Novak Djokovic hopes to end 2020 on a high note at the ATP Finals.
After opening the tournament winning in straight sets against Diego Schwartzman, Djokovic turns his attention to Daniil Medvedev in the second matchup of Group Tokyo 1970.
Medvedev enters this bout 1-0 in the tournament as well, while also winning in straight sets against Alexander Zverev.
※ Current Odds Date & Time: November 17th, 2:30 P.M. (EST)
Online bookmaker 18Bet has Djokovic at -233 on the Money Line.
Lifetime, the duo have squared off on 6 separate occasions. Djokovic has captured 4 of those wins, but it’s Medvedev that was won more matches against Djokovic over their last 3 meetings. With that being said, Djokovic is 3-1 against Medvedev on hardcourts.
Djokovic is aiming to win his sixth ATP Finals title, tying Roger Federer’s record. Medvedev enters the ATP Finals having won the Paris Masters.
Over Novak’s last 10 matches, he has surrendered just 2 losses. He lost to Rafael Nadal in the finals at Roland Garros. A crushing loss, it’s nothing to laugh about as we are well versed in Nadal’s talent. However, Djokovic’s loss against Lorenzo Sonego in Vienna was rather shocking. Hitting the court for the first time since that defeat, Djokovic looks primed for a run at the World Tour Finals.
Medvedev last took an L against Kevin Anderson in Vienna. Since then, he has won 6 straight matches, including the Paris Masters.
The Russian Medvedev has proven before that he can take down some of the world’s best Tennis players. With some huge wins under his belt against Djokovic, a win on Wednesday wouldn’t be shocking.
With that being said, the Serb Djokovic has much to prove in this tournament, which could be dangerous for any opponent he faces.