On January 17 2020 Ilya Ivashka and Zhe Li. faced each other in a match from ATP, Australian Open in Melbourne . 

Ilya Ivashka

In the current season, Ivashka has played three fights so far. Prior to the Australian Open qualification, the representative of Belarus tried his hand at a tournament in Canberra, where he took off in the first round of the competition. In the selection for the first year of the Grand Slam tournament, Ivashka first sorted out the British Liam Broady (6-3, 6-0), and then in three sets he defeated the American Denis Kudla (7-6, 5-7, 7-5).

Zhe Li

Zhe Li is currently ranked 206th in the ATP ranking, but the representative of China is not easy prey on the tennis court. Zhe Li is a fairly competitive tennis player, especially when it comes to playing hard. For example, this season on a hard Chinese tennis player scored two victories over more eminent opponents – Zhe Li defeated Andreas Seppi (3-6, 7-5, 6-4) in Canberra, and in the first round of qualification Australian Open defeated Dudi Sela (7-6, 6-3).

Statistics and personal meetings

  • Previously, tennis players have not met each other
  • Ivashka is located at 148th place in the ATP ranking, Zhe Li – 206th

Ilya Ivashka vs Zhe Li Prediction

Zhe Li , although ranked in the second hundred of the ATP rating, is nonetheless a fairly competitive tennis player, especially on hard courts. For example, in the current season, the representative of China on Hard put himself in an asset of victory over more eminent tennis players such as Andreas Seppi (3-6, 7-5, 6-4) and Dudi Sela (7-6, 6-3). The upcoming fight is unlikely to be an easy walk for Ivashka.

Our prediction – Zhe Li to win