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A place in the second round of the Citi Open is up for grabs as Mackenzie McDonald and Diego Schwartzman draw swords on Monday evening. Which of these players will emerge victorious at the end of this match?
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Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman – Match Predictions
- 1 Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman – Match Predictions
- 2 Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman Preview
- 3 Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman Match Details
As Mackenzie McDonald sets his sights on his first victory over Diego Schwartzman, these are our predictions and tips for this match
Diego Schwartzman to Win at Least One Set
Although Mackenzie McDonald is the favourite to win this match, his recent form doesn’t inspire a lot of confidence. The American player suffered three losses in his last four singles matches. To be fair, Diego Schwartzman has also had his fair share of struggles lately; as he has as many wins as he has losses in his last eight matches. However, the Argentine has held his own against Mackenzie McDonald in the past. As a matter of fact, Schwartzman has two wins in as many encounters between these players, and he won both meetings in straight sets. That said, we are fairly confident that the 30 year old will not go down in straight sets.
Two Total Sets
We’ve already established that the previous skirmishes between these players ended in minimum sets. That said, it’s also important to note that both players have been involved in a lot of two-setters lately. On one hand, seven of Mackenzie McDonald’s last nine singles matches ended in two sets. Likewise, all of Diego Schwartzman’s last six matches ended in minimum sets. All things considered, we believe that one of these players will fail to take a set.
Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman Preview
How have these players fared in recent weeks? Now that we’ve sorted out our Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman predictions, let’s take a look at both players’ recent results.
Mackenzie McDonald participated in the Newport Open a couple of weeks ago, where he crashed out in the second round. The American has struggled to find his stride recently, losing three of his last four matches. Interestingly, Mackenzie McDonald is currently 0 for 2 against today’s opponent; it’ll be interesting to see how he matches up against the Argentine player.
On the other hand, Diego Schwartzman has not been very consistent in recent weeks; as he has four wins and four losses in his last eight matches. The 30 year old will hope to keep his 100 percent record against Mackenzie McDonald intact as he takes on the American.
Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman Head to Head
This will be the third encounter between Mackenzie McDonald and Diego Schwartzman. These players first met at the Barcelona Open last year, and Diego Schwartzman won that match in straight sets. The second clash between these players took place at the Cinch Championships just last month, and Schwartzman once again came out on top in straight sets. This will be the first clash between these players on hard court.
Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman Match Details
- Who won the last time Mackenzie McDonald and Diego Schwartzman went up against each other? Diego Schwartzman won the most recent clash between these players in straight sets.
- When will this match start? This match is scheduled for Monday July 31st, by 21:00 BST.
- On which surface will the Mackenzie McDonald vs Diego Schwartzman match be played? this match takes place on an outdoor hard court.
- Between Mackenzie McDonald and Diego Schwartzman, who is the favourite to win? Mackenzie McDonald is favoured over his Argentine opponent.
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