Daniel Evans vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Odds & Prediction
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece seems on throughout his quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters match with Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain, in Monaco, Friday, April 16, 2021. Tsitsipas gained the match 7-5/0-0 after Fokina retired with an harm. (AP Photograph/Jean-Francois Badias)
- Stefanos Tsitsipas is enjoying his sixth Masters 1000 semifinal; Dan Evans is enjoying his first
- Tsitsipas is the heavy favourite for the match, to be performed Saturday at 7:30 am EDT
- Evans is having a profession match on clay; we break down his probabilities for the upset
It’s straightforward to have a letdown the day after you upset the world No. 1.
However Daniel Evans backed up his momentous victory over Novak Djokovic with one other upset within the Monte-Carlo quarterfinals Thursday, this time over No. 11 seed David Goffin of Belgium.
Daniel Evans vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Odds
|Participant||Unfold||Moneyline||Complete at DraftKings|
|Dan Evans (GBR)||+4.5 (+114)||+390||O 20.5 (-124)|
| Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)||-4.5 (-141)||-500||U 20.5 (+100)|
Odds as of April 16
Evans on a Singles and Doubles Roll
The 30-year outdated Brit has had a busy week on court docket in Monaco, as he’s gone deep into the week in each singles and doubles.
The primary British male to achieve a Masters 1000 semi-final since…
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 16, 2021
Along with the singles victories, Evans and countryman Ken Skupski defeated the strong Belgian group of Joran Vliegen and Sander Gille within the first spherical of doubles. After which they upset the reigning Australian Open champion and No. 3 seeds, Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Filip Polasek of Slovakia earlier than successful once more on Friday to achieve the semifinals.
It’s plenty of tennis: double-headers on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. After which one other one in retailer on Saturday.
Daniel Evans’s Street to Monte-Carlo Singles Semis
|R1||Dusan Lajovic (SRB)||6-3, 6-7 (11), 6-2|
|R2|| Hubert Hurkacz (POL)||6-4, 6-1|
|R3|| Novak Djokovic (SRB)||6-4, 7-5|
|QF|| David Goffin (BEL)||5-7, 6-3, 6-4|
Simple Day for Tsitsipas Friday
As Evans was preventing again in opposition to Goffin on Friday – two hours and 42 minutes only for the singles, with doubles after that – Tsitsipas had a simple day on the workplace.
Dealing with Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the Greek world No. 5 gained a decent first set 7-5.
An unlucky finish 😞
Davidovich Fokina is pressured to retire in his first Masters 1000 quarter-final, sending Tsitsipas by way of to the final 4
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 16, 2021
After which Davidovich Fokina retired from the match with an ankle harm that had clearly been hampering him all through many of the set.
Daniel Evans vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Earlier Matches
|2020||Hamburg (Clay – R32)||6-3, 6-1||Tsitsipas|
|2020||Dubai (Onerous – SF)||6-2, 6-3||Tsitsipas|
With a first-round bye, and the retirement from Davidovich Fokina, Tsitsipas has performed simply 5 units of singles in comparison with Evans’s 9 this week.
Tsitsipas additionally performed doubles together with his brother Petros. However they misplaced within the second spherical, and he had higher scheduling. So he’s by far the more energizing participant.
Daniel Evans vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Head-to-Head
|30 (Might 23, 1990)||Age||22 (Aug. 12, 1998)|
|Birmingham, England||Birthplace||Athens, Greece|
|1||Profession ATP Singles Titles||5|
|No. 26 (Feb. 8, 2021)||Profession Excessive Rating||No. 5 (Aug. 5, 2019)|
|No. 33||Present Rating||No. 5|
|$3,492,505||Profession Prize Cash||$13,537,892|
|10-5||2021 Gained/Loss report||20-5|
|0||Profession Head to Head||2|
Tsitsipas’s Finest Floor is Clay
It’s pretty well-known that clay is Evans’s worst floor. It’s a floor he seems solely now, at 30, to have the health, endurance, and understanding to have success on.
However for Tsitipas, winning-percentage-wise, it’s his greatest floor. He has one profession title on clay, at a small occasion in Estoril, Portugal. However he additionally reached the finals of the Masters 1000 match in Madrid in 2019 (which is at altitude, and due to this fact slightly faster), in Barcelona in 2018 (a 500 match) and likewise in Hamburg in 2020.
Tsitsipas shocked Nadal within the semis in Madrid, earlier than Djokovic defeated him in that 2019 remaining.
The query can be if Evans’s selection can throw him off sufficient. And the opposite query is whether or not Evans’s physique will proceed to deal with him kindly regardless of all of the tennis he has performed this week.
Tsitsipas additionally has selection in his sport. And he’ll current fairly a distinct problem to Evans in comparison with his earlier opponents. Tsitsipas additionally has the most important serve Evans has confronted in singles this week.
The Brit’s odds improved slightly bit all through Friday afternoon. However he’s nonetheless a big lengthy shot.
The final match on clay between the 2 was a mismatch. However Evans is a distinct participant on the floor together with his effort this week.
There is likely to be slightly worth within the sport totals at +106 for over 21.5 video games, which might work out to one thing like a 7-5, 6-4 Tsitsipas victory.
Finest Wager: Tsitsipas in two units (-157)
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