Nick Kyrgios and Casper Ruud will fight in the 2nd round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia for the 1st time in their career on Thursday on court no.3 as the 3rd match (2 pm?)

Nick Kyrgios

Ranked no. 36 nick reached the 2nd round after defeating Daniil Medvedev 6-3 3-6 6-3 in a match that was plenty of quirks such as using the underarm serve in the first point or ending the contest with 4 aces. If Kyrgios wins the next 2 matches, he hs the opportunity to face Novak Djokovic in the quarters, and that would be a blockbuster match after his recent attack to the Serbian.

Last year result

Kyrgios didn’t compete in Rome last year.

Casper Ruud

Ranked no. 76, the Norwegian qualified to the 2nd round after beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-1 6-4, Miomir Kecmanovic 6-2 6-1 and Daniel Evans 7-5 0-6 6-3.

Last year result

The Norwegian didn’t play the tournament in Rome last year.

HEAD TO HEAD and prediction Nick Kyrgios vs. Casper Ruud

There is no head to head record between Nick Kyrgios and Casper Ruud since this will be the first time that they will clash in the main tour.

Prediction

The favorite for Tennis Tonic is Nick Kyrgios that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

According to bet365, Nick Kyrgios is the favorite to win the match.
Nick Kyrgios -> 1.66
Casper Ruud -> 2.10

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
2019 2018 2017
10 - 7
22 - 14
9-5
Hard
5-6
0-0
I Hard
1-1
1-2
Clay
16-7

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