The second round of an ATP US Open Grand Slam, USA (hard). This will be a very interesting matchup for the second round as two very well known veterans will face off against each other. To have more insights on this ATP Stanislas Wawrinka vs Jeremy Chardy match, please check out the preview below.

Stanislas Wawrinka

34 years old, currently 24th ranked veteran has reached this stage after defeating J. Sinner by 3-1 in the first round. Wawrinka hasn’t looked as dominant in that match as many expected, but he still managed to overcome dropping of 3rd set and finished the match by winning the 4th set 6-3. This should be a tougher match for Wawrinka as J. Chardy is no stranger on the biggest stage. Even though stylistically Chardy is a good match for Wawrinka and Switzerland born player hasn’t dropped a single match against the Frenchman, Stanislas will have to show a lot better form in order to win tomorrow.Wawrinka has dropped out of this tournament in R32 last year and winning this match tomorrow would add up some points to his wallet.

Jeremy Chardy

32 years old, currently 74th ranked Frenchman had a very tough first-round match against H. Hurkacz. Chardy managed to win the match in 5 sets (3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4). Even though Chardy is mostly a clay ground player, he’s been pretty solid playing on the hard surface throughout the years as well, especially at the most important tournaments of the year, including US Open. Jeremy is a very experienced and a smart player, who manages to exploit an opponent’s weak points very well. The main question mark is how will he recover after such a long and hard match yesterday. Anyway, he had a lot of preparation for this tournament so we expect him to do his best tomorrow.

1.What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
  • Stan Wawrinka
  • Last result: 3-1 vs Jannik Sinner (US Open – hard)
  • Shape: W L W L W

34-year-old Swiss Stan Wawrinka, 24th in the ATP standings, is now fourteenth in his career at the US Open. A year ago, he was eliminated in the third round of the American Grand Slam, scoring 6-7, 4-6 and 3-6 in the company of Canadian Milos Raonic.After the defeat against the young Russian tennis player, Andrey Rublev, 43rd place in the sixteenth finals of the Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, with a 4-6 double, Wawrinka beat him in four sets, 6-3 7-6, 4 -6 and 6-3 on the world number 137, Italian Jannik Sinner, in the opening round of the US Open.

  • Jeremy Chardy
  • Last result: 3-2 vs Hubert Hurkacz (US Open – hard)
  • Shape: W L W L W

The world number 74, Frenchman Jeremy Chardy, 32, is in New York for the eighth year in a row. In the previous edition of the last Grand Slam tournament of the year Chardy lost 2-6, 4-6 and 4-6 in front of South African Kevin Anderson, thus being eliminated in the second round of the competition.Needed to give up, due to medical problems on the left foot, since the start of the match against American Frances Tiafoe, 45th place ATP, in the sixteenth of the finals of the ATP 250 tournament organized in Winston-Salem, the French tennis player has been hard, in 5 sets, of the world number 35 Hubert Hurkacz, in the first round of the US Open, score 3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1 and 6-4 decisively.

2.News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
  • He is present, for the fourteenth time in his career, on the main board at the US Open.
  • In 2016 he was awarded the trophy placed by the organizers of the Grand Slam, after 3-1 in the final, against Serbian Novak Djokovic.
  • Has 16 ATP trophies.
  • 83% is the percentage of games won by the Swiss on his own service.
  • He has won 24 of the 40 matches played this year, on all surfaces.
  • So far, it has failed to reach the sixteenth round of the US Open.
  • 25th place ATP represents the best ranking of French tennis, in the hierarchy.
  • Has only one ATP trophy, won on Stuttgart slag, in 2009.
  • 37% is the percentage of the break balls made by Chardy, throughout his career.
  • He did not win any of the 5 matches played in Stan Wawrinka’s company.

Tennis Prediction of the Day Stan Wawrinka vs Jeremy Chardy

Looking at his opponent, Jeremy Chardy had to battle for 5 sets to win his previous match. It was an extremely close match where Chardy showed his class to win the pressure points. The serving was impressive from Jeremy Chardy as he hit 15 aces which aided him to win 65% of his service points. Jeremy Chardy won 88% of his service games and 6 return games to secure the victory. This is expected to be a much tougher match since Chardy is playing an elite opponent. Jeremy Chardy and Stan Wawrinka have played each other 5 times in the past. Wawrinka has won on all 5 occasions. The most recent match between these two players was in 2016 at the French Open where Wawrinka won in straight sets. Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Stan Wawrinka to win this match. Wawrinka is a significantly stronger player and he seems to have an edge over Chardy. Wawrinka looked good during his previous match and I see him winning this contest and making it through to the third round of the tournament.

Prediction Today: Stan Wawrinka handicap -1.5 sets
Odds: 1.58

 

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