Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas will be up against each other in the semifinal of the 2021 French Open. Zverev is ranked 6th in the world wile Tsitsipas is the World No.5.
|Tournament||French Open 2021|
|Match||Alexander Zverev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas|
|Date||10th June, 2021|
|Prize Money||$453,940 (INR 3,40,45,500 approx.)|
Alexander Zverev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: Preview
In a much anticipated clash, Alexander Zverev will have to battle past Stefanos Tsitsipas for a place in the French Open Final. Zverev has been in amazing form this Clay season as well as in Paris. Leaving his first round encounter aside, he hasn’t dropped a single set and in many ways has been lucky with the draw.
Tsitsipas will be the first seeded played he will face in the tournament. In the quarterfinals, he got the better of Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in straight sets 6-4,6-1,6-1 and has looked absolutely in command so far.
As for Tsitsipas, he has been the best player on Clay this season. He has won the most matches this Clay season-22 and has been the player to beat, with two titles under his belt. He has dropped just one set this tournament and got the better of second seed Daniil Medvedev in the quarterfinals in straight sets 6-3,7-6(3),7-5.
Alexander Zverev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: Head-to-Head
This will be the eighth meeting between the duo. Tsitsipas leads the H2H 5-2. They last met at the Acapulco final earlier this year where Zverev won in straight sets.
Alexander Zverev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: Prediction
The match promises to be one of the most exciting match of the tournament. It would be very tight and predicting a clear favorite is very tough! Both the players are in amazing form and would be hungry to reach the Final at Roland Garros for the first time.
It will be a mini battle of Zverev’s big forehands against Tsitsipas’ slices. The match could realistically go down the distance and Tsitipas may just prevail.
Prediction: Tsitsipas to win in five sets.