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As the Shanghai Masters heats up, tennis fans are in for a treat as Casper Ruud and Christopher Eubanks prepare to face off in a high-stakes third-round encounter. Both players have showcased their potential on the hardcourt this year, making this matchup an intriguing clash of styles and aspirations
Our favourite Casper Ruud vs Christopher Eubanks – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Casper Ruud vs Christopher Eubanks – match predictions
- 2 Ruud vs Eubanks: Norwegian in hardcourt showdown at Shanghai Masters
- 3 Key match details
Ruud and Eubanks will lock horns after contrasting results in their round two outings. The American was made to work hard by the resilient Yannick Hanfmann while Ruud coasted to a straight sets victory over Yoshito Nishioka.
2-0 to Casper Ruud @ 4/5 (1.80)
Matches between Ruud and Eubanks have been straight-set affairs, one each for both competitors. We believe it will be the same case as their paths cross at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena. It was Ruud who gave a more dominant display in their last outing and we are backing the charming Norwegian to get the better of the hard-serving American in this third-round bout.
Under 22.5 Games @ 1/1 (2.00)
In 2023, Eubanks’ got his serve in control and was a menace in Miami and Wimbledon. That form has departed him post-Wimbledon and he has struggled to give a decent account of his abilities. The ever-consistent Ruud should profit from this and finish the match in under 22.5 games. This was the came in his straight-set triumph over Nishioka, against whom he registered a bagel in the second set.
Casper Ruud vs Christopher Eubanks odds
According to most bookies, Ruud is the overwhelming favourite and has a 78.1% chance of winning. However, Eubanks cannot be ruled out and has an outside chance of upsetting the Norwegian with a 27.8% chance of progressing to the fourth-round.
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.
Ruud vs Eubanks: Norwegian in hardcourt showdown at Shanghai Masters
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.
Casper Ruud preview
Ruud’s 2023 journey on hard courts has been a rollercoaster, marked by glimpses of brilliance but overshadowed by inconsistency. Despite his 2022 US Open final appearance, his performances this year have shown room for improvement. While a recent quarterfinal run in Beijing marked a turning point, Ruud faces the challenge of sustaining that momentum in Shanghai. The 2022 US Open runner-up finds himself at a crossroads, grappling with the need to recapture his past successes on hard courts and make a resounding statement at the Shanghai Masters.
Christopher Eubanks preview
Eubanks is in the midst of a slump during a dream season on the main tour, his remarkable rise commencing in Miami earlier this year where he made a significant impact as a qualifier. His quarterfinal duel with Daniil Medvedev set the stage for a stellar year and he has not looked back since adding notable victories, such as his triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas at Wimbledon. His consistent performances and battles against top-10 players have solidified his reputation as a rising star on the hardcourt circuit.
Casper Ruud vs Christopher Eubanks head-to-head
The head-to-head record between Casper Ruud and Christopher Eubanks stands at 1-1, setting the stage for an evenly-matched contest
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 05:30 GMT on 08/10/2023.
- What is the prize money for Shanghai Masters 2023? The total prize money for Shanghai Masters 2023 is $8,880,000.
- Who is the reigning Shanghai Masters champion? Daniil Medvedev is the reigning Shanghai Masters champion.
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