Jordan Thompson will play with Alexander Bublik at home on Australian Open on January 20. Will the local public help him win the upcoming match? – read in our prediction.
Thompson has played two games in the new season so far – at the tournament in Doha, the Australian tennis player in two sets lost to Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic (4-6, 2-6). After Jordan went to home competition in Adelaide, where he also lost in the first round – this time Thompson lost to Spaniard Albert Ramos (4-6, 7-6, 3-6). In the match against Ramos, there was noticeable progress in the game of Thompson, who recorded nine aces and one implemented break point per game.
Before Australian Open, Bublik took part in a tournament in Adelaide. At these competitions, the representative of Belarus held two fights. In the opening match, Alexander defeated the American Taylor Fritz (6-4, 7-6). For reaching the quarterfinals, Taylor Fritz in two sets lost to British representative Daniel Evans (5-7, 2-6).
Statistics and personal meetings
- For personal meetings leads Bublik with a score of (1-0)
- Bublik takes 55th place in the ATP ranking, Thompson – 65th
Jordan Thompson vs Alexander Bublik Prediction
The only in-person meeting between the tennis players took place at the end of last year. Then the victory in two sets was celebrated by Bublik (6-4, 7-5). In the upcoming meeting, there will be an Australian public on Thompson’s side, who will surely support his compatriot, and this is a really powerful incentive. Tennis players are basically equal in strength, but the fact that Thompson plays at home should help him win the final victory.
- Our prediction – Jordan Thompson to win.