Matteo Berrettini and Hubert Hurkacz will face off at the Centre Court in London in the 2021 Wimbledon Semi-Finals on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 8:30 AM (ET). Here, check out the tennis match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
This will be their third overall meeting in this sports competition. At the moment, there is no favorite side in head-to-head clashes, as both Matteo Berrettini and Hubert Hurkacz have each celebrated a victory on one occasion so far.
Their most recent game was played on March 20, 2019, and it ended in a 2-0 (6-4, 6-3) win for the Polish player in the First Round of the 2019 Miami Open. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they clash for the first time since then, this time in the Wimbledon 2021 Men's Semi-Finals.
Matteo Berrettini vs Hubert Hurkacz: Match Information
Date: Friday, July 9, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM (ET)
Location: Centre Court, London
Matteo Berrettini vs Hubert Hurkacz: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:30 AM
CT: 7:30 AM
MT: 6:30 AM
PT: 5:30 AM
Matteo Berrettini vs Hubert Hurkacz: Storylines
Matteo Berrettini had to beat Guido Pella of Argentina (3-1), Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands (3-0), Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia (3-0), Ilya Ivashka of Belarus (3-0), and Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada (3-1) to get to the Wimbledon Men's Semi-Finals. The 26-year-old Italian tennis player can boast of winning five titles in his career so far.
Meanwhile, Hubert Hurkacz managed to overcome Lorenzo Musetti of Italy (3-0), Marcos Giron of the US (3-0), Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan (3-0), Daniil Medvedev of Russia (3-2), as well as Roger Federer of Switzerland (3-0). Unlike his opponent, the 24-year-old Polish player has won three career titles.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to January 10, 2018, and it ended in a 2-0 (7-5, 6-3) win for Berrettini in the Australian Open 2019 Qualifiers. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to progress to the 2021 Wimbledon Final.
How to watch or live stream Matteo Berrettini vs Hubert Hurkacz in the US
The ATP Wimbledon Semi-Finals 2021 between Matteo Berrettini and Hubert Hurkacz, to be played on Friday at the Centre Court in London, will be broadcasted on ESPN, Tennis Channel in the United States.
Matteo Berrettini vs Hubert Hurkacz: Predictions and Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Hubert Hurkacz. FanDuel see him as the absolute favorite and thus, they have given him -195 odds to qualify for the Final. On the other side, Matteo Berrettini has +240 odds to cause an upset and get just one step closer to becoming the Wimbledon 2021 champion.
* Odds via FanDuel