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Vienna Open greets tennis enthusiasts with a thrilling opener as Alexei Popyrin faces off against Andrey Rublev. While Popyrin seeks redemption after a challenging stretch, Rublev aims to build on his recent success.
Our favourite Alexei Popyrin vs Andrey Rublev – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Alexei Popyrin vs Andrey Rublev – match predictions
- 2 Popyrin and Rublev square off in Vienna opener: a match to watch
- 3 Key match details
Both Alexei and Andrey bring contrasting recent form and objectives to the court, setting the stage for a captivating contest in Austria. Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the Vienna Open 2023.
2-1 to Andrey Rublev @ 3/1 (4.00)
It is difficult to look past Rublev in this duel. The Russian ace is coming into this match a week after his Shanghai Masters runner-up finish. With Popyrin losing five of his last seven matches, we expect the Russian to triumph. However, the last four of the Australian’s defeats have seen a deciding set needed. We expect the trend to continue with Rublev triumphing 2-1 in this meeting.
Over 21.5 Games @ 67/100 (1.67)
Five of Popyrin’s last six matches have seen at least 22 games being played. For Rublev, four of his last six matches have required at least 22 games before a victor was found. Neither player likes to give up or roll over, despite their very contrasting results in recent weeks. We are anticipating a hard-fought battle, one that sees the trend continue with over 21.5 games being played.
Alexei Popyrin vs Andrey Rublev odds
In their first-round clash at the Vienna Open, Andrey Rublev steps onto the court as the overwhelming favourite, boasting an impressive 83.3% implied probability of securing victory. Meanwhile, Alexei Popyrin faces a formidable challenge, holding a 22.7% chance of emerging as the winner.
Popyrin and Rublev square off in Vienna opener: a match to watch
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.
Alexei Popyrin preview
Alexei Popyrin’s recent form has been marked by ups and downs. After a promising quarter-final finish in the Cincinnati Open, he faced a downward spiral, losing four matches in succession. This unfortunate streak resulted in early exits at the US Open, Astana Open, and the Shanghai Masters. However, Popyrin managed to redeem himself with a quarter-final run in the Japan Open before succumbing to Shintaro Mochizuki.
Andrey Rublev preview
Andrey Rublev, following a quarter-final appearance at the US Open, had high hopes for the Asian hard court swing. However, things didn’t go as planned, with early exits in the China Open and the second round. His redemption came at the Shanghai Masters, where he showcased his prowess by reaching the final and giving a commendable performance against the eventual champion, Hubert Hurkacz.
Alexei Popyrin vs Andrey Rublev head to head
As of now, there are no previous meetings recorded between Alexei and Andrey.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 09:00 GMT on 24 October 2023.
- Who is the top seed of the Vienna Open? Daniil Medvedev has the top billing at Vienna Open 2023.
- Who is the reigning Vienna Open champion? Daniil Medvedev beat Dennis Shapalov in last year’s finale.
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