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Indian Wells 2022: Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Match Preview, Head-To-Head, Prediction And Livestream Details

Check out Indian Wells 2022: Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Match Prediction, Head-To-Head, Preview And Livestream.

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Match Details

  • Match: Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac.
  • Tournament: Indian Wells 2022 / BNP Paribas Open 2022.
  • Date: 13th March 2022.
  • Venue: Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California.
  • Surface: Outdoor Hardcourt.
  • Round: Round of 64.
  • Category: ATP Masters 1000.
  • Prize money: $8,584,055.

Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Preview

In the second round of the Indian Wells Masters on Sunday, top seed Daniil Medvedev will face Czech qualifier, Tomas Machac. Since becoming the new World No. 1, the Russian is competing in his maiden tournament.

Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Match Preview | Sportzpoint.com

Source: ATP Tour

Right now, the Russian is living his dream. Medvedev began his 2022 season with a bang, helping his country climb the ATP Cup ladder after winning the US Open in 2021. Following that, he had a fantastic performance in the Australian Open 2022, where he faced Rafael Nadal in the finals. Medvedev was on the edge of winning the match. However, the pressure of the match, as well as Nadal's experience and expertise, got the best of him. Thus, his journey was cut short. Also, the Russian competed at the Mexican Open 2022 right before becoming the world number one with the aim of adding another trophy to his collection. But, as history repeats itself, Rafael Nadal again proved to be the most formidable obstacle in his way to the trophy.

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Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Match Preview | Sportzpoint.com

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Meanwhile, 21-year-old Machac began 2022 by qualifying for the Australian Open's main draw. He defeated Juan Manuel Cerundolo in four sets in his maiden Grand Slam encounter but was defeated in the second round by Maxime Cressy. After that, he advanced to the second round of the Open 13 Provence but lost to Roman Safiullin, one of the semifinalists. The Czech's best performance was after entering the Indian Wells 2022 tournament, where he defeated Alexei Popyrin in the first round.

Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Head-To-Head Records

Since this is the first time Daniil Medvedev and Tomas Machac will battle each other on the main tour, there is no previous head-to-head record between them. Nevertheless. the score in the head-to-head encounter is currently 0-0.

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Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac: Who Will Be The Ultimate Winner ?

Medvedev is the clear favourite to win the match based on his current form and experience. Furthermore, his hardcourt record favours him significantly, as he has won 63 of 74 matches on the surface since 2021. On the other hand, the pressure of the match and competing against the World No. 1 may overwhelm Machac, and he may end up losing the match. However, the youngster has plenty of time to refine his game and succeed.

Also, after recently becoming the World No. 1, Medvedev will not want to lose his first match. As a result, he will give it his all.

Our Prediction: Daniil Medvedev to win in straight sets.

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Daniil Medvedev's Previous best Performances in Indian Wells

Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac Match Preview | Sportzpoint.com

Source: Arab News

Medvedev reached the 4th round of the tournament in 2021.

Tomas Machac's Previous best Performances in Indian Wells

Tomas Machac Match Preview | Sportzpoint.com

Source: ATP Tour

The Czech has never competed in the tournament before.

Daniil Medvedev Vs Tomas Machac: Where To Watch?

However, all of the action will be broadcasted live for spectators in the following countries, on the following networks and websites:

  • USA: Viewers in the United States can catch all the action on Tennis Channel.
  • UK: Enthusiasts in the United Kingdom can watch the action live on Amazon Prime Video.

Live streaming will also be available on the Official 2022 BNP Paribas Open mobile app for fans who are onsite at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, apart from the ATP tour, WTA tour and Tennis Channel Plus apps.

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