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Casper Ruud vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Predictions, Tips & Live Stream - Ruud to outlast Fokina at the French Open

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Casper Ruud Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Casper Ruud takes on Alejandro Davidovich Fokina at the French Open (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 04 Jun 2021
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Casper Ruud vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Predictions


Casper Ruud is in career best form after breaking into the top 20. The Norwegian is backed to beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 3-1 at the French Open with the match going over 33.5 total games.

  • Casper Ruud has won 16 of his last 19 matches.
  • Casper Ruud has won 3-1 in 3 of his last 4 matches at Grand Slams.
  • Casper Ruud is 1-0 against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, winning 3-4 4-3 4-2 3-4 4-1.
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has seen over 33.5 total games in 3 of his last 4 matches at Grand Slams.
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has lost 3 of his last 4 matches against top 20 players.

Head to Head


Casper Ruud is 1-0 against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, winning 3-4 4-3 4-2 3-4 4-1 at the 2019Next Gen ATP Finals.

Casper Ruud Stats


Nationality: Norway
Age: 22 (22 December 1998)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 16
Career High: 16 (May 2021)
Career Singles Titles: 2
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
French Open Best Result: Third Round (2019, 2020)

Casper Ruud Form


Casper Ruud started the clay court swing by reaching the Marbella Open quarter-finals. He then reached three straight semi-finals in Monte Carlo, Munich and Madrid.

The World No.16 kept that positive form going by winning the Geneva Open. He beat Tennys Sandgren, Dominik Koepfer and Pablo Andujar before beating World No.15 Denis Shapovalov in the final.

The Norwegian beat World No.40 Benoit Paire 5-7 6-2 6-1 7-6 in the French Open first round. Ruud beat Kamil Majchrzak 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the second round but only won 38% of his 2nd serves which is a concern.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Stats


Nationality: Spain
Age: 21 (5 June 1999)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 46
Career High: 45 (March 2021)
Career Singles Titles: 0
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
French Open Best Result: Second Round (2020)

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Form


Alejandro Davidovich Fokina was very inconsistent to start 2021 but picked up some decent results on the European clay court swing.

The Spaniard reached the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals where he retired against Stefanos Tsitsipas. He reached the semi-finals in Estoril where he lost 6-1 6-4 to World No.48 Albert Ramos.

Fokina came to Roland Garros after a second round defeat to Daniil Medvedev at the Madrid Masters and third round defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Rome Masters.

The World No.46 beat Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4 6-4 6-3 in the French Open first round.

He did it the hard way against World No.154 Botic Van De Zandschulp in the second round, leading by two sets in a 6-4 6-4 5-7 2-6 6-4 win where he allowed 17 break points.
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Verdict

Casper Ruud should beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, but the Spaniard is good enough to win a set in Paris.

Best Bet: Over 33.5 Total Games @-125.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Correct Score Tip: Casper Ruud Win 3-1 Correct Score @310.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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