Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs Alex Michelsen prediction and odds: US Open 2023

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The US Open courts are set to witness a fascinating encounter between the seasoned campaigner Albert Ramos Vinolas and the emerging talent Alex Michelsen. The clash signifies the intersection of experience and rapid ascent, promising a riveting contest that encapsulates the essence of tennis evolution.

Our favourite Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs Alex Michelsen match predictions

Despite being 39 ranking slots ahead of Michelsen, Ramos is the underdog against the wildcard entrant. While the Spaniard’s star has faded, the young American upstart has entertained the crowds with his dogged ability. For the latest insights and betting tips on the US Open 2023, be sure to check out our predictions for the ATP men’s event and the WTA women’s event.

Over 35.5 Games @ 17/20 (1.85)

Despite his tender years, Michelsen has been impressive on the tour in 2023. The American teenager has two titles and a further four championship match involvements. On the other hand, Ramos has struggled to impress and is 0-6 on hard court appearances. However, this is the first time Michelsen is playing in the grandest arena and his inexperience can cause him problems. The Wily Spaniard will use it to his advantage. While not having the form on his side, we expect Romos to drag out the affair past the 35.5 game mark.

3-1 to Alex Michelsen @ 14/5 (3.80)

Heading into this duel, Michelsen is the overwhelming favourite and with good reason. The American will lock horns against an experienced campaigner with years of action to call upon to his aide. This should help Ramos to shave off a set but we do not expect him to have the legs to triumph against the youthful Michelsen. With form on his side, the American can drop a set but should get over the line with a 3-1 scoreline.

The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and the odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with your bookmaker before placing a bet.

Youth and experience collide in first round

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season. For the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

Albert Ramos-Vinolas preview

Albert Ramos Vinolas arrives at the US Open with the aura of rejuvenation after a successful spell during the clay swing earlier this season. He reached the final in Gstaad and made the top four in Cordoba. As he transitions to hard courts, his recent performances on clay indicate his ability to harness his skill set across surfaces. His challenge now is to replicate that form on a different battleground. It will be a stiff task as Ramos-Vinolas has a 0-6 record on the surface in 2023.

Alex Michelsen preview

Michelsen’s recent journey has been a whirlwind of triumphs and breakthroughs, culminating in Challenger titles in Edmond and Chicago. He reached the championship matches a further four times in Malibu, Rome, Calabasas and Newport, the latter being the most recent. His foray into the round of 16 in Winston-Salem speaks volumes about his confidence and adaptability. As he gears up for the US Open, his recent form adds an element of intrigue to his matchup against Ramos Vinolas.

Ramos-Vinolas vs Michelsen head to head

Ramos-Vinolas and Michelsen will step onto the court for the first time against each other.

Key match details

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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 17:30 GMT on 29 August.
  • Who is the reigning US Open champion? Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek are the reigning US Open champions.
  • Where can you watch US Open? Australian fans are also in luck with Channel 9 broadcasting action from Flushing Meadows for free.

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