The first day of competition in Rio De Janeiro proposes a very interesting match between the Frenchman Corentin Moutet, the finalist for the start of the season in Doha, respectively the Argentinian Federico Coria, a specialist player of this surface of slag, in which the match will take place.
▪️The player from France, aged 20, is currently ranked 76th in the ATP rankings, the best position occupied in his career, going through a very good period lately.
▪️He got the best result of his career so far this year, on the Doha Hard, where he reached the final, being defeated by Andrey Rublev.
▪️Corentin Moutet has done well so far on clay, reaching the quarterfinals in Cordoba, while in Buenos Aires he was defeated in the first round.
▪️The 27-year-old Argentine player currently ranks 117th in the ATP standings, one of the highest in his career so far.
▪️Eset is a Challenger level player, taking part in such tournaments throughout his career so far, especially on slag in South America.
▪️He has not excelled so far in any tournament, being defeated in the opening stages of the other competitions, but in this tournament he managed two victories in the qualifying tournament, which gives him extra confidence.
▫️The two players have not met so far in the circuit, the first direct match will take place.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Corentin Moutet vs Federico Coria
Even if the French player starts with the first chance in this match, the Argentine player’s experience on clay is a superior one, he already winning 2 matches in minimum sets on the qualification table.
I expect a balanced match, in which the Argentine player will manage to offer a solid replica, to be awarded at least one set, with significant chances even to victory.
Prediction Today: F. Coria +1.5 sets