Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Francisco Cerundolo Prediction and Odds: Eastbourne International 2023

McDonald has never won an ATP title and now he has a chance to fight for a place in the Eastbourne International final against Cerundolo.

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

Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Francisco Cerundolo – Match Predictions

No one could have predicted that these two players would go all the way to the semifinals but they fully deserved the opportunity to play for a place in the final match.

Francisco Cerundolo to win

This is a big chance for both players as they do not play this late in tournaments very often. McDonald’s confidence is sky-high after a couple of amazing performances but Cerundolo is the better player overall. The Argentinian has proven that he is a tough competitor and that will put him over the edge in this one.

Over 22.5 games

Both players will be on top of their game as this is a unique opportunity for major success. They both played a matches with two tie breaks during the week and they know how to hold to their serves on this surface. Given that the place in the finals is up for grabs, this will be a great tennis fight that will go over 22.5 games.

Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Francisco Cerundolo Preview

Cerundolo is not very experienced on grass courts but he has been playing very well so far and is the favorite to win against McDonald.

Mackenzie McDonald

McDonalds is currently ranked at No. 64 in the world and he has never been higher than No. 48. The American is 21-17 for the season including 7-3 on grass. His overall record would be much better but he lost all 6 matches played in clay this season. McDonald is coming off 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 quarterfinal win over Mikeal Ymer even though he was 3-1 down in the decisive set. Previously, he defeated the top seed and the defending champion Taylor Fritz in two tie breaks. In the opening round, McDonald won 6-, 6-3 against former Roland Garros semifinalist, Marco Cecchinato. McDonald’s best result this season was the semifinal in Delray Beach where he lost to Taylor Fritz.

Francisco Cerundolo

Cerundolo is one of the players that made the biggest leap this season. The Argentinian is enjoying the best ranking of his career sitting in 19th place. He is 26-16 for the season and 3-1 on grass. He did not lose a set in the previous two matches defeating Marc Andrea Huesler 7-6, 7-6 in the round of 16 and then Zhizhen Zhang 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinal. Cerundolo’s best result this season was the final in Lyon where he lost to Arthur Fils.

Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Francisco Cerundolo Head to Head

This will be the first match between McDonald and Cerundolo.

Eastbourne International Draw
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Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Francisco Cerundolo Match Details

  • When will the match between McDonald vs Cerundolo be played? The match is scheduled for June 30.
  • Who is the favorite in the McDonald vs Cerundolo match? According to the bookies, Cerundolo is a slight favorite to win this match.
  • When will the Eastbourne finals take place? The ATP Eastbourne final is scheduled for Sunday, July 2.

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