Emil Ruusuvuori and Norbert Gombos will clash against each other in the 2nd round of Open Sud de France for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Thursday at 5:00 pm on COURT 1. Here you can find the head to head analysis and the prediction.
Prediction, odds and who is the favorite
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Emil Ruusuvuori that should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Emil Ruusuvuori vs. Norbert Gombos
There is no head to head record between Emil Ruusuvuori and Norbert Gombos since this will be the first time that they will square off in the main tour.
In the 1st round, Emil defeated Novak (7-63 4-6 6-2). During the match Ruusuvuori scored 104 points vs Novak’s 92. Ruusuvuori was extremely aggressive to blast 49 winners.
Talking about serving, Ruusuvuori blasted 17 aces and he committed only 2 double faults. Overall, Emil Ruusuvuori was extremely effective on serve to win 73% (49/67) of his 1st serve and 52% (16/31) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve 3 times. The Finn broke Novak 4 times after converting 67% of his break points (4/6).
Ruusuvuori has a weak win-loss record in the last 6 years having won 24% of his matches (83-26). 3-0 on indoor hard courts in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this event, Ruusuvuori has a 36-20 record in the last 6 years on indoor hard courts.
Ruusuvuori’s best result of the current year was reaching the final in the Canberra Challenger.
Ruusuvuori has a 9-2 win-loss record in 2020, 3-0 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in Montpellier
Emil didn’t play in Montpellier in 2019.
Ranked no. 104, Gombos reached the 2nd round after defeating Pablo Carreno-Busta 3-6 6-4 6-3.
In the 1st round against Carreno-Busta, Norbert recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (3-6 6-4 6-3). During the match Gombos scored 82 points vs Carreno-Busta’s 74. The Slovakian was extremely aggressive to blast 41 winners.
Talking about serving, Gombos blasted 9 aces and he was extremely solid in conceding no double faults for the entire match. Norbert Gombos lost the serve 3 times and he saved 2 break points. Furthermore, Gombos put 74% of his first serves in, winning 72% (41/57) of the points behind his 1st serve and 40% (8/20) on the 2nd serve. Norbert broke Carreno-Busta 4 times after converting 44% of his break points (4/9).
Gombos has a winning record in the last 9 years having won 57% of his matches (347-257). 1-0 on indoor hard courts in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this competition, Gombos has a 232-195 win-loss record in the last 9 years on indoor hard courts.
The Slovakian has a 4-2 win-loss record in 2020, 1-0 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in Montpellier
Gombos didn’t compete in Montpellier in 2019.
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H2H Performance in the tournament
Matches, sets, games and points
Ruusuvuori played 3 matches while Gombos competed in 1 matches. Ruusuvuori started his run from the qualifications while Gombos had a direct access to the main draw. Both players lost a set in the event. Emil Ruusuvuori conceded 2 sets, while Norbert Gombos dropper 1 set. Ruusuvuori has played 5 sets more than Gombos (8 vs 3). Therefore, Ruusuvuori played 54 games more than Gombos. The Finn scored 115 winners (43% on total points). On the other side, Gombos blasted 41 winners (50%).
|Avg per match||11||9|
Ruusuvuori blasted 33 aces (11 per match). Gombos blasted 9 aces . Ruusuvuori won 78% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 55% of the points. On the other side, Gombos won 72% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 40% of the points.
How they played the important points
Emil broke his opponents 9 times with 39% conversion rate. The Finn conceded his serve 6 times and he saved 45% of the break points that he conceded. Gombos broke his opponent 4 times with 44% conversion rate. The Slovakian conceded his serve 3 times and he saved 40% of the break points that he conceded.
|Score||6-4 6-4||6-3 3-6 7-63||7-63 4-6 6-2|
|% 1st in||56%||59%||68%||62%|
|% 1st pts||93%||77%||73%||78%|
|% 2nd pts||50%||61%||52%||55%|
|Score||3-6 6-4 6-3|
|% 1st in||74%||74%|
|% 1st pts||72%||72%|
|% 2nd pts||40%||40%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Montpellier
- Gregoire BarrereBarrere – Grigor DimitrovDimitrov (6-74 6-4 7-5) – See score progression
- Vasek PospisilPospisil – Denis ShapovalovShapovalov (6-2 6-3) – See score progression
- Feliciano LopezLopez – Richard GasquetGasquet (1-6) – See H2H details
- Gael MonfilsMonfils – Adrian MannarinoMannarino (2-2) – See H2H details
- Alexander BublikBublik – David GoffinGoffin (0-0) – See H2H details
- Mikael YmerYmer – Filip KrajinovicKrajinovic (0-0) – See H2H details
- Emil RuusuvuoriRuusuvuori – Norbert GombosGombos (0-0) – See H2H details
- Felix Auger AliassimeAuger Aliassime – Pierre-Hugues HerbertHerbert (0-0) – See H2H details