One of the most proficient players on the fast track, American John Isner, will debut in the Montreal Masters tournament against Australian Jordan Thompson, in excellent form this season.
The Australian is in visible growth of form this season, rising to 46th place in the ATP standings.The best results came in the tournament in Miami, where he reached the final eight, respectively Hertogenbosch, on the grass, where he played the final, losing to Adrian Mannarino.In last week’s tournament in Atlanta he was defeated in the first round by Cameron Norrie in 3 sets, as was the tournament in Washington, where he was defeated by Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The best ranked American player in the ATP circuit currently occupies the 15th position, being in search of improving this position through a victory in this tournament.Before taking a break from the entire slag season, John Isner managed to get to the final act of the Miami Masters tournament.After eliminating Wimbledon in the second round against Mikhail Kukushkin, John Isner was able to win another tournament on the grass at Newport, while Washington was defeated in the 3rd round by Benoit Paire.
1. Direct meetings
The two players have met so far twice, both meetings being won by John Isner, and the last one this year had the indoor hardcore in New York, where Isner was 2-0 in the sets.
2.What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
- Jordan Thompson
- Last result: 0-2 vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (Washington – USA)
- Shape: L W W L L
After eliminating them since the opening rounds of the Wimbledon, Newport or Atlanta tournaments, Jordan Thompson passed to Washington, by Jack Sock, 2-0 and world number 35, Jan Lennard Struff, 6-7, 6-6. 4 and 7-5, but gave up in the finals of the competition, in front of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, 5th place ATP, after 6-3 and 7-6.At the Rogers Coupe in Canada, Australian Thompson, 46th in the ATP standings, is on the main board of the Masters tournament for the first time in his career. In fact, this is the eleventh ATP tournament in which it has participated since the beginning of this year.
- John Isner
- Last result: 0-2 vs Benoit Paire (Washington – USA)
- Shape: L W L W W
American John Isner, 34, ranked 15th in the ATP hierarchy, is present for the sixth time in his career on the main panel of the Masters tournament in Montreal, Canada.Winner of the ATP 250 tournament played in Newport, on the grass, after reaching the final of the competition, with 7-6 and 6-3 world number 71, Alexander Bublik, the American was eliminated from the first round of the tournament in Atlanta, after 6-7, 7-6 and 6-7 in the company of his compatriot, Reilly Opelka, 43rd place ATP and later, in the finals of the ATP 500 tournament played in Washington, being defeated in minimum sets of the world number 29, French Benoit Paire.
3.News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
- He is also present on the main double panel of the Canadian tour
- In the past, he ranked 43rd in the ATP hierarchy
- To date, he has not won any major trophies in the ATP circuit
- He has won 13 of the 23 matches played on the hard surface this year.
- In mid-June, he played the final of the ATP 250 tournament in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
- So far, it has not passed the quarter-finals of the Canadian Masters
- The eighth position in the ATP rankings is the highest occupied by Isner so far
- Has no less than 17 ATP trophies
- 11 of these trophies were conquered on the hard surface
- He has won 21 of the 31 matches played since the beginning of this year
Tennis Prediction of the Day Jordan Thompson vs John Isner
John Isner has a considerable moral advantage over Jordan Thompson, and the current match takes place on the favorite surface of the American player. I expect him to be dominant in the game, especially on his own service, and in case of tiebreakers, he starts with the first chance. So, I bet John Isner in this set victory in the minimum set.
Prediction Today: John Isner