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Holger Rune is one of the favorites to win the National Bank Open and will face a familiar face in the second round of the tournament.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Marcos Giron vs Holger Rune – Match Predictions
Holger Rune is one of the best young players on the tour, and he is among the top seeds wherever he plays. Still, he had no success in the previous match against Giron, and we are about to see if he things will work out this time for him.
Holger Rune 2-0
Rune is improving his game consistently and shows maturity despite being only 20 years old. He is among the favorites to win the tournament in Toronto and should have no problems in the match against Giron. The American is not even close to Rune’s level and world No. 6 will take care of business in straight sets.
Over 21.5 games
Giron is having a good week in Toronto and is confident he can be competitive in the match against Rune. He can serve well despite often is inconsistent and that will keep him long enough in the match to take it over 21.5 games.
Marcos Giron vs Holger Rune Preview
Holger Rune starts the US Open series at the National Bank Open, and this match will give us a wider picture if he can be one of the contenders to win in Toronto.
Marcos Giron is 70th in the ATP rankings and has never been higher than No. 49. The 30-year-old American is 21-19 for the season and 9-8 on hard.
Giron went through the qualifiers defeating Nick Chappell and Radu Albot to make it to the main draw in Toronto. In the first round of the main draw, he defeated Emil Ruusuvuori 7-6, 7-6.
Giron’s best result this season was the third round at the French Open where he lost to Nicolas Jarry in four sets.
Rune is 6th in the ATP rankings which is his highest rank ever. The 20-year-old is 38-15 for the season and 9-5 on hard surface.
The Canadian Open is his first tournament after the Hopman Cup where he lost to Richard Gasquet and Leandro Riedi.
Previously, Rune made it to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon losing to world No. 1, Carlos Alcaraz.
Rune played in three finals this season. He won in Munich against Botic Van Den Zandschulp, and lost in Rome to Daniil Medvedev and in Monte Carlo to Andrey Rublev.
Marcos Giron vs Holger Rune Head to Head
Marcos Giron won the only previous match against Holger Rune. It was the first round of the 2022 Wimbledon, where the American won 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.
Marcos Giron vs Holger Rune Match Details
- When will the match between Giron vs Rune be played? The match is scheduled for August 10.
- Who is the favorite in the match between Giron vs Rune? Given the odds, Rune is major favorite to win this match.
- How many titles Holger Rune has won this season? Rune has won only one title so far this season, in Munich in April.
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