Ivashka vs Kukushkin: who will win?
On July 27, Ilya Ivashka takes on Mikhail Kukushkin in the second round of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Who will be the winner in the upcoming match? Our answer is in the prediction below.
Ivashka faced Gael Monfils in the first round of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Monfils is not showing very good results this season, but even so, the French tennis player managed to put up a good fight against the representative of Belarus. It took Ivashka three sets to defeat Monfils (6-4, 4-6, 5-7). Ilya hit seven aces and won four break points in that match.
Kukushkin had a tough first round match at the Tokyo Olympics, but he still won it in two straight sets. The athlete from Kazakhstan had to work hard to beat the clay court specialist from Argentina Federico Coria (7-6, 7-5). Kukushkin has a few problems in his game, There are problems in Kukushkin's game, but nothing he can't overcome: Mikhail is generally good on hard courts.
Ivashka hasn't played tie-breaks in the last 5 matches.
In 3 out of the last 5 matches of Kukushkin, under 9.5 games were played in the 1st set.
Kukushkin will definitely have a chance for a victory in the upcoming match. Ivashka is not in his best form, plus the only match between these players ended with the victory of the representative of Kazakhstan. There are good odds for Kukushkin's victory, and we suggest playing this line.
Our prediction - Kukushkin to win.
Prediction: Kukushkin to win
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The only head-to-head match ended in two sets. We believe that this will also be the case in the upcoming confrontation. For that reason we suggest betting on the total under 22 games.