Karen Khachanov - Max Purcell predictions and free betting tips [30/10/2023]
In the 1/32 final of the Paris tournament on hard court, Karen Khachanov from Russia and Max Purcell from Australia will compete. The bet is on Khachanov's victory with a game handicap of -3.5.
27-year-old Karen, who ranks 16th in the world, participated in the Vienna tournament, reaching the quarter-finals. There, he defeated Safiullin 6:4, 6:4, and Leshchka 6:3, 6:1, but lost to Medvedev 3:6, 6:3, 3:6. Prior to this, the tennis player lost in three out of four matches; in Tokyo, he fell to Popyrin 4:6, 2:6, in Shanghai he overcame Zhukaev 7:6 (7:1), 4:6, 6:2, but suffered a defeat from Dimitrov 6:7 (6:8), 4:6, and in Beijing, he lost to Musetti 3:6, 6:1, 2:6.
Earlier, Karen claimed the title at the Zhuhai tournament, pulling off victories over Bolt scoring 6:4, 6:4, McDonald 4:6, 6:4, 6:4, Corda 7:5, 6:4, and Nishioka 7:6 (7:2), 6:1. However, he couldn't get through the initial tour of the US Open and lost to Mmoh 2:6, 4:6, 2:6. From June to the end of August, Khachanov was not participating in championships, and his last appearance on a clay court tournament was the French Open where he reached quarterfinals. Karen triumphed over Lestienne scoring 3:6, 1:6, 6:2, 6:1, 6:3, Albot 6:3, 6:4, 6:2, Kokkinakis 6:4, 6:1, 3:6, 7:6 (7:5) and Sonego 1:6, 6:4, 7:6 (9:7), 6:1, but was defeated by Djokovic scoring 6:4, 6:7 (0:7), 2:6, 4:6.
In early May in Madrid, he reached the quarterfinals, defeating Monteiro, Bautista-Agut, and Rublev, but lost to Alcaraz. Furthermore, Karen showcased solid gameplay in the Australian Open and in Miami, reaching the semi-finals.
25-year-old Max, sitting at 41st place in the world rankings, lost eight out of his last nine matches. In Basel, he lost to Fritz 6:7 (7:9), 6:7 (4:7), in Tokyo to McDonald 5:7, 4:6, in Shanghai to Hsu 6:7 (5:7), 6:4, 4:6, in Chengdu to Thompson 2:6, 6:7 (8:10), in the Davis Cup to Mannarino 6:7 (4:7), 4:6, and in the US Open to O’Connell 4:6, 3:6, 6:3, 6:7 (5:7).
In Winston-Salem, the tennis player reached the quarterfinals, bringing home victories over Checchinato scoring 6:4, 6:1, Kuznetsov 6:4, 6:1 and Griekspoor 7:6 (7:4), 7:6 (7:2), but faced defeat from Lehecka 6:7 (4:7), 4:6. Prior to this, Max took part in the Cincinnati championship, where he also managed to reach the quarterfinals. During this tournament, he beat Harris scoring 6:4, 6:4, Ruud 6:4, 3:6, 6:4, and Wawrinka 6:4, 6:2, but lost to Alcaraz 6:4, 3:6, 4:6. In the tournament's qualifiers, Max defeated Van Ash 4:6, 6:3, 6:3 and Popyrin 6:7 (6:8), 7:5, 6:4.
In the Toronto tournament, Purcell had three wins: two in qualifying matches against Polanski and Schnur, and then in the main draw against Auger-Aliassime, but he faced defeat from Murray. From early May to early August, Max ran into a series of misfortunes, losing eight out of nine matches. He fell in the initial tours in Washington, Atlanta, Newport, Wimbledon, Mallorca and Lyon to Swayde, Nakashima, Broover, Rublev, Lopez and Yamas Ruiz.
Among Max Purcell's outstanding achievements are his finals in two Challenger tournaments in May in South Korea, in April in Lille, as well as his semi-final breakthrough in Les-Franqueses-del-Valles. The start of the season proved successful for Max, as he won three Challenger tournaments in India.
Previously, the athletes met in 2021 at the Melbourne tournament, with the match ending in Khachanov's victory 7:6 (7:5), 6:3.
Prediction for the Khachanov - Purcell Match
Khachanov is the favourite in the upcoming match, he outperforms Purcell in the class of play and has previously defeated the competitor. I stake on Karen's victory.
|2021||Nur-Sultan 3 (Challenger)||Hard||$52.080|
|2023||Lille (Challenger)||Hard (indoor)||€118,000|
|2017||Toyota (Challenger)||Hard (indoor)||$50,000|