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Kevin Anderson vs Lorenzo Sonego Prediction and Tips - Anderson to prevail

  • The match will take place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California
  • The game is on Sunday 10th October 2021
  • This is the first meeting between the two players
  • Anderson defeated Thompson in the first round
  • Sonego received a bye into the second round
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Kevin Anderson vs Lorenzo Sonego Prediction and Tips - Anderson to prevail

  • The match will take place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California
  • The game is on Sunday 10th October 2021
  • This is the first meeting between the two players
  • Anderson defeated Thompson in the first round
  • Sonego received a bye into the second round


Kevin Anderson vs Lorenzo Sonego Preview & Tips


Kevin Anderson and Lorenzo Sonego set to battle it out in the round of 64
  • Kevin Anderson vs Lorenzo Sonego Preview & Tips
  • Head To Head
  • Kevin Anderson Form
  • Lorenzo Sonego Form

  • Anderson service game was dominant in his first-round match.
  • Anderson has served 196 aces on the hard courts this year.
  • Anderson has been a three-time quarter-finalist in Indian Wells.

Head To Head


Kevin Anderson and Lorenzo Sonego meet for the first time on a tennis court.

Both players have won an ATP tour tournament this year.

Sonego is currently ranked 21st on the ATP tour and is the 17th seed at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open.

Anderson is ranked 69th in the world.

Kevin Anderson Form


Kevin Anderson had a solid performance against Jordan Thompson in the opening round at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday. 

His service game was dominant during the match, scoring 10 aces and winning 91% of his points when his first serve went in, Additionally, he lost just 3 points on his first serve and converted 3 of his 10 breakpoints of the match.

 Anderson has now struck 196 aces on the hard courts this season.

The three-time quarter-finalist at this tournament will want to maintain that performance against Sonego.

Lorenzo Sonego Form


Lorenzo Sonego recently got to the quarter-finals at the San Diego Open and has won 6 out of his last 12 matches on the hard courts.

The Italian has an excellent service game and a strong forehand. He has struck 179 aces on the hard courts this season and will look to use his serve against the South African on Sunday. 

Both players do not have the best 1st serve return points won percentage on the hard courts, with Sonego edging out Anderson 28% to 18%. Could this be the factor that decides the match?
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Verdict

Kevin Anderson to edge Lorenzo Sonego in three close sets.

Best Bet: Anderson 2-1 Total Sets $3.50 at Bookmaker - 3 Units

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10 Oct 2021

Kevin Anderson v Lorenzo Sonego