US Open final: Ruud vs Alcaraz start time, live stream, TV channel, h2h record, prediction, odds

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US Open final: Ruud vs Alcaraz start time, live stream, TV channel, h2h record, prediction, odds

Carlos Alcaraz becomes the youngsest player to reach a Grand Slam final since compatriot Rafael Nadal as the teenager meets Casper Ruud in the US Open showpiece at Flushing Meadows.

The 19-year-old overcame America’s Frances Tiafoe in scintillating fashion in New York, setting up a clash with Ruud, who is set to make his second Grand Slam final appearance of the year.

With the world No.1 spot guaranteed for the winner, it looks a fascinating encounter, with neither player having won a Grand Slam thus far in their careers.

The 22-year-old Ruud does boast more experience, though the manner in which Alcaraz has battled through epic encounter after epic encounter has been thrilling.

Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s US Open men’s final.

Date, venue and UK start time

The men’s final takes place tonight at Flushing Meadows in New York.

The action at Arthur Ashe Stadium is scheduled to start at 9pm BST.

How to watch US Open final

TV channel: The final will be broadcast on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service.

Live stream: Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to watch the final either through their website or through the app.

US Open final prediction

Alcaraz cannot get into a position where he is chasing again, having had to overcome the odds during his last three matches after dropping sets.

Still, while Ruud has been more consistent, he has rarely shown the level Alcaraz can reach at his best.

Alcaraz to win.

Ruud vs Alcaraz h2h record

Alcaraz has won both their meetings thus far, the latest being a victory at the Miami Open.

US Open final odds

Ruud to win: 9/5

Alcaraz to win: 4/9

Odds via Betway