Taylor Fritz and Alexander Zverev face off at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in the Indian Wells 2021 Quarter-Finals today, October 15, 2021, at 3:20 PM (ET). The winner of this clash will then face either Nikoloz Basilashvili or Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals. Here, check out this ATP BNP Paribas Open tennis match preview, information, storylines, H2H, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
This will be their fifth overall meeting. There are no surprises here as Alexander Zverev of Germany is the firm favorite in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on three occasions so far, while Taylor Fritz of the United States has grabbed a triumph only once to this day.
Their most recent duel place on July 3, 2021, and it ended in a comfortable 3-1 (7-6, 4-6, 3-6, 6-7) win for the German star in the 2021 ATP Wimbledon Round of 32. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they clash for the second time this year, this time in the Indian Wells 2021 Quarter-Finals.
Taylor Fritz vs Alexander Zverev: Match Information
Date: Friday, October 15, 2021
Time: 3:20 PM (ET)
Location: Court 1, Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Taylor Fritz vs Alexander Zverev: Time by State in the US
ET: 3:20 PM
CT: 2:20 PM
MT: 1:20 PM
PT: 12:20 PM
Taylor Fritz vs Alexander Zverev: Storylines
Taylor Fritz has had to beat Brandon Nakashima of the US (2-0), Matteo Berrettini (2-0) and Jannik Sinner (2-0) of Italy, without losing a single set so far, to get to the Indian Wells 2021 Quarter-Finals. The 23-year-old American rising star has won only one ATP career title.
Meanwhile, Alexander Zverev set up a meeting with the ATP 39-ranked player in the Quarters of the BNP Paribas Open 2021 after overcoming Jenson Brooksby of the US (2-1), Andy Murray of the UK (2-0), as well as Gael Monfils of France (2-0). Unlike his opponent, the one-year-older German star can already boast of winning 17 titles in his career so far.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to July 20, 2016, and it ended in a 2-0 (6-4, 6-2) win for Zverev in the 2016 ATP Washington Open Round of 32. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who will move to the Semi-Final of the tournament.
How to watch or live stream Taylor Fritz vs Alexander Zverev in the US
The 2021 ATP Indian Wells Quarter-Finals duel between Taylor Fritz and Alexander Zverev, to be played today, at Court 1 in Indian Wells, will be broadcasted on ESPN in the United States.
Taylor Fritz vs Alexander Zverev: Predictions and Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Alexander Zverev. FanDuel see him as the absolute favorite to move to the next round thus, they have given him -580 odds. On the other hand, Taylor Fritz has +420 odds to cause an upset and go through to the Semis of the tournament.
* Odds via FanDuel