ATP Petersburg Open 2020, an ATP 500 tournament will commence on Monday, 12th October. It is an indoor hard court tournament. One of the intriguing first round matches is Andrey Rubelv and Vasek Pospisil. Andrey Rublev has played good tennis over the past 2 months, reaching the last 8 at US Open and French Open, and winning the ATP Hamburg Open. He will look to continue his good form and claim one more title at Petersburg.
- Fixture: Andrey Rublev vs Vasek Pospisil
- Tournament: ATP Petersburg Open 2020
- Round: 1st Round
- Venue: Petersburg, Russia
- Category: ATP 500 tournament
- Surface: Indoor Hard-court
- Prize money: Approx.203,409 dollars
Andrey Rublev vs Vasek Pospisil: Match Preview
Andrey Rublev comes into the Petersburg Open at the back of a successful clay court season which included a Hamburg Open title and reaching the French Open last 8 where he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas. He will be determined to win more points and collect as many points as possible as the battle of ATP Nitto Finals spot heats up.
Vasek Pospisil had a disappointing clay court season as he lost in the first round of the French Open to Matteo Berrettini. However, he had a better run at the US Open 2020 in which he managed to reach the last 16 where he eventually lost to Alex De Minaur.
Andrey Rublev vs Vasek Pospisil: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced each other twice before with each winning on 1 occasion. The head to head record stands at 1-1. Their last meeting came in the Davis Cup semifinal tie between Russia and Canada where Rublev won in straight sets.
Andrey Rublev vs Vasek Pospisil: Match Prediction
Andrey Rublev has certainly raised his level of tennis in 2020, making deep runs at major tournaments this year. With the battle for a few spots in the ATP Nitto Finals heating up, Rublev will be determined to gather as many points as possible. Pospisil is not expected to cause any serious problems to the Russian, who should advance into the Round 2 with a comfortable victory.
Match Prediction: Andrey Rublev to defeat Vasek Pospisil in straight sets.