Lorenzo Musetti vs Hubert Hurkacz Prediction and Odds: Wimbledon 2023

Hurkacz started his best Grand Slam tournament two years ago at Wimbledon with a win over Musetti. The Polish player is the favorite again, but the Italian has seen a hue improvement since then.

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Lorenzo Musetti vs Hubert Hurkacz – Match Predictions

Hurkacz loves to play on grass, which is not the case for Musetti, whose favorite surface is clay. However, this will be a great match between two players with high ambitions at Wimbledon.

Hubert Hurkacz to win

The style of play of Hurkacz perfectly fits the conditions in Wimbledon and that is the main reason why he is the favorite to win this match. He has better serve than Musetti and knows when to get on the net and will take advantage of that in this match. Musetti is the more versatile player than Hurkacz but that will not make the difference in this match.

Total sets 5

Both players made it to the Wimbledon third round without dropping a set in their previous two matches. This will definitely not be an easy match for either of them and it will not finish as fast as the previous. Both players are great fighters and will give us a real spectacle that will most likely go into the decisive set.

Lorenzo Musetti vs Hubert Hurkacz Preview

Lorenzo Musetti is still only 21-year-old but he has shown maturity in his game and may be the sensation of this tournament. However, first he will need to defeat a player who have reached the semifinals at Wimbledon before.

Lorenzo Musetti

Musetti has a great season and had no trouble of reaching the third round at Wimbledon. The Italian started with a 6-3, 6-1, 7-5 win over Juan Pablo Varillas and then defeated Jaime Munar 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.

Musetti is currently ranked at No. 16 in the world, one spot lower than his career high. He has a 23-16 record for the season and 7-3 on grass.

His best result this season was the semifinal in Barcelona where he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Hubert Hurkacz

Hurkacz was lucky with the draw facing two players that are not on his level in the first two rounds. The 2021 Wimbledon semifinalist started with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Albert Ramos Vinollas and defeated Jan Choinski 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 in the second round.

The Polish is 25-14 for the season and 6-2 on grass. Earlier this season, he won the title in Marseille.

Lorenzo Musetti vs Hubert Hurkacz Head to Head

Lorenzo Musetti leads 2-1 in the previous matches against Hubert Hurkacz. Musetti won last year in Rotterdam 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 and the previous year in Rome, 6-4, 2-0. The only Hurkacz’s win came at the 2021 Wimbledon when the Polish player won 6-4, 7-6, 6-1 in the first round of the tournament.

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Lorenzo Musetti vs Hubert Hurkacz Match Details

  • When will the match between Musetti vs Hurkacz be played? The match is scheduled for July 7.
  • Who is the favorite in the Musetti vs Hurkacz match? According to the bookies, Hurkacz is a slight favorite to win this match.
  • How much will the Wimbledon winner earn? Given the Wimbledon Prize Money, the winners in both singles tournaments will earn £2,350,000 each.

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