H2H, prediction of Karen Khachanov vs Emil Ruusuvuori in Doha with odds, preview, pick | 22nd February 2024

PREVIEW. Doha. Khachanov and Ruusuvuori will fight against each other in the quarter of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open. See the prediction, H2H stats, odds, and preview of their next match on Thursday the 22nd of February

Prediction and head to head Karen Khachanov vs. Emil Ruusuvuori

Karen Khachanov and Emil Ruusuvuori will fight against each other in the quarter of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open for the 4th time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Thursday at 5:00 pm on CENTRE COURT. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and prediction.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Karen Khachanov who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Karen Khachanov is the pick to win this match.
Karen Khachanov -> 1.7
Emil Ruusuvuori -> 2.16

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Soccer Tonic Predictions

Prediction and head to head Karen Khachanov vs. Emil Ruusuvuori

This will be the 4th time that Karen Khachanov and Emil Ruusuvuori square off. The head to head is 2-1 for Khachanov (see full H2H stats), 2-1 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Ruusuvuori won 7-6(2) 2-6 6-2 in the 2nd round in Hong kong back in January 2024.

Highlights Emil Ruusuvuori vs Karen Khachanov – Hong kong 03-January-2024

Karen Khachanov

Karen Khachanov
Karen Khachanov

6 - 3win/loss

Hard
4-2
I Hard
2-1
Rank
17
High
8
LWWWLWWLLW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2024 15-7 10-5 3-1 2-1 0-0 0-0
2023 34-18 18-10 10-5 6-3 0-0 0-0
2022 36-25 17-11 9-7 6-5 4-2 0-0
2021 35-24 17-9 5-6 8-6 5-3 0-0
2020 20-15 12-6 4-3 4-6 0-0 0-0

Ranked no. 17, Karen reached the quarter after defeating Fabian Marozsan 6-4 7-5.

In the 2nd round, Karen had a good straight sets win against Marozsan (6-4 7-5). During the match, Khachanov scored 69 points vs Marozsan’s 56. Karen was pretty aggressive to blast 31 winners.

Regarding the service games, Khachanov scored 6 aces and he committed only 1 double fault. Karen Khachanov lost the serve twice and he saved 2 break points. Furthermore, Khachanov put 66% of his first serves in, winning 84% (31/37) of the points behind his 1st serve and 47% (9/19) on the 2nd serve. Khachanov was clinical in his return game without wasting any break point and break Marozsan 4 times.

Khachanov has a solid record in the last 10 years having won 61% of his matches (342-219). 4-2 on hard in 2024. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this event, Khachanov has an overall 139-85 record in the last years on hard.

Karen’s best result of the season was reaching the semifinal in Marseille.

The Russian has an overall 6-3 win-loss record in 2024, 4-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Previously in Doha

Khachanov
Doha
Khachanov's Record

Emil Ruusuvuori

Emil Ruusuvuori
Emil Ruusuvuori

11 - 4win/loss

Hard
7-2
I Hard
4-2
Rank
68
High
37
LLLWWLWWLW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2024 11-7 7-5 0-0 4-2 0-0 0-0
2023 31-30 13-11 6-7 9-8 3-4 0-0
2022 41-32 15-12 10-9 10-7 6-4 0-0
2021 30-26 21-12 1-5 6-6 2-3 0-0
2020 27-15 11-5 0-2 16-8 0-0 0-0

Ranked no. 43, Emil reached the quarter after beating Giulio Zeppieri 7-62 7-5 and Christopher O Connell 6-3 6-3.

In the 2nd round, Ruusuvuori had a good straight sets win against O Connell (6-3 6-3). During the match Ruusuvuori scored 80 points vs O Connell’s 60. The Finn was exceptionally aggressive to blast 26 winners.

Talking about serving, Ruusuvuori struck 3 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Overall, Emil Ruusuvuori was extremely efficient on serve to win 72% (26/36) of his 1st serve and 60% (12/20) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve once. Ruusuvuori broke O Connell 4 times after converting 27% of his break points (4/15).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Emil hasn’t dropped yet a set in the tournament to win 55% of the points he played.

The Finn’s best result of the season was reaching the final in Hong Kong.

Emil has a composed 11-4 win-loss record in 2024, 7-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Previously in Doha

Previously, his best result was reaching the 2nd round in 2022 and 2023. See his history.

Ruusuvuori
Doha
Ruusuvuori's Record
Bonus
Soccer Tonic Predictions

H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)

K.Khachanov
E.Ruusuvuori
1h:28
1h:28
Time on court​
!
3h:32
3h:32
1h:28
1h:28
Last match​
1h:46
1h:46
1
1
Match played
!
2
2
22
22
Games Played​
43
43
2
2
Set played​​
4
4
69
69
Total points​
162
162
69
69
Avg point​
81
81
31
31
Winners
69
69
31
31
Avg Winners​
34.5
34.5
45%
45%
Ratio winners
43%
43%
-- Serve --
6
6
Aces
5
5
6
6
Avg Aces
2.5
2.5
1
1
Double Faults
9
9
1
1
Avg Double Faults
4.5
4.5
31/37
31/37
1st won total​
69/90
69/90
!
84%
84%
1st won %
!
77%
77%
9/19
9/19
2nd won total​
24/45
24/45
47%
47%
2nd won %
53%
53%
-- Break Points --
4/4
4/4
BP won
6/19
6/19
4/4
4/4
Avg BP won
3/9.5
3/9.5
!
100%
100%
Won
32%
32%
4
4
Conceded
11
11
4
4
Avg Conceded
5.5
5.5
2
2
Broken
2
2
2
2
Avg Broken
1
1
2
2
Saved
9
9

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Khachanov Ruusuvuori
Match played 1 2
Tot Set 2 4
Tot Games 22 43
Pts 69-56 162-133
Total Points 125 295
Winners 31 69
%Winners 45% 43%

Khachanov played 1 match while Ruusuvuori competed in 2 matches. Both players have not lost a single set in this event so far. Khachanov has played 2 set(s) less than Ruusuvuori (2 vs 4). Therefore, Khachanov played 21 games less than Ruusuvuori. The Russian scored 31 winners (45% of the total points). On the other side, Ruusuvuori made 69 winners (43%).

Serve Performance

Serve Khachanov Ruusuvuori
Aces 6 5
Avg per match 6 2.5
1st in 37/56 90/135
%1st in 66% 67%
1st pts 31/37 69/90
%1st pts 84% 77%
2nd pts 9/19 24/45
%2nd pts 47% 53%

Khachanov fired 6 aces . Ruusuvuori managed to score 5 aces (2.5 per match). Khachanov won 84% points behind his first serve. He very solid his second serve to win 47% of the points. On the other side, Ruusuvuori won 77% of the points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 53% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Khachanov Ruusuvuori
Won 4 6
Converted 4/4 6/19
% Converted 100% 32%
Conceded 4 11
Saved 2 9
% Saved 50% 82%
Times Broken 2 2

The Russian broke his opponent 4 times with a 100% conversion rate. The Russian dropped his serve twice and he saved 50% of the break points that he conceded. The Finn broke his opponents 6 times with a 32% conversion rate. Ruusuvuori conceded his serve twice and he saved 82% of the break points that he conceded.

Khachanov
R2
Marozsan
Total
Score 6-4 7-5
Tot Set 2 2
Tot Games 22 22
pts 69-56 69-56
Total points 125 125
Winners 31 31
%Winners 45% 45%
SERVE
Aces 6 6
Double Faults 1 1
1st in 37/56 37/56
% 1st in 66% 66%
1st pts 31/37 31/37
% 1st pts 84% 84%
2nd pts 9/19 9/19
% 2nd pts 47% 47%
Breaks
Won 4 4
Converted 4/4 4/4
Converted % 100% 100%
Conceded 4 4
Saved 2/4 2
Saved % 50% 50%
Times Broken 2 2
Ruusuvuori
R1
Zeppieri
R2
O
Total
Score 7-62 7-5 6-3 6-3
Tot Set 2 2 4
Tot Games 25 18 43
pts 82-73 80-60 162-133
Total points 155 140 295
Winners 43 26 69
%Winners 52% 33% 43%
SERVE
Aces 2 3 5
Double Faults 5 4 9
1st in 54/79 36/56 90/135
% 1st in 68% 64% 67%
1st pts 43/54 26/36 69/90
% 1st pts 80% 72% 77%
2nd pts 12/25 12/20 24/45
% 2nd pts 48% 60% 53%
Breaks
Won 2 4 6
Converted 2/4 4/15 6/19
Converted % 50% 27% 32%
Conceded 8 3 11
Saved 7/8 2/3 9
Saved % 88% 67% 155%
Times Broken 1 1 2

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Khachanov
LWWWLWWLLW
Ruusuvuori
LLLWWLWWLW
2024 2023 2022
15 - 7
10 - 7
10-5
Hard
7-5
2-1
I Hard
3-2
3-1
Clay
0-0
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Soccer Tonic Predictions
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