Alexander Zverev vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas 2021 French Open Semifinals Odds, Preview, and Prediction

Zverev vs Tsitsipas

Two dashing young upstarts from the ATP Tour will square off in the semifinal round of the French Open, as sixth-seeded Alexander Zverev takes on No. 5 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Who’ll advance to their first-ever final at Roland Garros after Thursday’s clash?

Read on for odds and preview for the 2021 French Open semifinals match between Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas below. And for all the latest updates from the ATP, WTA, and all other major sports leagues, head back to our Nitrogen Sports Blog after this.

2021 French Open Semifinals: Alexander Zverev vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas preview and odds 

Where: Roland Garros Stadium, Paris, France
When: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Odds: Alexander Zverev (+174) vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas (-208)
Where to watch: NBC, Peacock, fuboTV

What to know about Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas betting odds for Zverev: +174

Save for a minor hiccup in the first round, 24-year-old Alexander Zverev has been impressive in the 2021 French Open. 

Zverev secured his third consecutive straight-sets victory of the tournament after dispatching Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the quarterfinals in dominant fashion; 6-4, 6-1, 6-1. This was the exact same result from the German upstart’s fourth-round match against former top 10 player Kei Nishikori, proving that his rocky start at Roland Garros is well behind him now.

But as convincing as Zverev’s last two wins were, it’s worth noting that he’ll be facing his first seeded opponent in the tournament this Thursday. What’s more concerning is that the former U.S. Open finalist has faced Tsitsipas seven times in the ATP Tour and winning just two of those meetings.

What to know about Stefanos Tsitsipas

Alexander Zverev vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas betting odds for Tsitsipas: -208

Is there a new challenger to Rafael Nadal’s crown as the king of the clay courts? 22-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas is certainly making a great case for himself, as he recently eliminated No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev from the French Open in straight sets; 6-3, 7-6 (3), 6-5.

Tsitsipas has been a beast on the red turf, going 21-3 in clay-court tournaments this year along with two wins at Lyon and Monte Carlo. Two of his three losses have come at the hands of living legends Rafael Nadal (Barcelona finals) and Novak Djokovic (Rome quarterfinals), who are both expected to face one another in the other possible semifinal bout at Roland Garros this week.

As stated earlier, Tsitsipas is 5-2 lifetime against Zverev. On the other hand, it was the latter who dealt the latest blow, defeating the Athens native in the final round at Acapulco in March. Nevertheless, Tsitsipas did emerge victorious over Zverev in their only meeting on clay back in 2019 at the Madrid Masters quarterfinals.

 

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  • Zverev is 14-3 on clay this season thus far. He avenged his aforementioned loss to Tsitsipas in Madrid by winning the title over Matteo Berrettini in straight sets this past month.
  • As mentioned earlier, Tsitsipas is 21-3 in tournaments held on clay this year. However, Medvedev and Andrei Rublev are the only top-10 players he managed to dace and defeat during this stretch.

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What’s your Alexander Zverev vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas French Open Semifinals prediction?

Apart from a stellar campaign on the clay courts this season, history would state that Tsitsipas is very much favored to win his sixth match against Zverev in eight tries. Then again, Zverev has seemingly hit his stride at the right moment and has two previous quarterfinal appearances at the French Open compared to just one for Tsitsipas.

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*All stated odds are subject to change without prior notice.

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