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J.J. Wolf had a furious start of the Atlanta Open this year and will face Maxime Cressy in the second round of the tournament.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Maxime Cressy vs J.J. Wolf – Match Predictions
Cressy has a losing record in the middle of the season and needs to perform well in Atlanta to get his confidence back. That may not be eaasy against J.J. Wolf, who lost only three games in the opening round.
Maxime Cressy +2.5 games
Both players have excellent serves and even though J.J. Wolf has much better season than Cressy, this will be a tight one. Wolf plays from the base line most of the time while Cressy moves all over the court and is often playing serve and volley. He is good enough with that tactics and that will definitely give him a chance in this match but just in case, the +2.5 games on Cressy is the recommended choice.
Over 24.5 games
The total games margin is set pretty high for this match and that is for a reason. As mentioned, both players have excellent serve and we will not see many points that will feature a lot of exchanges. The match will probably go in the third set but even if it doesn’t, we will see two long sets that will go close, or in the tie break.
Maxime Cressy vs J.J. Wolf Preview
Both Cressy and Wolf have had many ups and downs so far in their careers and they have high ambitions on the US Open tour that is played on their favorite surface.
Cressy is ranked No. 105th in the world which is much lower than his career high 31st place. The American is 9-18 for the season and 2-5 on hard. In the opening round, he defeated the Newport Open finalist, Alex Michelsen 6-3, 6-3. This was Cressy’s first win in the month of July after he was eliminated in the opening round at Wimbledon and in Newport.
His best result this season was the final in Montpellier where he lost to Jannik Sinner.
Wolf is 46th in the ATP rankings which is quite lower than his career best 39th place. The 24-years-old is 19-16 for the season and 7-6 on hard.
In the opening round in Atlanta, he defeated Jason Jung 6-2, 6-1.
Wolf’s best result this season was the semifinals in Dallas where he lost to John Isner.
Maxime Cressy vs J.J. Wolf Head to Head
Both players have won one of the previous two matches. Last year in the round of 16 in Florence, Wolf won 6-3, 6-4. In the second round of the 2019 Tibourn Challenger, Cressy won 6-1, 6-4.
Maxime Cressy vs J.J. Wolf Match Details
- When will the match between Cressy vs Wolf be played? The match is scheduled for July 27.
- Who is the favorite in the match between Cressy vs Wolf? Given the odds, Wolf is the favorite to win this match.
- Who is the defending champion of the Atlanta Open? Alex de Minaur won the tournament in 2022.
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