Cincinnati Masters 2021 Semi-Finals: Stefanos Tsitsipas v Alexander Zverev Where to Watch, Preview, Head-to-Head, Predictions

Published 08/21/2021, 6:09 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 13: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece and Alexander Zverev of Germany shake hands at the net after their singles match during Day Four of the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena on November 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

After witnessing some amazing tennis at the Cincinnati Masters 2021, it is time for the semi-finals. In an exciting clash, fans will witness a battle of the next-gens as World No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas will be up against World No.5 Alexander Zverev.


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Stefanos Tsitsipas v Alexander Zverev: Where to Watch


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The match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev will be live on Tennis Channel for the fans living in the United States. On the other hand, fans in the UK can access it on Amazon Prime Video.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 11, 2021. Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during his semi final match against Germany’s Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

The Australian fans can watch the match on BeIn Networks while those living in Canada can tune in to TVA Sports, DAZN, TSN for watching the action live. ESPN will also be telecasting the match for the fans residing in South America.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas v Alexander Zverev: Preview

World No.3 Tsitsipas defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime in three sets to enter into the semis of the Cincinnati Masters 2021. The Greek player’s journey hasn’t been easy at the tournament as he had to do a lot of work to book his place in the semis.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 11, 2021. Germany’s Alexander Zverev reacts during his semi final match against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

On the other hand, Zverev has played some great tennis to seal his place in the semis. The German is yet to lose a set in the tournament and recently thrashed Casper Ruud in straight sets in the quarters.

While Zverev’s high serves can cause a lot of trouble for Tsitsipas, it is the Greek player’s forehand that Zverev needs to play carefully in order to give himself any chance in the match. Overall, it’ll be an intriguing battle to watch and fans are quite exhilarated about it.

Tsitsipas v Zverev: Head-to-Head

Tsitsipas currently leads the head-to-head battle 6-2 over Zverev. They first met at the Washington Open in 2018 and will be facing each other for the ninth time tomorrow.

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates his win over Ugo Humbert of France (not pictured) at Aviva Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

While Zverev defeated Tsitsipas in the finals of the Mexican Open earlier this year, Tsitsipas crushed the German in the semis of the French Open 2021.

Tsitsipas v Zverev: Prediction


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Even though Tsitsipas will be beginning as the favorite before the match because of his dominance in the head-to-head record, he will not make the mistake of taking Zverev lightly. The German is having a great season and recently won the Olympic Gold in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – August 1, 2021. Gold medallist Alexander Zverev of Germany celebrates on the podium REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

It will not be a surprise to fans if Zverev emerges as the winner and even steamrolls over Tsitsipas. Who will advance to the finals of the Cincinnati Masters 2021?


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Final Prediction: Alexander Zverev to win in three sets



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