Stefanos Tsitsipas, third seed at the Rogers Cup will face the Norwegian, Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals on Friday. The Greek is ranked third in the world, whereas, Ruud is ranked 12th in the ATP Rankings.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud: Match details
- Tournament: ATP-1000 Rogers Cup
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud
- Round: Quarterfinals
- Date: August 13th, 2021
- Prize Money: $74,000
- Venue: Toronto, Canada
- Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud: Match Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas received a bye in the first round of Canadian Open by virtue of being the third seed. In the second round, he defeated the Frenchman, Ugo Humbert in three sets to avenge his defeat at Tokyo Olympics. The world number three defeated the in-form Russian, Karen Khachanov in the third round in straight sets to match into the quarterfinals.
Casper Ruud also received a bye in the first round. In the second round, the Norwegian defeated Marin Cilic in three sets. He sailed past Dusan Lajovic in the third round encounter, defeating him in straight sets and setting up a crunch quarterfinal match up against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced against each other on just two occasions, with the head to head being 1-1. Their last meeting came at the Madrid Masters this year, where Ruud won in straight sets in the third round.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud: Match Prediction
Stefanos Tsitsipas is a better player than his opponent, Casper Ruud on hard courts. Ruud’s game is more suited to clay courts, however, the youngster is improvising his game on all surfaces. Stefanos Tsitsipas is the favorite to win the quarterfinals, but he should expect some stiff competition from the world number 12.
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in three sets
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Casper Ruud : Live stream and where to watch
- Japan : 1:00 am (14th August)
- Delhi: 9:30 pm
- New York: 12:00 pm
- Toronto: 12:00 pm
- Melbourne: 2:00 am (14th August)
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