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Madrid Open 2024: Jannik Sinner vs Felix Auger Aliassime preview, head-to-head, prediction, live streaming details

Published at :May 1, 2024 at 9:16 PM
Modified at :May 1, 2024 at 9:16 PM
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Aliassime has a 100% win record against Sinner.

Jannik Sinner, the World No. 2 will face Felix Auger Aliassime in the quarterfinals at the Madrid Open 2024. Coincidentally, Sinner was defeated by Aliassime at this same event in 2022. Regarding Sinner’s current form, he has been in scintillating shape in 2024, boasting a win record of 28-2 overall and 6-1 on clay courts.

At times, he has appeared invincible, effortlessly defeating his opponents on the ATP Tour. He has been solid this year with victories at the Australian Open 2024, Rotterdam and Miami Open 2024.

On the other hand, Aliassime, ranked No. 35 in the world, has had a respectable year with a 15-10 win-loss record and an even better 7-2 record on clay courts. He was eliminated in the second round at both the Miami Open and Monte-Carlo Masters 2024. His best performance this year was reaching the quarterfinals at the Munich Open 2024, an ATP 250 event.

Jannik Sinner vs Felix Auger Aliassime match details

  • Date: May 02, Thursday
  • Time: TBD
  • Venue: La Caja Majica, Madrid

Jannik Sinner vs Felix Auger Aliassime match preview

Jannik Sinner, the top seed at the Madrid Open has been showcasing peak performance in 2024. He sailed smoothly through the first two rounds, defeating Lorenzo Sonego and Pavel Kotov with scores of 6-3, 6-0, and 6-2, 7-5 respectively. He encountered a formidable challenge from Karen Khachanov but staged a remarkable comeback after losing the first set, ultimately securing a 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 victory.

In his last match, Sinner fired 47 winners to accumulate 89 points, surpassing Khachanov’s 39 winners and 80 points. He delivered five aces and committed three double faults. His first serve win percentage was impressive at 80% and he won 54% points on the second serve, converting all of his break-points (3/3).

Auger Aliassime has also shown strong form at the Madrid Open 2024. He overcame Yoshihito Nishioka with a score of 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the opening round. He then defeated the higher-ranked Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 6-4, and Jakub Mensik 6-1, 1-0 (retired) in the subsequent rounds. In a significant upset, Aliassime triumphed over World No. 6 Casper Ruud with a score of 6-4, 7-5 in the fourth round.

Against Ruud, Aliassime notched 32 winners and 74 total points compared to Ruud’s 35 winners and 67 points. Aliassime served three aces and made four double faults. He had a 78% win rate on the first serve and 50% on the second, converting 38% of his break-points (3/8).

Head-to-head record

Matches – 2

Jannik Sinner – 0

Auger Aliassime – 2

Auger Aliassime is dominating the head-to-head record winning both the matches between them. Interestingly Aliassime defeated Sinner at the Madrid Open in the third round 6-1, 6-2 in 2022. He also defeated Sinner 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1 one more time that year at the Cincinnati Open.

Where and how to watch live streaming and TV broadcast of Jannik Sinner vs Felix Auger Aliassime, Madrid Open 2024, quarterfinals match in India?

The quarter-final face-off between Jannik Sinner and Felix Auger Aliassime at the Madrid Open 2024 will be broadcast live on the Sony Sports Network. Tennis fans can catch the live telecast of the match on Sony Sports Ten 5 SD/HD channels. The network’s streaming service, SonyLiv, will make the match available on their app and website.

Additionally, fans can also catch the live action on Tennis TV, which is a subscription-based streaming service.

Prediction

The quarterfinal clash between Sinner and Aliassime is shaping up to be a blockbuster event, garnering lots of interest and anticipation from tennis fans. Aliassime’s 100% win record in two matches against a top-ranked player like Sinner is quite surreal. Sinner surely will have some old scars to fight when he enters the venue—La Caja Mágica in Madrid. Otherwise, Sinner has dominated the ATP Tour, winning three titles and finishing as runner-up at two other tournaments. He continued with his aggressive gameplay on the clay courts, which seems to be working well for him.

Meanwhile, Aliassime will be banking on exploiting any weakness that Sinner may show and is certainly a major threat to Sinner’s title chances. Aliassime has a golden opportunity to make it a hat-trick against his favourite top-ranked opponent. Aliassime is in impeccable form at the Madrid Open 2024, serving well and deceiving opponents with his approach to the net.

Result: Sinner to win in three sets.

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