Ugo Humbert vs Lorenzo Sonego: Prediction and Betting Tips
Ugo Humbert to bring his good form in the Olympics to Toronto
It has been a relatively average season for Ugo Humbert so far. The 23-year-old turned around a negative win / loss record to a positive win only in the last month. Moreover, the world number 28 had lost five consecutive matches in the clay-court season. Ugo found himself back when the fast courts started appearing and he has excelled ever since.
On the hard courts, Humbert has a 9-7 record this year. His latest tournament was the Tokyo Olympics where he won three matches. A notable victory was over world number four Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round. He lost in the quarter-finals to eventual finalist Karen Khachanov in three sets. This will be Humbert’s first participation in Toronto.
Humbert key stats
- Humbert has played on average 27.8 games per match on hard courts in 2021
- The Frenchman won 78.6% of points on his first serve
- The man from Metz has won 51.2% of the games he played
Lorenzo Sonego needs to be at his best
Sitting at his career-best ranking of 26, Lorenzo Sonego is on a 22/15 win/loss record this year. Also playing in his debut at Toronto, the Italian’s best results of the season were on clay. With a 9/4 record, Sonego won the title in Cagliari and reached the semi-finals of the Rome Open losing to Djokovic. On the Grass, the Italian did well, reaching the Eastbourne final and the fourth round of Wimbledon.
The Italian’s worst record of the season so far is on the hard courts. A 7/9 win-loss record has seen Sonego’s best result a quarter-final appearance in Montpellier back in February. Moving on, Sonego couldn’t find better form in the Olympics. After a hard-fought first-round match win against Taro Daniel in three sets, the 26-year-old lost in the second round to Basilashvili.
Sonego Key Stats
- Sonego has a 56.7% second serve won percentage this year on hard courts
- The Italian has played on average 26.1 games per match
- The Torinese has hit 7.3 aces per match
Ugo Humbert vs Lorenzo Sonego Prediction
Given the statistics on the hard courts by both players, Humbert looks in a slightly better form. As a result, the bookies are favoring the Frenchman to win with odds of 1.54 at Vbet.
Humbert is the more aggressive player and has the weapons in his groundstrokes to win the long rallies. The Frenchman’s serve is also at a very high level and has been winning at a high percentage on hard courts.
Sonego likes the slow courts of clay as we can see from his results. Moreover, he hasn’t had an over a top player on the hardcourt all season.
We will back a Humbert win for this one.
Ugo Humbert vs Lorenzo Betting Tips
Humbert Win 1.54 at Vbet
Over 21.5 Games 1.58 at Vbet
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