Alexander Bublik vs Mackenzie McDonald Prediction and Odds: Wimbledon 2023

Both Bublik and McDonald have very good season so far and their first round match at Wimbledon may be one of the top matches of the day.

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

Alexander Bublik vs Mackenzie McDonald – Match Predictions

Both players are coming off a successful couple of weeks, going deep in the tournaments on grass. Neither of them will lack any confidence which is what we want to see on the court.

Alexander Bublik -3.5 games

Bublik recently won Halle Open defeating Zverev and Rublev on his way to the title. That proves that the player from Kazakhstan is in excellent form and a major favorite in this one. McDonald is also playing well but Bublik has an amazing serve and that will make the difference in this match. Fact is that McDonald is much quicker but he will not find a solution for Bublik’s game from the base line.

First set over 10.5 games

Both players are pumped up going into Wimbledon and the opener will not give much chance to any of the receivers. The stakes are high, and it will take a while before someone makes a break which will see the opening set going over 10.5 games.

Alexander Bublik vs Mackenzie McDonald Preview

It’s been a while since these two players played against each other and they have a completely different style of play. Details will make the difference but there is no doubt that Bublik is the favorite.

Alexander Bublik

Bublik is currently 26 in the ATP rankings which is the highest he has been in his career. The 26-year-old is 17-21 for the season but 6-1 on grass.

Recently, Bublik won Halle Open defeating Andrey Rublev in the final 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Bublik missed Roland Garros with an injury but he proved that he is 100% ready to go now.

In the last two years, Bublik made it to the third round at Wimbledon.

Mackenzie McDonald

McDonald is 64th in the world and his career high was No. 48. The American is 21-18 for the season and 7-4 on grass. He is coming off a semifinal loss to Francisco Cerundolo 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 in Eastbourne.

McDonald’s best result this season besides Eastbourne is the semifinal in Delray Beach. When it comes to Wimbledon, he made it to the round of 16 back in 2018 when he lost to Milos Raonic.

Alexander Bublik vs Mackenzie McDonald Head to Head

This will be the third match between Bublik and McDonald and both of them have won one of the previous. in the opening round in Astana in 2020, McDonald defeated Bublik in his hometown 6-3, 6-2. Earlier that year, Bublik won 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the opening round in Sankt Petersburg.

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Alexander Bublik vs Mackenzie McDonald Match Details

  • When will the match between Bublik vs McDonald be played? The match is scheduled for July 3.
  • Who is the favorite in the Bublik vs McDonald match? According to the bookies, Bublik is a slight favorite to win this match.
  • When will the Wimbledon’s men final take place? The men’s final is scheduled for July 16, 2023.

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