Lorenzo Musetti vs Thanasi Kokkinakis Tennis Prediction
- Title : Lorenzo Musetti vs Thanasi Kokkinakis Tennis Prediction
Kokkinakis made it through the qualifiers to get to the main draw. Can he go one step further against Musetti?
Lorenzo Musetti is 19th in the ATP rankings. The 21-year-old is 28-19 for the season and 5-4 on hard.
In the opening round of the Canadian Open, Musetti defeated Yohishito Nishioka 6-4, 6-1.
Musetti’s played in two semifinals this season, losing to Casper Ruud in Bastad and Stefanos Tsitsipas in Barcelona.
Kokkinakis is 86th in the ATP rankings. The Australian is 31-18 for the season and 23-11 on hard.
Kokkinakis made it to the second round at the Toronto Open after defeating Borna Gojo and Corentine Lestienne in the qualifiers and then went past Zhizhen Zhang in the first round of the main draw.
Earlier this year, Kokkinakis won the challenger in Manama.
- This will be the first match between Musetti and Kokkinakis
- Musetti is 32-28 all time on hard
- Kokkinakis is 188-100 all time on hard
Kokkinakis has much bigger experience on this surface since Musetti mostly plays on clay. Still, the Italian has reached the top 20 early in his career, while Kokkinakis has barely been in the top 70. The Australian will play his fourth match in five days, which will definitely take its toll. Knowing all that, this will be an easy day in the office for Musetti.
Lorenzo Musetti 2-0
|Prediction||Lorenzo Musetti to win|
|Start Time||18:30 : 09-Aug-23|