Tommy Paul vs Marcos Giron Prediction and Odds: Canadian Open 2023

Marcos Giron is one of the top news at the National Bank Open after eliminating world No. 6 Holger Rune. Again, he is the underdog in the match against Tommy Paul, but if you take a look at the head to head, things look quite different.

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

Tommy Paul vs Marcos Giron – Match Predictions

These two Americans know each other very well since this will be their seventh match against each other. Given the odds, Paul is the favorite but Giron has beaten the odds many times this week.

Marcos Giron +2.5

Giron is having just an average season but he is coming of his biggest win of 2023. He has beaten Paul many times before and he will definitely stay close in this match as well covering the +2.5 games spread.

First set over 9.5 games

Both Paul and Giron know that this is a huge opportunity to advance in Toronto. Paul is the better overall player but Giron has a serve that will keep him in this match and the opener will go the distance over 9.5 games in total.

Tommy Paul vs Marcos Giron Preview

Giron went all the way through the qualifiers to go this deep in the tournament. After beating Holger Rune in the second round, everything is possible for the world No. 70.

Tommy Paul

Tommy Paul is currently enjoying his highest career rankings at No. 14 in the world. He is 33-18 for the season and 18-7 on hard.

He needed to go into the third set in the previous two rounds defeating two Argentinians Francisco Cerundolo and Diego Schwartzman.

Paul played in three finals this season, losing in all three occasions.

Marcos Giron

Giron is 70th in the world and he has never been higher than No. 49. The American is 22-19 for the season and 10-8 on hard.

He is coming off an impressive 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win over Holger Rune. Previously, he defeated Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the main draw and Radu Albot and Nick Chappell in the qualifiers.

Giron’s best result this season was the third round at the French Open and he also played four quarterfinals on the tour.

Tommy Paul vs Marcos Giron Head to Head

Giron leads 5-1 against Paul in their previous matches. An interesting fact is that Paul retired the last two times he faces Giron. Previously, Giron won 7-5, 6-4 in the opening round in Miami in 2021. In the 2019 final in New Heaven, Paul won 6-3, 6-3. Grion won the first two head to head matches against Paul, 6-3, 6-0 in the opening round in Aptos in 2018 and 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals at the Futures the year before.

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Tommy Paul vs Marcos Giron Match Details

  • When will the match between Paul vs Giron be played? The match is scheduled for August 10 at 23:00 GMT.
  • Who is the favorite in the match between Paul vs Giron? Given the odds, Paul is the favorite to win this match.
  • Who is the defending champion of the National Bank Open? Pablo Careno Busta won the National Bank Open last year.

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