Tsitsipas vs Ymer Tips, Prediction & Live Stream

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Stefanos Tsitsipas begins his Australian Open title quest on Tuesday with a first round showdown against Mikael Ymer of Sweden.

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer Australian Open Live Stream, Tips & Predictions

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer free Australian Open tips, predictions and live stream information – Tsitsipas defeated Ymer in the third round of last year’s Australian Open…

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer Australian Open Live Stream

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer Match Details

🎾 Competition: Australian Open R2
🗓 Date: Tuesday January 18
 Time: 8.30pm
🏟 Stadium: Rod Laver Arena

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer Head to Head

Tsitsipas leads 2-0

  • 2021 | Australian Open R32 | Tsitsipas 6-4 6-1 6-1
  • 2020 | Marseille R16 | Tsitsipas 6-1 6-3

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer Tips, Prediction & Preview

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Mikael Ymer square off at the Australian Open for the second straight year when the pair meet in the opening round at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.

Tsitsipas cruised past Ymer for the loss of just six games in the third round last year and went on to defeat Rafael Nadal before going down to Daniil Medvedev in the semi-finals.

The Greek star went on to have a fantastic first half of the season, especially on clay where he won his maiden Masters 1000 title in Monte-Carlo and advanced to his first major final at the French Open, where he fell just short against Novak Djokovic in five sets.

However, Tsitsipas struggled for the second half of the campaign, losing in the first round of Wimbledon to Frances Tiafoe and third round of the US Open to Carlos Alcaraz before cutting short his season to undergo elbow surgery.

Tsitsipas has barely got any match practice in the lead-up to this Australian Open, losing in three sets to Diego Schwartzman in his first ATP Cup match before Nikoloz Basilashvili retired after five games in his only other outing.

Ymer also only got two matches in his Australian Open preparation, beating Benjamin Bonzi and Soonwoo Kwon to reach the Adelaide quarter-finals before going down in three sets to Thanasi Kokkinakis, which wasn’t a bad result at all in hindsight.

The World No. 82 had some good results spread out through the season, including reaching his first ATP final in Winston-Salem and making the third round of the French Open, beating Gael Monfils along the way.

Ymer has a very solid and compact baseline game and always makes his opponents work to beat him, but he does lack firepower and the ability to finish points quickly. Tsitsipas at his best is far too athletic with superior shotmaking skills for Ymer to pose him much trouble.

The question is if Tsitsipas is fully fit. If so, then expect the Greek to win in relatively comfortable fashion.