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Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Betting Tips - Medvedev faces tricky opening match at the Rotterdam Open

Daniil Medvedev won 7-6 7-5 in his only match against Vasek Pospisil
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Daniil Medvedev takes on Vasek Pospisil at the 2020 Rotterdam Open (Getty Images)

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Top seed Daniil Medvedev takes on Vasek Pospisil in the first round at the 2020 Rotterdam Open. The Russian World No. 5 is the tournament favourite, but he needs to be wary against the former World No. 25 who is coming off an ATP Tour Final in Montpellier.

Daniil Medvedev Stats


Nationality: Russia
Age: 23 (11 February 1996)
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Singles Ranking: 5
Career High Singles Ranking: 4 (September 2019)
Career Prize Money: $11,190,978
Career ATP Tour Singles Titles: 7
2020 ATP Tour Titles: 0
Rotterdam Open Best Result: Semifinals (2019)

Daniil Medvedev Career


Daniil Medvedev won his first ATP Tour singles title at the 2018 Sydney International, going on to win two more tournaments that year at the Winston-Salem Open and Japan Open.

The Russian had a breakthrough year in 2019, leading the ATP Tour with 59 wins and reached nine finals. Reached six straight finals with a 29-3 run after Wimbledon, winning three and losing three. 

Finished runner-up at Washington Open and ATP Masters 1000 Montreal before beating David Goffin to win his 1st ATP Masters 1000 title at Cincinnati. Became youngest Grand Slam finalist since Novak Djokovic in 2010 at 2019 US Open. Lost to Rafael Nadal in 5 sets but achieved career-high ranking No. 4 following the tournament.

Medvedev won titles at St. Petersburg and the ATP Masters 1000 in Shanghai to confirm his status in the Top 10. Daniil Medvedev has won all seven of his singles titles on hard courts.

Daniil Medvedev Form


Daniil Medvedev represented Russia began at the ATP Cup where he beat Fabio Fognini, John Isner, Casper Ruud and Diego Schwartzman before a 1-6 7-5 4-6 defeat to Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.

Reached the Round of 16 at the 2020 Australian Open, beating Frances Tiafoe, Pedro Martinez and Alexei Popyrin before a hard fought 5 sets defeat against Stan Wawrinka.

Vasek Pospisil Stats


Nationality: Canada
Age: 29 (23 June 1990)
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
Singles World Ranking: 104
Career High Singles Ranking: 25 (January 2014)
Career Prize Money: $5,758,544
Career ATP Tour Singles Titles: 0
2020 ATP Tour Titles: 0
Rotterdam Open Best Result: Round of 16 (2015)

Vasek Pospisil Career


Vasek Pospisil broke into the Top 50 in August 2013 after a run to the semifinals at the ATP Masters 1000 Montreal as a wild card. Achieved career-high World No. 25 in January 2014 after reaching Australian Open third round.

Earned a career-high 25 singles victories in 2015 but has mainly achieved success in doubles, highlighted by winning the 2014 Wimbledon doubles title with Jack Sock. Has won four of his six doubles titles with Sock but has never won a singles tournament on the ATP Tour.

Pospisil reached his first and to date only Grand Slam quarterfinal at 2015 Wimbledon, defeating Vincent Millot, Fabio Fognini, James Ward and Viktor Troicki before a straight sets defeat to Andy Murray.

Vasek Pospisil Form


Vasek Pospisil began 2020 by qualifying for the Auckland Open where beat Joao Sousa in the first round before a 4-6 6-7 loss against World No. 13 Denis Shapovalov. The Canadian was knocked out in the Australian Open first round in straight sets by World No. 124 Ivo Karlovic.

Pospisil reached the Open Sud de France final in Montpellier where he beat Aljaz Bedene and Denis Shapovalov in straight sets before a walkover against Richard Gasquet. He defeated World No. 10 David Goffin 6-3 1-6 7-5 in the semifinals before going out 5-7 3-6 to top seed and World No. 9 Gael Monfils in the final.

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Head to Head


These players have met once at the 2019 ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai in China. Daniil Medvedev won the Round of 16 clash 7-6 7-5 despite winning just 31% of his 2nd serves.

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Betting Odds


Daniil Medvedev is a short priced 1.20 favourite at bet365 with Vasek Pospisil priced at 5.00 at Paddy Power. Medvedev can be backed to win 2-0 at 1.63 at Unibet.

The games handicap is set around 4 games with the total games set at 21.5 games.

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Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Match Up


Vasek Pospisil showed he can compete with Daniil Medvedev in a 6-7 5-7 loss at the
ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai in October. Despite landing just 52% of his 1st serves, he won 46% of his 2nd serves and won 18/26 (69%) points on Medvedev’s 2nd serve.

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil Stats


  • Daniil Medvedev’s Career High Singles Ranking is 4.
  • Daniil Medvedev won his only match against Vasek Pospisil 7-6 7-5 (2019 Shanghai).
  • Daniil Medvedev won 31% of his 2nd serves against Vasek Pospisil (2019 Shanghai).
  • Vasek Pospisil’s Career High Singles Ranking is 25.
  • Vasek Pospisil reached the ATP Montpellier Final in his last tournament.

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil FAQ

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Where is Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil being played?

Daniil Medvedev vs Vasek Pospisil wis being played at the 2020 Rotterdam Open.

What is Daniil Medvedev’s Career High Singles World Ranking?

Daniil Medvedev's Career High World Ranking is World No. 4.

What is Daniil Medvedev’s Career Prize Money?

Daniil Medvedev’s Career Prize Money is currently $11,190,978.

What is Vasek Pospisil’s Career High Singles World Ranking?

Vasek Pospisil’s Career High World Ranking is World No. 25.

What is Vasek Pospisil’s Career Prize Money?

Vasek Pospisil’s Career Prize Money is currently $5,758,544.

Verdict

Daniil Medvedev had a tough battle with Vasek Pospisil in October and the Canadian is coming off an ATP Tour Final. The Russian top seed will likely triumph here but this match could be closer than expected.

Best Bet: Over 21.5 Games Total Games Market @1.80 at bet365 - 3 Units

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