Australian Open 2022: Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime Prediction, Head to Head, Preview and Live Stream

Felix Auger-Ailassime will take on Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the Australian Open 2022.

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime
Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime

World No.9  Felix Auger-Ailassime will lock horns with Emil Ruusuvuori in the first-round of the Australian Open 2022 on Tuesday.

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Match Details

  • Tournament: Australian Open 2022
  • Match: Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • Round: First Round
  • Date: 18 January 2022
  • Venue:  Melbourne, Australia
  • Surface: Hardcourt
  • Prize Money: $90,000

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Match Preview

Félix Auger-Aliassime
Félix Auger-Aliassime

Emil Ruusuvuori is a Finnish professional tennis player. His current ranking according to the Association of Tennis Professionals is World No.72 and his highest ranking was World No.66. Ruusuvuori defeated Alex Molcan in the quarterfinal clash. The Finn made an impression in the Miami Open earlier this year, reaching the fourth round, and then the semifinals at the Atlanta Open last month, before falling to Brandon Nakashima in a close three-set battle.

World No. 11 Felix Auger-Aliassime would look to continue his progress as the young Canadian became career-high World No. 9. He had finished 2021 at the 11th spot in the year-end update of the rankings. The 21-year old made the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon and the semi-finals of the US Open this year. He also had two runners-up appearances this season as he continues his wait for his maiden ATP title.

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Head to Head

Emil Ruusuvuori
Emil Ruusuvuori

Emil Ruusuvuori and Felix Auger-Ailassime have never faced each other on the court, with the meeting at the Australian Open first-round set to be their first. Each of them would like to get one up on the other.

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Match Predictions

Felix Auger Aliassime
Felix Auger-Ailassime

Felix-Auger Aliassime would come into the match as the young Canadian would look to continue his steady progress after a standout 2021. The 21-year-old would look to possibly cause a few upsets and gain more confidence ahead of the 2022 season. Ruusuvuori meanwhile would be the underdog here, and would fancy his chances in the first-round clash.

Match Prediction-  Aliassime to win in straight sets.

Emil Ruusuvuori vs Felix Auger-Aliassime: Broadcast and Live stream details

  • Africa- beIN Sports, Supersports
  • Australia- Nine and Stan Sport
  • China- CCTV, GreatSports Media
  • Japan- WOWOW
  • Malaysia- beIN Sports
  • New Zealand- Sky
  • Singapore- beIN Sports
  • Europe- Eurosport, Servus TV
  • India and subcontinent- Sony Six
  • Latin America and Caribbean- ESPN International
  • Middle East- beIN Sports
  • Canada- TSN/RDS
  • North America- ESPN
  • USA- ESPN
  • United Kingdom- Eurosport

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