Karen Khachanov and Denis Kudla will lock horns in an exciting opening-round encounter at the 2022 US Open on Monday.
The 27th-seeded Khachanov entered the competition with three early exits from the main draw, in Cincinnati, Montreal, and San Jose. The defeats brought his season win-loss record to 26-20. The Russian hasn’t had the best run-up to the US Open, but he does have a powerful game that could help him turn things around.
While in New York, Kudla will also try to snap a four-match losing streak. The American hasn’t actually won back-to-back games since Miami in March, when he recorded three of his five main draw victories for 2022. Despite his terrible pregame performance, Kudla will be confident that he can perform better in front of his home crowd in New York.
Karen Khachanov vs Denis Kudla Match Details
Tournament: US Open
Date: August 30 2022
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York, United States
Round: Round of 128
Category: Men’s Singles
Karen Khachanov vs Denis Kudla Head-to-Head Record
Khachanov and Kudla have split their previous two meetings, so their current head-to-head stands at a 1-1.
Karen Khachanov vs Denis Kudla Prediction
Kudla remains a tricky first-round opponent, but Khachanov’s superior power off the ground should give him a definitive edge in the quick New York conditions.
Prediction: Khachanov to win in 4 sets
Karen Khachanov Last three performances
- Cincinnati Masters: Round of 64- l. Korda 3-6, 4-6
- Canadian Open: Round of 32- l. Cilic 3-6, 2-6
- Canadian Open: Round of 64- b. Cerundolo 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-3
Denis Kudla Last three performances
- Winston Salem Open: Round of 64- l. Monteiro 6-7(1), 5-7
- Citi Open: Roundof 32- l. Opelka 7-6(6), 4-6, 4-6
- Citi Open: Round of 64- b. Mmoh 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- US – Tennis Channel
- UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
- Australia – beIN Sports
- Canada – TSN
- India – Discovery/ Tennis TV