Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud Prediction and Odds: Australian Open

The No. 2 seed will make his Australian Open 2023 debut. Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud is an evenly-matched matchup, but one that could have some big surprises in store. Check out the betting tips and predictions we have prepared for it.

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud – Match Prediction

In this Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud duel there is a clear favourite, so we have to analyse which are the best odds available for this Australian Open draw. Check out these betting tips and other tennis predictions for the second day at the Australian Open 2023.

Set 1 Total Games – 9 or 10

The Norwegian tennis player usually shows a great level in the first set. This time he will face an opponent with a lower level, so he should not have problems converting at least 2 breakpoints and winning 6-3 or 6-4.

Machac lost his last feature just 1 week ago against Korean Kwon. The Czech tennis player lost both sets with the same result 6-4, 6-4. That’s why we include this tennis odd in our Australian Open Predictions.¬†

Tomas Machac to Win a Set – No

The odds are in favour of Casper Ruud, who is expected to reach one of the final stages. Our second Australian Open prediction is that Tomas Machac will be helpless against Casper Ruud’s style, and that’s why he won’t be able to win even one set.

A few days ago, the Czech player lost to a player with a similar level to him, but much lower than Casper. So it won’t be anything out of the ordinary if this match goes to three sets in Ruud’s favour.

Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud Preview

We already Kept an eye on Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud predictions, let’s discover some facts about the preview of each player.

Tomas Machac

In the 2021 and 2022 editions, Machac obtained the same Australian Open results, reaching the second round of the tournament, and then being eliminated at this stage. This time he will face a top player, Tomas usually loses to such opponents, and this should serve as motivation because if he wins, it will be a great opportunity to give a boost to his career.

Casper Ruud

Another season in which Casper Ruud will try to win a Grand Slam. Last season he came close at the US Open, where he lost the final to current ATP No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz. His best Australian Open result came in 2021 when he reached the quarter-finals. Casper was absent from last year’s edition, so this will be a great opportunity for him to score points and close the gap to the leader of the ranking.

Machac vs Ruud Head to Head

This will be the first Australian Open draw between these two players. Although they have played in the same tournaments before, they have never met. Tomas Machac usually goes out in the first rounds of the big tournaments.

Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud Match Details

Tomas Machac vs Casper Ruud

  • Which is the place chosen for this match? The match will be played at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne.
  • Where to watch AO 2023 in UK? You can watch Australian Open on Eurosport broadcast and online, or stream it on Discovery¬†
  • What is the schedule for this feature? The feature is scheduled at 03:00 GMT on Monday, January 16th.

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