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All eyes will be on Adelaide’s Center Court as Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev draw swords on Saturday. Both players have had a solid start to their respective 2023 campaigns, and they’ll be eyeing a place in the final of this competition. Interestingly, this fixture has not been very pleasant for the Russian player in recent years, as he lost three straight against Djokovic. Can Medvedev put an end to his losing streak against Djokovic, or will it be business as usual for the Serb?
Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev Prediction and Betting Tips
We know you’re looking for analysis and tips to help you predict the outcome of the most important games at the ATP Adelaide event. That’s why we dig into every detail surrounding the best tennis players in the world. In this way, we offer you real data and pick objectively. To set the right bet for Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev, read our free betting tips and predictions:
Daniil Medvedev to win at least one set
To be fair, Novak Djokovic emerged victorious in his last three clashes with Daniil Medvedev. However, it’s important to point out that none of those wins came in straight sets. As a matter of fact, Daniil Medvedev has taken at least one set off Djokovic in nine of the last 10 skirmishes between these players, including their last four.
Furthermore, the Russian player has looked really good in this tournament so far, knocking out all of his opponents in straight sets. With that in mind, we are fairly confident that Medvedev will not lose this match in straight sets.
Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev Head to Head
In just six years, these players have faced off 12 times. Novak Djokovic leads the head-to-head between these two, with eight wins and four losses. Interestingly, the 35 year old Serb emerged victorious the last three times these players squared off against each other.
- 18/11/2022 Djokovic won 2-1 (ATP Finals, Indoor Hard)
- 08/10/2022 Medvedev retired after two sets (Astana, Indoor Hard)
- 07/11/2021 Djokovic won 2-1 (Paris Masters, Indoor Hard)
Djokovic ATP Adelaide Analysis
Novak Djokovic faced Constant Lestienne, Quentin Halys and Denis Shapovalov in the previous three rounds of this competition. He didn’t have too much trouble dispatching them in straight sets. Compared to these players however, Daniil Medvedev will be a relatively tougher nut to crack. Can the former World number 1 book a place in his first final of 2023 today?
Medvedev ATP Adelaide Analysis
Daniil Medvedev’s path to the Adelaide semi-final included tricky matches against Lorenzo Sonego, Miomir Kecmanovic and Karen Khachanov. However, the Russian came out unscathed, knocking out all three in straight sets. In order to reach the final, Medvedev will have to go through a player he hasn’t beaten in a while; it’ll be interesting to see how he’ll match-up against the Serb.
Useful Facts about Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev
Match scheduled – 7th January, at 10:00 GMT
Type of tennis court – Hard Court Outdoor
Bookmakers’ odds – Novak Djokovic 10/21 (1.48) – Daniil Medvedev 6/4 (2.50)
The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.