Davis Cup Qualifiers 2024: Sebastian Korda vs Oleksii Krutykh; Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction

Published 02/01/2024, 2:42 AM EST

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It is the Davis Cup that everyone has been waiting for and Team USA, considered one of the strongest teams in the tournament will be taking on Team Ukraine in the qualifiers. Carrying the hopes of the US on his shoulders will be Sebastian Korda, who looks sure to lay his hands on the win and seal the deal for the Americans.

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However, standing in his way will be Ukrainian Oleksii Krutykh. With the match promising action-packed madness, which player could come out on top in a crucial encounter. Will it be the American sensation or the underdog Ukrainian? Let’s find out!

Sebastian Korda vs Oleksii Krutykh: Preview

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Coming into the new year, Sebastian Korda was looking to turn things around. However, he did not start his year on the best of notes and was eliminated in the first round at the Brisbane International. However, coming into the Adelaide International next, he managed to make his way into the semi-finals of the tournament.

Then came the Australian Open where he secured a third-round appearance. With form by his side, he will be looking to clinch the victory.

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On the other hand, his Ukrainian opponent, Oleksii Krutykh has been in a poor run of form in the recent matches. Out of the 4 matches that he has played this year, he has managed to bag only one win while losing on 3 different occasions. While coming into the tournament this year, he will be looking to turn his poor form and stun everyone with his heroics.

That being said, what do the head-to-head statistics between both the players suggest? Which player has an upper hand advantage over the other?

Korda vs  Krutykh: Head-to-head

When it comes to the head-t0-head statistics between the two players, the scores are level at 0-0 each. Thus, it will be the first-ever meeting between the two stars. With the chance to take an early lead in the head-to-head statistics, the two stars will give in their everything to land the win in their favor.

That being said, only one among the two will be able to clinch the victory. So, which players pose the maximum chances to bag the win in their pocket? Let’s find out!

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Prediction: Sebastian Korda could win the match in straight sets

As things stand, the young American Sebastian Korda is the clear favorite to win the match and seal the deal for the Americans in the ongoing Davis Cup qualifiers. With form by his side, he will be looking to win the match in straight sets. Also, given the form that his opponent is in at the moment, the win does not look far.

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But, tennis is all about uncertainties and anything is possible. Thus, will the Ukrainian star stun the upcoming American sensation or will Korda keep up his red-hot form going? Who are you rooting for in the match? Do let us know in the comments below!

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