Our tennis pick for today is an very intersting match Adrian Mannarino vs Jeremy Chardy wich will be played in ATP – SINGLES: Indian Wells (USA), hard.
These two players had met four times in the past, and all those meetings happened on or before 2014 when Jeremy Chardy was the better player as Adrian Mannarino has only made big improvements to his game in the recent years. As a result, Chardy leads the H2H 4-0, but that does not stop Mannarino from being the favorite in this match.
Jeremy Chardy News
Jeremy Chardy was the latest beneficiary of Fabio Fognini throwing away a match as the Frenchman somehow emerged as the winner after trailing by a set and double break at one stage (4-6 1-4*).
Thanks to the Italian’s typical lapse in concentration, Jeremy Chardy will now play a third-round match at the Indian Wells for the first time since 2009 (debut appearance), when he lost to David Ferrer in three sets.
Moreover, this is the first time Jeremy Chardy has managed to win back to back matches in 2018, as he could only win the alternate matches before entering the Indian Wells (3/5).
The last time Jeremy Chardy won two matches in an ATP Masters 1000 event was at Miami in 2017 where he lost his third round match to Fabio Fognini in three sets, after upsetting Marin Cilic in the second.
Adrian Mannarino News
Adrian Mannarino cashed in on his opponent’s fatigue when he dispatched Peter Polansky in two easy sets, 6-1 6-4. It was his ninth win of the season from 16 outings, which makes it a pretty decent start to the year for Mannarino.
Adrian Mannarino has progressed to the third round of the Indian Wells twice in his career (five appearances), defeated Ernests Gulbis in 2015 but lost to John Isner in 2016.
Tennis Prediction: Adrian Mannarino to win the match