Mikael Torpegaard and Jesper De Jong will face off in the 3rd round of the Nur-Sultan Challenger for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Thursday at 2:30 pm on COURT 3. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and the prediction.
Prediction, odds and who is the favorite
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Mikael Torpegaard that should win in 2 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Mikael Torpegaard vs. Jesper De Jong
There is no head to head record between Mikael Torpegaard and Jesper De Jong since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.
Ranked no. 170, Torpegaard reached the 3rd round after defeating Denis Yevseyev 6-1 7-67.
In the 2nd round, The Dane had a good straight sets win against Yevseyev (6-1 7-67). During the match Torpegaard scored 75 points vs Yevseyev’s 54. Torpegaard was extremely aggressive to blast 31 winners.
Talking about serving, Torpegaard blasted 3 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Mikael Torpegaard lost the serve 3 times and he saved 1 break points. Furthermore, Torpegaard put 72% of his first serves in, winning 76% (31/41) of the points behind his 1st serve and 50% (8/16) on the 2nd serve. The Dane broke Yevseyev 5 times after converting 38% of his break points (5/13).
Torpegaard has a losing record in the last 6 years having won 29% of his matches (253-104). 10-2 on indoor hard courts in 2020. Talking about his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Torpegaard has a 122-62 win-loss record in the last 6 years on indoor hard courts.
Torpegaard’s best result of the current season was reaching the final in the Cleveland Challenger.
Torpegaard has a 10-4 win-loss record in 2020, 10-2 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in the The Nur-Sultan Challenger
Torpegaard didn’t compete in the The Nur-Sultan Challenger in 2019.
Jesper De Jong
In the 2nd round, De had a good straight sets win against Ramanathan (6-2 6-2). During the match De scored 53 points vs Ramanathan’s 30. The Dutch was extremely aggressive to blast 20 winners.
Talking about serving, De blasted 2 aces and he committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Jesper De Jong was extremely effective on serve to win 83% (20/24) of his 1st serve and 75% (12/16) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. The Dutch broke Ramanathan 4 times after converting 50% of his break points (4/8).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Dutch hasn’t dropped yet a set in the tournament to win 64% of the points he played.
De has a fantastic win-loss record in the last 4 years having won 73% of his matches (32-12). 8-3 on indoor hard courts in 2020. Talking about his performance on the same surface of this event, De has a 19-11 record in the last 4 years on indoor hard courts.
Jesper’s best result of the current year was reaching the semi-finals in M15 Monastir,M25 Glasgow and M25 Sunderland.
De has a 13-5 win-loss record in 2020, 8-3 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in the The Nur-Sultan Challenger
The Dutch didn’t play in the The Nur-Sultan Challenger in 2019.
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H2H Performance in the tournament
Matches, sets, games and points
Torpegaard played 1 match while De competed in 2 matches. Both players have not dropped a single set in this event so far. Torpegaard has played 2 sets less than De (2 vs 4). Therefore, Torpegaard played 10 games less than De. The Dane scored 31 winners (41% on total points). On the other side, De blasted 20 winners (38%).
|Avg per match||3||1|
Torpegaard blasted 3 aces . De blasted 2 aces (1 per match). Torpegaard won 76% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 50% of the points. On the other side, De won 83% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 75% of the points.
How they played the important points
The Dane broke his opponent 5 times with 38% conversion rate. The Dane conceded his serve 3 times and he saved 25% of the break points that he conceded. The Dutch broke his opponents 4 times with 50% conversion rate. Jesper was rock solid on his serve as he has never conceded a single service game after saving 0 break points.
|% 1st in||72%||72%|
|% 1st pts||76%||76%|
|% 2nd pts||50%||50%|
|Score||6-0 6-2||6-2 6-2|
|% 1st in||NAN%||60%||60%|
|% 1st pts||NAN%||83%||83%|
|% 2nd pts||NAN%||75%||75%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Sultan Challenger
- Tallon GriekspoorGriekspoor – Nino SerdarusicSerdarusic (6-3 7-65) – See score progression
- Aslan KaratsevKaratsev – Robin HaaseHaase (7-65 6-1) – See score progression
- Mats MoraingMoraing – Enzo CouacaudCouacaud (w/o) – See score progression
- Kimmer CoppejansCoppejans – Lukas KleinKlein (3-6 6-4 6-1) – See score progression
- Mohamed SafwatSafwat – Grigoriy LomakinLomakin (6-2 6-4) – See score progression
- Illya MarchenkoMarchenko – Sanjar FayzievFayziev (6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Bernabe Zapata MirallesZapata Miralles – Viktor DurasovicDurasovic (6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Elias YmerYmer – Szymon WalkowWalkow (6-1 7-67) – See score progression
- Jesper De JongDe Jong – Ramkumar RamanathanRamanathan (6-2 6-2) – See score progression
- Arthur De GreefDe Greef – Frederico Ferreira SilvaFerreira Silva (4-0 ret.) – See score progression
- Botic Van De ZandschulpVan De Zandschulp – Simon FreundFreund (6-2 7-5) – See score progression
- Alexey ZakharovZakharov – Yannick MadenMaden (w/o) – See score progression
- Roman SafiullinSafiullin – Aleksandr NedovesovNedovesov (w/o) – See score progression
- Jurij RodionovRodionov – Tobias KamkeKamke (6-3 7-63) – See score progression
- Mikael TorpegaardTorpegaard – Denis YevseyevYevseyev (6-1 7-67) – See score progression
- Pavel KotovKotov – Dmitry PopkoPopko (6-3 7-64) – See score progression
- Nenad ZimonjicZimonjic – (0-0) – See H2H details
- Illya MarchenkoMarchenko – Alexey ZakharovZakharov (0-0) – See H2H details
- Mohamed SafwatSafwat – Tallon GriekspoorGriekspoor (0-0) – See H2H details
- Arthur De GreefDe Greef – Aslan KaratsevKaratsev (0-0) – See H2H details
- Mats MoraingMoraing – Pavel KotovKotov (0-0) – See H2H details
- Mikael TorpegaardTorpegaard – Jesper De JongDe Jong (0-0) – See H2H details
- Botic Van De ZandschulpVan De Zandschulp – Roman SafiullinSafiullin (0-0) – See H2H details
- Elias YmerYmer – Kimmer CoppejansCoppejans (1-1) – See H2H details
- Jurij RodionovRodionov – Bernabe Zapata MirallesZapata Miralles (0-0) – See H2H details