John Isner in the first round of the Australian Open on January 21 will play with Thiago Monteiro. Does the Brazilian have a chance to cope with the powerful serve of an American player? – read in our prediction.
Isner spent six games in the new season, in two of which he won. The American player won victories in two starting matches at the tournament in Auckland – first he beat Tennis Sandgren (7-6, 6-7, 6-3), and then he dealt with Kyle Edmund (7-6, 7-6). John is famous for his powerful serve, which has not gone anywhere in the offseason. In total, for all six fights played in 2020, Isner made 105 innings right through.
Monteiro before Australian Open took part in two tournaments. At the competitions in Doha, the Brazilian could not get into the main draw of the tournament, losing to the Frenchman Gregoire Barrere in qualifications (4-6, 4-6). In Auckland, Thiago lingered longer. There he also started with the qualification, where he won two victories. Then in the first round he beat Cameron Norrie (7-6, 6-2), and in the second round he lost to the future finalist of the competition Benoit Peru (6-4, 4-6, 3-6).
Statistics and personal meetings
- Previously, players have not met each other
- In the last five matches, Monteiro won three victories, Isner – two
John Isner vs Tiago Monteiro Game Prediction
Isner is known for his powerful pitch, it is around her that the American tennis player builds his game. Most often, John wins his matches in tiebreaks. Izner’s problems arise only when he comes across rivals more or less strong opponent with a good reception. In addition, John is insecure in the game against lefties. As an example, a recent match against Hugo Umber, which the American lost with a score of (6-7), (4-6). Monteiro is also left-handed, and with a good game on the back line. If he can cope with Isner’s serve, he can count on winning the match. We suggest taking a chance and betting on the victory of the Brazilian tennis player.
- Our prediction: Tiago Monteiro will win