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In a pivotal second-round encounter at the Basel Open, Holger Rune and Sebastian Baez are set to face off, each with their own compelling narratives. For the latest insights and betting tips on the Basel Open 2023, be sure to check out our predictions for the men’s event.
Our favourite Holger Rune vs Sebastian Baez – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Holger Rune vs Sebastian Baez – match predictions
- 2 Rune and Baez clash in Basel: A battle of redemption and opportunity
- 3 Key match details
Rune seeks to break free from a recent slump and defend his runner-up points from last year, while Baez aims to capitalize on newfound momentum and improve his dismal indoor hardcourt record. This clash promises to be a battle of determination, resurgence, and seizing opportunities.
Over 22.5 Games @ 9/10 (1.90)
The previous three meetings between Rune and Baez have been straight forward affairs, finishing in two sets. All of these matches were on Baez’s preferred clay courts and the odds favour Rune in the indoor hardcourts. The Dane recently ended his losing streak with a hard-fought win over Miomir Kecmanovic but needed 28 games to power through. As the two formidable opponents meet again, we expect a long battle with at least 22.5 games being played.
2-1 to Holger Rune @ 3/1 (4.00)
The prior meetings have not gone into overtime with straight-set victories registered by them. Rune is the favourite in this match-up but has lost 9 of his 11 matches since his Wimbledon exit. Baez will like the Dane’s form as he battles on his less preferred indoor hard courts. The Argentine will deliver a blow as he leads their h2h battles 2-1 but will eventually come up short as Rune makes it 2-2 with a deciding set victory.
Holger Rune vs Sebastian Baez odds
In the upcoming clash at the Basel Open, Rune enters the arena with a 69% chance of emerging victorious, a testament to his successes on indoor hard courts. On the opposite side of the net, Sebastian Baez faces an uphill battle with a 37% chance of winning, reflecting his struggles on this surface.
Rune and Baez clash in Basel: A battle of redemption and opportunity
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.
Holger Rune preview
Holger Rune’s 2023 season has been a rollercoaster ride, characterized by flashes of brilliance and bouts of inconsistency. With only four wins to his name and seven losses, Rune grapples with the shadow of a dismal stretch before arriving in Basel. The former Boys’ French Open champion must find his footing and regain the form that once earned him titles on indoor hard courts to secure his place in the ATP Finals.
Sebastian Baez preview
Sebastian Baez’s recent triumph over Christopher O’Connell marked a significant turning point in his career on indoor hard courts. Before Basel, the Argentine had struggled, winning only two out of ten matches on this surface, with none at the main tour level. However, his win in Basel has opened up new opportunities for him, and he aims to continue his upward trajectory in this crucial phase of the season.
Holger Rune vs Sebastian Baez head to head
Rune and Baez have clashed three times, with Baez leading the head-to-head 2-1, all on clay. However, as they meet on indoor hard courts, the tables could turn in this intriguing matchup.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 17:00 GMT on 26 October 2023.
- What is the prize money for Basel Open 2023? The total prize money for Basel Open 2023 is €2,196,000.
- Who is the top seed of the Basel Open? Holger Rune is the top seed at the Basel Open 2023.
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