Yosuke Watanuki and Tim Van Rijthoven will square off in the semifinal of the Kobe Challenger for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 1:30 pm on CENTRE COURT.

Yosuke Watanuki: results and record

Ranked no. 302, the Japanese got to the semifinal after defeating Kazuki Nishiwaki 6-3 6-4, Yan Bai 6-3 6-1, Taisei Ichikawa 6-2 6-1 and Ji Sung Nam 6-4 2-2 ret..

Watanuki has a 19-21 win-loss record in 2019, 4-1 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

Last year in the Kobe Challenger

Yousuke capitulated in the final 3-6 7-5 6-3 to Tatsuma Ito.

Tim Van Rijthoven: results and record

Ranked no. 386, Van Rijthoven reached the semifinal after beating Goncalo Oliveira 6-1 6-4, Tung-Lin Wu 6-72 6-4 7-63 and Luke Saville 7-62 7-68.

Van Rijthoven has a 9-11 win-loss record in 2019, 4-0 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

Last year in the Kobe Challenger

Van Rijthoven didn’t compete in the Kobe Challenger in 2018.

Kobe Challenger Live score and result Yosuke Watanuki vs. Tim Van Rijthoven

Follow the live score and result of this match as soon as it starts

1st
Watanuki
Rijthoven
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Watanuki
Rijthoven
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Watanuki 6-2
Watanuki
Rijthoven
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
Serves
WatanukiRijthoven
6
2
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
WatanukiRijthoven
5
2
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
WatanukiRijthoven
4
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
WatanukiRijthoven
3
2
15
0
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15
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30
WatanukiRijthoven
2
2
0
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15
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40
A
WatanukiRijthoven
2
1
15
0
30
0
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40
30
WatanukiRijthoven
1
1
15
0
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0
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WatanukiRijthoven
1
0
15
0
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0
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0
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15

1st
Watanuki 6-1
Watanuki
Rijthoven
6
1
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
Serves
WatanukiRijthoven
6
1
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
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30
WatanukiRijthoven
5
1
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
WatanukiRijthoven
4
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
WatanukiRijthoven
4
0
15
0
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0
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15
40
15
WatanukiRijthoven
3
0
0
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30
WatanukiRijthoven
2
0
15
0
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0
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15
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15
WatanukiRijthoven
1
0
15
0
30
0
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40
A
40
40
40
A
40

Prediction and head to head Yosuke Watanuki vs. Tim Van Rijthoven

There is no head to head record between Yosuke Watanuki and Tim Van Rijthoven since this will be the first time that they will square off at pro level.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Yosuke Watanuki that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

Regarding the initial odds of bet365, Yosuke Watanuki is the pick to win this match.
Yosuke Watanuki -> 1.40
Tim Van Rijthoven -> 2.75

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Watanuki
WWWWWWLWLW
Van Rijthoven
LWWLWWWWLL
2019 2018 2017
21 - 21
11 - 13
12-14
Hard
5-7
6-1
I Hard
4-1
1-3
Clay
2-5
2-2
Grass
0-0

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