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Novak Djokovic vs. Kyle Edmund 9/2/20 - US Open Tennis Picks & Predictions

Novak Djokovic vs Kyle Edmund Odds & Info

Game Novak Djokovic vs Kyle Edmund
Date & Time Wednesday September 2, 2020, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Flushing Meadows New York, USA
TV Channel
ESPN

Novak Djokovic has made it into the second round of the 2020 US Open. At this stage of the tournament, Djokovic is set to play against Kyle Edmund from the United Kingdom. 

Novak Djokovic looked dominant during the opening round of the tournament as he defeated Damir Džumhur in straight sets. It was an emphatic display by Djokovic as he only lost 6 games in the entire match. The receiving was especially strong from Novak Djokovic as he Serb won over 50% of his receiving points which allowed him to break his opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. The serving was also solid from Novak Djokovic as he only lost 1 service game in the entire match. Djokovic remains undefeated in 2020 and will be hoping to continue his outstanding form by winning this tournament. 

On the other side of the coin, Kyle Edmund had to battle for 4 sets to win his opening round fixture. It was a tough start to the match for Kyle Edmund as he lost the opening set but the Brit fought back strongly which allowed him to win the next 3 sets and the match. During the win, Edmund won 86% of his service games and 6 return games. Despite the good form he showed in the previous round, this is expected to be a tough match for Kyle Edmund as he is playing against the top seed. 

Kyle Edmund and Novak Djokovic have played each other 6 times in the past with Djokovic winning on 5 occasions and Edmund winning once. The most recent match between these two players was in 2019 at the Paris Masters where Novak Djokovic won in straight sets.

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Novak Djokovic

Looking at all the information, I am going to pick Novak Djokovic to win this match. Djokovic is an elite player and he has been at a level above the pack this entire season. I see Novak Djokovic being good enough to win this match in straight sets.

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