Daniil Medvedev and Casper Ruud will face off in the semifinal match of the Nitto ATP finals at the Pala Alpitour in Turin on November 20, 2021
- Daniil Medvedev vs Casper Ruud
- Tennis – Nitto ATP Finals
- Date – 20/11/2021
- Starting time – 8 AM ET
- Venue: Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy
Daniil Medvedev Stats & Form
World No. 2 has won all three matches in the Red group and is on the right way to defend his title at the ATP Finals tournament.
At first it seems like he had an easy job but he spent more than 7 hours in the group matches which all ended in three sets.
Medvedev started with a win against Hubert Hurkacz, who made his debut at the ATP Finals, and won the first set in the tie-break but Medvedev turned things around in the next two, winning 6-3 and 6-4.
In the second match against Alexander Zverev, Medvedev won the decisive tie-break after winning the first set 6-3 and dropping the second one in the 13th game.
In the last group match which couldn’t make any difference regarding the players who will advance to the semifinals, Medvedev defeated Jannik Sinner with 6-0, 6-7, 7-6.
This season, the Russian won his first Grand Slam at the US Open and have a 57-12 record with 33-5 on hard and 12-2 indoors.
Daniil Medvedev News
Medvedev failed to get on the top of the ATP list but has a great opportunity to finish the season by defending the title at the ATP finals tournament. Winning the US Open in September, Medvedev showed that he can play his best tennis on a big stage.
Casper Ruud Stats & Form
Casper Ruud qualifying for the ATP finals was the greatest accomplishment of his young career but the Norwegian made a step further and made it to the semifinals winning two matches in the group stage.
The 22-year-old started the tournament against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic but failed to make a sensation losing 7-6 and 6-2. Ruud broke first in the match and led 3-1 but couldn’t hold on and lost 7-4 in the tie-break. The second set was a different story as Djokovic took his game on another level to win that part of the game in just 30 minutes.
In the second match, Ruud defeated Cameron Norrie with 2-1. After dropping the first set 6-1, the Norwegian came back with 6-3 and 6-4.
In the decisive match for advancing to the semifinals Ruud again showed his competitive character with another comeback win, this time against Andrey Rublev with 2-6, 7-5 and 7-6.
The Norwegian has a 55-16 record this season with 16-6 on hard surface and 7-3 indoors.
Casper Ruud News
Ruud has a remarkable season as he made his way to the top 10 seemingly out of nowhere and now he is one match away from the final in Turin.
Daniil Medvedev vs Casper Ruud Head-to-Head Stats
Medvedev and Ruud have played twice before with the Russian winning both of the matches.
This season in Mallorca, Medvedev won 7-5, 6-1 and in 2020 at the ATP Cup the score was 7-6, 6-3.
- Daniil Medvedev: Last win against Casper Ruud (2-0 on 24/6/2021)
- Casper Ruud: Last win against Daniil Medvedev (none)
Daniil Medvedev vs Casper Ruud Betting Odds
Medvedev is an absolute favorite to win this one with the odds at -694 in his favor. The odds for Ruud’s win are at 460.
The game margin is set at 21.5 games with odds -115 for over and -108 for under.
Medvedev is a clear favorite to win this match as he is having an amazing season and has a perfect record against his opponent. The previous three of his matches went to the decisive set but that will not be the case against Ruud as Medvedev will use the extra day off and get the job done in two sets.
- Tip Quote (Medvedev win): -694 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Ruud win): 460 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Medvedev to win and under 22.5 (-101 by 22bet)