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The defending Atlanta Open champion, Alex de Minaur will face Ugo Humbert in the quarterfinals.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Ugo Humbert vs Alex de Minaur – Match Predictions
Both players are entering their prime and know each other very well since this will be their fifth match against each other. De Minaur is the favorite given the form, and the recent schedule.
Alex de Minaur -3.5
De Minaur is in great form and he loves to play in Atlanta since he won the tournament last year. Umbert had a difficult week in Newport and barely made it this far in Atlanta. Everything goes in the favor of the Australian and De Minaur will move on to the semifinals.
Under 22.5 games
The last three matches between these two players have gone to three sets and it is logical to go with the same choice this time as well. However, De Minaur is in much better shape and will have no problems defeating Humbert in straight sets and under 22.5 games in total.
Ugo Humbert vs Alex de Minaur Preview
De Minaur already won a title this season and he is ready to go for another one at the place where he won last year. Humbert is a solid player but will have slim chances to make an upset here.
Ugo Humbert is 38th in the rankings and his career high is No. 25. The 25-year-old is 29-17 for the season and 7-5 on hard surface.
In the first two rounds of the Atlanta Open, Humbert defeated Corentine Lestienne 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 and Lloyd Harris 7-6, 6-4. Last week in Newport, Humber started well defeating Steve Johnson and Kevin Anderson but then his game fell apart in the semifinals against Adrian Mannarino.
His best results this season were the titles at the challengers in Cagliari and Bordeaux.
Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur is currently ranked at No. 17 in the world, two places lower than his career best. The 24-year-old is 24-15 for the season and 11-5 on hard.
In the previous round, the defending Atlanta open champion defeated Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3, 6-4. That was his first match after losing to Matteo Berrettini in the second round of Wimbledon.
Earlier this year, De Minaur won the title in Acapulco.
Ugo Humbert vs Alex de Minaur Head to Head
Alex de Minaur leads 3-1 in the head to head matches against Ugo Humbert. The Frenchman won the only match in their first meeting in 2020 Antwerp final 6-1, 7-6. De Minaur won the next three matches – 3-6, 7-6, 6-1 in the 2022 ATP Cup, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in the 2022 Barcelona second round and 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the round of 16 in Lyon in 2022.
Ugo Humbert vs Alex de Minaur Match Details
- When will the match between Humbert vs De Minaur be played? The match is scheduled for July 28.
- Who is the favorite in the match between Hubert vs De Minaur? Given the odds, de Minaur 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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