Stefanos Tsitsipas - Botic Van De Zandschulp predictions and free betting tips [19/10/2023]
In the 1/8 finals of the Antwerp tournament on hard court, Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece will play against Botic Van de Zandschulp from the Netherlands. We're laying our bets on total over.
The 25-year-old Stefanos, who occupies the 7th place in the world ranking, previously took part in the tournament in Shanghai, where he secured a victory over Hijikata 6:4, 6:2, but conceded to Humbert 4:6, 6:3, 5:7. Prior to that, in Beijing, the tennis player lost in the first round to Harris with a score of 4:6, 4:6, and sealed a single victory in each of the last three championships. At the Davis Cup, the US Open, and the Cincinnati tournament, he defeated Klein 6:7 (3:7), 7:6 (7:5), 4:0, Raonic 6:2, 6:3, 6:4 and Shelton 7:6 (7:3), 7:6 (7:2). Following that, he suffered a defeat against Molchanov 6:7 (6:8), 6:4, 3:6, Stricker 5:7, 7:6 (7:2), 7:6 (7:5), 6:7 (6:8), 3:6 and Hurkacz 3:6, 4:6. Previously Tsitsipas lost his first match in Toronto against Monfils scoring 4:6, 3:6.
In the previous tournament in Los Cabos, Tsitsipas won the title, defeating Isner with a score of 6:2, 6:4, Harris 6:7 (6:8), 7:6 (7:4), 6:2, Cilic 6:3, 6:2 and De Minaur with a score of 6:3, 6:4. In Wimbledon, Tsitsipas defeated Thiem with a score of 3:6, 7:6 (7:1), 6:2, 6:7 (5:7), 7:6 (10:8), Murray 7:6 (7:3), 6:7 (2:7), 4:6, 7:6 (7:3), 6:4 and Djere 6:4, 7:6 (7:5), 6:4, but subsequently lost to Eubanks 6:3, 6:7 (4:7), 6:3, 4:6, 4:6.
In the Battle of the Brits Challenge, Tsitsipas defeated Davidovich Fokina but subsequently lost against Lajovic. In the Mallorca tournament, he couldn't make it past the first round, losing to Hanfmann, and in Halle he claimed victory against Barrere but later suffered a defeat from Harris. In the French Open, Stefanos reached the quarterfinals and defeated Veseley, Carballes Baena, Schwartzman, and Ofner, however, he subsequently suffered a drastic defeat from Alcaraz. He also made it to the semifinals in Rome in late May, the finals in Barcelona in April, and the finals in the Australian Open.
Botic Van de Zandschulp
The 28-year-old Botic, who holds the 67th place in the world ranking, achieved his first victory in the Antwerp tournament against Stricker with a score of 6:7 (4:7), 6:3, 6:3. The tennis player previously participated in Shanghai, where he overcame O’Connell scoring 6:2, 6:7 (2:7), 6:4, but later yielded to Humbert 4:6, 6:1, 2:6. In Astana, he didn't manage to pass the first round, conceding to Schevchenko 4:6, 3:6. In the Davis Cup Botic suffered a loss against Virtanen 6:7 (0:7), 4:6, but later marked victories against Paul 7:6 (7:2), 6:2 and Idukovich 6:3, 3:6, 7:5. Earlier, Botic participated in the US Open, where he defeated Thompson, but lost to Evans.
Since the beginning of April, Van de Zandschulp faced a string of challenges, suffering eight defeats in nine matches. In Winston-Salem, he yielded to Kumar with a score of 3:6, 5:7, at Wimbledon he defeated Zhang with a score of 2:6, 7:6 (7:3), 7:6 (8:6), 3:6, 6:2, but later lost to Davidovich Fokina 1:6, 6:2, 4:6, 3:6. In Eastbourne, he suffered a defeat from Imer 6:3, 4:6, 2:6, and in London, he conceded to Tiafoe 2:6, 4:6. Similarly, in the French Open, Van de Zandschulp lost to Tirante scoring 2:6, 6:4, 3:6, 4:6, in Rome - to Djere 2:6, 4:6, and in the tournament in Madrid - to Karatsev 2:6, 5:7.
However, in late April, Van de Zandschulp demonstrated good results, reaching the tournament finals in Munich, where he overpowered Karatsev, Hiron, and Fritz, but later conceded to Rune. This tournament can be considered the most successful for Botic in the current season.
In March, he also demonstrated a solid performance, making it to the quarterfinals of the tournament in Dubai, which was held on hard court. During this tournament, he defeated Khachanov and Imer but later conceded to Rublev. Early in January, the tennis player reached the semifinals in Pune, defeating Kovalik and Marterer, but then lost to Bonzi.
The athletes have not previously played against each other.
Match prediction – Tsitsipas - Van de Zandschulp
Tsitsipas is currently encountering some misfortunes and losing even to less experienced opponents. Botic, on the other hand, plays well on hard and has previously won tournaments on this surface. So, betting on total over.
|2019||Finals - London||Hard (indoor)||$9,000,000|
|2018||Next Gen Finals - Milan||Hard (indoor)||$1,335,000|
|2016||Santa Margherita Di Pula 5 (ITF)||Clay||$10,000|
|2016||Santa Margherita Di Pula (ITF)||Clay||$10,000|
|2019||Hamburg (Challenger)||Hard (indoor)||€46,600|
|2019||Bolton (ITF)||Hard (indoor)||$25,000|
|2019||M25 Nussloch (ITF)||Hard (indoor)||$25,000|