Rising British star Jack Draper is set to undertake his maiden US Open journey on Monday – locking horns with world no. 48 Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the 2022 US Open. Check here for a full rundown on the predictions, tennis picks, tennis odds, their head-to-head record and what time the match is commencing.
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Draper will be hellbent on leaving an indelible mark here on his debut and build on his impressive quarter-final appearance at the Winston-Salem Open.
Draper downed former US Open champion, Dominic Thiem, in North Carolina, and also recorded a quarter-final run in Montreal coupled with a semi-finals run in front of a partisan home crowd at the ATP 250 Eastbourne. Draper has been touted as a future British star and the at only 20, the Sutton-born player will be full of confidence coming into New York.
On the other side of the net is Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori, who failed to progress past the round of 64 of any Grand Slam. The world No. 48, who reached the semi-finals at the 2022 Melbourne Summer Set – ultimately losing to Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal – looks to improve on his career Grand Slam record.
Jack Draper vs. Emil Ruusuvuori Match Information
Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
Time: 3:30 PM (estimated)
Location: Flushing Meadows, New York, Court 9
Jack Draper vs. Emil Ruusuvuori Time By State In The US
ET: 3:30 PM
CT: 2:30 PM
MT: 1:30 PM
PT: 12:30 PM
Jack Draper vs. Emil Ruusuvuori Head-To-Head
The pair have met as recently as this year at the prestigious Queens ATP 500 Championships, where the Fin put the Brit to the sword in straight sets. Ruusuvuori’s last hard-court appearance was at the 2022 Winston-Salem Open, where he fell in the third round to eventual winner Adrian Mannarino.
Hot-shot Draper also last honed his craft at the 2022 Winston-Salem, where he made it to the quarter-finals. Draper will be looking to return the favor on Monday.
Jack Draper vs. Emil Ruusuvuori Tennis Odds And Predictions
BETUS in the US has made their predictions for this match. Both men come into this contest priced at -110. Recent form would suggest Draper emerge the victor in this first-round contest, but Emil Ruusuvuori has a slight advantage with experience and also a win over the Brit earlier this year.
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