ATP Dallas Open: Ben Shelton vs. Jordan Thompson Preview; Head-to-Head, and Prediction

Published 02/09/2024, 2:54 AM EST

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The latest edition of the Dallas Open has managed to pique the interest of fans with some exciting initial round matches at the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex. Now that the opening round fixtures have been concluded, the tennis community will get to witness some blockbuster quarterfinal matches of the  ATP 250 tournament. One such matchup will feature the two top-seeded players squaring off against each other on the indoor hard courts.

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On his home soil, the third-seeded American, Ben Shelton, will lock horns with the 7th-seeded Aussie, Jordan Thompson. Both ATP players have played brilliantly thus far, and now they will compete for a spot in the semifinal round.

Ben Shelton vs. Jordan Thompson: Dallas Open quarterfinal match preview

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Following his third-round defeat at the Australian Open, Ben Shelton is competing on the indoor hard courts of the Dallas Open. Entering his home tournament as the third seed, the American tennis sensation will now look to make amends, as he is a few games away from another ATP singles title. In the round of 16, the 21-year-old player swept aside his compatriot Michael Mmoh in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, to reach the quarterfinals.

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Jordan Thompson, on the other hand, has reached the latter stages of the ATP 250 tournament after securing back-to-back wins in his opening matches. As the 7th-seeded participant, the Aussie breezed past the unseeded American Adam Neff in the round of 32. Later, Thompson also prevailed in his round of 16 against Denis Kudla in another straight-set match, 6-1, 6-1.

Shelton vs. Thompson: Head-to-Head

The quarterfinal match between Shelton and Thompson at the Dallas Open will mark their third meeting on the men’s circuit. In their previous two meetings at the Rakuten Japan Open and Chicago Challenger, it was Shelton who came out on top against his 29-year-old colleague, and he currently has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head record.

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Prediction: Shelton to prevail in the quarterfinal match of the Dallas Open

Given his past matchups with Thompson and his current rankings, Shelton is the favorite to win his third encounter against the Aussie. Ever since experiencing a major breakthrough in the previous season, the young American tennis sensation has been performing brilliantly on the hard court surfaces, and he is also among the favorites to lift the trophy in Dallas.

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Like millions of fans around the world, my foray into the world of tennis began after witnessing the incredible domination of the ?King of Clay? over the past decade. It was my passion for tennis that initially drew me to the dynamic field of sports journalism. My professional journey in sports journalism with EssentiallySports has seen me cover over 1000 articles, focusing on almost every ATP and WTA tournament, including Grand Slams.
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