ATP Antwerp Day 2 Predictions Including Huesler vs Cerundolo

It guarantees to be an entertaining 2nd day of tennis on the ATP Antwerp Open with six first-round fits at the slate and lots at stake for all 12 gamers concerned. As ever, we right here at LWOT will likely be providing our predictions for each fit, together with David Goffin vs Gilles Arnaud Bailly, however who will protected their spot in the second one around?

ATP Antwerp Day 2 Predictions

Constant Lestienne vs Jesper de Jong

Head-to-head: first assembly

It has been an encouraging few weeks for Constant Lestienne. Making essentially the most of his reasonably peculiar method, the Frenchman reached the closing 8 in San Diego and progressed on that via making the semifinals in Tel Aviv. He used to be, on the other hand, well-beaten via his compatriot Arthur Rinderknech on his closing trip in the second one around in Gijon. Still, this seems like a winnable fit for him.

Jesper de Jong can have a brilliant long run and he appeared sharp within the qualifying, beating Belgium’s Yannick Mertens and fourth seed Manuel Guinard, however he stays green at this point with this fit set to be simply his 2nd at tour-level. It’s now not unthinkable that he may just win this fit, however Lestienne will move into it the favorite and rightly so.

Prediction: Lestienne in 2
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Botic van de Zandschulp vs Dominic Stricker

Head-to-head: first assembly

Botic van de Zandschulp has most likely did not kick in this season, no less than up to he would possibly have finished, however a document of 37 wins from 62 fits is spectacular and he’s going to surely be focused on a robust finish to the season in stipulations that are meant to go well with his competitive taste of baseline tennis. He has suffered some irritating defeats of past due on the other hand.

There is also no disgrace in being outclassed via Novak Djokovic (he took simply 4 video games off the Serb in Astana), however he will have to be beating gamers like Liam Broady. This is any other winnable fit for him on paper towards a participant who remains to be running to ascertain himself at the ATP Tour in Dominic Stricker. The problem for the Dutchman is to verify he doesn’t let this chance move him via.

Prediction: van de Zandschulp in 3
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Marc-Andrea Huesler vs Francisco Cerundolo

Head-to-head: first assembly

Marc-Andrea Huesler loved the best second of his profession (via a substantial distance) a fortnight in the past in Sofia, profitable his first tour-level name after per week which incorporated victories over Pablo Carreno Busta, Lorenzo Musetti and Holger Rune. Perhaps unsurprisingly, returning to motion simplest days later in Astana led to a one-sided defeat towards Emil Ruusuvuori, however he will have to now be refreshed.

He will wish to be up towards Francisco Cerundolo. The Argentine is at his very best at the clay, however his blank ball-striking will have to even be rewarded on an indoor laborious courtroom along with his forehand particularly a weapon to be feared. Still, if Huesler is in a position to redline his recreation as successfully as he did in Sofia, be expecting the Swiss to attain any other memorable win right here.

Prediction: Huesler in 3

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