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A captivating showdown is set to unfold in the second round of Wimbledon as Andy Murray and Stefanos Tsitsipas face off. Murray, a crowd favourite and a true warrior has a rich history at Wimbledon will look to add to his legend against Tsitsipas in this meeting. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
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Andy Murray vs Stefanos Tsitsipas – Match Predictions
Andy Murray to Win
Despite a metal hip insert, Murray has a strong chance of emerging victorious against Tsitsipas. He has proven time and again that he possesses the skills and determination to compete at the highest level and it was on display in his straight-sets victory over compatriot Ryan Peniston. On the other hand, Tsitsipas continues to struggle on grass, four of his seven matches on the surface. He had to battle to get past Thiem and might find his adventures cut short by Murray, who knocked hi out of last year’s Stuttgart Open as well.
3-1 to Andy Murray
In their head-to-head battles, Murray and Tsitsipas have a 1-1 record after the Scotsman’s 2-0 victory in Stuttgart, another grass court event. Murray’s dominance on the green surface was evident in their previous meeting, while the Greek ace has struggled against all and sundry on grass, facing difficulties in finding a winning formula. Tsitsipas’ recent struggles were exemplified in his gruelling five-set match against Dominic Thiem, where he had to battle for nearly four hours to secure a victory. However, it will not be easy for Murray to triumph and this duel will see them exchange blows. While Tsitsipas is the underdog in this meeting, he should be able to do enough to claim a set in a 3-1 loss.
Andy Murray vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Preview
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in the Wimbledon.
Andy Murray has displayed a resurgence in his recent form, particularly on grass. With an undefeated record in the first round at Wimbledon, he extended his tally to an impressive 15-0 after a commanding victory over Ryan Peniston. Murray’s dominant performance was exactly what he needed, following consecutive straight-set losses in London and the Hurlingham Exhibition. Winning back-to-back challenger titles at Surbiton and Nottingham, Murray has already accumulated 11 wins on grass this year, his best record on the surface since his remarkable 2016 season. As a two-time former Wimbledon champion, Murray aims to recapture the magic and continue his strong performance at his favoured venue.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has faced struggles and showcased a lack of confidence in his recent form at Wimbledon. Although managing to avoid an early exit in a gruelling five-set match against Dominic Thiem, Tsitsipas’s performance raised concerns. His grass swing has seen average performances, even against underdogs, with four out of his five official matches going the distance. Notably, Tsitsipas has faced difficulties progressing beyond the second round in his recent tour-level events. With a tied head-to-head record against Murray, Tsitsipas faces the challenge of playing on his weaker surface against a formidable opponent in front of Murray’s home crowd.
Andy Murray vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Head to Head
The head-to-head record between Murray and Tsitsipas stands at 1-1, reflecting their competitive encounters on the court. Murray, despite being past his prime and dealing with fitness concerns, claimed a notable victory over Tsitsipas in a grass event in Stuttgart last year. On the other hand, Tsitsipas was the victor in their first meeting, claiming a 3-2 victory at the 2021 US Open.
Andy Murray vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Match Details
- What is the prize money for Wimbledon 2023? The total prize money for Wimbledon 2023 is £44,700,000.
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