Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime takes on American Jenson Brooksby today at the ATP 500 Citi Open Round of 16 in Washington DC. It will be a battle between two Next Gen stars for a place in the quarterfinals. Here, check out the preview, information, storylines, predictions, head-to-head, odds, and how to watch this tennis match in the US.
Auger-Aliassime, second seed in the tournament, won in his opener against Italian Andreas Seppi, coming back from the first loss to take the match with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 score. The 19-year old has been for a while one of the jewels of tennis' next generation and he wants to confirm his status winning his first ATP title.
On the other side of the net, will be American Jenson Brooksby, 20, who turned pro last year. Brooksby, No 139 in the ranking, just scored the one of the biggest wins of his career, beating Frances Tiafoe 7-6(4), 7-5 to reach the Round of 16 in Washington.
Jenson Brooksby vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Match Information
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021.
Time: 3:20 PM (ET)
Location: William Fitzgerald Tennis Center, Washington DC.
Jenson Brooksby vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Time by state in the US
ET: 3:20 PM
CT: 2:20 PM
MT: 1:20 PM
PT: 12:20 PM
Jenson Brooksby vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Head-to-head and storylines
This will be the first match between Jenson Brooksby and Felix Auger-Alliasime at the ATP pro tour level. While the Canadian has been pro since 2017, Brooksby is in his breakthrough season. Of course, Auger-Aliassime has an advantage thanks to his experience.
While Felix Auger-Aliassime has reached eight tour-level finals and lost them all, Brooksby just reached his first final last month in Newport on grass. However, he lost to Kevin Anderson in two sets. Nevermind, he got his revenge just two days ago, beating the South African in the first round of the Citi Open.
How to watch or live stream Jenson Brooksby vs Felix Auger-Aliassime in the US
The match between Jenson Brooksby and Felix Auger-Aliassime to be played on Thursday, August 5 at the William Fitzgerald Tennis Center for Round of 16 at the Citi Open in Washington DC will be broadcasted in the US by Tennis Channel.
Jenson Brooksby vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US had already made their predictions for this game. According to FanDuel, Felix Auger-Alliasime is the favorite with odds of -170. Meanwhile, Jenson Brooksby has odds of +140.
*Odds by FanDuel