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Aslan Karatsev vs Hubert Hurkacz: Prediction and Betting Tips
Aslan Karatsev in solid form
After a rocket start to the year, Aslan Karatsev’s form somewhat deteriorated. In fact, the Russian started the season by reaching the semi-final of the Australian Open and won the title in Dubai. However, he reached just one final since then in Belgrade and his best result in the Grand Slams was the third round at the US Open.
Nonetheless, Karatsev is showing some solid tennis at Indian Wells after winning his two matches in straight sets. Notably, in the first round, he beat Caruso of Italy dropping just two games in the process. Also the Russian looked in fine form in his second match against Shapovalov beating the Canadian without losing his serve.
Karatsev Key Stats
- The number of winners hit by Karatsev in Indian Wells is 42
- Karatsev won 84% of his first serve points and 64% of his second
- 34 is the total games Karatsev played in two matches
— Hubert Hurkacz (@HubertHurkacz) October 6, 2021
Hubert Hurkacz looking for a better finish than his last appearance
The current year is Hubert Hurkacz’s best of his career. To Illustrate, the 24-year-old Pole won three tournaments of which one of which was the Miami Masters. Also, he reached the semi-final of Wimbledon and lost to Berrettini in four sets. Moreover, he won the title in Metz two weeks ago and is on a 7-1 win/loss record.
At Indian Wells, Hurkacz’s best result was reaching the quarter-final in his only participation in 2019. As for the current edition, the world number 12 won his two matches with relative ease against Tiafoe and Popyrin. Certainly, Hurkacz possesses one of the biggest forehands on tour and will be key in his match against Karatsev.
Hurkacz Key Stats
- 36 is the total games played by Hurkacz at Indian Wells
- Hurkacz won 69% of his first serve points and 60% of his second
- The Pole lost his serve just once in two matches
Aslan Karatsev vs Hubert Hurkacz Prediction
Both of these players look to be in very good form coming into this match. However , Karatsev’s numbers are more impressive especially his serve. In fact, the Russian is yet to lose his serve in two matches and faced just two breakpoints.
Similarly, Hurkacz’s serve looks to be working fine but the difference is the points won on them. And this could be the key difference in this match if Karatsev can return well his opponent’s serves.
In conclusion, we think it will be a close match, closer than these two players played their matches so far.
Aslan Karatsev vs Hubert Betting Tips
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