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Our favourite Novak Djokovic vs Taylor Fritz – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Novak Djokovic vs Taylor Fritz – match predictions
- 2 Djokovic targets ninth consecutive semifinal in Melbourne showdown against Fritz
- 3 Key match details
Fritz, determined to break an eight-match losing streak against the Serbian maestro, hopes to turn the tables and create a Melbourne upset. The duo faced off in the US Open as well with more questions asked about the American than Djokovic’s supreme form.
3-1 to Novak Djokovic @ 5/2 (3.50)
There is little to doubt Djokovic’s ability to traverse around Fritz’s challenge. After all, he has defeated the American number 1 eight times. The Serbian ace has never tasted defeat against Fritz and after bageling Mannarino in the first two sets in the last round, he is in supreme form. Fritz’s stock has increased with his 3-1 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas and we believe while he cannot overcome Djokovic, he should be able to shave off one set against the Serb.
Over 33.5 Games @ 4/5 (1.80)
There were only 27 games played in the US Open duel between Djokovic and Fritz. The Serb only needed 21 games to get past Mannarino in the previous round and 31 the previous game. The rejuvenated Fritz is the toughest obstacle in his path and we believe the match will be a longer affair. Fritz played 43 games against Tsitsipas and although he in unlikely to succeed against Djokovic, the match should see at least 33.5 games.
Novak Djokovic vs Taylor Fritz odds
Djokovic enters the quarterfinal with a commanding 90.1% implied probability of victory, underlining his status as the overwhelming favourite. With a 14.8% chance, Fritz aims to defy the odds and secure a historic win.
Djokovic targets ninth consecutive semifinal in Melbourne showdown against Fritz
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Novak Djokovic preview
The epitome of consistency and dominance, Djokovic showcases remarkable form as he eyes an unprecedented 11th Australian Open title. Despite early challenges, Djokovic rebounded with an exceptional 6-0, 6-0, 6-3 victory over Mannarino, affirming his status as a title contender. His post-match comments suggest peak confidence, signalling a formidable presence in the quest for Grand Slam glory.
Taylor Fritz preview
Fritz enters the quarterfinal on the back of a standout performance, overcoming Stefanos Tsitsipas in a four-set thriller. The American number 1’s ability to elevate his game against top-10 opponents is evident, marking a positive turn in his form. However, he faces a significant mental challenge against Djokovic, and overcoming this hurdle will be crucial for his aspirations in the Grand Slam semifinals.
Novak Djokovic vs Taylor Fritz head to head
Since their first meeting in the 2019 Montreal Open third round, Djokovic maintains a dominant 8-0 head-to-head record against Fritz.
Key match details
- What is the prize money for the Australian Open? The total prize money for the Australian Open is $AU 86.5 million.
- Who is the top seed of the Australian Open 2024? Novak Djokovic is the top seed at Australian Open 2024.
- Who is the reigning Australian Open 2024 champion? Novak Djokovic is the reigning Australian Open champion.
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