Jack Draper vs Francisco Cerundolo Prediction and Odds: Lyon Open 2023

In an exhilarating clash set to ignite the courts of the Lyon Open, British Jack Draper will face off against the formidable Argentine, Francisco Cerundolo, in the quarter-finals. As these two talented players step onto the red clay, spectators can anticipate a thrilling battle that promises to showcase the future of tennis.

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Jack Draper vs Francisco Cerundolo – Match Predictions

Jack Draper to Win

In what promises to be a thrilling clash on the clay courts of the Lyon Open, we are backing Jack Draper to emerge victorious against Francisco Cerundolo. Despite facing fitness challenges and limited match time, Draper has consistently showcased his exceptional ability. His recent commanding performances in Lyon, swiftly defeating tough opponents in straight sets, serve as a testament to his remarkable form. As he steps onto the court against Cerundolo, Draper’s tenacity and skill will undoubtedly propel him to triumph, securing a well-deserved victory in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open.

Over 21.5 Games

The highly anticipated clash will not be easily decided and one that should exceed 21.5 games. Both players have showcased their resilience and ability to push matches to their limits. Draper’s powerful groundstrokes and Cerundolo’s tactical finesse are bound to create intense exchanges and extended rallies. The Brits last game saw 22 games while the Argentine last complete game had 23. With a place in the semi-finals on the cards, their determination and competitive spirit should force the issue and give us an encounter that surpasses the 21.5-game mark.

Jack Draper 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.

Jack Draper

Jack Draper has been proving his skills despite facing challenges with his fitness and limited match time. Although Jack had to miss a few weeks of action due to fitness issues and retired once due to an abdominal strain, he has shown his abilities in the tournaments he participated in. He made an impressive comeback after a month-long injury break by defeating Alexandre Muller and Miomir Kecmanovic in straight sets. While still not at his best, he will look to reclaim that form that saw him take a set off Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

Francisco Cerundolo

Francisco Cerundolo has swiftly advanced to the quarterfinals in Lyon. He has only won one set and spent a short 30 minutes on the court to reach this stage. Surprisingly, this limited playing time might actually benefit him, especially after his demanding run at the Rome Masters the previous week. In Rome, he endured three intense three-set matches and faced a gruelling battle against Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals. He will fancy his chances with his recent ATF Bastad success still fresh.

Jack Draper vs Francisco Cerundolo Head to Head

This is the first meeting between Jack Draper and Francisco Cerundolo on the ATP tour.

Jack Draper vs Francisco Cerundolo Match Details

ATP Lyon Open

  • When will this match start? This match starts not before 10:00 GMT on 25 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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