ATP Newport Day 2 Predictions Including Tim Van Rijthoven vs Mitchell Krueger

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Talented grass courters are on display at ATP Newport on day 2 including Wimbledon doubles champion Max Purcell, Libema Open champion Tim Van Rijthoven, and Britain’s Liam Broady. We have predictions for every day 2 match at Newport including Andy Murray vs Sam Querrey.

Benjamin Bonzi vs William Blumberg

Blumberg is a former NCAA college tennis standout who has found some ATP level success in doubles. He plays a limited schedule but did come through qualifying with a pair of three set wins. Bonzi was a semifinalist in Mallorca and a quarterfinalist in Stuttgart, the Frenchman is playing well on grass and this should be a routine victory to start his tournament given his ATP level experience and current form. Bonzi in 2

Liam Broady vs James Duckworth

Duckworth won their only meeting, he comes off a challenger semifinal after struggling all season and enduring a miserable time where he didn’t win a match until reaching the grass court portion of the season. The Australian is capable on grass but Liam Broady is better. A third round at Wimbledon and two easy wins at Newport sets him up to make a nice run here as a qualifier. Broady should serve his way to success. Broady in 3

Max Purcell vs Adrian Mannarino

Mannarino won a tough five setter when this pair met just two weeks ago at Wimbledon. Purcell, the Wimbledon doubles champion, had qualified for Wimbledon in singles and had a decent challenger result on grass, Mannarino was a semifinalist in the Netherlands on grass and his flat shots are quite effective on the surface. Purcell can win this, but a repeat of their last meeting is the smart pick. Mannarino in 3

Mitchell Krueger vs Tim Van Rijthoven

The qualifier Krueger runs into one of the best grass court players on the ATP Tour right now, Van Rijthoven reached the second week of Wimbledon after winning on grass at home in the Netherlands. His Wimbledon loss came against Novak Djokovic, the eventual Wimbledon Champion. Krueger is unlikely to be competitive here if Van Rijthoven can maintain control with his serve. Van Rijthoven in 2

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