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Casper Ruud vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: Prediction and Betting Tips

18:00, Aug 13 2021
Casper Ruud vs Stefanos Tsitsipas prediction for Friday’s ATP Toronto tennis tournament Open clash at Aviva Center in Toronto. Sixth seed Casper Ruud will square off with third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in a very equal match in terms of strength. Our free prediction and betting tips follow on this page.

Casper Ruud aiming for better performance on hard courts

Clay court specialist Casper Ruud has done well so far in the Toronto Open by reaching the third round. Moreover, the world number 12 beat Lajovic and Cilic on his way and set up a mouthwatering encounter with Tsitipas. Ruud has met twice with the Greek before and has a 1-1 record. 

Casper Ruud is having an amazing season so far. Indeed, the Norwegian won four of his five career titles this year in Geneva, Bastad, Gstaad, and Kitzbuhel, all on clay. Eventually, the 22-year-old has an almost 80% winning rate this year with a 35-9 win / loss record. Adding to that, an Australian Open semi-final and an Acapulco final was Ruud’s highlight on hard courts.

Ruud key stats

  • Ruud has played on average 10.00 games per set this year on hard courts
  • The Norwegian won five of his seven matches on hard courts this year
  • The sixth seed has won 58.2% of the points on his second serve

Stefanos Tsitsipas looking for a win to reach his second quarter-final

Two title wins in Monte Carlo Masters and Lyon, a Grand Slam final in Rolland Garros sums up Stefanos Tsitsipas’s great season. In addition, the world number four’s overall 42-12 win / loss record is among the best on Tour this season. Also, Tsitsipas did well on hard courts by reaching the final in Acapulco and the semi-final of the Australian Open.

An amazing serving performance in his second-round match against Khachanov saw Tsitsipas completely dominate the Russian. In fact, the Greek won 93% of the points behind his first serve, (25/27). He was not broken and saved both breakpoints against his serve finishing the match in two sets.

Tsitsipas key Stats

  • Tsitsipas has played on average 25.0 games per match this year on hard courts
  • The Greek has won 76.1% of the points behind his first serve
  • The world number four saved 58.9% of the breakpoints on his serve

Casper Ruud vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Prediction 

We think it will be a close match with very little separating both players from each other. In addition, they both have won titles this year and the hard court is not their favorite surface.

Casper Ruud won the last H2H at the Madrid Open on clay. However, we don’t have to go so far back to find that Ruud is playing very well currently. Hence the Norwegian converted all three break points in his last match against Lajovic.

On the other side of the court, Tsitsipas as well has been playing very well in Toronto as we saw in the preview. The Greek eliminated two of the hottest players now on Tour, Khachanov the Olympics finalist, and Humbert who eliminated Titsipas in Tokyo.

Casper Ruud vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Betting Tips

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