Ranked no.58, Felix is having a fantastic moment. At just 18 years of age, he reached the final in Rio de Janeiro in February and then the quarters in Sao Paulo. In Indian Wells, he got to the third round after upsetting the world no.10 Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets 6-4 6-2.
Ranked no.74, the young Japanese is getting back to great levels after he had to undergo an operation in 2017. Yoshihito won his 2nd career title in Shenzhen last year coming straight from the qualifications and this year he reached the quarters in Sydney starting again from the qualifications. Nishioka is in the 3rd round in Indian Wells after he defeated Denis Kudla 3-6 6-3 6-2 and Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (3) 6-4.
H2H Felix Auger Aliassime vs. Yoshihito Nishioka
Feliz and Yoshihito have never played each other at pro level.