Luca Van Assche vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Prediction and Odds: Hamburg Open 2023

In what promises to be an exciting encounter, Luca Van Assche and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina are set to face off in the second round of the Hamburg Open. They have met twice earlier in 2023 and will renew their hostilities in this ATP 500 event. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

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Luca Van Assche vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina – Match Predictions

Over 20.5 Games

Van Assche’s last two wins have seen over 22.5 games played. Davidovich Fokina’s victory over Pedro Cashin saw him embroiled in a 28-game affair. Their meeting in Estoril saw 22 games while their meeting in the French Open had 32 games, with one tie-breaker. Although the results have gone in favour of the Spaniard, Van Assche cannot be ruled out. He will force the issue in this game and a victor will not be quickly decided. Given their familiarity with each other, we are expecting a long duel with at least 20.5 games played to find a conclusion.

2-0 to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

It’s worth noting that the French youngster has shown resilience in facing tough opponents but not against Davidovich Fokina. Their previous meetings have been in favour of the Spaniard, who showcased his ability to perform well against Luca Van Assche. Davidovich Fokina has yet to drop a set against his French rival and we believe a similar result will be on the cards as the 24-year-old eyes his fifth quarter-final appearance of 2023.

Luca Van Assche 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 the Hamburg Open.

Luca Van Assche

For Luca Van Assche, the journey in 2023 has been a mix of hope and disappointment. He recently secured a significant win against his compatriot Alexandre Muller, marking his first-ever match at this venue. However, his previous five second-round matches on the main tour this year ended in defeats, including tough battles against top players like Novak Djokovic and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

In recent matches, it is the Spanish ace has been facing ups and downs. Last week, he suffered a surprising defeat in Bastad but managed to win a tough three-set match against Cachin in the first round in Hamburg. He made five quarterfinal appearances in the first four months of 2023 but hasn’t achieved such results since May. With a 2-3 defeat to Holger Rune ending his adventures in Wimbledon, he will aim to regain his form and show his best tennis at the Hamburg Open.

Luca Van Assche vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Head to Head

They met in Estoril and Roland Garros, both clay court events like Hamburg. In their head-to-head encounters, it is the Spanish ace who holds the advantage, leading 2-0 in 2023 with a perfect record of winning five sets.

Luca Van Assche vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Match Details

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