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Pablo Cuevas vs Alex de Minaur Predictions & Tips - Alex de Minaur to crush Cuevas at the Australian Open

  • Pablo Cuevas vs Alex de Minaur predictions for Wednesday’s Australian Open match
  • The second round match is being played at 8am GMT at Melbourne Park
  • Alex de Minaur has won in straight sets in 7 of his last 8 victories
  • I am backing de Minaur to win in straight sets
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Alex de Minaur has won in straight sets in 7 of his last 8 wins (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 10 Feb 2021
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Pablo Cuevas vs Alex de Minaur Predictions

Alex de Minaur won 6-1 6-1 in his last 2 sets against Tennys Sandgren. He can continue that form into a straight sets victory against Pablo Cuevas who is making up the numbers at the Australian Open.

  • Pablo Cuevas has failed to reach the 3rd round in 8 attempts (Australian Open).
  • Pablo Cuevas has lost in straight sets in 6 of his last 8 defeats (Australian Open).
  • Alex de Minaur is 3-1 in his last 4 matches (Australian Open).
  • Alex de Minaur has won in straight sets in 7 of his last 8 victories.

Head to Head

This will be the first match between Pablo Cuevas and Alex de Minaur.

Pablo Cuevas Stats

Nationality: Uruguay
Age: 35 (1 January 1986)
Height: 5'11" (180cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 72
Career High: 19 (August 2016)
Career Singles Titles: 6
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Australian Open Best Result: Second Round (2016, 2018, 2019)

Pablo Cuevas Form

Pablo Cuevas ended 2020 by failing to qualify for the Paris Masters.

The 35-year-old competed in the Great Ocean Road Open last week. He beat Pablo Andujar and Robin Haase in straight sets before a 7-5 7-5 defeat to World No. 29 Hubert Hurkacz.

Cuevas beat World No. 108 Andreas Seppi 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-2 in round one of the Australian Open. He converted all 6 break points and saved 1 of 3 allowed.

Alex de Minaur Stats

Nationality: Australia
Age: 23 (17 February 1999)
Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 23
Career High: 18 (October 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 4
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: Third Round (2019)

Alex de Minaur Form

Alex de Minaur reached the ATP Antwerp final in October where he went down to Ugo Humbert. The 23-year-old fell in 3 sets to Daniil Medvedev at the Paris Masters R16 and Jannik Sinner at the ATP Sofia quarter-finals.

The World No. 23 started 2021 in the best possible fashion by winning the ATP Antalya tournament in Turkey. De Minaur beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in the quarters and David Goffin in the semis before a walkover against Alexander Bublik in the final.

Alex de Minaur had a tough time against top quality opposition at the ATP Cup in Melbourne. The young Australian lost 4-6 6-4 6-4 against Roberto Bautista Agut and 6-3 7-5 against Stefanos Tsitsipas.

De Minaur beat World No. 50 Tennys Sandgren 7-5 6-1 6-1 in the Australian Open first round. He won 86% of his first serves and 71% of his second serves, not allowing Sandgren a single break point.

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35-year-old Pablo Cuevas has never got past the second round at the Australian Open. He is likely to find 23-year-old Alex de Minaur too good with a straight sets defeat likely.

Best Bet: Alex de Minaur Win 3-0 Set Betting @-140.85 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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