Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs Alex de Minaur prediction and odds: Canadian Open 2023

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Alex de Minaur beat the odds multiple times to reach the National Bank Open semifinals.

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs Alex de Minaur – match predictions

Alex de Minaur made a couple of huge comebacks this week in Toronto and his confidence is sky high now. Still, Davidovich Fokina is the one who had more success in their previous matches.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to win

Davidovich Fokina is having his best tournament in a while defeating Alexander Zverev and Casper Ruud on his way to the semifinals. Given the odds, the Spaniard is the underdog but if we look at the previous matches against de Minaur, it is clear that Davidovich Fokina know how to beat him. De Minaur was also amazing in the previous rounds but we go with the Spaniard in this one.

Over 22.5 games

This is a huge chance for both players to get to a final on the ATP 500 level. They have beaten the odds this week and this one will be a tough battle between two players who are in top form. This match can easily go both ways but it will most likely go in the third set and over 22.5 games in total.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs Alex de Minaur Fokina preview

No one could have predicted that any of these two players would go this far in Toronto since neither of them among the Canadian Open seeds, but here they are playing for a place in the finals.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

Davidovich Fokina is 37th in the ATP rankings and his career high was No. 24. The 24-year-old is 26-21 for the season and 14-6 on hard.

The Spaniard is coming off a 6-4, 6-2 win over Mackenzie McDonald in the quarterfinals. He started the tournament with a 6-0, 6-2 win over JJ Wolf before beating Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1. In the round of 16, the Spaniard played one of the best matches this year defeating world No. 4 Casper Ruud, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6.

Alex de Minaur

De Minaur is the highest ranked Australian player sitting in 18th place in the ATP rankings. He is 32-17 for the season and 19-7 on hard.

De Minaur is coming off a 7-6, 7-5 quarterfinal win over the second seed Daniil Medvedev. Previously, he defeated Taylor Fritz, Gabriel Diallo and Cameron Norrie.

De Minaur won one title this year in Acapulco in March.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs Alex de Minaur head to head

Davidovich Fokina leads 3-1 in the head to head matches against de Minaur. The last time they played was in the round of 16 last year at the Queen’s Club Championship when the Spaniard won 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. In the opening round in Monte Carlo in 2021, Davidovich Fokina won 6-4, 7-6. De Minaur’s only win came in the group stage of the 2019 Next Gen Championship where the Australian won 4-2, 3-4, 4-1, 4-1. Davidovich Fokina won the first match between the two in the opening round in Lisbon in 2018, 7-6, 6-4.

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Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs Alex de Minaur match details

  • When will the match between Davidovich Fokina vs de Minaur be played? The match is scheduled for August 12 at 19:00 GMT.
  • Who is the favorite in the match between Davidovich Fokina vs de Minaur? Given the odds, de Minaur is the favorite to win this match.
  • Who is the defending champion of the National Bank Open? Pablo Careno Busta won the National Bank Open last year.

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