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An exciting second-round clash is set to unfold between Mikael Ymer and Taylor Fritz. Ymer has endured a challenging period in recent months, facing a four-match losing streak before finding some form and reaching the quarter-finals in Eastbourne. On the other hand, the American number 1, has had a mixed grass court campaign, struggling to find his footing on the fast surface. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
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Mikael Ymer vs Taylor Fritz – Match Predictions
Mikael Ymer to Win
Fritz’s serve bailed him out against Yannick Hanfmann as the American number 1 sent down 15 aces to triumph in the five-set battle. Ymer did not have to rely on his serve as much in his victory over Alex Molcan, sending down 5 aces but impressing by winning 81% of his first serve points. Moreover, he was never in danger of his serve being broken, while carving 14 opportunities for himself. Fritz had to save 13 breakpoints on his serve and was helped by the German’s inefficiency at converting. With the mercurial Ymer showcasing his attributes, we are backing him to upset Fritz in this duel.
Over 39.5 Games
There were 49 games in Fritz’s 185-minute marathon meeting with Hanfmann. On the other hand, Ymer’s meeting will Molcan concluded swiftly in 28 games and only needed 105 minutes. The world number 9 will not be easy to displace by Ymer and we expect blows exchanged and serve games lost. Given the Swede’s good form and Fritz’s resilience, it will be a long-drawn affair, one that can go beyond Over 39.5 Games to find a victor.
Mikael Ymer vs Taylor Fritz Preview
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in the Wimbledon.
Since his quarter-final defeat in Bordeaux, it has been a difficult couple of months for Mikael Ymer. The Swedish ace went on a four-match losing streak that culminated in Eastbourne International, where he reached the quarter-finals. He started brightly at the All England Club, making little work of Alex Molcan in his straight-sets victory.
It has been a stop-gap grass court campaign for the American number 1. Fritz got past the first hurdles in Stuttgart and Queen’s Club but could not go any further. In Eastbourne, he had his lowest point as he suffered a 2-0 defeat to compatriot Mckenzi McDonald. He does not seem to have found his rhythm with Yannick Hanfman taking him to deep waters in his 3-2 victory.
Mikael Ymer vs Taylor Fritz Head to Head
Ymer and Fritz will kick start their H2H rivalry in this Wimbledon second-round duel.
Mikael Ymer vs Taylor Fritz Match Details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 17:30 GMT on 06 July.
- What was Mikael Ymer’s last result? Mikael Ymer defeated Alex Molcan 3-0 in the first round.
- What was Taylor Fritz’s last result? The 9th seed defeated Yannick Hanfmann 3-2 in the first round.
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