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Daniil Medvedev and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will battle it out for a place in the semi-final of the BNP Paribas Open. Which of these players will be left standing at the end of this match? Read our ATP Indian Wells predictions in this article.
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Daniil Medvedev vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina – Match Predictions
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Davidovich Fokina to Win a Set
Granted, Daniil Medvedev is the hottest player on the ATP Tour right now. The former World number 1 is currently on a 17 match winning run, which includes three titles. It’s worth mentioning that Medvedev has surrendered a set in his last two matches. Interestingly, he had surrendered a set in just two of 15 prior matches, and one of those matches was against Davidovich Fokina. Furthermore, these players clashed two times in the past, and both meetings ended in straight sets. Taking everything into account, we believe there’s a lot of value in backing Davidovich Fokina to take a set.
Total 3 Sets
We’ve already established that these players tend to play out three-setters when they meet. Daniil Medvedev is coming off a three-hour marathon against Alexander Zverev, and he has spent just over five hours on the court over the last two days. On the other hand, Davidovich Fokina has spent just about the same amount of time in this entire tournament. The Spaniard has relatively fresher legs, and he can give his Russian opponent a run for his money. That said, we expect this match to end in three sets, just like their previous two clashes.
Daniil Medvedev vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Preview
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in this tournament.
Daniil Medvedev needed three hours and 17 minutes to defeat Alexander Zverev in the round of 16. With that win, the former World number 1 extended his winning streak to 17 games. Medvedev will set his sights on a place in the semi-final, and he’ll fancy his chances against Davidovich Fokina.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
On the other hand, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina knocked out Cristian Garin, Karen Khachanov and Wu Yibing in the previous two rounds. The Spaniard has impressed so far in this tournament, dropping just one set. Compared to his previous opponents however, Medvedev will be a relatively bigger fish to fry. It’ll be interesting to see how Davidovich Fokina will fare against the former World number 1.
Daniil Medvedev vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Head to Head
This will be the third meeting between these players. Daniil Medvedev currently leads the head-to-head between them, having won their previous two encounters.
- 14/02/23 Medvedev won 2-1 (Rotterdam, Indoor Hard)
- 05/05/21 Medvedev won 2-1 (Madrid, Clay)
Daniil Medvedev vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Match Details
- When will this match start? This match starts not before 22:00 GMT on Wednesday, 15th March.
- On which surface will this match be played? This match will be played on an outdoor hard court.
- Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Daniil Medvedev is favoured over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.
- Where can I watch Indian Wells 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom