On July 10, at 16:00 Moscow time, Djokovic will play against Kyrgios in the Wimbledon final. Novak's 7th title at this tournament, or the first TBSH won for Nick? Bookmakers consider the Serb a clear favorite of the meeting.
Djokovic is a 35–year-old Serbian tennis player, the 3rd racket of the world. So far this season, he has won only one trophy (the Masters in Rome), having played only six tournaments. At Wimbledon, he reached the final for the 4th time in a row. In three games, he managed to beat only Kokkinakis and Ketsmanovich, but in the first round he received decent resistance from Kwon Seong-woo: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. In the 1/8 finals, Novak confidently dealt with Van Reithoven, although he lost one set (6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2), but in 1/4 finale was successful in the battle with Sinner with 0-2 in games: 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. The Serb did not play perfectly in the semifinals against Norrie, failing the first set: 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.
Kyrgios is a 27–year-old Australian tennis player, the 40th racket of the world. Before the grass part of the season, he played only four tournaments, and showed good results: 1/4 finals at the Masters in Indian Wells, 1/8 finals at the Masters in Miami and semifinals at the clay tournament in Houston. Nick is very good on grass: the semifinals in Stuttgart and Halle, and now the final at Wimbledon, although already in the first round he had problems in the confrontation with the Briton from the 3rd hundred of the world ranking (3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7, 7-5). After that, there was an easy victory over Krajinovic, and then a bright strong-willed victory over Tsitsipas (6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6) without a single lost game on his serve. 36 aces helped the Australian defeat Nakashima in the 1/8 finals (4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2), and in the 1/4 finals he is confident I dealt with Garin: 6-4, 6-3, 7-6. The semi-final against Nadal was supposed to be the decoration of the competition, but the Spaniard, alas, withdrew due to a rupture of the abdominal muscle.
Personal meeting statistics
Account in personal meetings: 2-0 in favor of Kyrgios. Both duels took place in 2017 on hard.
- Djokovic is a 6–time Wimbledon winner (2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021).
- Novak has not lost at Wimbledon for 27 matches in a row.
- Kyrgios made it to the TBSH finals for the first time in his career.
- Both face-to-face meetings ended with Nick's victory in two tight games (without a single break of the Serb).
Forecast from LiveResult.ru
On the one hand, Novak has an impressive winning streak in this tournament, and on the other, he has not even made one break in two face-to-face meetings. At the current competitions, the Serb lost 4 sets, and two with a score of 2-6, which means that he is not in optimal shape right now, and it will be extremely difficult for him to beat Kyrgios, and impossible in three sets. The best option for betting will be "total more", but you can also take a plus handicap of Kyrgios.