Yoshihito Nishioka vs Andrey Rublev Prediction and Odds: Mutua Madrid Open 2023

Andrey Rublev is one of the top favorites to win Mutua Madrid Open, but he will have a tough task in the third round against a player he has a losing record against.

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Yoshihito Nishioka vs Andrey Rublev – Match Predictions

Given the odds and the current form, Rublev is a major favorite in the third-round match against Nishioka in Madrid. Still, if we take a look at their previous matches, this would probably be a real fight.

Andrey Rublev -4.5

Rublev is having a great season recently winning in Monte Carlo on clay. The Russian has matured in his game and is very strong when the game is on the line and has been able to put up some miraculous comebacks this season. He goes in every match with the right approach, and he will need that against Nishioka. The Japanese is much better on hard surface and this will be their first match on clay. Rublev is the better one and will prove that on Sunday with a nice win covering the -4.5 games spread.

Over 20.5 games

Nishioka has a solid record on clay in his career and he goes into this one after a long match in the opening round. The Japanese has proven in the past that he knows how to play against Rublev and that will give him some chance in this match that will go over the given margin of 20.5 games.

Yoshihito Nishioka vs Andrey Rublev Preview

Rublev is one of the best players this season and should have no major problems against Nishioka.

Yoshihito Nishioka

Nishioka is currently in 34th spot in the ATP rankings, two spots lower than his career-high. He had a good start of the season reaching the round of 16 at the Australian Open but failed to keep the consistency. The Japanese is 10-7 for the season and 2-1 on clay. In the second round in Madrid, he defeated Alex Molcan 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

Andrey Rublev

Rublev is one of the hottest players on the tour at the moment. He is 6th in the ATP rankings and recently won the Masters 1000 tournament in Monte Carlo. Last week, Rublev made it to the final in Banja Luka where he was stunned by Dusan Lajovic. Rublev is 22-9 for the season and 9-1 on clay. In the previous round in Madrid he defeated Stan Wawrinka by 7-5 and 6-4.

Yoshihito Nishioka vs Andrey Rublev to Head

This will be the fourth match between these two players and surprisingly the Japanese leads 2-1. The last time they played was last year in Washington DC with Nishioka winning 6-3, 6-4.

Madrid Open

Yoshihito Nishioka vs Andrey Rublev Match Details

  • Date and Time: The match will start on Sunday, April 30th at (to be decided)
  • Venue: The match will be played on (to be decided)
  • Where to watch the match in UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom

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