Rublev has so far won three championships this year and has also been to the US Open and French Open quarterfinals. He overcame Ilya Ivashka in the opening round of the Gijon Open, where he was the top seed, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Rublev next overcame Tommy Paul, the fifth seed, 7-5, 6-3, setting up a semifinal matchup with Dominic Thiem. The Russian defeated the Austrian 6-4, 6-4 to go to the championship match.
In the opening round of the Gijon Open, Korda defeated Jaume Munar 6-4, 6-1. He then defeated third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to get to the quarterfinals. He defeated Andy Murray in this match, winning the first set 6-4. In the second set, the former World No. 1 came out swinging and won it 6-1 to send the match into a decider. The final set, though, was completely controlled by Korda, who won it 6-1 to advance to the semifinals. He won this match 7-6(2), 6-3 over Arthur Rinderknech to get to his maiden season final.
Rublev vs Korda Match Details
Tournament: Gijon Open
Date: October 16, 2022
Venue: Gijon, Japan
Category: Men’s Singles
Prize Money: $612,000
Rublev vs Korda Head-to-Head Record
Rublev defeated Korda 7-5, 7-6(7) in the Miami Masters quarterfinals, taking a 1-0 advantage in their head-to-head matchup.
Rublev vs Korda Prediction
Rublev should be able to win his fourth championship of the season, despite the fact that Korda is a tough opponent.
Prediction: Rublev to win in 3
Rublev Last three performances
- Gijon Open: Semifinal- b. Thiem 6-4, 6-4
- Gijon Open: Quarterfinal- b. Paul 7-5, 6-3
- Gijon Open: Second round- b. Ivashka 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
Korda Last three performances
- Gijon Open: Semifinal- b. Rinderknech 7-6(2), 6-3
- Gijon Open: Quarterfinal- b. Murray 6-4, 1-6, 6-1
- Gijon Open: Second round- b. Bautista Agut 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- US – Tennis Channel
- UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
- Australia – beIN Sports
- Canada – TSN
- India – Discovery/ Tennis TV
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