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The Basel Open kicks off with a compelling showdown in the first round, featuring Alex De Minaur, currently ranked 13th in the world, and Diego Schwartzman, positioned at 113th. Both players arrive with points to prove after recent ups and downs on the ATP circuit.
Our favourite Alex De Minaur vs Diego Schwartzman – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Alex De Minaur vs Diego Schwartzman – match predictions
- 2 De Minaur and Schwartzman clash in Basel opener: a battle of speed and tenacity
- 3 Key match details
2-0 to Alex De Minaur @ 13/25 (1.52)
The clash between De Minaur and Schwartzman promises to be an exciting showdown, with both players eager to kickstart their campaigns in Basel with a statement win. The Australian ace is the favourite with his relentless court coverage and counter-punching style against the down-on-his-luck Schwartzman. They have faced off twice this year with both matches finishing in favour of De Minaur in straight sets.
Under 20.5 Games @ 7/10 (1.70)
It’s reasonable to expect that the clash between Schwartzman and De Minaur may finish in under 20.5 games. Just last week at the Japan Open, they faced off, and the Australian emerged victorious in a tightly contested battle that concluded in just 20 games. Furthermore, their meeting earlier in the year at Queen’s Club was even more concise, wrapping up in just 16 games. This swift conclusion showcased the potential for quick and intense exchanges between these two players.
Alex De Minaur vs Diego Schwartzman odds
De Minaur, with his recent form and reputation as a dynamic and speedy player, is evidently considered the favourite by bookmakers and tennis enthusiasts. His 86.2% implied probability reflects his confidence in his ability to seize control of the match. On the other hand, Diego Schwartzman finds himself as the underdog in this encounter, with a 20% implied probability of victory.
De Minaur and Schwartzman clash in Basel opener: a battle of speed and tenacity
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.
Alex De Minaur preview
Alex De Minaur, a familiar face in the top 20, is looking to bounce back after his recent quarter-final exit in the Japan Open. His campaign in Japan was cut short by the in-form Aslan Karatsev, who defeated him in straight sets. Prior to that, De Minaur experienced early exits in the first round of the Shanghai Masters and the second round of the China Open. The Australian dynamo will be eager to recapture his form and make a strong start in Basel.
Diego Schwartzman preview
Diego Schwartzman, currently ranked 113th in the world, is on a quest for a resurgence after recent performances. He exited in the second round of the Japan Open, but there are glimmers of hope in his fourth-round appearance at the Shanghai Masters. However, prior to his Shanghai run, Schwartzman faced early exits in both the China Open and the Zhuhai Championships. The Argentine, known for his never-say-die attitude and gritty baseline game, will be looking to regain his consistency and return to his best form in Basel.
Alex De Minaur vs Diego Schwartzman head to head
The H2H between De Minaur and Schwartzman is locked at 2-0 in favour of the Australian ace. They played at Queen’s Club and in Japan Open with De Minaur winning in straight sets on both occasions.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 09:00 on 23 October 2023.
- Who is the top seed of the Basel Open? Holger Rune has the top billing at Basel Open 2023.
- Where is the match being played? St. Jakobshalle will host the Basel Open 2023.
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