Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds: Novak wins number 20
Novak Djokovic will face Matteo Berrettini in the finals of Wimbledon 2021 on Sunday in London. Both the players have met each other on several occasions, the latest one being their encounter in the quarterfinals of the French Open. The Serbian will enter the game against Berrettini as the clear favorite. Djokovic with 19 Grand Slam wins is only one shy of tying the Grand Slam record currently held by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
Djokovic’s first Wimbledon tournament was in the year 2005. Since his debut, he has only failed in the years 2013 and 2016 to make it to the last 16 of the tournament. Djokovic will be eyeing his 6th Wimbledon title this season. Djokovic has won the last two Wimbledon championships that were played (2020 was called off) and will be motivated to complete three in a row. He triumphed over Kevin Anderson in 2018 and defeated the legend Roger Federer in 2019.
Djokovic will have his hands over all the Grand Slams in 2021 so far if he manages to win the upcoming finals. However, it is not going to be an easy challenge for Djokovic. Berrettini is currently on an unbeaten run of 11 games on the grass. Berrettini is the ideal contestant who can go toe to toe against the ruthless Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
At this moment, Djokovic looks impossible to be beaten in any Tennis turf with grass being his fortress. The 34-year-old is looking hungry to equal the record of highest Grand Slams with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Djokovic is tipped to win the upcoming Wimbledon 2021 final according to bookmakers.
Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds
Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds: Statistical analysis
We’ve seen these two play against each other twice before, but never on grass. Their last match was just earlier this year in the quarterfinals of The French Open, where Djokovic went on to win 6-3, 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-5, and eventually the tournament itself. The Serb currently holds the edge with a 2-0 head-to-head record.
In Wimbledon 2021 Berrettini has a serving advantage over Novak while Novak converts points better. However, Berrettini hasn’t played a single Top-10 player so far in the tournament.
First serve points won
Second serve points won
Patrick McEnroe believes that Berrettini has a good shot of winning this if he can handle the pressure. He believes his main advantages over Novak are Big serve, backhand slice and short balls
Djokovic felt that Berrettini’s serve and forehand were his major strengths.
Djokovic on the other hand has tremendous court coverage and an all round game that have won him 19 Grand Slams so far
Career Stats and H2H
Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds: Recent form
The defending Wimbledon Champion, Djokovic will be confident to continue with his successful streak in the 2021 season. The five-time Wimbledon champion has emerged victorious in 20 consecutive games on grass. He has been untouched and surely unmatched in the competition.
His semifinal match against 22-year old Denis Shapovalov looked like it could swing anywhere in the start. Djokovic, however, got the hold of it and won the match in straight sets, winning 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-5. Djokovic went on to save 10 of 11 breakpoints and also recorded an 81 win percentage in his first serve.
25-year old Berrettini has shown consistent progress in his last two tournaments. He has maintained an 11-0 record on grass in 2021. His constant push got him the first Grand Slam finale of his career.
Berrettini faced 14th seeded Hubert Hurkacz in the semi-finals. He won 6-3, 6-0, 6-7(3), 6-4 in the match which lasted for two and a half hours. Berrettini didn’t lose a single-serve over the course of four sets
Novak Djokovic vs Berrettini Predictions and Betting Odds: Match Details
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini
Date of the Match
11th July 2021
London, United Kingdom
Where to Watch?
Tennis fans in the USA can watch the match live on Tennis Channel & ESPN while in the UK fans can watch it on BBC TV & Radio.