Best tennis predictions for Dominic Thiem vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Dominic Thiem will play against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the 1st round in Vienna and we got Best tennis prediction for today in the tournament. The game is on Tuesday, 22 October and will not start before 10:00 UK.
Dominic Thiem world number 5 after started the season on hard not very well with ¼ final in Montreal where he beat Denis Shapovalov and Marin Cilic but lost from Daniil Medvedev 3-6, 1-6. Then the Austrian lost in the 1st round in the US Open from Thomas Fabbiano 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 2-6. A month later Thiem played on Davis Cup in Geneva where he beat Denis Shapovalov but lost from Taylor Harry Fritz. His best performance was in Beijing where he won the title. In the China capital, he beat Richard Gasquet, Zhizhen Zhang and Andy Murray in 2 sets. In the ½ final, Karen Khachanov won the first set against Dominic but lost 2-6, 7-6, 7-5. In the final, the Austrian again lost the 1st set from Stefanos Tsitsipas but won the trophy after 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. His latest tournament was on the Shanghai Masters where Thiem eliminated Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-6, 6-3 and Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 6-4 but in the ¼ final lost from Matteo Berrettini 6-7, 4-6.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga world number 36 didn’t start very well on hard after losing in the 3rd round in Washington from 6-4, 3-6, 4-6. Then in Montreal, he surprised everyone after was been eliminated by Jan-Lennard Struff 2-6, 2-6. In New York, Tsonga disappointed again after losing from Tennys Sandgren in 5 sets after the French lead 2:0 sets. However, then Tsonga won 2 titles the first of which in Cassis Challenger after beating Dudi Sela in the final 6-1, 6-0. Then he won the trophy in Metz after a win against Aljaz Bedene 6-7, 7-6, 6-3. He played 3rd tournament in a row in France – Orleans Challenger but there Jo lost in the ½ final from Mikael Ymer. He doesn’t play in Asia and his last tournament was in Antwerp where he beat Lorenzo Sonego 6-3, 6-4 but lost in the 2nd round from Gilles Simon 4-6, 5-7.
Thiem and Tsonga played twice and the French won both of the matches. It’s interesting that their first game was exactly in Vienna in 2013 in the ¼ final which Tsonga won 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. Their last game was in Indian Wells in 2016 and this time the French won without losing a set 6-3, 6-2. However, now the Austrian is favorite to win and I think that it’s time for his first win against Jo-Wilfried who is not in the best form lately. Best tennis prediction for today: Dominic Thiem to win