On Thursday, the second round of the Tel Aviv Open will see Diego Schwartzman, the third seed, taking on Arthur Rinderknech.
In Buenos Aires and Rio, Schwartzman advanced to two clay-court finals before falling to Casper Ruud and Carlos Alcaraz, respectively. He also advanced to the Monte-Carlo Masters quarterfinals. The 14th-seeded Argentine advanced to the third round of the US Open before falling to Frances Tiafoe. Later, he competed for Team World in the Laver Cup, where he fell to Stefanos Tsitsipas in his sole match.
At the Adelaide International 2, when he lost to Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7(6), 7-6(5), 6-3, Rinderknech put on his greatest performance of 2022. The Frenchman competed at the Qatar Open and advanced to the semifinals before falling to Nikoloz Basilashvili. Rinderknech advanced to the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open in Metz with victories over Jaume Munar and Nikoloz Basilashvili after falling to Daniil Medvedev in the second round of the US Open. To Hubert Hurkacz, the second seed, he fell short 6-3, 6-2. He subsequently participated in the Tel Aviv Open, where he defeated Marius Copil 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3 to get to the second round.
Diego Schwartzman vs Arthur Rinderknech Match Details
Tournament: Tel Aviv Open
Date: September 29, 2022
Venue: Tel Aviv, Israel
Round: Second round
Category: Men’s Singles
Prize Money: $949,475
Diego Schwartzman vs Arthur Rinderknech Head-to-Head Record
Schwartzman and Rinderknech have never faced each other before, hence their head-to-head record is 0-0.
Diego Schwartzman vs Arthur Rinderknech Prediction
As a source of unearned points, Rinderknech will rely on his strong serve. If the Frenchman wants to have a chance of winning the game, he cannot afford to commit too many mistakes. At some point, Schwartzman ought to be able to defeat Rinderknech and guarantee his place in the Tel Aviv Open quarterfinals.
Prediction: Schwartzman to win in straight sets
Diego Schwartzman Last three performances
- Laver Cup: Group stage- l. Tsitsipas 2-6, 1-6
- US Open: Third round- l. Tiafoe 6-7(7), 4-6, 4-6
- US Open: Second round- b. Popyrin 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-6(6)
Arthur Rinderknech Last three performances
- Tel Aviv Open: First round- b. Copil 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3
- Moselle Open: Quarterfinal- l. Hurkacz 3-6, 2-6
- Moselle Open: Second round- b. Basilashvili 7-6(11), 6-3
Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- US – Tennis Channel
- UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
- Australia – beIN Sports
- Canada – TSN
- India – Discovery/ Tennis TV
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