Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Andrey Rublev Odds & Prediction
Andrey Rublev of Russia celebrates after successful some extent towards Casper Ruud of Norway throughout their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters event in Monaco, Saturday, April 17, 2021. (AP Picture/Jean-Francois Badias)
- Andrey Rublev is into his first Masters 1000 singles ultimate, to face Stefanos Tsitsipas Sunday at 8:30 am EDT
- The Russian is ranked decrease, however is the slight favourite going into the match
- For a breakdown of their rivalry, and the perfect bets, learn on
Ten months aside in age, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev are about as evenly matched as could be.
Monte-Carlo Masters Last Odds
|Participant||Unfold||Moneyline at DraftKings||Complete|
| Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)||+1.5 (-124)||+105||O 22.5 (-124)|
| Andrey Rublev (RUS)||-1.5 (+102)||-125||U 22.5 (+102)|
Odds as of April 17
Rivals Since Their Junior Days
They’re 3-3 after they’ve met on the ATP Tour.
On clay, the floor in Monte-Carlo, they’re 1-1.
Within the juniors, they have been 1-1, with each of these matches additionally on clay.
Earlier than the event started, they have been proper subsequent to one another on the percentages record with Tsitsipas at +1700 and Rublev at +2000.
They’re each at career-high rankings, too.
So why shouldn’t the percentages be this shut?
From the Subsequent Gen Finals to a Masters 1000 Last 🙌
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 17, 2021
Rublev is 24-4 to this point in 2021, with one title. Tsitsipas is 21-5 with no titles, however a finals look in Acapulco.
Tsitsipas vs Rublev Earlier ATP Matches
|2021||Rotterdam (Laborious/SF)||6-3, 7-6 (2)||Rublev|
|2020||ATP Finals (Laborious/RR)||6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (6)||Tsitsipas|
|2020||Roland Garros (Clay/QF)||7-5, 6-2, 6-3||Tsitsipas|
|2020||Hamburg (Clay/F)||6-4, 3-6, 7-5||Rublev|
|2019||US Open (Laborious/R128)||6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 7-5||Tsitsipas|
In Main Clay Second, Tsitsipas Prevailed
The one key matchup that went fully Tsitsipas’ means was their quarterfinal conflict on the French Open final October.
Tsitsipas gained straight units, as Rublev was competing in his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.
That was a troublesome loss to take, and Rublev has avenged it masterfully.
And although it’s solely been six months, the Russian is a unique participant now.
Rublev on a Roll
Since that defeat, he has gone 37-5.
Rublev has three titles, a ultimate, three semifinals, an undefeated 4-0 week on the ATP Cup and a quarterfinal on the Australian Open in that span.
He has the possibility so as to add one other title on Sunday.
Tsitsipas vs Rublev Head-to-Head
|22 (Aug. 12, 1998)||Age||23 (Oct. 20, 1997)|
|Athens, Greece||Birthplace||Moscow, Russia|
|5||Profession ATP Singles Titles||8|
|No. 5 (Aug. 5, 2019)||Profession Excessive Rating||No. 8 (Aug. 19, 2020)|
|No. 5||Present Rating||No. 8|
|$13,537,892||Profession Prize Cash||$7,857,428|
|21-5||2021 Received/Loss report||24-4|
|3||Profession Head to Head||3|
Key for Rublev: Protecting the Calm
For Rublev, calm and sort off the courtroom, studying to maintain these on-court feelings in examine has been every thing.
“It’s lesson that I discovered in Miami […] That’s why I misplaced, due to my feelings. I simply hold targeted. I hold staying within the match. It circled,” he defined Saturday.
Tsitsipas is an efficient defender, particularly for his measurement. But it surely’s not his most popular match plan.
And when Rublev is working on all cylinders, he’s highly effective sufficient from the baseline to create openings to blast winners.
However he’s up towards an opponent who’s taking part in practically in addition to he’s this 12 months, even when Tsitsipas hasn’t been examined practically as a lot this week.
Whereas Tsitsipas has overwhelmed only one seed, No. 16 Cristian Garin (ranked No. 24), Rublev defeated dogged No. 9 seed Roberto Bautista Agut. After which he instantly took out 11-time Monte-Carlo champion Rafael Nadal, each in three units.
Rublev Finals Document Stellar
Thus far in his profession, Rublev has not dealt with “firsts” notably nicely.
His first look on the ATP Tour Finals final November didn’t go nicely. He has made the quarterfinals on the final three Grand Slam tournaments, however didn’t win a set every time.
This might be his first Masters 1000 ultimate, whereas it is going to be the third for Tsitsipas.
In Rublev’s favour? He’s 8-2 in ATP Tour finals matches; Tsitsipas is a comparatively pedestrian 5-8.
A 3-set match (+125 at Guess 365) is an efficient possibility.
Finest Guess: Rublev in three units (+325)
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