Match: Kei Nishikori – Karen Khachanov Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Thursday, 01 September, 2016
One of the most interesting matches in the 2nd round of the US Open will be between Kei Nishikori and Karen Khachanov.
World No. 7 Kei Nishikori has big ambitions in New York and the aim to the Japanese is to reach at least the semifinals. In 1st round at US Open he eliminated Benjamin Becker with 3-1 sets (6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3). In his last tournament, Nishikori performed poorly after having dropped in the third round of Cincinnati by Bernard Tomic. At the end of July, however, the Japanese play finale in Toronto, where he lost to Novak Djokovic, so expect again a strong game from him in New York.
Karen Khachanov is a young player who has yet to reveal its potential. 20-year-old Russian was started in New York from qualifications and eliminated through three players to entered in the main draw. In the first round, Khachanov eliminated Thomas Fabbiano 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 and secure a meeting with one of the top tennis players in the world.
Tip: Key Nishikori to win 3-0 with Bet365