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Our favourite Adrian Mannarino vs Ben Shelton – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Adrian Mannarino vs Ben Shelton – match predictions
- 2 Left-handed battle: Mannarino faces Shelton’s emerging dominance
- 3 Key match details
Mannarino, at 35, continues to defy age with stellar performances, while Shelton looks to build on his breakthrough in the previous season. With the duo showcasing impressive performances in the early stages, the clash promises a blend of experience and youthful exuberance on the Melbourne courts.
3-1 to Adrian Mannarino vs Ben Shelton @ 11/4 (3.75)
In Melbourne, expect an unpredictable clash, each player showcasing unique strengths for high-quality tennis. Mannarino has been involved in five-set battles in each of his prior outings and this match can follow the same trend but will not be as long. The Frenchman humbled Shelton in Miami last year and we believe the tables will turn, the match concluding 3-1 in favour of the American ace.
Over 39.5 Games @ 9/10 (1.90)
The last outings for both Mannaino and Shelton were long duels. So far, Shelton has been involved in 72 games while Mannarino’s tally stands at 88, averaging 36 and 44, respectively. As they take on each other, with an hour and 37 minutes fewer played by the American, this matchup will surely be interesting. With tournament life on the line, we expect a long duel with at least 39.5 games being played before a victor is decided.
Mannarino vs Shelton odds
Ben holds a dominant 75.2% implied probability, reflecting his hardcourt success leading to the US Open semifinals last season. Despite Mannarino’s 31.3% chance, recent triumphs show his resilience.
Left-handed battle: Mannarino faces Shelton’s emerging dominance
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Adrian Mannarino preview
In recent weeks, Adrian has showcased an impressive resurgence, defying age and expectations. The 35-year-old Frenchman displayed remarkable stamina and skill in consecutive five-set victories against Stan Wawrinka and Jaume Munar, signalling peak form. Mannarino’s ability to adapt to gruelling matches highlights his readiness for the challenges ahead, making him a formidable opponent in the Australian Open’s third round.
Ben Shelton preview
Ben enters the third round of the Australian Open on the back of a remarkable run, continuing his success in hardcourt slams. With straight-set victories over Roberto Bautista Agut and Christopher O’Connell, Shelton has showcased both powers on serve and effectiveness in creating break-point opportunities. The young American’s stellar adaptation to the Grand Slam stage and recent triumphs position him as a rising force in the tennis landscape.
Adrian Mannarino vs Ben Shelton head to head
Mannarino holds a 1-0 lead in their head-to-head encounters, with the Frenchman securing a victory over Shelton last year in Miami.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 03:30 on 19th January.
- What is the prize money for the Australian Open? The total prize money for the Australian Open is $AU 86.5 million.
- Where is the match being played? Melbourne Park will host the Australian Open 2025.
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