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The Zhuhai Championships are heating up as Karen Khachanov and Sebastian Korda prepare to go head-to-head in a pivotal second-round matchup. Both players have shown glimpses of their best form as they aim to secure a spot in the semifinals of this exciting tournament.
Our favourite Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda – match predictions
- 2 Khachanov and Korda in battle for Zhuhai Championships finals spot
- 3 Key match details
As Khachanov and Korda aim to regain their top form after injury setbacks, this showdown is poised to deliver intense competition and excitement. The duo have only dropped a single set apiece and it will be interesting who comes out on top.
2-0 to Sebastian Korda @ 3/2 (2.50)
Khachanov impressed with his gruelling displays in Zhuhai but the first seed is the underdog in this meeting. The Russian ace has been inactive since the French Open with his only outing in the US Open resulting in a straight-set defeat. Meanwhile, Korda has been on an impressive run and has only dropped seven games in his path to the semi-finals. With a much better form and activity record, we are backing the American ace to progress at Khachanov’s expense.
Over 21.5 Games @ 11/20 (1.55)
Three of the four duels between Khachanov and Korda have been one-sided affairs. They have been straight-set affairs but fierce battle with at least 21 games played in their most recent outings. The duo are returning from injuries but have played at a high level in Zhuhai. Korda has been in sublime form while Khachanov has displayed his resilience. Their coming together should put forward an exciting battle, that should see at least 21.5 games again.
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda odds
According to the odds, Sebastian Korda is the favourite to win the game with a 60.80% win probability. Meanwhile, the bookies give a Kharen Khacanov 45.50% chance to win the match.
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.
Khachanov and Korda in battle for Zhuhai Championships finals spot
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.
Karen Khachanov preview
Khachanov’s recent form in Zhuhai has been impressive with his precise and consistent performance. He has notched up victories in four out of five sets at the ATP Zhuhai campaign, earning him a spot in the semifinals, putting his journey from injury recovery in the rearview mirror. It showcases his remarkable improvement and determination, bringing the player that made a strong quarterfinal run at the French Open to the front again.
Sebastian Korda preview
Korda has steadily made his way through the draw at the Zhuhai Championships, with a relatively smooth path to the semifinals. Despite recent injury struggles, he has impressively conceded only seven games in the four sets he’s won in the tournament so far. It will be Korda’s fourth semifinal appearance of the season, which is a testament to his determination and recovery after months of injury-induced hiatus.
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda head to head
This is the fifth meeting between Karen and Korda on the ATP tour, with their record standing at 2-2. The winner will tilt the balance in their favour adding further incentive for the duo to prosper.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 10:30 GMT on 25 September.
- What is the prize money for Zhuhai Championships 2023? The total prize money for Zhuhai Championships 2023 is $981,785.
- Who is the reigning Zhuhai Championships champion? Alex de Minaur is the reigning Zhuhai Championships champion.
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