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In a clash that promises to keep fans on the edge of their seats, Arthur Fils and Francisco Cerundolo square off in the highly anticipated finals of the Lyon Open. With the stakes at their highest, the stage is set for an epic encounter that will showcase the sheer brilliance and raw talent of these exceptional athletes.
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Arthur Fils vs Francisco Cerundolo – Match Predictions
Over 21.5 Games
We anticipate an intense and hard-fought battle between Fils and Cerundolo, as they prepare to clash in the Lyon Open final. Cerundolo enters the match as the favourite, given his impressive track record on clay courts. However, Fils has proven his mettle with a remarkable 2-1 victory over Brandon Nakashima, making it clear that he should not be underestimated. Expect a gruelling match that pushes their skills to the limit, with the likelihood of surpassing 21.5 games, as was the case when these talented athletes had to battle for victory at ATP Lyon.
2-1 to Francisco Cerundolo
Fils has had a relatively easier path to the final while Cerundolo has fought tooth and nail to secure his spot. The Argentine overcome formidable opponents such as Juan Pablo Varillas, Jack Draper, and Cameron Norrie, putting his resilience and skill on full display. Notably, he dominated Norrie with a commanding 6-3, 6-0 victory, showcasing his ability to triumph against tough competition. Young and ambitious, Fils will undoubtedly bring his A-game, setting the stage is set for a thrilling encounter. Fils’ determination and recent victory over Nakashima suggest that he will make the Argentine work hard for his title but it will not be enough to get over the line. Based on this, we are predicting a win in three sets for the Argentine.
Arthur Fils vs Francisco Cerundolo 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, the 18-year-old tennis sensation, has been turning heads with his impressive performances on the ATP Tour. After a successful run in the Rome Masters qualifiers, he reached the second round and gained valuable experience. In Lyon, Fils learned from his semifinal defeat in Marseille and has forged his path to the final of the event. His journey began by comfortably defeating Zhizhen Zhang in the first round and advancing due to Mikael Ymer’s disqualification. ATP Lyon’s top seed Felix Auger-Aliassime withdrew to give him a semi-final meeting with Brandon Nakashima. Fils showcased his tenacity by saving nine break points en route to a thrilling three-set win over the American.
In the other spotlight of the Lyon Open final will stand Francisco Cerundolo. The Argentine player has been showcasing his exceptional form on the red surface swing of the ATP tour. With notable achievements such as reaching the quarterfinals of the Italian Open and making it to the third round of the Madrid Open, Cerundolo has proven his proficiency on this surface. Earlier, he also made an impressive run to the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open. Riding on this wave of success, Cerundolo will be determined to secure his second career title.
Arthur Fils vs Francisco Cerundolo Head to Head
This is the first meeting between Arthur Fils and Francisco Cerundolo on the ATP tour.
Arthur Fils vs Francisco Cerundolo Match Details
- When will this match start? This match starts not before 13:30 GMT on 27 May.
- Who are the top seeds of the Lyon Open? Felix Auger-Aliassime is the top seeds in the men’s 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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