Jenson Brooksby demolished Botic Van De Zandschulp 6-2 6-0 on Wednesday in the second round in Antwerp. The American player started his run in Belgium from the qualifications, and he defeated his opponents in straight sets.
After his latest win, Brooksby sets another personal record in the live rankings to be the new world number 63 (+7 places). If Jenson beats Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the quarters, he will break in the top 60 (58 or 59).
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Ranked no.70 (career-high), Brooksby has a compiled 46-11 record in 2021. Brooksby is participating in Antwerp where he toppled Michael Geerts 6-4 6-2, Norbert Gombos 6-4 6-2, Reilly Opelka 6-4 6-4 and Botic Van De Zandschulp 6-2 6-0.
Jenson Brooksby will play the world no.44 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the quarter. In the past, they have never competed against each other until now in top events.
Jenson clinched 3 titles in 2021 in the Potchefstroom 2 Challenger, in the Orlando Challenger and in the Tallahassee Challenger. Jenson was the finalist in the Cleveland Challenger and in Newport (Hall of Fame Open).
Davidovich Fokina in Antwerp, ranking, and results in 2021
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will compete against the world no.70 Jenson Brooksby in the quarter. They have never played each other up to now in top tournaments.
Jenson Brooksby and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina have never faced off.
Jenson Brooksby and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
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