Stefanos Tsitsipas and John Isner will meet in the third round of the French Open 2021. Tsitsipas has an upper hand while coming into the 3rd round of the tournament.
|Tournament||French Open 2021|
|Match||Stefanos Tsitsipas vs John Isner|
|Date||4th June, 2021|
|Prize Money||$136,787 (INR 9993076 approx.)|
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs John Isner: Match Preview
Tsitsipas is coming into the third round of the French Open by beating world number 103, Pedro Martínez in straight sets with the score line of 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. It was a shaky start from the young gun in the first round as he had to save a set point in the first set against the Frenchman, Jeremy Chardy. He won the match with the score line of 7-6, 6-3, 6-1. The world number 5 has been in good form recently as he was the last man standing in the Monte Carlo Masters. He had beaten the 6th seed, Andrey Rublev in the finals in straight sets with the score line of 6-3, 6-3. After winning in Monte Carlo, the world number 5 was the runner up in the ATP 500 event in Barcelona. He lost to Rafael Nadal in three sets with the score line of 4-6, 7-6, 5-7. He would be looking to make a deep run in this year’s French Open like the last year. Tsitsipas made it to the semi finals of the French Open and ultimately lost to Novak Djokovic in a 5 set thriller with the score line of 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1.
Isner is coming into the third round by beating world number 41, Filip Krajinovic in straight sets with the score line of 7-6, 6-1, 7-6. The world number 34 played only one tournament in the clay season and had performed decently in that. He played at the Madrid Open where he reached the quarter finals by beating Andrey Rublev with the score line of 7-6, 6-3, 7-6. He ulimately lost to Dominic Thiem with the score line of 6-3, 3-6, 4-6. He would be hoping to make a deep run in the French Open 2021.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs John Isner: Head to Head
The duo have met 5 times in the past with Tsitsipas leading the head to head tally 3-2. Interestingly, Tsitsipas has won the 3 most recent encounters played between the duo. They last played in Mexican Open where the young gun won with the score line of 6-3, 6-2. The world number 5 will be hoping to extend the lead while Isner would be looking to cover the deficit.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs John Isner: Prediction
Isner may pose some problems for the youngster but Tsitsipas can tackle them. So, according to the recent form and consistency, Tsitsipas is most likely to win encounter.
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in 3 sets