Casper Ruud vs Francisco Cerundolo: World No. 3 Casper Ruud will face Francisco Cerundolo on Thursday (April 20) in the third round of the 2023 Barcelona Open.
Ruud reached the stage by defeating Ben Shelton 6-2, 7-6 in the second round. He started this year with a third-round loss to Laslo Djere at the ASB Classic. His lone title came at the Estoril Open where he defeated Miomir Kecmanovic 6-2, 7-6 in the final.
The Norwegian missed this year’s Sunshine Double and started on the European clay by participating at the Monte-Carlo Masters, losing to Jan-Lennard Struff in the third round. He has won 11 and lost seven matches this season.
And Francisco Carundolo also entered the tournament following a second-round exit against Matteo Berrettini. In the second round at the Barcelona Open, the Argentine eased past Francesco Passaro 6-2, 6-2. He started this year at the ASB Classic but the match was canceled. He is on a 13-10 win-loss record this year. Also Read: Justine Henin Calls Daniil Medvedev An ‘Honest Person’ Amidst The Russian’s Feud With Alexander Zverev
Casper Ruud vs Francisco Cerundolo match details
Tournament: Barcelona Open 2023
Date: Thursday, April 20
Venue: Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, Spain
Surface: Outdoor clay
Round: Round of 16
Category: ATP 500
Prize money: €2,772,480
Casper Ruud vs Francisco Cerundolo: Head-to-Head Records Till Date
They have faced two times with both winning each In their previous encounter, Cerundolo won at Bastad in the Round of 16 last year.
Casper Ruud vs Francisco Cerundolo: Who will be the winner?
Ruud has won more than Carundolo on clay, with a 105-38 win-loss record, including nine titles. The 24-year-old Argentine has lifted one trophy on clay and is 25-21 on the clay dirt.
Prediction:Ruud to win in straight sets.
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Casper Ruud’s Last Three Performances
1. Barcelona Open: Round of 32- Ruud beat Ben Shelton 6-2, 7-6.
2. Monte-Carlo Masters: Round of 16- Jan-Lennard Struff beat Ruud 6-1, 7-6.
3. Monte-Carlo Masters: Round of 32- Ruud beat Botic van de Zandschulp 7-5, 7-6.
Francisco Cerundolo’s Last Three Performances
1. Barcelona Open 2023: Cerundolo beat Francesco Passaro 6-2, 6-2.
2. Monte-Carlo Masters: Round of 32- Matteo Berrettini beat Cerundolo 5-7, 7-6, 6-4.
3. Monte-Carlo Masters: Round of 64- Cerundolo beat Cameron Norrie 6-3, 6-4.
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Casper Ruud vs Francisco Cerundolo: Broadcasting and Live Streaming Details
Live streaming is available on Tennistv.com.
USA: Tennis Channel
UK, Ireland: Amazon Prime Video
Europe: Eurosport, SportKlub
Middle East: beIN SPORTS
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