Team Norway will be facing off against Team Spain in the round-robin stage matches of the ATP Cup 2022.
Norway vs Spain: Match Details
- Tournament: ATP Cup 2022
- Match: Norway vs Spain
- Round: Round Robin
- Date: January 3, 2022
- Venue: Sydney, Australia
- Surface: Hard Court
Norway vs Spain: Preview
Team Norway will be headlined by the 23-year-old and world No.8, Casper Ruud. Ruud had an amazing year, winning 5 ATP singles titles and entering into the top 10 rankings. He also reached the semifinals of the 2021 ATP Finals. In his first match, Ruud will go against Roberto Bautista Agut who is currently ranked 19th in the world but is much more experienced with 9 ATP singles titles to his name.
In the first singles of the rubber tie, Victor Durasovic will compete against Pablo Carreño Busta. Durasovic is currently ranked 340th in the world whereas Busta is ranked 20th in the world. In the doubles match, Ruud and Durasovic will combine forces to go up against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Pedro Martinez.
Norway vs Spain: Prediction
In the first singles match, Carreno Busta will have a very significant advantage due to the difference in the rankings against Durasovic, this could give Spain the lead. Next up, Ruud and Agut could put up an excellent tennis match for sure since both are highly skilled and have won several accolades. The match will be splendid with Ruud ultimately taking the win and making the scores equal. In the final doubles, the Spanish team comprising Davidovich Fokina and Martinez present a better balance and are, therefore, more likely to win.
Prediction: Spain to win 2-1.
Norway vs Spain: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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