Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 4: Men’s Schedule and Predictions Featuring Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori and Others

Published 07/26/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 1 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece reacts during his first round match against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany REUTERS/Edgar Su


The Tokyo Olympics 2020 has begun and things are about to get interesting. Until now, the matches of men’s and women’s singles have witnessed a lot of action. Day 4 tomorrow will witness many more top guns fight it out for the ultimate Olympic glory. The focus will be on players like Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori, Aslan Karatsev, and others. 

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Frances Tiafoe vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

It’s going to be a rematch of the Wimbledon Championships 2021, held earlier this month. Stefanos Tsitsipas will look to seek revenge and hand over the defeat to Tiafoe. However, the American talent has been in great form and will ride on the confidence of having beaten him not long ago. 

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Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in three sets. 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 1 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Frances Tiafoe of the United States in action during his first round match against Kwon Soonwoo of South Korea REUTERS/Mike Segar

Marcos Giron vs Kei Nishikori

Both players will be facing each other for the first time. However, Nishikori will have the edge due to two factors, the first being his experience of being on a Tour for a fair amount of time. Second, since the competition is held in Tokyo, the Japanese star will be having all the external support.

Prediction: Kei Nishikori to win in straight sets. 

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis Training – Ariake Tennis Park, Tokyo, Japan – July 22, 2021- Kei Nishikori of Japan during training. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Aslan Karatsev vs Jeremy Chardy

Both these players faced each other not long ago at the Wimbledon Championships. In that contest, it was the Frenchman who came out on top in straight sets. However, the situation is different in Tokyo. The matches will be played on the hardcourts and the Russian is a specialist on this surface. 

Prediction: Aslan Karatsev to win in three sets. 

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Besides, there are other matches involving players like Diego Schwartzman, Karen Khachanov, Hubert Hurkacz, and others. We wish all the athletes the best of luck and make their countries proud. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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