Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner prediction and odds: Vienna Open 2023

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The Vienna Open kicks off with an electrifying first-round battle between two of the ATP’s most promising talents, Ben Shelton and Jannik Sinner. With titles and impressive runs on the Asian hardcourt swing under their belts, both players are eager to make a statement in Austria.

Our favourite Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner – match predictions

Shelton and Sinner were involved in an epic three-setter in Shanghai and renew their rivalry in Vienna. Fans will be eagerly awaiting the encounter

3 Total Sets @ 19/10 (2.90)

Anticipate a thrilling three-set battle when Ben takes on Jannik at the Vienna Open, as recent statistics and their past encounter in Shanghai point to an extended and closely contested match. The Italian in particular has been no stranger to grueling encounters recently, with six of his last ten matches necessitating a deciding set to determine the victor. On the other hand, Shelton has also been involved in his fair share of three-setters, with six of his last eight matches extending to the deciding set. Their previous meeting in Shanghai also resulted in a thrilling three-set contest, providing further evidence of their closely matched skills and determination to outlast their opponents.

Over 22.5 Games @ 91/100 (1.91)

The prospect of this match extending beyond 22.5 games holds significant merit, as both players have recently demonstrated a penchant for longer contests. Moreover, their past head-to-head meeting provides further evidence of the likelihood of this over 22.5-game scenario unfolding. In their recent performances, Sinner and Shelton have been involved in a series of closely contested matches, often requiring a deciding set to determine the victor. Adding to this, their last encounter in Shanghai resulted in an intense 30-game match, further underlining their capability to push the limits and generate a substantial number of games. All these factors suggest that the over 22.5 games selection is a strong possibility for their Vienna Open clash.

Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner odds

The odds overwhelmingly favour Jannik, with an 83.3% implied probability of clinching victory, while Ben Shelton has a tough task on his hands, holding an outside chance of 22.7% to triumph.

Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner: Clash of young titans in Vienna opener

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.

Ben Shelton preview

Ben Shelton, currently ranked 19th in the ATP, enters this match fresh from his title victory at the Japan Open, where he defeated Aslan Karatsev in straight sets. His star is on the rise, with notable achievements including a quarter-final appearance at the Shanghai Masters and a semi-final finish in the US Open. These performances highlight his growing prominence on the hard court circuit.

Jannik Sinner preview

World number 4, Jannik Sinner, has relished his time on the Asian hardcourt swing. He secured the China Open title by defeating Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-finals and Daniil Medvedev in the final. Although he faced a setback in the Shanghai Masters, where he was defeated by Ben Shelton, his recent successes underscore his formidable presence on the tennis stage.

Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner head to head

Shelton and Sinner have crossed paths once before in the third round of the Shanghai Masters. In an epic showdown, Shelton emerged victorious with a 2-1 win, staging a remarkable comeback after losing the first set.

Key match details

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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 09:00 GMT on 23 October 2023.
  • What is the prize money for the Vienna Open 2023? The total prize money for the Vienna Open 2023 is $2,409,835.
  • Who is the reigning Vienna Open champion? Top seed Daniil Medvedev is the reigning Vienna Open champion.

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