Carlos Alcaraz will face-off Sebastian Baez in the first round of US Open 2022 on Tuesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The two players will meet for the second time, however, first on hard court.
Alcaraz has been a young tennis sensation with an impressive performance including 44 wins this season. After losing the Australian Open, he appeared stronger at the Rio Open to claim his second title. The teen also made it a tough win for the tennis legend Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at Indian Wells.
Meanwhile, Baez has reached three ATP finals this year. The Argentitnian won his maiden ATP title at the Estoril Open defeating a top-10 player Andrey Rublev at the Swedish Open. However, the World No. 31 recently showed a bit of weak form prior to the US Open.
When Will The Alcaraz vs. Baez Be Held?
- Date: Tuesday, August 30
- Time: 8 pm ET
Venue of the Match
- Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York, United States
Alcaraz and Baez will meet tonight at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, located in New York, United States.
How to watch Alcaraz vs. Baez
- USA – ESPN & ESPN2
- Canada – TSN
- UK – Amazon Prime Video
The Alcaraz vs. Baez game will be aired on ESPN and ESPN2 in the United States. Fans in Canada and the UK will be able to watch it on TSN and Amazon Prime Video respectively.
Alcaraz vs. Baez: Head to head
- Alcaraz 1-0 Baez
The only meet-up between Alcaraz and Baez occurred at the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan last year. The Spanish secured a victory of 4-2 4-1 4-2 to set the head-to-head lead 1-0.
Alcaraz vs. Baez: Odds & Prediction
Player: Carlos Alcaraz
Handicap Bets: +1.5 (-10000
Total Games (Over & Under): Over 29.5 (-105)
Player: Sebastian Baez
Handicap Bets: -1.5 (+1750)
Total Games (Over & Under): Under 29.5 (-135)
Pick: Carlos Alcaraz to win
Both Alcaraz and Baez are having a great season. However, with more accomplishments, Alcaraz will be the favorite in this game. Baez can move very fast to reach across the line of his court. Alcaraz plays with patience, yet knows well when to hit with aggression. His head-to-head lead will also boost him up with confidence. Considering everything, Alcaraz is predicted to secure an easy win.