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Arthur Fils vs Alexander Zverev Odds & Prediction – Hamburg Open Semifinals

Hayley Graham

by Hayley Graham in Tennis

Updated Jul 28, 2023 · 5:20 PM PDT

Alexander Zverev looking to return a ball during a tennis match.
Jun 9 2023; Paris,France; Alexander Zverev (GER) runs for the ball during his semifinal match against Casper Ruud (NOR) on day 13 at Stade Roland-Garros. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports
  • The semifinals of the Hamburg Open will be played on Saturday
  • Arthur Fils and Alexander Zverev will go head-to-head for the first time
  • Take a look below for odds, a match preview and our best bet for Fils vs Zverev

The final four players are set in Germany, and the semifinals for men’s singles at the Hamburg Open are ready to take place on Saturday. Laslo Djere and Zhang Zhizhen will be competing in the first semifinal of the day, followed by Arthur Fils vs Alexander Zverev.

Fils vs Zverev is scheduled to be played at 11:20am ET on Centre Court. But of course, this start time may vary depends on when the first match ends.

Make sure you take a look below for a recap of how each player has done in the tournament so far, as well as a preview of the semifinals and our best bet.

Arthur Fils vs Alexander Zverev Odds

Player Spread Moneyline Total
Arthur Fils +4.5 (-140) +300 Ov 21.5 (-122)
Alexander Zverev -4.5 (+106) -410 Un 21.5 (-110)

Zverev is the favorite heading into this match, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. But Fils has had a great week so far in Germany, and could give Zverev trouble.

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Fils Upsets Casper Ruud

It felt like a no doubter from the start, as Fils came out strong against the No. 1 seed Ruud. The 19-year old went onto win 6-0, 6-4, to collect his first win against a Top 20 player.

In just 78 minutes, Fils managed 35 winners to his opponent’s six. In the first set alone, he managed to convert three of his six break points, and 25 of those winners came off his electric forehand.

Fils has had an excellent week so far, and will be looking to bring that to the semifinals. This will be his first final four played outside of France, and his first semifinal appearance at a ATP 500 level tournament.

The Home Favorite

Is Zverev the home favorite? I think that’s a fair statement.

The German isn’t still quite at the level he was prior to his injury last year, but he’s been chipping away, and making it deep in tournaments. This tournament in particular holds a special place in Zverev’s heart, as it’s the tournament that put him on the map almost 10 years ago.

In just about an hour and a half, Zverev booked his spot in the semifinals by defeating France’s Luca Van Assche 6-3, 6-4. En route to the win, Zverev collected eight aces, with just one double fault, and managed a 82 win percentage when landing his first serve.

He’s now 31-18 in 2023, and will look to add a couple more wins to that as he hopes to continue in the tournament.

First Career Meeting

Much like the other semifinal happening, this will be the first time these two will face each other in their careers as well.

Fils vs Zverev Head-to-Head Stats

Arthur Fils
VS
Alexander Zverev
71 ATP Standing 19
19 Age 26
1 Career Titles 19
10/8 Career W/L 28/18
1 YTD Titles 0
10/7 YTD W/L 367/168
0 Head-to-Head Wins 0

Fils vs Zverev Pick

These two have a similar style of play, in the sense that they are strong baseline players who rely heavily on their power.

Zverev is obviously coming into this match with a bit more experience, and the help of a home crowd, but Fils has been playing well this week and overall on the surface.

Both Fils and Zverev have the ability to win this match. Neither player has dropped a set yet this week, so it could really go either way. But regardless of the winner here, just look for the match to go the distance.

Best Bet: Over 2.5 sets (+146)

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