The rain delayed matches in the Winston Salem tournament will resume on Friday, and in the second match of the day we have a very spectacular match, between two young people who will find their place in the top 10 ATP in the coming years, Russian Andrey Rublev and Canadian Denis Shapovalov. The game will take place around 8:15 pm.
The 21-year-old Russian player currently occupies 47th place in the ATP standings, the highest position in his career being 31st.The best results of this season he had on the hard, reaching the third round in the tournaments in Indian Wells, Miami, respectively in the quarterfinals in Cincinnati, where he achieved the most important victory of the career, against to Roger Federer.In the Cincinnati tournament he lost only one set in the previous 3 games, against Iberian Albert Ramos in the second round, his tennis being very consistent.
The 20-year-old Canadian is currently ranked 38th in the ATP rankings, coming down in the last period, in May of this year reaching the highest position in the career, 20th.The best result of the year was obtained in Miami, where he reached the semifinals, while on clay and grass he did not get any noticeable results.Without a spectacular result in the tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati, Winston Salem showed a very good form against Tennys Sandgren and Miomir Kecmanovic, whom he defeated in minimal sets.
The two players have met so far twice in the circuit, the score being equal, 1-1, and the last match was won by the Canadian player this year in Miami, score 6-3 7-6.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Andrey Rublev vs Denis Shapovalov
Denis Shapovalov managed in this tournament extremely spectacular ball exchanges, reducing the number of unforced errors, his confidence being at higher levels. Having a careful and aggressive game, Denis Shapovalov is an extremely difficult player to beat, and in this tournament, the Canadian feels he has an important chance to win the first tournament of his career, and in this match I bet on the Canadian player’s victory, in despite strong opposition from the Russian player.
Prediction Today: Andrey Rublev