Alexander Zverev vs. Fernando Verdasco - 10/29/19 Paris Masters Tennis Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alexander Zverev vs. Fernando Verdasco
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM (AccorHotels Arena)
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German tennis superstar Alexander Zverev is set to play at the 2019 ATP Paris Masters. Alexander Zverev will begin his tournament in the second round where he will face Fernando Verdasco from Spain.
Alexander Zverev gained automatic entry into the second round due to his high seeding. Zverev last played at the Swiss Indoors where he was eliminated in the opening round by Taylor Fritz. It was a poor result for the German meaning that Zverev must produce a big result to secure a spot in the ATP Finals. Despite his result at Basel, Zverev will feel that he is in good form considering he had an extremely strong Asian season. Alexander Zverev had me the semifinals of the China Open and the final of the Shanghai Masters. At Shanghai, Zverev defeated Roger Federer. Zverev looks to be playing well and he should be a genuine contender for this tournament.
Looking at his opponent, Fernando Verdasco enters this match having beaten Borna Coric in 3 sets in the previous round. It was a determined performance by Verdasco as he lost the opening set but fought back strongly to win the final 2 sets and the match. During the victory, Fernando Verdasco won 79% of his service games and 4 return games. This is expected to be a much tougher match for Fernando Verdasco as he is playing against the number 6 seed.
Alexander Zverev and Fernando Verdasco have played each other 3 times in the past. Zverev has won once while Verdasco has won on 2 occasions. The most recent match between these two players was in 2017 at the French Open where Fernando Verdasco won in 4 sets.
Looking at all the information, I see Alexander Zverev winning this match. Alexander Zverev needs a big result from this tournament and he looks to playing well. Zverev is the stronger player and I see him winning this match in straight sets.