Second Round of the Slam!
With the athletes having settled onto the grassy surface of the Wimbledon tournament, the excitement is only going to reach another level. This is a period when the competition starts trimming and only the lite players remain on the scene. In this game of the tournament, Tallon Griekspoor will take on Carlos Alcaraz on 29 June. Tallon defeated Fabio Fognini in the first round in four sets. On the other hand, Carlos Alcaraz overcame Jan Lennard-Struff in a grueling five-set affair. Can Carlos take it to another level in the Second Round?Bet on Wimbledon with 1xbet
How to Watch Tallon Griekspoor vs Carlos Alcaraz?
BBC continues to be the dominant broadcaster of the Wimbledon Games for fans in the UK. USA’s heralded broadcasting network ESPN will produce the British tournament for its audience. EuroSport is going to display in European nations. When it comes to the Indian subcontinent viewers, Star Sports will broadcast the game. To view the game online, Hotstar is an option for Indian subcontinent viewers whereas Fubo, Sling TV, and Hulu TV are international streaming platforms.
Tallon Griekspoor: Can he get it done?
Tallon entered the tournament as the 53th ranked player and he did a great job against the 63-ranked Fabio Fognini in the first round. Griekspoor in the first round took the game to four sets. In the first set, Fognini went on to dominate and took the set 7:5. In the second set, Fognini lost five-seven. Whereas in the third set, Tallon unlocked his fury, winning six-three. Griekspoor won the fourth set six-four and took the game away from Fabio Fognini.
Tallon had the first serve percentage of 64 compared to 61 by Fognini. Griekspoor win% on the first serve was 84. His win percentage on second serve was 59. Tallon won 40 receiving points compared to 31 by Fabio. Tallon’s maximum games win in a row was four and he ended up rattling in 10 points in a row at a point. Tallon got 87 Service Points compared to 75 by Fognini.Bet on Wimbledon with 1xBet
Carlos Alcaraz: Showed his perserverance
Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz who has been dealing with an injury entered the game without much practice on grass and it showed in the first set against Jan-Lennard Struff, he lost 4:6 but that was just the beginning of a riveting affair through and through. Alcaraz made a fierce comeback in the second set, winning 7:5 in a game that was seeing the momentum shifting time and time again. Struff managed to sniff another lead and took the third set 6:4.
The fourth set was the closest one and it took a tiebreaker to decide the game as Carlos won it 6:3 points margin. In the last set, Alcaraz wrapped things up 6:4 in another grinding affair. Alcaraz had 64% on the first serve and she had a 76% win on the first serve. Alcaraz nailed 31 aces in this game compared to 24 by Struff. Alcaraz was tied for 25 when it came to service games but had a 75:53 in terms of receiving points.
Who will win the match between Tallon Griekspoor and Carlos Alcaraz?
Alcaraz comes into the game as the favorite but Tallon showed in the last game that he can produce a riveting game himself. Alcaraz is dealing with an injury and an exhausting effort versus Struff could have impacted him. On grass, Carlos doesn’t have much experience but the win during the first round can bolster his confidence moving ahead. This is the first time these two will meet so let us see how it pans out.
Without much of a surprise, bookmakers at 1xBet give a clear edge to Carlos Alcaraz who has been given the odds of 1.33 to nab a win here whereas Tallon has been given odds of 3.48.
Will this be a short battle with Carlos dominating in winning three sets? Is it fair to underestimate Tallon? I believe this will be a four-set battle. I think the total is going to be just Over 37.5 which has the odds of 1.91 as per 1xBet.Bet on Wimbledon with 1xBet