Marton Fucsovics vs. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina - 2021 Rotterdam Open Second Round
Thursday, March 4th 2021
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Alejandro Davidovich Fokina meets Marton Fucsovics (Q) in the second round of the 2021 Rotterdam Open on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021.
Will Alejandro Davidovich Fokina continue to play with form as we saw last week at the Montpellier Open, or will Marton Fucsovics be able to cause the upset in this second round matchup?
Marton Fucsovics came through an extremely tight first round match against the extremely big serving American, Reilly Opelka. Fucsovics won in 3 sets 7-6/6-7/7-6 and he was very impressive in the way he maintained his composure against someone who is extremely tough to break. Fucsovics is a very scary player to come up against, and he can cause upsets against some of the best players in the world, most recently at the 2020 French Open when he knocked out Daniil Medvedev in the first round. Fucsovics will now face a much tougher opponent in Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. Will he be able to cause the upset and make his way to the quarter finals?
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina performed superbly in the first round, beating the much higher ranked and more experienced Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut, in straight sets 6-2/7-6. Fokina made the quarter finals of the Montpellier Open last week and he looks to make another quarter final here in Rotterdam this week. Fokina is a very determined young player, and he always gives it his all on the court, backing his shots without hesitation. Fokina is one of the best youngsters out there on the tour, and I am sure his 2021 season is going to be a big one.
This is going to be the first meeting between both players and it is going to be a very tight match as both players are great in these conditions, but going off of their prior matches here and over the last few weeks, I see Alejandro Davidovich Fokina winning this match. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is just in better form at the moment, and he knows how to ruffle some feathers with his incredible consistency on the court. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to win and book his spot in the quarter finals here for two quarter finals in two weeks, as he looks to move through a draw which has been made less tough due to some big names exiting in the first round.