French Open Tennis

Alexander Zverev vs Frances Tiafoe Prediction and Odds: French Open 2023

Alexander Zverev has made it to the semifinals in his last two Roland Garros appearances. He was very dominant in the first two matches this year and now he is going against Frances Tiafoe who also has a good tournament.

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Alexander Zverev vs Frances Tiafoe – Match Predictions

Alexander Zverev to win and total over 40.5 games

Zverev is not among the top favorites at the French Open but if he really finds his best game, then he can beat anybody. Zverev is a major favorite in this match mostly because he has been dominant in the previous matches against Tiafoe. Still, the American has made huge improvement in the past year and is almost into the top 10 on the ATP rankings. This will be a tough battle with both players winning at least one set, and Zverev will prevail at the end in a match that will go over 40.5 games.

First set over 10.5 games

Both players know each other very well and both see this as a huge opportunity to go into the second week of the tournament. Tiafoe is ready to put up a fight and he will start strong at the end. There will not be many breaks at the beginning of the match and the opening set will go over 10.5 games.

Alexander Zverev vs Frances Tiafoe Preview

Zverev’s career has been in downfall after he suffered an ankle injury last year in the semifinals. It seems like he is finally back in full shape but facing Tiafoe will not be an easy task for the German.

Alexander Zverev

Zverev is finally fully back after he twisted his ankle last year at the Roland Garros. The German is currently 27th in the rankings and was at no. 2 prior the injury. Zverev is 18-14 for the season and 10-5 on clay. He had dominant performances in both previous matches. In the opening round, Zverev defeated Lloyd Harris 7-6, 7-6, 6-1 and in the second one he was better than Alex Molcan 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. Zverev’s best result this season was the semifinal in Dubai where he lost to Andrey Rublev in straight sets.

Frances Tiafoe

Frances Tiafoe is ranked at no. 12 at the moment, one spot lower than his career high. The American is 23-9 for the season and 8-3 on clay. This is the first time in his career to reach the third round of the French Open. In the previous two rounds, Tiafoe defeated Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 and in the last match, he outlasted Aslan Karatsev 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. Tiafoe is having a pretty good season on clay as he already won the tournament in Houston.

Alexander Zverev vs Frances Tiafoe Head to Head

These two players have played 7 times before and Zverev has won 6 of those matches. The last one was in Vienna in 2021 when Zverev won 7-5, 6-4. A fun fact is that neither of the previous 7 matches was played on clay.

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Alexander Zverev vs Frances Tiafoe Match Details

  • When will this match start? This match is scheduled for June 3rd.
  • When the French Open men’s final will take place? The French Open final is scheduled for June 11th.
  • How the viewers in the UK can watch this match? Check out our where to watch French Open page.

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