Andy Murray is scheduled to face off against Jack Draper in the upcoming Round 3 match of the ongoing BNP Paribas Open 2023 this Monday. Here, we will know about the Jack Draper vs Andy Murray game.
The latest edition of the BNP Paribas Open, alternatively known as Indian Wells Open initiated last Wednesday for both the ATP and WTA Tour. The event is popular as the unofficial fifth Grand Slam in tennis.
Both rounds of 128 and 64 have already been completed for the men’s Masters 1000 series. The 3rd round is ready to start with Jack Draper and Andy Murray squaring off against one another on court 2 this Monday.
Jack Draper is the British professional currently ranked 56th in ATP singles. The 21 year old tennis player opened his Masters 1000 victory note with a win against Giles Simon at the Miami Open 2022. He also reached his first Masters 1000 quarterfinal at Canadian Open last year. Draper reached the 3rd round at Indian Wells Open defeating Dan Evans via straight two sets in the second round.
Andy Murray is the former leader of ATP singles and is currently ranked 55th worldwide. The British professional just made a record for the longest match at the Australian Open this year. There he played a match against Kokkinakis for 5 hours and 45 minutes. Murray defeated Radu Albot during the second round in two straight sets.
When will be Jack Draper vs Andy Murray held?
- Date: Monday, March 13, 2023
- Time: 09:00 p.m. ET
The upcoming round 3 match of the Indian Wells Open featuring Jack Draper vs Andy Murray is scheduled for Monday, March 13, 2023. It will initiate at 09:00 p.m. ET.
How to watch Jack Draper vs Andy Murray?
- Tennis Channel
- Amazon Prime Video
In the United States, the Jack Draper vs Andy Murray match will be aired on Tennis Channel and live stream will be available on both their official website and mobile app. While in UK, fans will be able to live stream the tennis game on Amazon Prime with Prime Video subscription. TSN is planned to provide broadcast of the event in Canada. For international fans, TennisTV will provide free live stream of the event.
Both English professionals hasn’t faced each other in a professional match yet. Therefore, their head-to-head record stands at 0-0.
Jack Draper vs Andy Murray Prediction:
Both Murray and Draper have been in good shape since the beginning of the Indian Wells Open 2023. Jack Draper defeated Dan Evans and Leandro Reidi on two straight sets. While Andy Murray dropped the first set against Etcheverry but bounced back with the following two. Then in second round, he had a 6-4, 6-3 win against Radu Albot.
Murray will have a hard time with a comeback if he slips. As Draper is on a slight odd with his left-handed play and solid serving and back court game. For now, Jack Draper will be our favorite with the better odds in the upcoming game with one of his former World no.1 idols.