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Aslan Karatsev was a top 15 player not that long ago and now needed to go through the qualifiers to get to the French Open main draw. Once he is here, the Russian can be a dangerous opponent for everybody, including Frances Tiafoe.
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Aslan Karatsev vs Frances Tiafoe – Match Predictions
Frances Tiafoe to win
Tiafoe is on the verge of getting into the top 10 players in the ATP rankings and this may be the tournament that will finally launch him into the top 10. The American has already won a title on clay this season and his energy will be the difference maker in this match. Karatsev is coming off a long week going through the qualifiers, and he will pay the bill in this match.
Over 38.5 games
Karatsev and Tiafoe have excellent serve which will keep them safe in most of the serving games and we will definitely play at least one tie break. Neither of them can be that dominant in this match to win in straight sets so this one will definitely go over 38.5 games.
Aslan Karatsev vs Frances Tiafoe Preview
Both Karatsev and Tiafoe have not made a significant success in Roland Garros and whoever wins this one will make it to the third round for the first time in his career.
Karatsev has fallen to 61st place in the ATP ranking and not that long ago he was at no. 14. The Russian is 19-9 for the season and 14-4 on clay. Karatsev went through the three qualifying rounds without losing a set to make it to the main draw. In the first round, he defeated Alexei Popyrin by 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, 6-2. His best result this season was the semifinal match in Madrid where he lost to Jan-Lennard Struff. This is the second time in his career to make it to the second round of Roland Garros.
Tiafoe is ranked at no. 12 at the moment, one spot lower than his career best. The American is 22-9 for the season and 7-3 on clay this season. In the opening round of the French Open, Tiafoe defeated Filip Krajinovic by 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Tiafoe won the tournament in Houston earlier this year and also made it to the semifinal in Indian Wells where he lost to Daniil Medvedev. This is the second time ever for Tiafoe to make it to the French Open second round.
Aslan Karatsev vs Frances Tiafoe Head to Head
This will be the first match between Karatsev and Tiafoe.
Aslan Karatsev vs Frances Tiafoe Match Details
- When will this match start? This match is scheduled for June 1st.
- When the French Open men’s final will take place? The men’s final is scheduled for Sunday, June 11th, 2023.
- Who is the main favorite to win the French Open? Carlos Alcaraz is the top seed and the main favorite to win the tournament.
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