The final quarter of the day in the men’s tournament in Zhuhai is announced and the most spectacular, between players of the new generation, the Australian Alex De Minaur and Croatian Borna Coric.
Alex De Minaur
▪️The Australian player, aged just 20, is currently ranked 31st in the ATP rankings, being in a slight decline at the moment.
▪️In this season he managed to win the Atlanta tournament in July, otherwise notable results were missing this season for the player from Antipozi.
▪️At the US Open he achieved a solid result, reaching the stage of the finals, where he was defeated by Grigor Dimitrov.
▪️In the tournament in Zhuhai has been described so far, eliminating John Millman and Andy Murray in the finals.
▪️The player from Croatia, aged 22, is currently ranked 15th in the ATP standings, returning after injury.
▪️He had a consistent season, with many present in the quarter finals, and at St. Petersburg had the best result of the year, reaching the final act of the competition, where it was defeated by the Russian Daniil Medvedev.
▪️In the only match played in this tournament he defeated the hosts’ representative, Di Wu, 2-0 at the sets.
The two players have not met so far in the circuit, the first direct confrontation is about to unfold.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Alex De Minaur vs Borna Coric
I expect an extremely spectacular match between the two, showing in the previous games a very good form, with many beautiful exchanges of balls behind the field, most often ended with winning balls, which gives both players a confidence very big in their game. So I bet on a long game, which has great chances to be decided in a decisive set, the chances of victory being approximately equal.
Prediction Today: Over 22.5 games