Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki Prediction and Odds: Australian Open 2023

Sebastian Korda and Yosuke Watanuki will battle it out for a place in the third round of the Australian Open. Which of these players will be left standing after this match?


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Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki – Match Predictions

Choosing the right option to bet on can be a challenging task; but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our team of experts have thoroughly analysed both players, providing the best value for you. With that in mind, read our predictions and tips for Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki.

Yosuke Watanuki to Win at Least One Set

Sebastian Korda is the favourite here, and for good reason. The American reached the final of the Adelaide event, and took a set off Novak Djokovic. However, Yosuke Watanuki has also put up some good results lately. The 24 year old has won four matches in a row, surrendering just one set in the process. While we expect Sebastian Korda to win this match, we don’t think he’ll do it in straight sets.

Yosuke Watanuki +6.5 Games

Now we’ve established that this won’t be a one-sided contest, we also think that Yosuke Watanuki can cover +6.5 games. It’s important to note that these players met once, and Watanuki won that match in straight sets. Furthermore, Yosuke Watanuki has 17 wins in his last 18 matches across all competitions, and will head into this match with a ton of confidence. Considering how well the Japanese has played recently, we are fairly confident that he’ll keep this match close enough to cover this line.

Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki Preview

Now that we’ve gotten the predictions out of the way, let’s take a closer look at these players, and how they’ve fared so far this season.

Sebastian Korda

Sebastian Korda kicked off his Australian Open campaign with a 3-1 victory over Cristian Garin. The American has enjoyed some fine form this season; he has five wins in six matches across all competitions so far. As Korda takes on Watanuki, he’ll set his sights on a place in the third round of this tournament.

Yosuke Watanuki

Unlike his opponent, Yosuke Watanuki had to go through the qualifying rounds of this tournament. The 24 year old has had an impressive run over the past couple of months; he suffered just one loss in his last 18 matches across all competitions. On that note, it’ll be interesting to see how he’ll match-up against Sebastian Korda today.

Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki Head to Head

This will be the second encounter between these players. They met at a Challenger event three years ago, and Yosuke Watanuki emerged victorious in two sets.

  • 03/02/2020 Watanuki won 2-0 (Dallas Challenger, Indoor Hard)

Sebastian Korda vs Yosuke Watanuki Match Details

AO 2023

  • On which surface will this match be played? Korda vs Watanuki will take place on outdoor hard court
  • What are the odds offered on these players? Sebastian Korda 2/9 (1.22) Yosuke Watanuki 16/5 (4.2)
  • Is it possible to watch AO 2023 live in the UK? Of course. All Australian Open matches will be broadcast live on Eurosport, you can also live stream this match on Discovery +.

About the author

Kelechi Udoka

Kelechi is a huge sports fan with over 10 years of betting experience. He has written thousands of match previews on football, tennis, basketball and American football in the past few years.