The Next Gen will be asking for the spotlight at the US Open 2021 when 21-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime and 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz face each other today for a spot in the semifinals. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this tennis match such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Auger-Aliassime, one of the most promising young players of the tour, just became the youngest man to reach back-to-back Grand Slam quarter-finals since Juan Martin del Potro in 2008-2009 after defeating Frances Tiafoe in the fourth-round.
On the other hand, Carlos Alcaraz also made history as the youngest US Open quarter-finalist in the Open Era and he’s also the youngest man to defeat a Top 3 player in the US Open, after he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round.
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Carlos Alcaraz: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 7, 2021.
Time: 8:15 PM (ET)
Location: Arthur Ashe Stadium, Billie Jean King Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows.
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Carlos Alcaraz: Time by state in the US
ET: 8:15 PM
CT: 7:15 PM
MT: 6:15 PM
PT: 5:15 PM
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Carlos Alcaraz: Head-to-head and storylines
These two players haven’t faced each other in the ATP Tour. This will be their first encounter. Auger-Aliassime said about his opponent that “he’s a great player” and that “at some point age is just a number. He already feels like a player who’s established.”
How to watch or live stream Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Carlos Alcaraz in the US
The match between Felix Auger-Aliassime and Carlos Alcaraz to be played on Thursday, September 07 in Flushing Meadows for the quarterfinals of the US Open 2021 will be broadcasted in the United States by ESPN.
Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Carlos Alcaraz: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US had already made their predictions for this game. According to FanDuel, Felix Auger-Aliassime is the favorite to reach the semifinals of the 2021 US Open with odds of -215, while Alcaraz has odds +176.
*Odds by FanDuel