French Open Tennis

Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson Prediction and Odds: French Open 2023

A place in the second round of the French Open is up for grabs as Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson go up against each other on Tuesday. Which of these Australian players will reign supreme at the end of this tie?

The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.

Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson – Match Predictions

With both players eyeing a place in the round of 64, these are our predictions and tips for this match

Jordan Thompson to Emerge Victorious

We would like to point out that Jordan Thompson has enjoyed a relatively better run of form than his compatriot in recent weeks; while Purcell is coming off back-to-back losses, Jordan Thompson has seven wins in his last eight matches, winning a Challenger title in the process. As a matter of fact, Thompson won six of his last seven matches in straight sets; he also has a positive head-to-head record against Max Purcell. Interestingly, these players have clashed four times in the past, and Jordan Thompson came out on top on three occasions. Bearing that in mind, we believe he’ll advance to the next round of this competition at the expense of Max Purcell.

Less Than 37 Total Games

We’ve already established that these players met on four previous occasions; it’s also important to point out that all of those meetings ended in straight sets. In the same vein, 13 of Max Purcell’s last 14 singles matches ended in straight sets, all of Jordan Thompson’s last seven matches too. Considering the over/under line for this fixture is set at 36.5, we are taking the under option.

Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson Preview

We’ve established our Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson predictions, let’s see how these players have fared in the weeks leading to this grand slam.

Max Purcell

Max Purcell mostly plies his trade in Challenger events; he will be playing his first ever match at Roland Garros today. It’s important to point out that Purcell has never been past the first round of any grand slam in his career, and he has featured in the other three slams; can he get his first win in a grand slam match today?

Jordan Thompson

On the other hand, Jordan Thompson won the Challenger event at Gwangju earlier this month; he has put up some fairly good results recently, winning seven of his last eight matches. Unlike his opponent, Thompson has reached the third round of this tournament in the past; he’ll hope to go further than that in this year’s edition of Roland Garros.

Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson Head to Head

These players will meet for the fifth time in their respective careers today. Jordan Thompson currently leads the head-to-head, having won three of their four previous clashes.

  • 07/05/23 Thompson won 2-0 (Gwangju Challenger, Outdoor Hard)
  • 25/08/21 Purcell won 2-0 (Winston Salem, Outdoor Hard)
  • 17/04/19 Thomson won 2-0 (Anning Challenger, Clay)
  • 17/08/17 Thompson won 2-0 (Vancouver Challenger, Outdoor Hard)

Max Purcell vs Jordan Thompson Match Details

French Open Rolan Garros

  • When will this match start? This match is scheduled for Tuesday, 30th May.
  • On which surface will this match be played? The Purcell vs Thompson match takes place on an outdoor clay court.
  • Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Jordan Thompson is slightly favoured over his compatriot.
  • Is it possible to watch the French Open 2023 in the UK? Of Course. This match will be available on Discovery+ for fans in the United Kingdom.

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