Rublev had a strange match against Grikspur in the round of 16 in Doha. Andrei lost the first set by one, won the second by one, and in the third set the guys played a long tie-break. The match lasted one hour and 52 minutes, with Rublev making three double faults 10 times, scoring 78% on his first serve and 52% on his second. Acceptance stats: 26%/50%, winner/enforcer stats 36/13. It should be noted that the match as a whole turned out to be at a high level, with both tennis players the number of actively scored points was higher than the number of unforced errors. Recall that Rublev broke off the first racket at the current tournament, and we also remind you that Andrei and Daniil Medvedev are still in absentia and, perhaps, will soon and personally decide on the status of Russia’s first racket.

Cech was the opening of the Australian Open. In Melbourne, Jiri reached the quarterfinals where he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets. After AO-2023, Lekhechka has 4 wins in 4 matches. First, the Czech brought two points to the national team in the Davis Cup, and then won two fights in Doha, with Dzumhur and Ruusuvuori. The match with Emil Ruusuvuori lasted an hour and a half, 6:2, 7:6 in favor of the Czech. Jiri stats: 5/1 aces/doubles, 89%/56% serve points, 29%/54% return points.

Tennis player Rating Total number of matches in 2023 wins failures
Andrei Rublev 5 9 5 4
Jiri Lehechka 52 15 12 3

Andrei and Jiri played each other once, at the round of 16 of the tournament in Belgrade in 2022. This match was won by Rublev with the score 4:6, 7:6, 6:2.

Let’s not forget that Rublev in Doha became a triumph in 2020, moreover, Andrey has experience in victories over the Czechs, moreover, not so long ago. Well, the correspondence confrontation with Medvedev makes Andrei play Qatar to the max. Lekhechka is a promising tennis player, but in this pair we are on the side of the Russian. Rublev needed practice at local courts and Grikspur provided it. The match against the Dutchman turned out to be protracted, which allowed Rublev to feel the court as much as possible. We believe that today the first racket of the tournament will take another victory. We offer the following match betting options:

The main prediction is for Rublev to win with a handicap (-2.5) at 1.74