In the first round match of the tennis tournament in Rotterdam (Netherlands),21 year-old Pole Hubert Gurkach and 21 year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet. The game will take place on February 11 at 06:30 PM (UK time).
Tsitsipas indistinctly began the season, because he failed in all tournaments, including the Australian Open. Despite the fact that in the offseason, the Greek made plans how he would claim leadership in the round and beat the big three. Will Stefanos recover and win? – read in our prediction.
At what time does Hubert Hurkacz vs Stefanos Tsitsipas play?
The game time is February 11, 2020, at 06:30 PM (UK time).
What are player’s positions in ATP rankings?
Hubert Hurkacz takes the 29th positions and Stefanos Tsitsipas takes the 6th position in ATP Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Hubert Hurkacz have?
Hubert Hurkacz has won 65% of games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Stefanos Tsitsipas have?
Stefanos Tsitsipas has won 67% of the games as a favorite.
Over the past two years, Hurkacz has added in all aspects of the game. The representative of Poland always sank in the draws, as he risked too unjustifiably. Now Hubert finally learned to keep the ball in court and thanks to this he began to play at a completely different level. The main weapon of the tennis player is the serve, due to which he scores light points and captures the initiative in the draws. At the moment, the tennis player takes 28th place in the ATP ranking and has significantly improved results in large tournaments.
In 2019, Hubert Hurkacz showed excellent results at tournaments. The Pole won the Challenger in Canberra at the beginning of last season, and by the end of the summer the tennis player won the ATP debut cup in his career at the competitions in Winston-Salem. Hubert started the current season well, the athlete played 9 matches and won 7 wins in them. The last meeting of the tennis player was played at the Australian Open, he lost the second round match to the Australian John Millman (4 / 6.5 / 7.3 / 6). According to APR estimates, Hurkacz takes the 28th line of the rating.
Tsitsipas is already one of the leaders of the ATP tour. But the problem is that the Greek cannot really demonstrate anything at large tournaments. After all, most victories on small ATP 500 or Masters. When it comes to speaking at Grand Slams, Stefanos flies out of his first serious rival. It was expected that this season Tsitsipas will add, but nothing like this happened, he again failed on the Australian Open, where he had already flown from Milos Raonic.
Last season, Stefanos Tsitsipas played perfectly, the guy managed to enter the Top 10 tennis players in the world. The Greek successfully held championships in Marseille and Estoril, in which the athlete won the cups. Stefanos also holds the 2019 ATP Final Tournament Cup in London. This season, the tennis player participated in 7 meetings, he managed to win 4 matches. The last match took place in the 1/16 finals of the Australian Open, the athlete lost to Canadian Milos Raonic (5 / 7.4 / 6.6 / 7). Tsitsipas takes 6th place in the ranking of the Asia-Pacific region.
Betting Tips Statistics
- Tennis players had six matches between themselves. Stefanos Tsitsipas managed to win five victories.
- It should be noted that each of the matches took place in a bitter struggle.
Hurkach in optimal shape, the Pole confidently began the season and pleased his game on the back line. Stefanos hardly confronts aggressive players who constantly aggravate (like Raonic). In this match, there will definitely not be an easy walk for anyone.
The Greek will go to the next round, he is in good shape and will be able to go through a “convenient” opponent using the experience of previous games.
Bet: the victory of Stefanos Tsitsipas