Arthur Fils vs Brandon Nakashima Prediction and Odds: Lyon Open 2023

Get ready for an enthralling clash at the Lyon Open semi-finals as Arthur Fils squares off against Brandon Nakashima. With a spot in the prestigious final at stake, Fils and Nakashima will undoubtedly leave no stone unturned as they battle it out, captivating the audience with their fierce competitiveness and unwavering desire for victory.

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Arthur Fils vs Brandon Nakashima – Match Predictions

Brandon Nakashima to Win

Brandon Nakashima’s journey to the semifinals has been defined by impressive victories over tough opponents like Tommy Paul, Antoine Hoang, and Diego Schwartzman, demonstrating his ability to compete at a high level. In contrast, Arthur Fils, despite his undeniable talent, lacks experience on the main tour, which could pose a challenge for him. What sets Nakashima apart is his flawless record in ATP knockout semifinals, showcasing his resilience and ability to thrive in crucial moments. With these factors in mind, Nakashima emerges as the clear favourite to secure a spot in the tournament final.

2-0 to Brandon Nakashima

Nakashima’s recent triumphs in Lyon have been nothing short of impressive, with two of his wins coming in straight sets. His ability to dictate play and maintain control throughout matches has proven to be a key factor in his success. Against Arthur Fils, Nakashima’s consistency and precision will likely prove challenging for the young French player to counter. With his solid baseline game and remarkable shot-making, Nakashima has the potential to dominate the match and secure another straight-set victory, continuing his impressive run in Lyon.

Arthur Fils vs Brandon Nakashima Preview

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in this tournament.

Arthur Fils

Arthur Fils has had a unique journey to the semifinals of the Lyon Open. He maintained his perfect record in quarterfinal matches this year when his opponent and top seed, Felix Auger Aliassime, withdrew. The came on the back of his progress in the second round after his opponent, Mikael Ymer, was disqualified during the first set due to an argument with the chair umpire. In his previous two appearances in French 250 events, he reached the semifinals but couldn’t secure a win against tough opponents like Jannik Sinner and Benjamin Bonzi. This time around, the talented French teenager is determined to break his streak of losses in the semifinals on the main tour.

Brandon Nakashima

Brandon Nakashima faced a setback in his quarterfinal match against Tommy Paul, losing a significant 4-1 lead in the second set. However, he managed to secure the victory in a tiebreaker, winning 6-3, 7-6. Nakashima has been particularly successful in the Lyon tournament this year, accumulating several wins. He has an impressive track record in semifinal matches, winning all three he has competed in throughout his young career. Notably, these wins occurred in familiar North American settings in Los Cabos, Atlanta, and San Diego, where he recently clinched the ATP San Diego title.

Arthur Fils vs Brandon Nakashima Head to Head

This is the first meeting between Arthur Fils and Brandon Nakashima on the ATP tour.

Arthur Fils vs Brandon Nakashima Match Details

Brandon Nakashima
Brandon NAKASHIMA (USA) during the Open of Lyon – Day 4 on May 23, 2023 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Romain Biard/Icon Sport)
  • When will this match start? This match starts not before 15:00 GMT on 26 May.
  • Who is the top seed of the Lyon Open? Felix Auger-Aliassime is the top seed in the ATP event.
  • Where can I watch Lyon Open 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom.

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