Rafael Nadal seems to have a handy match in the quarterfinals of this US Open, meeting Diego Schwartzman, who leads 7-0, despite the fact that the little Argentine showed a very solid tennis in this tournament.
The 26-year-old Argentine player is currently ranked 21st in the ATP rankings, the best position in his career being 11th, obtained in the previous season.The current season was a consistent one, reaching the final in the tournament in Buenos Aires, respectively in the semifinals in Rome.The best result of this season was obtained in Los Cabos, where he managed to win the trophy, and in this tournament he did exceptionally, losing a single set during the game, against Alexander Zverev in the best.
Occupying second position in the ATP standings, Rafael Nadal’s season is again very consistent, being a finalist in the Australian Open tournament and winner for the 12th time at Roland Garros.Surprisingly, the trophy won in Paris was the only one on the slab this season, something that has been unheard of in recent seasons.He made the easy transition from grass to hard, managing to win the tournament in Montreal, while in this tournament he lost only one set, against Marin Cilic in the optimum, his tennis being at a very high level.
The two players have met up to 7 times so far, all meetings being won by Rafael Nadal, the last one taking place this year at Indian Wells, with Nadal winning 2-0 at sets.
2.What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
- Diego Schwartzman
- Last result: 3-1 vs Alexander Zverev
- Shape: W W W W L
Diego Schwartzman qualified for the second year in a row in the US Open quarterfinals. In the eighth, the Argentine lost the first set with Alexander Zverev, but won the next three without too much emotion. Now, he will face Rafael Nadal for the eighth time in his career.In the previous seven games, Schwartzman has lost every time, but last year he managed to get a set in the clashes at the Australian Open and Roland Garros.Although he is only 1.70 m, the agility of the Argentine often makes the difference in the games he plays. Diego Schwartzman won the first hardcore title of his career this year: he won the final in Los Cabos (Mexico) in front of Taylor Fritz.
- Rafael Nadal
- Last result: 3-1 vs Marin Cilic
- Shape: W W W W W
Rafael Nadal is in top form at the US Open and is trying to win the tournament for the fourth time in his career. The last time he won the 2017 edition, when he defeated Kevin Anderson in three sets.To reach the quarterfinals, Nadal defeated Marin Cilic, 3-1 in the sets, in which he gave no less than 11 aces. The Spaniard is having an excellent time, and in the last two months he has lost only the semi-final with Roger Federer of Wimbledon. Now, after taking the title in Montreal, he has reached 9 consecutive victories.Nadal also met Schwartzman at the US Open and at the 2015 edition, in the second round. Then he defeated him 7-6, 6-3, 7-5 after almost three hours of play.
3.News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
- He is ranked 21st ATP.
- He is 27 years old.
- He is in his second year in a row in the US Open quarterfinals.
- Won 3 ATP titles. .
- He won $ 6.1 million from tennis.
- It occupies the 2nd place ATP.
- He is 33 years old.
- Won the title three times at the US Open (2010, 2013, 2017).
- He reached at least the semifinals at all this year’s Grand Slam tournaments.
- He won $ 111 million from tennis.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Diego Schwartzman vs Rafael Nadal
Even though Diego Schwartzman has probably shown his best tennis, against Rafael Nadal he seems to have found no solution so far, the Iberian game being at a higher level than the Argentine, and I expect Nadal to dominate this match, being ranked as a great favorite when he got a place in the semifinals, and without Novak Djokovic in the competition, he remained with Roger Federer, the favorite of the competition.
Prediction Today: H-6.5 games