In the third game of the day on ATP Basel central court, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Ricardas Berankis will face each other. The match is scheduled no earlier than 6pm. Below you can read his presentation, and in the end you will find the prognosis offered.
Stefanos Tsitsipas: Player form, news and statistics
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▪️After a summer full of disappointments, the Greek is going through an excellent new period.
▪️Stefanos managed to defeat Novak Djokovic in Shanghai and made it to the semifinals of the Chinese Masters tournament.
▪️There he lost in a close fight with Daniil Medvedev.
▪️Even though he was the holder of the Stockholm title, Stefanos took his free week last week to prepare for the Basel Hall.
▪️He arrived in Switzerland a few days earlier than scheduled and trained with Roger Federer.
▪️In the first round, from favorite position 3, Tsitsipas passed Albert Ramos, in two sets (6-3, 7-6).
▪️If he manages to win the match on Thursday, Stefanos will equal his performance from last year at Basel (quarter final).
Ricardas Berankis: Player form, news and statistics
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▪️The 29-year-old Lithuania player is ranked 70th and needed qualifications to enter the main table at Basel.
▪️He played only one match to reach the main table, he defeated in three sets the French Hugo Nys, sportsman of the 427th place ATP!
▪️Then he benefited from Barrere’s withdrawal, and on the main board he had a slight mission against Pablo Andujar, a player who evolves well only on the slag.
▪️Before reaching the race in Switzerland, Berankis had four losses in a row in the circuit.
▪️For the entire duration of the 2019 season, he felt good only in the Challenger circuit, managing to win 3 titles at this level: Drummondville, Busan and Vancouver.
▪️At his last presence in Basel, in 2016, he stopped in round 2, defeated by Federico Delbonis.
🎾Direct match statistics Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Ricardas Berankis
◾️Berankis won the only direct match last year at Metz in 3 sets.
🎾What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Last result: 2-0 vs Ramos
- Shape: W L W W W
◽️Stefanos Tsitsipas is present for the second time in a row on the main table of the tournament in Basel.
◽️Last season, the Greek arrived here until the quarter-finals, where he was defeated by Daniil Medvedev.
◽️Tsitsipas needs a victory in this match until he has equaled last year’s performance.
◽️He started the tournament very well, managing a minimal set victory against Albert Ramos.
◽️The Greek is already qualified for the Champions Tournament, after the very successful results this fall in China, being a finalist in Beijing and a semi-finalist at the Shanghai Masters.
- Ricardas Berankis
- Last result: 2-0 vs Andujar
- Shape: W W W L L
◽️Ricardas Berankis is also present for the second time on the main panel of this tournament.
◽️The Lithuanian man evolved here again in 2016, when after defeating Raonic in the first round, he was eliminated in the eighth by Federico Delbonis.
◽️To access the main board, Berankis, he had to play qualifiers at this edition of Swiss Open.
◽️He passed in the first round of qualifying for Hugo Nys, and in the final round took advantage of the abandonment of French Gaston Barrere.
🎾News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
◾️He is present for the second time at this tournament.
◾️The previous participation reached the quarter-finals.
◾️He has only won one set in front of Berankis so far.
◾️He is already qualified for the Champions Tournament.
◾️If he wins he will play in the quarterfinals with Fabio Fognini or Filip Krajinovic.
◾️Evolve for the second time in this tournament.
◾️In 2016 he was eliminated in this phase.
◾️He defeated Tsitsipas in the only direct match.
◾️It currently ranks 70th ATP, the best position being 50th.
◾️For the presence in optima you will receive 45 ATP points.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Ricardas Berankis
Partner agencies consider the Greek player a great favorite. He is one of the sportsmen in form at the end of the season, fighting for a ranking among the first 5 at the end of 2019. His service had a high efficiency in the first match with Ramos: he won 32/36 points played with the first ball: 89% . I trust that the fast surface will benefit Stefanos, and he will finish victoriously in just two sets. Success!
Bet Tips: Tsitsipas victory 2-0 at sets