Sumit Nagal and Geoffrey Blancaneaux will square off in the quarter of the Sibiu Challenger for the 2nd time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Friday at 1:30 pm on COURT 7. Here the head to head stats and relative prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Sumit Nagal who should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Sumit Nagal vs. Geoffrey Blancaneaux
The last time that they fought against each other, Nagal won 6-3 6-3 in the qualifications in Sardinia back in 2020.
In the 2nd round, The Indian had a good straight sets win against Lehecka (7-5 6-3). During the match, Nagal scored 74 points vs Lehecka’s 61. The Indian was quite aggressive to blast 31 winners.
Talking about the service games, Nagal recorded 2 aces and he was extremely consistent in conceding no double faults. Sumit Nagal lost the serve once and he saved 5 break points. Furthermore, Nagal put 77% of his first serves in, winning 65% (31/48) of the points behind his 1st serve and 93% (13/14) on the 2nd serve. The Indian broke Lehecka 4 times after converting 27% of his break points (4/15).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Nagal started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he hasn’t conceded yet a set in this tournament to win 57% of the points he played.
Nagal has a solid record in the last 8 years having won 61% of his matches (238-150). 21-21 on clay in 2021. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this competition, Nagal has an overall161-87 match record in the last 8 years on clay.
Nagal has an overall 22-25 win-loss record in 2021, 21-21 on clay (See FULL STATS).
Previously in the Sibiu Challenger
Previously, his best result was reaching the 1st round in 2018. See his history.
In the 2nd round, Geoffrey defeated Dzumhur (6-2 4-6 6-2). During the match Blancaneaux scored 82 points vs Dzumhur’s 66. Blancaneaux was extremely aggressive to blast 31 winners.
Talking about serving, Blancaneaux was unable to score even 1 ace for the entire match and he committed only 3 double faults. Geoffrey Blancaneaux lost the serve 3 times and he saved 6 break points. Furthermore, Blancaneaux put 64% of his first serves in, winning 63% (31/49) of the points behind his 1st serve and 63% (17/27) on the 2nd serve. Blancaneaux broke Dzumhur 6 times after converting 75% of his break points (6/8).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Geoffrey started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he has conceded 1 set in the tournament to win 58% of the points he played.
Geoffrey has an overall 18-22 win-loss record in 2021, 11-15 on clay (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)
Matches, sets, games and points
Both Nagal and Blancaneaux played 2 matches. At the moment, Geoffrey Blancaneaux lost 1 set while Sumit Nagal hasn’t lost a set so far. Nagal has played 1 set(s) less than Blancaneaux (4 vs 5). Therefore, Nagal played 5 games less than Blancaneaux. Nagal scored 51 winners (36% of the total points). On the other side, Geoffrey blasted 56 winners (38%).
|Avg per match||2||0.5|
Nagal made 4 aces (2 per match). Blancaneaux managed to score 1 ace (0.5 per match). Nagal won 68% points behind his first serve. He extremely effective on his second serve to win 74% of the points. On the other side, Blancaneaux won 67% of the points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 61% of the points.
How they played the important points
Sumit broke his opponents 9 times with a 32% conversion rate. Nagal conceded his serve twice and he saved 71% of the break points that he conceded. Geoffrey broke his opponents 11 times with a 61% conversion rate. The French player conceded his serve 4 times and he saved 71% of the break points that he conceded.
|Score||6-3 6-1||7-5 6-3|
|% 1st in||61%||77%||71%|
|% 1st pts||74%||65%||68%|
|% 2nd pts||59%||93%||74%|
|Score||6-1 6-3||6-2 4-6 6-2|
|% 1st in||65%||64%||65%|
|% 1st pts||71%||63%||67%|
|% 2nd pts||58%||63%||61%|
Head 2 Head
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