Former finalist Marin Cilic aims for his fourth straight win over Felix Auger-Aliassime when the pair face off for a place in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday.
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic Australian Open Tips, Predictions & Preview
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic free Australian Open tips, predictions and preview – Cilic has won all three previous meetings between the pair…
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Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic Match Details
🎾 Competition: Australian Open R16
🗓 Date: Monday January 24
⏰ Time: TBA
🏟 Stadium: TBA
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic Head to Head
Cilic leads 3-0
- 2021 | Stuttgart Final | Cilic 7-6 6-3
- 2020 | Paris Masters R64 | Cilic 6-0 3-6 6-3
- 2019 Washington R16 | Cilic 6-3 6-4
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic Stats
- Cilic has won all three previous meetings
- Cilic has won six of the seven sets they’ve played
- Cilic’s last two top 10 wins have come at the Australian Open
- Cilic is playing his eighth Australian Open R16 match
- Cilic is one of just three former slam champions left in the draw
- Cilic has won seven of his nine matches in 2022
- Auger-Aliassime has won six of his eight matches in 2022
- Auger-Aliassime has made R16 at the Australian Open two years in a row
- Auger-Aliassime has dropped at least one set in six of his last eight slam matches
- Cilic has dropped at least one set in six of his last eight slam matches
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Marin Cilic Tips, Prediction & Preview
An intriguing clash awaits in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Monday as former finalist Marin Cilic square off against rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
Auger-Aliassime has predictably flown up the rankings over the last couple of seasons and is currently ranked No. 9 in the world after reaching the US Open semi-finals in 2021.
The young Canadian didn’t have the most successful finish to 2021 after departing New York, but Auger-Aliassime has started 2022 in fine fashion, partnering Denis Shapovalov to lead Canada to their first ATP Cup title in Sydney.
Auger-Aliassime has won six of his eight matches to begin the season and has been made to work hard so far at the Australian Open, surviving Emil Ruusuvuori in five sets and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in four tiebreaks before thumping Dan Evans in straights to reach the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the second year running.
Meanwhile, Cilic is enjoying a nice resurgence to launch the 2022 season, winning seven of his nine matches, including reaching back-to-back semi-finals in Adelaide before making the fourth round of the Australian Open for the eighth time.
Cilic took out a pair of qualifiers in Emilio Gomez and Norbert Gombos before registering just his second top 10 win since 2018 in the third round, producing a stellar display to overcome fifth seed Andrey Rublev in four sets.
The Croatian – who lost to Roger Federer in five sets in the 2018 Australian Open final – fired down 24 aces and struck 55 winners in what was arguably his best performance in years.
Cilic is clearly confident at the moment and you can see how much he is enjoying himself on the court. With a dominant 3-0 record over Auger-Aliassime, Cilic will certainly fancy his chances of claiming another top 10 scalp – and if plays like he did against Rublev, he’s a solid bet against a player who is still prone to inconsistency.