Jordan Thompson had never defeated Miomir Kecmanovic. Will the Australian be able to do this in a match on February 18? They played among themselves three times before this moment, all three matches were won by Kecmanovic.
At what time are Miomir Kecmanovic vs Jordan Thompson to play?
The game time is February 18, 2020, at 17:20 (UK Time) .
What are the players’ positions in ATP rankings?
Miomir Kecmanovic takes the 50th position and Jordan Thompson takes the 65th position in ATP Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Kecmanovic have?
Miomir Kecmanovic has won 82% of games.
How many wins and losses does Thompson have?
Jordan Thompson has won 78% of the games.
Kechmanovich performed very well at the last tournament. In New York, he reached the semifinals, beating Tommy Paul (6-4, 6-2), Paolo Lorenzi (6-3, 6-3) and Hugo Umber (3-6, 6-2, 6-4). But in semifinal, Miomir lost too easily to Kyle Edmund (4-6, 1-6).
It is worth noting that at the beginning of this year, Kechmanovich played in Doha. Then, by the way, he also reached the semifinals of these competitions, and in the first round defeated Jordan Thompson (6-4, 6-2)
Kecmanovic specializes in hard courts. On them, the Serb won 28 of 50 matches last season. This year, he also shows signs of a set form after reaching the semifinals of the tournament in New York last week.
Thompson had a good rest in December and approached the new season in a bad shape. So far, the Australian has only three victories. He won most of them at the last tournament in New York, where he defeated Ivo Karlovic (6-3, 7-6) and John Isner (7-6, 6-7, 6-3). Jordan failed to overcome the quarter-final barrier, as he lost to Andreas Seppi (7-6, 4-6, 2-6).
In 2019, Thompson went through only one round. In the second, he lost to the Italian Seppi.
Thompson has good results on all types of coatings, although it does not specialize in one. He won 16 of 31 hard matches in 2019, and in the new season he won three wins and four losses.
What plays into the hands of the Serb apart from its good form is the statistics of personal confrontations with Thompson. Kechmanovich won all three meetings between the tennis players, including two hard wins 2-0, one of which took place this year in Doha.
Betting Tips Statistics
- In face-to-face meetings, the score was 3-0 in favor of Kechmanovich.
- On hard, the Serb beat the Australian twice in two sets.
Kecmanovic vs Thompson Predictions
1.5 months ago, Kechmanovich beat Thompson too easily. It is likely that something similar will happen now. Jordan is still in search of his game form, so he is unlikely to cope with a strong Serb pitch.
Our prediction: Miomir Kecmanovic Win