Nikoloz Basilashvili and Taylor Harry Fritz will fight against each other in the semifinal of the BNP Paribas Open for the 4th time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 4:00 pm on STADIUM 1. In the following lines you can find the head to head analysis and prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Taylor Harry Fritz who should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Nikoloz Basilashvili vs. Taylor Harry Fritz
The last time that they locked horns, Fritz won 4-6 6-3 7-6(4) in the 2nd round in Dubai back in March 2021.
In the quarter, Nikoloz defeated Tsitsipas (6-4 2-6 6-4).-86) than Tsitsipas. In fact, the world no. 36 won 86 points vs Tsitsipas’s. That means that Basilashvili was more focused during the important points. Basilashvili was quite aggressive to blast 44 winners.
Regarding the service games, Basilashvili managed to score 5 aces and he committed only 1 double fault. Nikoloz Basilashvili lost the serve 4 times and he saved 6 break points. Furthermore, Basilashvili put 72% of his first serves in, winning 60% (44/73) of the points behind his 1st serve and 50% (14/28) on the 2nd serve. The Georgean broke Tsitsipas 4 times after converting 80% of his break points (4/5).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Nikoloz started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he has lost 2 set in this competition to win 52% of the points he played.
Basilashvili has a good win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 56% of his matches (333-257). 17-10 on hard in 2021. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this event, Basilashvili has a compiled 136-94 match record in the last years on hard.
His best result of the current season was conquering the title in in Doha where he defeated Roberto Bautista Agut in the final 7-6(5) 6-2 and in in Munich where he overcame Jan-Lennard Struff in the final 6-4 7-6(5).
The Georgean has a composed 33-24 win-loss record in 2021, 17-10 on hard (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Indian Wells
Previously, his best result was reaching the 2nd round in 2019. See his history.
Taylor Harry Fritz
In the quarter against Zverev, Taylor recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (4-6 6-3 7-63). During the match Fritz scored 100 points vs Zverev’s 92. Fritz was very aggressive to blast 50 winners.
Talking about serving, Fritz managed to score 10 aces and he committed only 3 double faults. Taylor Harry Fritz lost the serve 3 times and he saved 5 break points. Furthermore, Fritz put 60% of his first serves in, winning 82% (50/61) of the points behind his 1st serve and 45% (18/40) on the 2nd serve. The American broke Zverev 3 times after converting 75% of his break points (3/4).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Taylor started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he has conceded 1 set in the tournament to win 54% of the points he played.
Fritz’s best result of the season was getting to the semifinal in Doha, Cagliari, Los Cabos and Atlanta.
Fritz has an aggregate 26-18 win-loss record in 2021, 20-12 on hard (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)
Matches, sets, games and points
Both Basilashvili and Fritz played 4 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Nikoloz Basilashvili surrendered 2 sets, while Taylor Harry Fritz surrendered 1 set. Basilashvili has played 1 set more than Fritz (10 vs 9). Therefore, Basilashvili played 12 games more than Fritz. Nikoloz scored 135 winners (39% of the total points). On the other side, Fritz fired 128 winners (42%).
|Avg per match||4.5||6|
Basilashvili fired 18 aces (4.5 per match). Fritz scored 24 aces (6 per match). Basilashvili won 68% points behind his first serve. He pretty effective on his second serve to win 50% of the points. On the other side, Fritz won 74% of the points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 49% of the points.
How they played the important points
Nikoloz broke his opponents 16 times with a 53% conversion rate. Basilashvili lost his serve 11 times and he saved 61% of the break points that he conceded. Taylor broke his opponents 15 times with a 50% conversion rate. The American conceded his serve 9 times and he saved 61% of the break points that he conceded.
|Score||6-4 6-3||4-6 7-62 6-2||6-4 7-66||6-4 2-6 6-4|
|% 1st in||56%||54%||55%||72%||60%|
|% 1st pts||74%||74%||71%||60%||68%|
|% 2nd pts||54%||42%||58%||50%||50%|
|Score||6-3 6-4||6-4 6-3||6-4 6-3||4-6 6-3 7-63|
|% 1st in||53%||59%||58%||60%||58%|
|% 1st pts||74%||81%||58%||82%||74%|
|% 2nd pts||59%||38%||55%||45%||49%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Indian Wells
- Taylor Harry FritzHarry Fritz – Alexander ZverevZverev (4-6 6-3 7-63) – See score progression
- Nikoloz BasilashviliBasilashvili – Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas (6-4 2-6 6-4) – See score progression
- Aslan Karatsev/Andrey RublevKaratsev/Andrey Rublev – Rohan Bopanna/Denis ShapovalovBopanna/Denis Shapovalov (6-4 6-4) – See score progression
- Cameron NorrieNorrie – Diego Sebastian SchwartzmanSebastian Schwartzman (6-0 6-2) – See score progression
- Grigor DimitrovDimitrov – Hubert HurkaczHurkacz (3-6 6-4 7-62) – See score progression
- Ivan Dodig/Marcelo MeloDodig/Marcelo Melo – Fabio Fognini/Lorenzo SonegoFognini/Lorenzo Sonego (6-3 4-6 10-7) – See score progression
- John Peers/Filip PolasekPeers/Filip Polasek – Nikola Mektic/Mate PavicMektic/Mate Pavic (6-2 6-3) – See score progression