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Casper Ruud vs Denis Shapovalov Predictions & Tips - Ruud to win Geneva Open final

  • Casper Ruud vs Denis Shapovalov predictions for Saturday’s Geneva Open final 
  • The match is being played at 3pm BST
  • Denis Shapovalov has lost his last 6 matches against top 25 players
  • I am backing Ruud to win in Switzerland
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Casper Ruud is in great form (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 22 May 2021
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Casper Ruud vs Denis Shapovalov Predictions


Casper Ruud was the form player heading into the Geneva Open and has justified his favouritism. Denis Shapovalov will put up a fight but Ruud is expected to be too good on clay.

  • Casper Ruud has won 13 of his last 16 matches.
  • Casper Ruud has allowed 12 break points in his last 8 matches.
  • Denis Shapovalov has lost his last 6 matches against top 25 players.
  • Denis Shapovalov has allowed 33 break points in his last 4 matches.

Head to Head


This will be the first match between Casper Ruud and Denis Shapovalov.

Casper Ruud Stats


Nationality: Norway
Age: 22 (22 December 1998)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 21
Career High: 16 (May 2021)
Career Singles Titles: 1
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Geneva Open Best Result: First Appearance

Casper Ruud Form


Casper Ruud has reached a career high World No.16 after an impressive start to the clay court swing.

The 22-year-old fell to young gun Carlos Alcaraz Garfia in the Marbella Open quarter-finals. He bounced back with three straight semi-final appearances.

Ruud beat Diego Schwartzman and Pablo Carreno Busta in Monte Carlo before being eliminated by Denis Shapovalov.

The Norwegian lost to Nikoloz Basilashvili in Munich. Last week in Madrid he won four straight matches in straight sets including wins against Felix Auger Aliassime and Stefanos Tsitsipas, losing to Matteo Berrettini .

Denis Shapovalov Stats


Nationality: Canada
Age: 22 (15 April 1999)
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Plays: Left-Handed
World Ranking: 14
Career High: 10 (September 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 1
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Geneva Open Best Result: First Appearance

Denis Shapovalov Form


Denis Shapovalov has performed poorly on clay in 2021. He failed to reach the quarter-finals in Barcelona, Estoril, Madrid and Rome.

The Canadian has improved in Geneva. He beat Marco Cecchinato 6-7 7-5 6-1 in the first round before a 6-4 6-4 win against Laslo Djere.

Shapovalov beat World No.102 Pablo Cuevas 6-4 7-5 in the quarter-finals, winning 45% of his 2n serves and converting 4/10 break points.

Live Stream


Casper Ruud and Denis Shapovalov meet in the final of the Geneva Open on Saturday (3pm BST scheduled start).

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Verdict

Denis Shapovalov hasn't beaten a top 25 player in 2021. With Casper Ruud in great form, expect the Norwegian to be too good in Geneva.

Best Bet: Casper Ruud Winner @-140.85 at Unibet - 3 Units

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