On Thursday, the fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas will compete against the Czech player Zdenek Kolar in the second round of the French Open. Here’s the match preview, venue, schedule, head-to-head record, and prediction of the Tsitsipas vs Kolar match.
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Match Details
- Competition: French Open 2022
- Round: Second Round
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Zdenek Kolar
- Venue: Court Suzanne Lenglen, Roland Garros Stadium, France
- Date: Thursday 26th May 2022
- Time: 05:00 p.m. ET
- Surface: Clay
- Prize Money:$131,150
- Live Stream: Tennis Channel | Sling TV
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Lorenzo Musetti in five sets. Tsitsipas won 5-7, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 against the young Italian. After a great clay season, he’s playing French Open 2022. Last week’s Rome Masters runner-up was 23. Novak Djokovic beat him 6-0, 7-6.
The Greek was down two sets to Lorenzo Musetti in the first round in Paris. The Monte-Carlo champion rallied to win in five and advance. He reached the Australian Open semifinals and Rotterdam Open final but lost in Indian Wells and Miami.
Tsitsipas improved on clay, defending his Monte-Carlo Master’s title and reaching the Italian Open final. He made Madrid’s semifinals.
This season, Zdenek Kolar has primarily played on the Challenger tour and has had a mixed bag of results. The Czech beat Federico Gaio, Altug Celikbelik, and Franco Agamenone in the French Open qualifying rounds to make his first-ever main draw appearance at a Grand Slam.
Kolar ranked 134th, defeated Federico Gaio 6-1 7-67, Altug Celikbilek 6-4 6-74 6-1, Franco Agamenone 6-3 6-4, and Lucas Pouille 6-3 4-6 7-5 6-4 to reach the second round of the tournament. Kolar had 127 points to Pouille’s 125 in the match. Zdenek’s aggressiveness paid off, as he blasted 68 winners.
Seeing how Kolar fares against the French Open runner-up will be interesting.
When will be Tsitsipas vs Kolar?
Date: Thursday 26th May 2022
Time: 05:00 p.m. ET
Where the Tsitsipas vs Kolar match will be played?
The Tsitsipas vs Kolar match will be played at Court Suzanne Lenglen, Roland Garros Stadium, France.
- Capacity: 14,200
- Surface: Clay Court
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Head to Head:
Tsitsipas and Kolar have never competed against one another before, so the head-to-head record is currently tied at 0-0. The winner of this match will advance to the third round of the French Open and take on either Dan Evans or Mikael Ymer.
How to Watch Tsitsipas vs Kolar Match?
Tennis Channel: Tennis Channel will broadcast Tsitsipas vs Kolar. Watch the event on TV with cable.
NBC: NBC will broadcast the French Open 2022 final exclusively in the US.
Eurosport: The UK will watch on Eurosport.
TSN: Canada’s TSN will broadcast the tournament. They’ll cover all the tennis matches.
ESPN: South Asian tennis fans can watch on Sony Sports Network. If you’re from there, connect to the channel and watch live.
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Live streaming:
- USA: In the United States, the match Tsitsipas vs Kolar will be aired on Peacock, Sling TV, Fubo TV
- Canada: If you are located in Canada and want to watch the game on television, you will require a connection to TSN.
- UK: Amazon Prime Video customers in the UK will be able to watch the entire Tsitsipas vs Kolar match. You can also watch the entire match on Discovery Plus if you subscribe to that service.
- Australia: 9 Now
- France – France TV sport, Amazon Prime Video
- Asia: bEIN Connect
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Prediction:
Tsitsipas has been in unbelievable form as of late, and it is safe to say that he will be a significant favorite to defeat Kolar on Thursday. Since the beginning of 2021, the Greek has compiled an impressive record on clay, as he has triumphed in 38 of his 46 matches played on clay. During this time, he has earned two victories at the Monte-Carlo Masters and advanced to the championship match of the French Open.
Kolar, on the other hand, has a good game overall, but he does not have the tools necessary to hurt the Greek. Tsitsipas’ match with Musetti went the distance, but he should have little trouble getting the better of Kolar.
The most recent form and consistency indicate that Tsitsipas is in the best position to prevail in the matchup against the player ranked 134 in the world.
Tsitsipas vs Kolar Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas will win in straight sets.