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Game Novak Djokovic vs Karen Khachanov
Date & Time Monday October 5, 2020, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Roland Garros Paris, France
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Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic has reached the fourth round of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros. At this stage of the competition, Novak Djokovic is set to play against Karen Khachanov from Russia. 

Karen Khachanov enters this match having won his previous outing in 4 sets. During the win, Karen Khachanov impressed with his receiving as he won close to 50% of his receiving points which allowed him to break his opponent’s serve on 8 occasions. That being said, Khachanov struggled to hold serve as he had his service game broken on 4 occasions. This is expected to be a much more challenging match for Karen Khachanov and the Russian must improve his serving if he wishes to compete with the number 1 seed. 

On the other side of the coin, Novak Djokovic has continued his stellar 2020 season as he enters this tournament having won the Italian Open in Rome. Djokovic has remained with a perfect record in 2020 with the exception of his incident at the US Open. Djokovic won his previous match with outstanding dominance as he only lost 5 games in the entire match. During the win, Novak Djokovic won all of his service games and 5 return games. Novak Djokovic is looking in exceptional form and the Serbian will be hoping he can continue that as he has an outstanding chance of winning the French Open. 

Novak Djokovic and Karen Khachanov have played each other 4 times in the past with Djokovic winning on 3 occasions and Khachanov winning once. The most recent match between these two players was earlier in the season at Dubai where Novak Djokovic won in straight sets. 

Free Tennis Pick:

Novak Djokovic

This is a match that I see lasting only 3 sets as Novak Djokovic seems to be playing at a level above the rest of the tournament. There seems to be a huge gap in skill and form between the players so I am going to predict that Novak Djokovic wins this match in straight sets. 

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