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.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Mikael Torpegaard is the pick to win this match.
Mikael Torpegaard -> 1.36
Jesper De Jong -> 3.00

 

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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.

Mikael Torpegaard

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

Ranked no. 400 (career high), the Dutch got to the 3rd round after beating Anatoliy Petrenko 6-0 6-2 and Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2 6-2.

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.

Live score

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1st
Torpegaard
Jong
0-0
1st
0-0
Torpegaard
Jong
Serves

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Torpegaard De
Match played 1 2
Tot Set 2 4
Tot Games 20 30
Pts 75-54 53-30
Total Points 129 83
Winners 31 20
%Winners 41% 38%

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%).

Serve Performance

Serve Torpegaard De
Aces 3 2
Avg per match 3 1
1st in 41/57 24/40
%1st in 72% 60%
1st pts 31/41 20/24
%1st pts 76% 83%
2nd pts 8/16 12/16
%2nd pts 50% 75%

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

Breaks Torpegaard De
Won 5 4
Converted 5/13 4/8
% Converted 38% 50%
Conceded 4 0
Saved 1 0
% Saved 25% NAN%
Times Broken 3 0

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.

Torpegaard
R2
Yevseyev
Total
Score 6-1 7-67
Tot Set 2 2
Tot Games 20 20
pts 75-54 75-54
Total points 129 129
Winners 31 31
%Winners 41% 41%
SERVE
Aces 3 3
Double Faults 4 4
1st in 41/57 41/57
% 1st in 72% 72%
1st pts 31/41 31/41
% 1st pts 76% 76%
2nd pts 8/16 8/16
% 2nd pts 50% 50%
Breaks
Won 5 5
Converted 5/13 5/13
Converted % 38% 38%
Conceded 4 4
Saved 1/4 1
Saved % 25% 25%
Times Broken 3 200
De
R1
Petrenko
R2
Ramanathan
Total
Score 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-2
Tot Set 2 2 4
Tot Games 14 16 30
pts 53-30 53-30
Total points 0 83 83
Winners 20 20
%Winners NAN% 38% 38%
SERVE
Aces 0 2 2
Double Faults 1 1
1st in / 24/40 24/40
% 1st in NAN% 60% 60%
1st pts / 20/24 20/24
% 1st pts NAN% 83% 83%
2nd pts / 12/16 12/16
% 2nd pts NAN% 75% 75%
Breaks
Won 4 4
Converted / 4/8 4/8
Converted % NAN% 50% 50%
Conceded 0 0
Saved 0/ 0/0 0
Saved % 0%
Times Broken 0 -100

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Torpegaard
WWLWWWWWWW
De Jong
WWLWWWLWWW
2020 2019 2018
9 - 4
13 - 5
0-2
Hard
5-2
9-2
I Hard
8-3

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