French Open Tennis

Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov Prediction and Odds: French Open 2023

Novak Djokovic is having a great first week at the Roland Garros and is a huge favorite against Khachanov, who has matched his best result at the French Open.

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Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov – Match Predictions

Djokovic to win and total under 35.5 games

In the previous 11 matches between the two, Khachanov has won only three sets. Djokovic is playing on top oif his game and has yet to lose a set this year at the Roland Garros. He simply knows how to outplay the Russian and he will do that once again without spending much time on the court.

First set, score after four games, 2-2

Djokovic usually does not start at full speed and Khachanov and the match will start with both players holding their serves as they warm up and feel the vibe. Khachanov has a solid serve and it will keep him in the match against Djokovic.

Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov Preview

These two players know each other very well and Djokovic has been absolutely dominant in the previous matces.

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic has recently failed to third place in the ATP rankings, but there is no doubt he is one of the main favorites to win the tournament. This will be his 17th quarterfinals at the French Open, setting a new record. On his way to this stage, the Serbian did not lose any set in the previous four matches against Aleksandar Kovacevic, Marton Fucsovics, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Juan Pablo Varillas. Djokovic is a two-time champion at Roland Garros, winning the tournament in 2015 and 2021. His best result this season is the win at the Australian Open and in Adelaide.

Karen Khachanov

Kachanov is having a solid season, sitting in 11th place in the rankings and having a 23-10 record, including 10-4 on clay. This will be his second quarterfinal at the French Open after he lost to Dominic Thiem in 2019. On his way to this stage, the Russian defeated Corentine Lesteinne, Radu Albot, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Lorenzo Sonego. Khachanov’s best result this season was the semifinals at the Australian Open and in Miami.

Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov Head to Head

Djokovic leads Khachanov 10-1 in the previous head to head matches. The only time the Russian won was in the Paris Masters in 2018. Of the 10 wins by the Serbian, Khachanov has won only one set in 2022, at Djokovic’s hometown, Belgrade. This will be their second match at the French Open, with Djokovic winning 3-0 in the round of 16 in 2020.

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Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov Match Details

  • When will this match start? This match is scheduled for June 6nd.
  • How many Roland Garros titles Novak Djokovic has won? Djokovic has won two Roland Garros titles, in 2015 and 2021.
  • How the viewers in the UK can watch this match? Check out our where to watch French Open page.

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