Cinch Championships Predictions: Jordan Thompson Vs Lorenzo Musetti – Saturday 22 June 2024

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ATP CINCH CHAMPIONSHIPS

DAY 6 – Saturday 22 June 2024, The Queen’s Club, London, Great Britain.

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  • The match up: Jordan Thompson vs Lorenzo Musetti
  • Event Name: CINCH CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • Match Date: Saturday 22 June 2024
  • Day Of Event: DAY 6
  • Event Address: The Queen’s Club, London, Great Britain

Let’s have a look at all the career, performance and head-to-head stats for the match and find out if Jordan Thompson or Lorenzo Musetti is expected to win.

Match Details:

Jordan Thompson vs Lorenzo Musetti – Saturday 22 June 2024 – CINCH CHAMPIONSHIPS – The Queen’s Club, London, Great Britain

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Jordan Thompson vs Lorenzo Musetti Head-to-Head, Preview, Stats & Pick:

Head To Head Musetti Leads 1-0.

In this riveting matchup between Jordan Thompson of Australia and Lorenzo Musetti of Italy, it is Musetti who holds the advantage with a 1-0 lead in their head-to-head encounters. Their previous meeting took place in Adelaide, Australia on a hard court surface, with Musetti emerging victorious with a commanding 6-4 6-1 win in the Round of 16.

Let’s take a closer look at Thompson’s career as he steps onto the court. This 30-year-old Australian, currently ranked 43 in the world, achieved his career-high ranking of 32 in February 2024. This milestone came after securing his first ATP Tour title at the age of 29 in Los Cabos. Notably, Thompson became the first player since his compatriot Kyrgios in 2022 to win both the singles and doubles titles at the same event. Impressive, to say the least.

Thompson’s journey to success has not been without its challenges. In 2019, he broke into the top 50 and recorded his personal-best 26 tour-level wins. This breakthrough year included reaching his first ATP Tour semi-final and final in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, where he put an end to a four-match losing streak in ATP Tour quarter-finals. Furthermore, Thompson attained his first-ever Grand Slam 4R appearance at the 2020 US Open and his first ATP Masters 1000 4R at the 2019 Miami Open.

Throughout his career, Thompson has also caused quite a few upsets. As a lucky loser at the 2017 London/Queen’s Club tournament, he achieved a momentous milestone by defeating world number one and five-time champion Andy Murray, securing his first tour-level win over Murray in 21 attempts by an Australian. Thompson’s remarkable victories continued in 2023, when he defeated the third-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Masters 1000 Indian Wells.

However, Thompson’s career has witnessed its fair share of challenges as well. In 2018, he struggled on the ATP Tour with just one win to 11 losses. Despite this setback, he displayed his resilience on the ATP Challenger Tour, where he boasted an impressive record of 52 wins and 17 losses, making him the second-highest challenger event winner in a single season, just behind Berlocq’s 57 wins in 2010.

As Thompson prepares to face Musetti, it is worth mentioning that this will be his seventh ATP Tour semi-final appearance, the most significant of his career thus far. With two ATP Tour finals under his belt in ‘s-Hertogenbosch on grass and Los Cabos on hard courts earlier this year, Thompson is eager to add another final to his list of accomplishments. Currently ranked 39 on the PIF ATP Live Rankings, a win in the semi-finals could propel him to the 31st spot.

Now let’s shift our focus to the Italian prodigy, Lorenzo Musetti. At just 22 years old, Musetti currently holds the 30th spot in the world rankings, with a career-high ranking of 15 achieved in June. His ascent in the tennis world has been remarkable, breaking into the top 20 in January 2023 and capturing a personal-best 34 wins during the 2022 season.

Musetti has already made his mark on the professional circuit, notably clinching the title at the 2022 Hamburg final at the tender age of 20. This accomplishment made him the youngest player to reach an ATP Tour final since Rafael Nadal’s victory at the 2005 Bastad, where he defeated a 19-year-old Tomas Berdych.

The young Italian has also made waves in ATP Masters 1000 events. At the 2023 Monte-Carlo Masters, Musetti achieved a rare feat by securing a resounding 6-0 6-0 victory over Nardi in the second round, marking his first 6-0 6-0 win at this level of competition since 2016. Musetti’s breakthrough continued as he stunned the world by upsetting the top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the third round, undoubtedly the highlight of his career, and advancing to his second ATP Masters 1000 quarter-final.

In front of his home crowd, Musetti triumphed at the 2022 Naples tournament, winning his second ATP title without dropping a single set. Notably, he defeated his compatriot and fellow United Cup teammate, Berrettini, in the final. Musetti’s impressive resume also includes reaching the fourth round of the 2021 Roland Garros, coming agonizingly close to a victory against world number one Djokovic despite being two sets up. Additionally, he reached the quarter-finals of the 2022 ATP Masters 1000 Paris, defeating the fourth-ranked Casper Ruud in the third round.

Proving his prowess at a young age, Musetti reached the boys’ singles final at the 2018 US Open, won the boys’ singles title at the 2019 Australian Open, and recorded a significant victory over former world number three Stan Wawrinka at the 2020 Rome tournament, becoming the first player born in 2002 to win an ATP Tour match.

As Musetti aims to secure his third ATP Tour final with an unblemished record of 2-0, he is on the verge of joining an exclusive group of Italian players who have reached ATP Tour finals across all three surfaces – clay, grass, and hard courts. The likes of Berrettini, Seppi, Sonego, and Sinner have accomplished this feat, with Sinner achieving his success on the grass in Halle. Musetti’s exceptional performance on grass, particularly against players ranked outside the top 20 since the start of the 2023 season (excluding his loss to the 95th-ranked Berrettini in the Stuttgart semi-finals), further cements his status as a formidable opponent.

As Thompson and Musetti step onto the court, it promises to be a thrilling clash between two talented players. With Musetti’s previous victory in their head-to-head encounter serving as a source of motivation for both players, the battle for a spot in the final is set to be intense. Will Thompson avenge his earlier loss and continue his remarkable season? Or will Musetti showcase his remarkable talent and secure his place in yet another ATP Tour final? Tennis fans around the world eagerly await the answer as these two athletes prepare to give it their all on the court.

Jordan Thompson vs Lorenzo Musetti Prediction:

I believe Jordan Thompson will win in straight sets.
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James Morris
James Morris
Co-editor of Stevegtennis.com with a focus on breaking news and analysis. James has a deep-seated passion for the game, having attended numerous professional tournaments around the world at all levels, from ITF Futures to Grand Slam and ATP finals events. James offers experienced insights into match predictions and statistical analysis.
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