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Casper Ruud vs Yoshihito Nishioka, Head-to-Head, Preview, Betting Tips and Live Stream- Korea Open 2022

On Friday, the top seed Casper Ruud will play Yoshihito Nishioka, ranked 56th in the world, in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Korea Open.

Ruud faced Nicolas Jarry in the second round after receiving a bye in the opening round. Given his year, he was expected to win the match rather handily, but it ended up going to three sets. He had a solid start, taking the first set by storm, winning 4-0. This disadvantage was too much for his opponent to overcome, and the Norwegian went on to win the opening set. In the second set, the tide turned against the players. In the sixth game of the set, the World No. 2 made the crucial break to take a 4-2 lead. Soon after, Ruud stepped up to wrap things up, and it took him four match points to finally win 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

To start his campaign in Seoul, Yoshihito Nishioka defeated Dan Evans, the fifth seed, for his sixth straight victory. In the following round, he faced off against fellow countryman Taro Daniel. From the outset, Nishioka was focused and won the opening set with a five-game run. Since both players maintained a consistent level of serve for the most of the second set, it was a little more competitive. In the ninth game of the set, Nishioka gained the upper hand, and she served out the match in the ensuing game to win 6-2, 6-4.

Casper Ruud vs Yoshihito Nishioka Match Details

Tournament: Korea Open
Date: September 30, 2022
Venue: Seoul, South Korea
Surface: Hard
Round: Quarterfinal
Category: Men’s Singles
Prize Money: $251,750

Casper Ruud vs Yoshihito Nishioka Head-to-Head Record

In the head-to-head, Nishioka is down 1-0 to Ruud. At the Madrid Open in 2021, he defeated them in straight sets.

Also read: Laver Cup 2022: Emotional Roger Federer bids adieu to a Glorious Career

Casper Ruud vs Yoshihito Nishioka Prediction

One of the more reliable performers this season has been Ruud. Although Nishioka is a skilled player, the World No. 2 has the ability to overcome any obstacles put forward by his rival. The Norwegian is expected to win this match based on his recent performance.

Prediction: Ruud to win in straight sets

Casper Ruud Last three performances

  1. Korea Open: Second round- b. Jarry 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
  2. Laver Cup: Group stage- b. Sock 6-4, 5-7, 10-7
  3. US Open: Final- l. Alcaraz 4-6, 6-2, 6-7(1), 3-6

Yoshihito Nishioka Last three performances

  1. Korea open: Second round- b. Daniel 6-2, 6-4
  2. Korea Open: First round- b. Evans 6-2, 7-6(3)
  3. US Open: First round- l. Davidovich Fokina 3-6, 5-7, 3-6

Broadcast and Live Stream Details

  • US – Tennis Channel
  • UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
  • Australia – beIN Sports
  • Canada – TSN
  • India – Discovery/ Tennis TV

Also read: 5 Players to look out for in Davis Cup 2022

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Akshat Joshi
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Akshat has played professional Tennis under the All India Tennis Association and is a certified sports fanatic. He is also a law student devoted to fitness and movies, Tennis takes centre stage in Akshat's life. "Life is a sport, make it count" are the words he lives by.
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