TennisSection previews the 2022 US Open as Pablo Carreno-Busta takes on Alex de Minaur in the Round of 32 on Friday, September 2nd, 2022.
Will Pablo Carreno-Busta get the win? Will Alex de Minaur pull off the upset? This will be a fascinating one, where we have two players in fine form clashing for an all-important slot in the fourth round. Who will triumph and move through to the Round of 16 at the 2022 US Open?
Pablo Carreno-Busta has been playing great tennis, winning in Montreal and playing an enthralling match with Dominic Thiem, before taking out Alexander Bublik in a quality affair. He loves the conditions here in New York, but Alex de Minaur will present a real challenge as he looks to return to the fourth round. If he wants to win, he’s going to have to outlast the Australian, as I think his defense will be really effective against PCB’s casual aggressive baseline play at the 2022 US Open.
Alex de Minaur got a great win over Garin, getting revenge for his 2 sets to love up loss in Wimbledon. As he comes up against Pablo Carreno Busta in round 3, he knows it won’t be easy. While I like this matchup for de Minaur, PCB will really enjoy the faster courts and de Minaur’s defensive capabilities may not be strong enough. He’ll have to mix in some aggressive play, attempting to counterpunch the Spaniard as much as possible. Let’s see what he has to offer as he looks to advance to the Round of 16 at the 2022 US Open.
Pablo Carreno-Busta and Alex de Minaur have met once before, with Pablo Carreno-Busta leading the head to head 1-0. Their one meeting came at the 2019 French Open, with PCb unsurprisingly overpowering him on the clay, in these conditions, it’s tough to say who will feel better, but with PCB’s recent form, I can’t say that I’m confident in an upset here, and I expect him to overcome a tough hurdle as he looks to reach the fourth round of the 2022 US open once more.
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