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All eyes will be on Court Philippe Chatrier as Novak Djokovic and Alexander Kovacevic draw swords on Monday. Can Kovacevic pull off the biggest win of his career today, or will it be business as usual for Novak Djokovic?
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Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic – Match Predictions
- 1 Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic – Match Predictions
- 2 Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic Preview
- 3 Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic Match Details
As these players go head-to-head for the first time in their respective careers, these are our predictions and tips for this match
Novak Djokovic to Win 6-0 in Any Set
We would like to point out that Alexander Kovacevic has struggled to find his form in recent weeks. The American has lost five singles matches in a row, and four of those were in straight sets. This will be a tough task for Kovacevic, as he faces one of the greatest players to ever play the game. It’s important to note that Novak Djokovic has the second most bagels among active players with 110; and considering Kovacevic won just one set in his last five matches, we are fairly confident that the 22 time grand slam champion will win at least one of these sets by a 6-0 scoreline.
Less Than 27 Total Games
We’ve already established that Alexander Kovacevic is going through a rough patch at the moment. Considering he’s playing against one of the greatest returners in tennis history, we don’t think the American player will win up to nine games in this match. Like the odds suggest, this should be a very one-sided contest; and while we have no doubt that Alexander Kovacevic will put up a hard fight, we don’t think he’ll be able to take nine games off Novak Djokovic. That said, we are taking the under 26.5 games option.
Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic Preview
We’ve sorted out our Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic predictions, let’s see how these players have fared in weeks leading up to this tournament.
To be fair, Novak Djokovic isn’t really enjoying his best form at the moment; the former World number 1 suffered three losses in his last seven singles matches. With the absence of Rafael Nadal however, this is Novak Djokovic’s best chance of winning his third Roland Garros title; he’ll fancy his chances against a struggling Kovacevic.
Unlike today’s opponent, things have not gone too well for Alexander Kovacevic in recent weeks. He has lost five singles matches on the bounce, winning just one set in the process. This will be the biggest match of the American’s career, it’ll be interesting to see how he’ll fare against the 22 time grand slam champion.
Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic Head to Head
These players will meet for the first time in their respective careers today. This isn’t much of a surprise considering although Kovacevic is 24 years old, he has spent most of his career playing Challenger and ITF events.
Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Kovacevic Match Details
- When will this match start? The Djokovic vs Kovacevic match is scheduled for Monday 29th May, by noon.
- On which court will this match be played? Court Philippe Chatrier, the premier court of Roland Garros will host this match.
- Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Unsurprisingly, Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to win this match.
- Is it possible to watch the French Open 2023 in the UK? Of Course. This match will be available on Discovery+ for fans in the United Kingdom.
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