Nishikori vs Tsitsipas: Will the Japanese create problems for the fifth racket of the world?
Kei Nishikori - Stefanos Tsitsipas. ATP Miami Prediction (March 29, 2021)
Kei Nishikori will play with Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round of Masters in Miami. Will the Japanese tennis player be able to create problems for the fifth racket of the world? - read our forecast.
Nishikori has overcame many injuries over the past few years and now seems to be starting to get in shape. The Japanese tennis player has gained a decent pace at the moment and has shown over the last month that he is ready to return to his previous level, which he had before the injury.
He met Aljaz Bedene and beat the Slovenian tennis player in three games with a score of 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 at the start of the Masters in Miami Kay.
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Tsitsipas has had a good series of fights over the past month. The Greek tennis player managed to reach the semifinals at the tournament in Rotterdam, then there was the quarterfinals at the competitions in Marseille, and after Stefanos played in the final of the tournament in Acapulco.
Competitions in Mexico took place last week - the Greek lost to Alexander Zverev (4-6, 6-7) in two sets in the decisive match. Tsitsipas started with a confident victory over Damir Jumhur (6-1, 6-4) in Miami.
Nishikori has picked up a decent move and has shown over the past month that he is ready to compete at the highest level. Tsitsipas is definitely a serious contender. The Greek tennis player is now in fifth place in the world rankings. But Kei has already beaten him and can definitely do it again.
We propose to start playing in the upcoming meeting with a positive head start on the Japanese tennis player.
Our prediction is that Nishikori will win with a handicap (+4.5) games for a coefficient of 1.96 on 1xbet.