Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev - 2020 Paris Masters Final
Sunday November 8th, 2020
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Third seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev faces fourth seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany in a blockbuster Final at the 2020 Paris Masters in Paris, France. The match will take place on Sunday November 8th, 2020 at approximately 10:00am EST. The German leads the head to head matchup 5-1. Both players are first-time finalists here, who will lift their maiden Paris Title?
Alexander Zverev has been in imperious form in 2020. He reached his first Grand Slam Final at the US Open and more recently followed it up with back to back indoor titles in Cologne, Germany. He has looked extremely good here despite being in some social media controversy recently and will be confident in lifting the trophy. He was dominant in the Semi-Final win over Rafael Nadal 6-4, 7-5, not giving the world number #2 and room to attack and constantly applying pressure on him with his big serve and aggressive groundstrokes. He enters this Final as the favorite and is in career-best form at the moment.
His opponent Daniil Medvedev has had a poor 2020 season by his high standards. After an outstanding 2019, he was expected to challenge for top honors in 2020 but that has not been the case. He seems to have found some for here in Paris however and seems to be in good touch, arriving in the Final for the loss of only one set to Alex de Minaur. He defeated the red-hot Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 in the Semi-Finals, displaying a mix of elite defense and offense which is the hallmark of his game. He will have to be at his best against Zverev who is in sizzling form at the moment.
I am going to pick Alexander Zverev to win this match and lift the title. He is in such good form at the moment and truly seems unstoppable. Medvedev is not yet back to his best, but it would not be surprising to see him win here either. It is sure to be an exciting match with lots of momentum swings, but the German seems to be the better player at the moment and should grind out a hard fought win.