Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Andrey Rublev

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas will face off against World No. 9 Andrey Rublev in the Astana Open on Saturday with a spot in the final on the line. Here you can follow Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Andrey Rublev, prediction, time, head-to-head, preview, and how to watch live.

🆚 Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) vs Andrey Rublev (5)

🇰🇿 Competition: Astana Open (ATP 500)

🎾 Round: Semi-Finals

🗓 Date: Saturday, 8 Oct. 2022

🕗 Start Time: 10:00 am GMT

🏟 Venue: Center Court, National Tennis Center in Astana, Kazakhstan

Match Preview

Stefanos Tsitsipas took down Hubert Hurkacz in a toe-to-toe battle on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Astana Open. The Greek star saved five set points in the opening set to take it by 7-6(8). He kept his perfect record by winning the match by 7-6(8), 6-3.

Tsitsipas previously beat Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-4 in the First Round and Lucas Nardi 7-6(2), 7-6(3) in the Round of 16.

The 24-year-old will look for his third title this year after winning Monte Carlo Masters and Mallorca Open. He also finished runner-up in the Cincinnati Masters, Italian Open, and Rotterdam Open.

Elsewhere, world no. 9 Andrey Rublev won three titles this year – in Marseille, Dubai, and Belgrade.

Andrey Rublev cruised past Adrian Mannarino with an impressive 6-1, 6-2 victory to reach the semi-finals.

The 24-year-old previously took down Zhizhen Zhang 6-3, 6-3 in the Second Round and Laslo Djere 6-4, 6-3 in the Round of 32.

The winner of this match will face the winner of Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev in the Final on Sunday.

Head-to-Head

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev went head-to-head 9 times in the ATP Tour. Tsitsipas leads by 5-4 against Rublev.

The most recent meeting was in the Madrid Open quarterfinal, where the Greek won in three sets by 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

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Tsitsipas vs Rublev Prediction

Andrey Rublev has been in good touch in the Astana Open. He put together three impressive wins in straight sets to reach the semi-finals. It is his 8th semi-final appearance this year. He is fresh off a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Adrian Mannarino, which will give him a lot of confidence.

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Rublev is on a 43-15 record this year. On the other hand, Tsitsipas has an impressive 52-18 record this year. The Greek is coming off a hard-fought battle against Hubert Hurkacz by 7-6(8), 6-3 to reach the last 4.

It will be an eye-catching battle between the two 24-year-olds. Both of them have tested success this year and are hungry for more.

However, Rublev is more successful at the ATP 500 level, having won 5 of his 11 titles. On the other hand, Tsitsipas lost all of his eight ATP 500 finals.

Though there is no clear favorite in this tie, we are going with Andrey Rublev for his consistent performance in the Astana Open. Andrey Rublev in Three Sets.

Odds

Here are the betting odds from bet365.

[The odds are subject to change]

Player Moneyline Handicap Bets Total Games

(Over-Under)

Stefanos Tsitsipas -125 -0.5 (-120) Over 22.5 (-125)
Andrey Rublev +100 +0.5 (-120) Under 22.5 (-110)

How to Watch Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Andrey Rublev on TV and Online

Tennis Channel will broadcast the Tsitsipas vs Rublev match live in the United States. Fans in the UK can watch the live stream via Amazon Prime.

In Canada, TSN will broadcast the event live. From Australia, you can watch the tennis tournament on beIN Sports.

TV Channels and Live Streaming List

Viewers from the following countries can catch the action live on these respective channels and sites:

  • Amazon Prime Video  United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland.
  • beIN SPORTS  Australia, Middle East & Singapore.
  • Iqiyi  China.
  • Eurosport – Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, France, Russia.
  • Nova Sport – Czech Republic.
  • TV2 – Denmark.
  • Sky Deutschland – Germany, Austria, Switzerland.
  • Sportcast (Super Tennis) – Italy.
  • Telefonica/Movistar  Spain.
  • Hellenic (OTE TV) – Greece.
  • Polsat – Poland.
  • WOWOW – Japan.
  • Tennis Channel – USA.
  • TSN – Canada.
  • ESPN – Latin America.
  • Discovery – India.

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