Marcelo Melo/Lukasz Kubot vs Malek Jaziri/Radu Albot 2018 US Open Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction
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Malek Jaziri/Radu Albot vs Marcelo Melo/Lukasz Kubot
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Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot will take on Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot for a spot in the final of the Men’s doubles event at the 2018 US Open.
Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot enter this match having won their quarterfinal match in straight sets. Melo and Kubot were exceptional when receiving service as they broke serve 6 times and won over 50% of the points they played receiving. While the receiving was commendable, Melo and Kubot had a big issue while serving as the pair conceded 4 double faults and lost 3 service games. Both Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot will need to improve their serving since they will not have the opportunity to break as many times while playing Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot.
On the other side of the court, Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot enter this match having won their last matches in straight sets. Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot beat a top team in Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares and will be feeling very confident. In that victory. Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot managed to hold their service well and win big points when it mattered. This will need to continue if they wish to make the final of the tournament. This is the first significant run that Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot have had as a team and they seem to have found good chemistry playing together.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot to win this match. While Malek Jaziri and Radu Albot have played well and beaten top teams, this match might be too much since they lack the experience that Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot have in doubles tennis. I and picking Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot making it into the final of this event.