Accurate tennis predictions for Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Salvatore Caruso
Stefanos Tsitsipas will play against Salvatore Caruso in the 1st round in the Australian Open and we got Accurate tennis predictions for that match. The game is on Monday, 20 January and will not start before 08:00 UK.
Stefanos Tsitsipas world number 6 started the new season with the ATP Cup. He lost his first match against Denis Shapovalov 6-7, 6-7 but won his second game against Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-4. In his third game, he played against Nick Kyrgios and the match finished after 3 tiebreaks. The winner was Kyrgios and Germany was eliminated in the group stage of the tournament.
Tsitsipas finished last year very positive after winning the title in the ATP Finals in London. In the group stage, the Greek beat Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev and lost against Rafael Nadal. In the ½ final his opponent was Roger Federer and Stefanos was the underdog but won in straight sets – 6-3, 6-4. In the clash for the trophy, he faced Dominic Thiem and lost the first set after a tiebreak but won the second 6-2. In the 3rd set, we saw again tiebreak which this time was won by Tsitsipas to win the match and the trophy.
Salvatore Caruso world number 94 first match this year was in the qualifications in Doha where he was beaten from Gregoire Barrere 2-6, 6-4, 3-6. Then the Italian also played in the qualifications in Adelaide where he beat Marc Polmans 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. However, he lost his second clash in the qualifications against Federico Delbonis but advance to the 1st round as a lucky loser.
Salvatore lost his match in the 1st round against Jan-Lennard Struff 4-6, 2-6 and was eliminated from the tournament. Caruso is playing mainly on Challengers but he decided to change that at the beginning of the new season and we see so far that it doesn’t work well for him.
Their only match was in 2017 in the 2nd round of Brest Challenger and the Greek won it 6-3, 6-3. Tsitsipas is an even bigger favorite right now and I expect a clean victory 3:0 sets for him. Accurate tennis predictions: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win