PREDICTION, PREVIEW, H2H: Nadal, Ruud, Auger-Aliassime and Fritz to play on CENTRE COURT on Thursday – Nitto ATP Finals

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ORDER OF PLAY and PREVIEW. Rafael Nadal, Casper Ruud, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Taylor Fritz are going to play on Thursday at the Nitto ATP Finals on CENTRE COURT.

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Rafael Nadal vs. Casper Ruud Nitto ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal vs. Casper Ruud

Head to head 1-0 for Nadal

Rafael Nadal will square off with Casper Ruud in the Round Robin for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Thursday at 2:00 pm on CENTRE COURT.

Rafael Nadal: ranking and results

Ranked no. 2, the Spaniard reached the Round Robin after beating

Nadal has a 38-8 win-loss record in 2022, 0-3 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS). His best result of the season was conquering the title in Melbourne where he beat Maxime Cressy in the final 7-6(6) 6-3 and at the Australian Open where he beat Daniil Medvedev in the final 2-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 7-5 and in Acapulco where he overcame Cameron Norrie in the final 6-4 6-4 and at the French Open where he beat Casper Ruud in the final 6-3 6-3 6-0.

Last year in Nitto ATP Finals Nadal didn’t compete in Nitto ATP Finals in 2021.

Casper Ruud: ranking and results

Ranked no. 4, Casper reached the Round Robin after beating Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-64 6-4 and Taylor Fritz 6-3 4-6 7-66.

The Norwegian has a 50-20 win-loss record in 2022, 6-3 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS). His best result of the year was winning the title in Buenos Aires where he beat Diego Schwartzman in the final 5-7 6-2 6-3 and in Geneva where he beat Joao Sousa in the final 7-6(3) 4-6 7-6(1) and in Gstaad where he beat Matteo Berrettini in the final 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2.

Last year in Turin Casper lost in the semifinal 6-4 6-2 to Daniil Medvedev.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 2nd time that Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud fight against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on indoor hard courts.

Before, the last time they played each other, Nadal won 6-3 6-3 6-0 in the final in Roland garros back in June 2022.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Casper Ruud who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Casper Ruud is the pick to win this match.
Casper Ruud -> 2.5
Rafael Nadal -> 1.53

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Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Taylor Fritz Nitto ATP Finals

Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Taylor Fritz

Head to head 1-0 for Fritz

Felix Auger-Aliassime will take on Taylor Fritz in the Round Robin for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Thursday at 9:00 pm on CENTRE COURT.

Felix Auger-Aliassime: ranking and results

Ranked no. 6 (career high), Auger-Aliassime reached the Round Robin after defeating Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4.

Felix has a 57-26 win-loss record in 2022, 28-6 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS). His best result of the current season was winning the title in Rotterdam where he overcame Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final 6-4 6-2 and in Florence where he overcame Jeff Wolf in the final 6-4 6-4 and in Antwerp where he defeated Sebastian Korda in the final 6-3 6-4 and in Basel where he defeated Holger Rune in the final 6-3 7-5.

Last year in Nitto ATP Finals Felix didn’t compete in Nitto ATP Finals in 2021.

Taylor Fritz: ranking and results

Ranked no. 9, the American reached the Round Robin after beating Rafael Nadal 7-63 6-1.

The American has a 44-20 win-loss record in 2022, 7-6 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS). His best result of the season was conquering the title in Indian Wells where he defeated Rafael Nadal in the final 6-3 7-6(5) and in Eastbourne where he defeated Maxime Cressy in the final 6-2 6-7(4) 7-6(4) and in Tokyo where he overcame Frances Tiafoe in the final 7-6(3) 7-6(2).

Last year in Turin The American didn’t play in Turin in 2021.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 2nd time that Felix Auger-Aliassime and Taylor Fritz square off. Their head to head is 1-0 for Fritz (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on indoor hard courts.

Previously, the last time they fought against each other, Fritz won 6-7(6) 6-4 6-4 in the R in Atp cup back in January 2022.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Felix Auger-Aliassime who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Felix Auger-Aliassime is the pick to win this match.
Felix Auger-Aliassime -> 1.77
Taylor Fritz -> 2.05

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