Alexander Zverev vs. Sam Querrey - 10/4/19 China Open Tennis Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alexander Zverev vs. Sam Querrey
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM (National Tennis Center)
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At the 2019 ATP China Open in Beijing, Alexander Zverev has made it into the quarterfinals. Zverev will compete against Sam Querrey from the United States for a spot in the final 4.
Sam Querrey enters this match having defeated Diego Schwartzman in 3 sets in the previous round. It was a close match but Querrey won a vital return game in the final set to seal the win. Sam Querrey is known as a big server and he showed that in the win over Schwartzman as he hit 31 aces which helped him win 65% of his service points and 82% of his service games. It has been a good tournament for Sam Querrey but the American must play his best tennis in this match as he is playing against the number 2 seed.
Looking at Alexander Zverev, the German superstar was outstanding in the previous round as he won his match in straight sets. It was a dominant win for Zverev as he only lost 4 games in the entire match. The returning was very strong for Alexander Zverev as he won 50% of his receiving points which allowed him to break his opponent’s serve on 4 occasions. The serving was also exceptional for Alexander Zverev as he only lost 7 service points in the entire game. Zverev won all of his service games. Alexander Zverev looks in supreme form and that should make him very tough to beat.
Sam Querrey and Alexander Zverev have played each other once in the past. The match was played in 2017 at the Laver Cup where Zverev won in straight sets.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Alexander Zverev to win this match. When looking at these two players, there seems to be a massive gap in skill with Zverev being the superior player. I see Zverev winning this match in straight sets.