Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida will square off in the semifinal of the Santiago 3 Challenger for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 2:00 pm on CANCHA CENTRAL. Here the head to head stats and relative prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida who should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves vs. Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida
There is no head to head record between Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.
Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves
In the quarter, Felipe defeated Melzer (6-3 5-7 7-5). During the match, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves scored 109 points vs Melzer’s 103. Meligeni Rodrigues Alves was very aggressive to blast 37 winners.
Talking about the service games, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves scored just 1 ace during the encounter and he committed only 2 double faults. Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves lost the serve 4 times and he saved 5 break points. Furthermore, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves put 70% of his first serves in, winning 55% (37/67) of the points behind his 1st serve and 72% (21/29) on the 2nd serve. Felipe broke Melzer 6 times after converting 46% of his break points (6/13).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Brazilian started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he has surrendered 2 set in this tournament to win 51% of the points he played.
Meligeni Rodrigues Alves has a solid win-loss record in the last 6 years having won 63% of his matches (200-118). 26-20 on clay in 2021. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves has a compiled178-100 match record in the last 6 years on clay.
Meligeni Rodrigues Alves’s best result of the current season was getting to the semifinal in the Santiago Challenger,the Biella 7 Challenger and the Iasi Challenger.
Meligeni Rodrigues Alves has an overall 27-23 win-loss record in 2021, 26-20 on clay (See FULL STATS).
Previously in the Santiago 3 Challenger
Previously, his best result was reaching the semifinal in 2021. See his history.
Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida
In the quarter, The Brazilian defeated Cerundolo (7-63 2-6 6-4).-109) than Cerundolo. In fact, the world no. 205 won 109 points vs Cerundolo’s. That means that Pucinelli De Almeida was more focused during the important points. Pucinelli De Almeida was very aggressive to blast 51 winners.
Talking about serving, Pucinelli De Almeida made 2 aces and he committed only 2 double faults. Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida lost the serve 5 times and he saved 7 break points. Furthermore, Pucinelli De Almeida put 74% of his first serves in, winning 61% (51/84) of the points behind his 1st serve and 47% (14/30) on the 2nd serve. Matheus broke Cerundolo 4 times after converting 50% of his break points (4/8).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Matheus started his run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, he has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 53% of the points he played.
Matheus’s best result of the year was reaching the final in M15 Antalya,M15 Cairo,M25 Kiseljak and M15 Sarajevo.
Matheus has a composed 68-22 win-loss record in 2021, 68-22 on clay (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)
Matches, sets, games and points
|Points||Meligeni Rodrigues Alves||Pucinelli De Almeida|
Both Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Pucinelli De Almeida played 3 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves conceded 2 sets, while Matheus Pucinelli De Almeida lost 2 sets. Talking about their workload, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Pucinelli De Almeida have played the same amount of sets 8. However, Meligeni Rodrigues Alves played 10 games more than Pucinelli De Almeida. Meligeni Rodrigues Alves scored 113 winners (42% of the total points). On the other side, Matheus struck 113 winners (43%).
|Serve||Meligeni Rodrigues Alves||Pucinelli De Almeida|
|Avg per match||1||1.7|
Meligeni Rodrigues Alves recorded 3 aces (1 per match). Pucinelli De Almeida struck 5 aces (1.7 per match). Meligeni Rodrigues Alves won 59% points behind his first serve. He quite strong on his second serve to win 65% of the points. On the other side, Pucinelli De Almeida won 64% 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
|Breaks||Meligeni Rodrigues Alves||Pucinelli De Almeida|
The Brazilian broke his opponents 13 times with a 52% conversion rate. Meligeni Rodrigues Alves lost his serve 10 times and he saved 50% of the break points that he conceded. Pucinelli De Almeida broke his opponents 14 times with a 45% conversion rate. The Brazilian conceded his serve 9 times and he saved 57% of the break points that he conceded.
|Meligeni Rodrigues Alves|
|Score||7-66 6-3||2-6 6-3 6-4||6-3 5-7 7-5|
|% 1st in||76%||72%||70%||73%|
|% 1st pts||66%||58%||55%||59%|
|% 2nd pts||79%||46%||72%||65%|
|Pucinelli De Almeida|
|Score||6-1 6-1||3-6 6-2 6-4||7-63 2-6 6-4|
|% 1st in||81%||71%||74%||74%|
|% 1st pts||76%||63%||61%||64%|
|% 2nd pts||86%||42%||47%||49%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Santiago 3 Challenger
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