Next Gen Pole Hubert Hukacz plays Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals of the 2021 Indian Wells Open on Thursday, October 14. Get the live streaming options of this Hubert Hurkacz v Grigor Dimitrov match along with its preview, head to head, and tips here.
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Hubert Hurkacz v Grigor Dimitrov Head to Head
This will be the first meeting between the players on the tour.
Hurkacz Continues Strong 2021
Pole Hubert Hurkacz was a quarterfinalist on debut at Indian Wells in 2019, and has now repeated his exploits this year. But given the form he is in this season, he will be aiming for even better returns this time around.
It has been a good season for Hurkacz winning titles in Delray Beach at the beginning of the season and Metz couple weeks ago and more importantly he won the Miami Open Masters 1000 back in the Spring.
Hurkacz was also a semi-finalist at Wimbledon and defeated Roger Federer at Center Court in the quarter-finals en route including a 6-0 third set, an unheard of scoreline against Federer at Wimbledon.
The Pole has had a very good run here this fortnight with a first round bye and then convincing straight set wins against Alexei Popyrin of Australia and American Frances Tiafoe before setting up a round of 16 clash against in-form Russian Aslan Karatsev.
Hurkacz was in clinical form against Karatsev dropping only four games and winning 6-1, 6-3 setting himself up for a final eight match and strengthening his case for a spot at the ATP Tour Finals in Turin.
Spectacular Dimitrov Comeback Against Medvedev
The 30-year-old Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, who reached three consecutive quarterfinals at the start of the season, all on hard courts, including the Australian Open, has since found the going difficult on clay and grass.
Dimitrov came into the tournament with a good run last week at the San Diego Open making the semi-finals after a 4-6 record from the last 10 matches, which went back to his first-round exit from Roland Garros.
The Bulgarian had a good run in San Diego, as he made the semi-finals where he was involved in the match of the tournament and narrowly lost out to eventual champion Casper Ruud, who is currently on a hot run of form, holding the most number of titles in 2021.
It was a good start to the tournament for Dimitrov with two convincing straight set wins against Daniel Altmaier and especially Reilly Opelka as he continued to search for his first tile win since clinching the year end ATP Tour Finals in London in 2017.
The Bulgarian was up against top seed and US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, who started as a strong favorite. Medvedev looked to be in cruise control up 6-4, 4-1 and all but ready to book a quarter-final spot.
It was a phenomenal comeback by Dimitrov with the Russian dropping eight games in a row and the Bulgarian claiming the second set 6-4 and then closing out the third set 6-3 for the biggest upset of the tournament thus far and booking a place in the final eight and Miami Open winner Hubert Hurkacz
Hurkacz v Dimitrov Prediction and Tip
Both players come into the quarter-final high on confidence. While Dimitrov will be confident after his excellent comeback against Medvedev, Hurkacz has had a good year overall and looked in strong touch this week too.
It remains to be seen if Dimitrov can carry the same form to this encounter, but Hurkacz on current form starts as the favorite here.
Expect a tight match with Hurkacz prevailing in a decider.
Tip: Hurkacz to win in three sets: 3/1 (Click Here to Bet with bet365)