Grigor Dimitrov vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime - 2/12/2020 Rotterdam Open Tennis Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Grigor Dimitrov - 2020 Rotterdam Open Second Round
Wednesday, February 12 2020
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Grigor Dimitrov meets Felix Auger-Aliassime in the second-round of the 2020 Rotterdam Open.
Grigor Dimitrov was highly impressive in his first-round victory of Denis Shapovalov. Dimitrov could have easily lost that match if he did not show up ready to play. But Dimitrov was ready from the start. The Bulgarian's serve was impeccable and his forehand was powerful. Dimitrov is an amazing player, he just needs to find consistency in this form. Will he go further in Rotterdam?
Felix Auger-Aliassime was lucky to come through his matchup against Jan-Lennard Struff. FAA struggled on his serve and only won because of Struff's inability to convert break point opportunities when he had them. FAA has incredible potential, but he is not as focused as other young players. The Canadian's game needs to improve quickly if he wants to keep up with the current herd of young players such as Denis Shapovalov or Stefanos Tsitsipas.
This will be the second meeting between these two players, with FAA winning the first encounter. From watching both of their matches this week, I believe Dimitrov is the better player. Dimitrov has more experience and is determined to improve constantly. Dimitrov obviously is not always consistent in matches, but I believe he can come through this one.
Dimitrov in 3 sets.