On February 5 in the second round of Open Sud de France in Montpellier two Canadians will find out which of them plays better tennis – young Denis Shapovalov will play against experienced Vasek Pospisil.

At what time does the Vasek Pospisil vs Denis Shapovalov play?
The game time is February 5, 2020, at 9:30 СЕТ.

What are player’s positions in ATP rankings?
Vasek Pospisil takes the 132 positions and Denis Shapovalov takes the 16th position in ATP Tour Rankings.

How many wins and losses do the Vasek Pospisil have?
Vasek Pospisil has won 64% of games as a favorite.

How many wins and losses does the Denis Shapovalov have?
Denis Shapovalov has won 73% of the games as a favorite.

Vasek Pospisil

The Canadian has not been performing properly for a long time, and all because of injuries. For example, last season Pospisil started only in July. Vasek was once in the top 30, but then began to devote a lot of time to doubles, where he won the Grand Slam tournaments. His results in singles are very poor, Pospisil is still unable to show good tennis at ATP tournaments, where there is strong competition. Pospisil had a powerful end of the season, he reached the 1/8 finals in Shanghai, where he lost only to Daniil Medvedev, and then played well in the Davis Cup, beating Fognini and Millman.

Denis Shapovalov

Last season was for the Canadian as a roller coaster, he performed at the peak of his form, then felt a decline. As a result, Denis finally won the debut ATP tournament in his career (Stockholm), after which he performed perfectly in Paris and reached the final where he was able to stop Djokovic. Shapovalov also defended the honor of the country in the Davis Cup, then the ATP Cup. Both international tournaments were good practice for Denis, where he played against the best tennis players on the planet. Denis played well against Djokovic and de Minaur, he looked very good in these matches.

Betting Tips Statistics

  • This will be the first meeting of the opponents at Open Sud de France.
  • In early 2020, at the Auckland tournament, Denis won 2-0 (6-4, 7-6).

Prediction

Denis has become more resilient, knows how to think on the court, make quick decisions, almost all game aspects are at a high level. Pospisil only plays confidently on Challengers, on ATP tournaments he rarely shows his talent.

Denis Shapovalov is younger and more promising than his opponent, so it is logical to assume his victory in today’s game.

  • Our prediction is the victory of Denis Shapovalov

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