Who would have thought that Egor Gerasimov and Jiri Vesely will meet in the ATP Puna final. Both tennis players demonstrated unusual stability for themselves, because on the same level they spent all the matches. The chances for the title are almost equal, but who will be stronger? – We’ve made a prediction for you.
At what time will Egor Gerasimov and Jiri Vesely play?
The game time is February 09, 2020, at 11:30 PM (UTC).
What are the player’s positions in ATP rankings?
Egor Gerasimov takes the 90th position and Jiri Vesely takes the 107th position in ATP Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Egor Gerasimov have?
Egor Gerasimov has won 58% of games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Jiri Vesely have?
Jiri Vesely has won 55% of the games as a favorite.
At the end of last year, Gerasimov suddenly added, he moved from Challengers to ATP category tournaments and repeatedly went to the final stages. This was enough to break into the top 100. Such a breakthrough is easy to explain, because the Belarusian has finally learned how to compete in draws, and not with all his strength to beat and run out to the net. In addition, Egor has a cannon feed, thanks to which he easily wins his games, and there he clings to the reception whenever possible.
The upcoming meeting against Vesely may bring Gerasimov the first ATP title in his career, so he will certainly make every effort to beat his opponent.
The path to the finals of the Belarusian tennis player was not easy. In the first round, he more or less easily dealt with the Italian veteran Lorenzo Sonego (6-2, 6-3). Then there were protracted fights against Nikola Milojevic (2-6, 6-3, 6-2) and Kwon Soon-woo (4-6, 7-6, 6-4). In the semifinals, Gerasimov defeated James Duckworth in two games (7-6, 6-4).
Fun for a long time stamped on the top 100 and it completely suited him. But then a serious recession began, which continues to this day and has been going on for more than 2 years. The problem is that Jiri cannot make out on his own, as the Czech holds one match at the highest level and closes as a clear favorite. And then he goes to court on the next day and hardly interrupts the ball through the net. For this reason, the tennis player is in the top 200 at the moment.
Vesely has one ATP trophy in his asset, which he won in 2015. Then he became the winner of a hard tournament in New Zealand Auckland.
At the competitions in Pune, the Czech tennis player rather confidently held two starting fights, not losing a single set to his rivals – in the first round Vesely defeated Arjun Kadhe (6-2, 6-4), and then beat Salvatore Caruso (7-6, 6- 4).
In subsequent meetings, Vesely was to demonstrate his level with more eminent opponents, but he passed the test, first defeating Ilya Ivashka (2-6, 6-1, 7-6) in three games, and then Ricardas Berankis (6-7, 7-6 , 7-6).
Betting Tips Statistics
- In personal meetings, Gerasimov leads with a score of 1-0.
- In the last five games, tennis players won four victories each.
We will see a stubborn and protracted match. After all, both tennis players will do everything possible to win such a coveted title. Vesely and Gerasimov in their game focus on serving, so each of the tennis players will confidently take their games. There is a chance to see all three sets, because in the final no one will give up.
Gerasimov beated Vesely on hard at the beginning of last year. It is possible that in the upcoming meeting, the Belarusian tennis player will be able to beat his opponent again and finally win his first career ATP title. However, for sure Gerasimov’s match will not be easy, Vesely at the tournament in Pune shows that he is in great shape now.
Our prediction is the victory of Egor Gerasimov