Daniil Medvedev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas French Open Tennis Picks and Predictions 6/8/21
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Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Daniil Medvedev
Tuesday June 8, 2021
The Line Stefanos Tsitsipas -227 / Daniil Medvedev +197 --- Over/Under Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev meet in the quarterfinals of the 2021 tennis French Open.
Stefanos Tsitsipas is coming off a straight sets win over Pablo Carreno-Busta that took 29 games to decide. In the victory, Tsitsipas won 75 percent of his first serve points and 59 percent of his second serve points. Tsitsipas won 69 percent of his total service points and converted on five of his 12 break points. Tsitsipas saved five of his six break points and hit 41 winners to go with 17 unforced errors. Tsitsipas has won three of his four matches in straight sets and has to be a top-three contender to win the title. Tsitsipas hopes to make his fourth career grand slam semifinal appearance. Tsitsipas is 3-0 in career grand slam quarterfinal matches. Tsitsipas has won eight straight matches on clay court.
Daniil Medvedev is coming off a straight sets win over Cristian Garin that took 27 games to decide. In the victory, Medvedev won 86 percent of his first serve points and 53 percent of his second serve points. Medvedev won 72 percent of his total service points and converted on six of his 11 break points. Medvedev faced just two break points in the victory and hit 46 winners. Medvedev has won each of his last nine sets. Medvedev hopes to make his fourth career grand slam semifinal appearance. Medvedev is 3-0 in career grand slam quarterfinal matches. Medvedev has won five of his last seven matches on clay court.
These two have played seven times and Medvedev has won six of those matches, including the most recent meeting in this years Australian Open. Tsitsipas’ only win over Medvedev came in 2019 London. Medvedev won the only meeting over Tsitsipas on clay, which was in 2019 Monte Carlo.
Tsitsipas has been the sharper, cleaner player this tournament and probably should be favored. However, we can’t just ignore the head to head and act like it doesn’t exist. Medvedev has won six of the seven meetings against Tsitsipas and a lot of those matches weren’t all that competitive. Because of that alone, I have to side with Medvedev and the big plus money.