Frances Tiafoe vs Grigor Dimitrov Prediction and Odds: Wimbledon 2023

The stage is set for an exciting clash between Grigor Dimitrov and Frances Tiafoe in the third round of Wimbledon. Dimitrov, a former Wimbledon semifinalist, has rediscovered his grass-court prowess this year but has a tough task on his hands in Tiafoe, the Stuttgart Open winner. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

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Frances Tiafoe vs Grigor Dimitrov – Match Predictions

Frances Tiafoe to Win

When assessing this matchup, it becomes apparent that Tiafoe possesses the tools to secure a straight-sets victory. Tiafoe’s recent form has been outstanding, claiming the Stuttgart Open title. With impressive wins and a relentless pursuit of success, Dimitrov can have problems against him. The Bulgarian has had problems with players boating off strong serves and Tiafoe has one to call upon in his arsenal. His powerful groundstrokes and aggressive playstyle suit the grass court. While both players have won all six sets played so far in this tournament, we are backing Tiafoe to triumph in this meeting.

Over 40.5 Games

With the Over/Under starting with 40.5 Games, the bookmakers believe it will be a long game. Both players have earned straight-set victories prior to this meeting and their clash will not see a lop-sided affair. Dimitrov’s fitness can be an issue and his ability to tackle Tiafoe’s serve but he has plenty in reserve to cause the American problems. We expect blows exchanged and sets going in both directions with the clash seeing Over 40.5 Games.

Frances Tiafoe vs Grigor Dimitrov Preview

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

Frances Tiafoe

The American’s story continues at the Championships and should lay claim to being the top-ranked American tennis star at its culmination. After his breakthrough run to the semifinals at the US Open in 2022, Tiafoe has elevated his game to a new level. Although he faced difficulties in making an impact at the previous Grand Slam tournaments, Tiafoe’s confidence remains high. He has won all six sets played so far in this year’s Wimbledon, indicating his excellent form on the grass court.

Grigor Dimitrov

Dimitrov has been in fine form heading into his third-round match at Wimbledon. He has been showcasing excellent skills on the grass court, backed by a series of notable results this year. The Bulgarian reached the quarter-finals of the Queen’s Club Championships and was only stopped by eventual winner, Carlos Alcaraz. With six wins and only one loss so far on grass, Dimitrov is undoubtedly a player to watch out for.

Frances Tiafoe vs Grigor Dimitrov Head to Head

Dimitrov currently holds a slight advantage in the head-to-head record against Frances Tiafoe, leading 2-1. While Tiafoe has proven to be a formidable opponent, Dimitrov has managed to come out on top in their previous encounters. The Bulgarian triumphed 2-1 in Toronto and 2-0 in the Rod Laver Cup. Tiafoe’s solitary success came at the 2019 Australian Open round three.

Frances Tiafoe vs Grigor Dimitrov Match Details

Frances Tiafoe - Wimbledon
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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 16:30 GMT on 08 July.
  • What is the prize money for Wimbledon 2023? The total prize money for Wimbledon 2023 is £44,700,000.
  • What was Frances Tiafoe’s last result? Frances Tiafoe defeated Dominic Stricker 3-0.
  • What was Grigor Dimitrov’s last result? Grigor Dimitrov defeated Ilya Ivashka 3-0.

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