Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta will be up against Holger Rune in the quarterfinal of the 2021 Moselle Open. Carreno Busta is ranked 16th in the world while Rune is the World No.133.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune: Match Details
- Tournament: Moselle Open 2021
- Match: Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Date: September 24, 2021
- Prize money: $10,584
- Venue: Metz, France
- Surface: Indoor Hardcourt
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune: Preview
Second seed Pablo Carreno Busta hasn’t been in the best of form since winning the German Open post Wimbledon. He then won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Novak Djokovic. He reached the quarterfinals at both Cincinnati Masters and Winston-Salem Open but lost in the opening round of the US Open. In Metz, he beat Mikael Ymer in straight sets 7-5,6-2 in the Round of 16 after receiving a first round bye.
As for his opponent, Holger Rune, he has been rising up the ranks constantly since this season. He has been a consistent player on the challenger tour and made it to the main draw of the US Open. He pushed top seed Novak Djokovic to four sets in the very first round, showcasing his talent.
This week in Metz, he had to come through two tough qualifying rounds to enter the main draw. In the first round, he stunned Spaniard Bernabe Zapata Miralles, double bageling him to reach the Round of 16 where he beat 5th seed Lorenzo Sonego in three sets 6-7(6),6-4,6-4.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune: Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting between the duo. They haven’t met on tour yet and hence their H2H stands deadlock at 0-0.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune: Prediction
Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta will go in as the overwhelming favorite to win the match. Carreno Busta has done fairly well on hard courts this season and will fancy his chances to go deep in the tournament. Rune has already punched above his weight and would go into the match without any pressure which might be a blessing in disguise for him. However, expect the Spaniard to win the match comfortably.
Prediction: Carreno Busta to win in straight sets.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Holger Rune: Live Streaming & Where to Watch
- Japan : 1:00 am (Sept 25)
- Delhi: 9:30 pm
- Metz: 6:00 pm
- New York: 12 pm
- Melbourne: 3:00 am (Sept 25)
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