Delray Beach Open 2023: Taylor Fritz vs Adrian Mannarino – Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction


Top seed Taylor Fritz squares off against French star Adrian Mannarino in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Delray Beach Open on Friday.

Taylor Fritz erupts in joy after winning the title in Eastbourne (Image Credit: ATP Tour – Twitter)

Taylor Fritz

The 25-year-old came into the tournament after losing to eventual champion Wu Yibing in the Dallas Open semifinals in a thrilling contest.

After receiving a bye into the round of 16 of the Delray Beach Open, Fritz took on Ecuadorian No. 1 Emilio Gomez. Fritz was the outright favorite to win the match and he registered a comfortable win against Gomez. Fritz smashed 11 aces in the match and had a win percentage of 79 on the first serve. The match got over in 1 hour and 27 minutes.

Adrian Mannarino

The experienced campaigner also came into the tournament after losing to Wu Yibing. This loss came in the quarterfinals of the Dallas Open.

Adrian Mannarino

The southpaw opened his Delray Beach Open campaign against Daniel Altmaier in the round of 32. After losing the first set, the 34-year-old won the match 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to register a memorable come-from-behind win. In the round of 16, Mannarino defeated 9th seed J.J. Wolf in straight sets 7-5, 6-2. The veteran served quite well and had a win percentage of 81 on the first serve.

Head-to-Head and Prediction

Adrian Mannarino has a 2-1 lead in the head-to-head scoreline against Taylor Fritz. The American athlete earned his first win against Mannarino in their most recent encounter in the 2022 Mexican Open in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.

Prediction: Taylor Fritz to win in straight sets.

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