Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov 5-2-23 ATP Tennis Analysis, Prediction and Odds

Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov 5/2/23 – On Tuesday, 5th seed Andrey Rublev will face 10th seed Karen Khachanov in the fourth round of the Madrid Open 2023. They are tied at 2-2 on the tour and 3-3 overall, having met once in 2023 when Rublev won in straight sets in Monte-Carlo during their round 16 clash – it was their inaugural encounter on clay and was completely controlled by Andery Rublev. ATP betting sites will guide you to bet on your best player. Keep an eye on this upcoming match.

Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 12 AM ET

Location: Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain.


Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov 5/2/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -194


Moneyline: +169

Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov Analysis

Andrey Rublev began the Masters 1000 tournament by facing Stan Wawrinka in the second round. He defeated the Swiss player 7-5, 6-4 to advance into a third-round clash against 28th seed Yoshihito Nishioka. Andrey Rublev ousted Yoshihito Nishioka in the third round of the Madrid Masters on Sunday. The Russian began his match impressively, winning the opening set 6-2. Rublev prevailed in an exciting second set with a 7-5 victory and advanced into the fourth round of Madrid Open. Rublev earned 10 aces and 35 winners during this match without facing a single breakpoint from World No. 34. However, Rublev had eight opportunities to break Nishioka’s serve and made three of those counts. The world no. 6 improved his overall season record to 23-9. He has an outstanding 10-1 record on clay courts this season, reaching both of their tournament finals. Although he would go on to win his inaugural Masters 1000 title by defeating Holger Rune at Monte-Carlo, in Banja Luka he came up short against Dusan Lajovic. Rublev also reached the final in Dubai this year, losing out to Daniil Medvedev. Russian Tennis will look to reach another quarter final this time around in Madrid. Last year he lost in the last eight stages to Stefanos Tsitsipas. 

Karen Khachanov needed three sets to advance to the second round of Madrid Masters for a second straight match, in both cases being at 10th seed status. Karen Khachanov opened his Madrid Open campaign against Thiago Monteiro of Brazil and was victorious after an intense three-setter, winning by scores of 6-3, 3-6 and 6-3 to advance to the third round. On Sunday, it took the world no. 12 two hours and 55 minutes to dispatch No. 20 seed Bautista Agut to secure victory by virtue of one break in the final game of set two. The Russian needed four set points before converting and winning 7-5 to take control. Bautista Agut made an important break during the second set and won it 6-4 to force it into a decider. Russian player Karen Khachanov secured an upset win, winning 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 sets respectively. Khachanov had an outstanding campaign, reaching 18-8 with semifinal finishes at both Australian Open and Miami tournaments, plus quarter-final appearances in both Adelaide tournaments. Karen Khachanov has yet to reach the quarterfinals on clay this year, exiting in round 16 at Monte-Carlo and Barcelona.

Andrey Rublev demonstrated his exceptional talent in his last match by hitting 35 winners while only making eight unforced errors. Russian player Andrey Rublev served 10 aces and will look to add even more against Karen Khachanov. His stellar forehand and on-court movement will also prove invaluable.

Karen Khachanov had to work hard for victory against Bautista Agut in his last match, yet managed to hit 47 winners while only making 15 unforced errors. Khachanov showed solid serve play, winning 11 aces and 62 out of 91 points to secure a 68 percent success rate and achieve victory against his compatriot. Khachanov has recently produced some quality tennis, so in order to beat him they will need their best game on display. 

Rublev has won 10 out of 11 matches on clay this season and his current form indicates a likely success story.

Andrey Rublev vs Karen Khachanov Free Pick

Rublev will come into this match as the favorite, but Khachanov should not be underestimated as he appears in great form himself. Andrey Rublev has been playing some incredible clay court tennis this year. He beat Khachanov easily at Monte-Carlo. ATP betting experts expect him to come out victorious in round 16 and reach yet another quarter final this season.

Free Pick: Andrey Rublev -194