H2H, prediction of Nuno Borges vs Max Purcell in Los Cabos with odds, preview, pick | 21st February 2024

PREVIEW. Los Cabos. Borges and Purcell will face off in the 2nd round of the Mifel Tennis Open. See the prediction, H2H stats, odds, and preview of their upcoming match on Wednesday the 21st of February

Prediction and head to head Nuno Borges vs. Max Purcell

Nuno Borges and Max Purcell will play each other in the 2nd round of the Mifel Tennis Open for the 2nd time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Wednesday at 6:30 pm on COURT 2. In the following paragraphs, you can find the head to head analysis and prediction.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Nuno Borges who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Nuno Borges is the pick to win this match.
Nuno Borges -> 1.9
Max Purcell -> 1.909

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Prediction and head to head Nuno Borges vs. Max Purcell

This will be the 2nd time that Nuno Borges and Max Purcell clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Purcell (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Purcell won 3-6 7-6(3) 6-4 7-6(5) in the qualifications in at the Wimbledon back in 2022.

Nuno Borges

Nuno Borges
Nuno Borges

7 - 5win/loss

Hard
7-4
I Hard
0-1
Rank
55
High
46
LWLWWLWWWW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2024 15-11 12-8 3-2 0-1 0-0 0-0
2023 37-26 20-11 8-7 6-4 3-4 0-0
2022 49-26 7-5 28-13 11-5 3-3 0-0
2021 52-21 6-4 46-17 0-0 0-0 0-0
2020 31-7 29-4 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

Ranked no. 47, the Portuguese reached the 2nd round after beating Dominik Koepfer 7-62 6-2.

In the 1st round, The Portuguese had a good straight sets win against Koepfer (7-62 6-2). During the match, Borges scored 71 points vs Koepfer’s 58. Borges was pretty aggressive to blast 30 winners.

Regarding the service games, Borges struck 7 aces and he committed only 2 double faults. Nuno Borges lost the serve twice and he saved 2 break points. Furthermore, Borges put 63% of his first serves in, winning 79% (30/38) of the points behind his 1st serve and 45% (10/22) on the 2nd serve. Nuno broke Koepfer 4 times after converting 50% of his break points (4/8).

Borges has a solid win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 70% of his matches (256-112). 6-4 on hard in 2024. Talking about his performance on the same surface of this competition, Borges has a compiled 122-44 match record in the last years on hard.

Nuno has a compiled 6-5 win-loss record in 2024, 6-4 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Previously in Los Cabos

The Portuguese has never competed in this tournament before.

Borges
Los Cabos
Borges's Record

Max Purcell

Max Purcell
Max Purcell

4 - 6win/loss

Hard
3-5
I Hard
1-1
Rank
78
High
40
LWLLLLWLLW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2024 5-10 3-8 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0
2023 52-28 45-17 2-3 5-5 0-3 0-0
2022 36-29 21-15 5-8 2-2 8-4 0-0
2021 21-14 13-9 0-1 4-1 4-3 0-0
2020 5-12 3-5 1-2 1-5 0-0 0-0

Ranked no. 51, the Australian reached the 2nd round after defeating Matteo Arnaldi 6-4 4-6 6-4.

In the 1st round, Purcell defeated Arnaldi (6-4 4-6 6-4). During the match Purcell scored 101 points vs Arnaldi’s 99. Max was pretty aggressive to blast 37 winners.

Talking about serving, Purcell fired 5 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Max Purcell lost the serve 4 times and he saved 5 break points. Furthermore, Purcell put 53% of his first serves in, winning 67% (37/55) of the points behind his 1st serve and 50% (24/48) on the 2nd serve. Purcell broke Arnaldi 5 times after converting 50% of his break points (5/10).

The Australian has a compiled 4-5 win-loss record in 2024, 3-4 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Purcell
Los Cabos
Purcell's Record
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H2H Performance in the tournament

N.Borges
M.Purcell
1h:22
1h:22
Time on court​
!
2h:30
2h:30
1h:22
1h:22
Last match​
!
2h:30
2h:30
1
1
Match played
1
1
21
21
Games Played​
30
30
2
2
Set played​​
3
3
71
71
Total points​
101
101
71
71
Avg point​
101
101
30
30
Winners
37
37
30
30
Avg Winners​
37
37
42%
42%
Ratio winners
37%
37%
-- Serve --
7
7
Aces
5
5
7
7
Avg Aces
5
5
2
2
Double Faults
4
4
2
2
Avg Double Faults
4
4
30/38
30/38
1st won total​
37/55
37/55
!
79%
79%
1st won %
67%
67%
10/22
10/22
2nd won total​
24/48
24/48
45%
45%
2nd won %
50%
50%
-- Break Points --
4/8
4/8
BP won
5/10
5/10
4/8
4/8
Avg BP won
5/10
5/10
50%
50%
Won
50%
50%
4
4
Conceded
9
9
4
4
Avg Conceded
9
9
2
2
Broken
4
4
2
2
Avg Broken
4
4
2
2
Saved
5
5

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Borges Purcell
Match played 1 1
Tot Set 2 3
Tot Games 21 30
Pts 71-58 101-99
Total Points 129 200
Winners 30 37
%Winners 42% 37%

Both Borges and Purcell played 1 match. At the moment, Max Purcell lost 1 set while Nuno Borges hasn’t dropped a set so far. Borges has played 1 set(s) less than Purcell (2 vs 3). Therefore, Borges played 9 games less than Purcell. The Portuguese scored 30 winners (42% of the total points). On the other side, The Australian bagged 37 winners (37%).

Serve Performance

Serve Borges Purcell
Aces 7 5
Avg per match 7 5
1st in 38/60 55/103
%1st in 63% 53%
1st pts 30/38 37/55
%1st pts 79% 67%
2nd pts 10/22 24/48
%2nd pts 45% 50%

Borges made 7 aces . Purcell scored 5 aces . Borges won 79% points behind his first serve. He extremely effective on his second serve to win 45% of the points. On the other side, Purcell won 67% of the points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 50% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Borges Purcell
Won 4 5
Converted 4/8 5/10
% Converted 50% 50%
Conceded 4 9
Saved 2 5
% Saved 50% 56%
Times Broken 2 4

The Portuguese broke his opponent 4 times with a 50% conversion rate. Borges lost his serve twice and he saved 50% of the break points that he conceded. The Australian broke his opponent 5 times with a 50% conversion rate. The Australian conceded his serve 4 times and he saved 56% of the break points that he conceded.

Borges
R1
Koepfer
Total
Score 7-62 6-2
Tot Set 2 2
Tot Games 21 21
pts 71-58 71-58
Total points 129 129
Winners 30 30
%Winners 42% 42%
SERVE
Aces 7 7
Double Faults 2 2
1st in 38/60 38/60
% 1st in 63% 63%
1st pts 30/38 30/38
% 1st pts 79% 79%
2nd pts 10/22 10/22
% 2nd pts 45% 45%
Breaks
Won 4 4
Converted 4/8 4/8
Converted % 50% 50%
Conceded 4 4
Saved 2/4 2
Saved % 50% 50%
Times Broken 2 2
Purcell
R1
Arnaldi
Total
Score 6-4 4-6 6-4
Tot Set 3 3
Tot Games 30 30
pts 101-99 101-99
Total points 200 200
Winners 37 37
%Winners 37% 37%
SERVE
Aces 5 5
Double Faults 4 4
1st in 55/103 55/103
% 1st in 53% 53%
1st pts 37/55 37/55
% 1st pts 67% 67%
2nd pts 24/48 24/48
% 2nd pts 50% 50%
Breaks
Won 5 5
Converted 5/10 5/10
Converted % 50% 50%
Conceded 9 9
Saved 5/9 5
Saved % 56% 56%
Times Broken 4 4

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Borges
LWLWWLWWWW
Purcell
LWLLLLWLLW
2024 2023 2022
15 - 10
5 - 10
12-8
Hard
3-8
0-0
I Hard
1-1
3-2
Clay
1-1

Tennis Scores in Los Cabos

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