Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal Odds & Info
|Game||Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal|
|Date & Time||Friday June 11, 2021, 10:00 AM (EDT)|
Roland Garros Paris, France
Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic has made it into the semifinals of the 2021 ATP French Open in Paris, France. At this stage of the tournament, Novak Djokovic is set to play against Rafael Nadal from Spain.
Rafael Nadal enters this match having defeated Diego Schwartzman in 4 sets in the previous round. It was a strong match for Nadal with the Spaniard as he impressed with his receiving. During the win, Rafael Nadal won 46% of his receiving points which allowed him to break his opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. Rafa has an outstanding record at the French Open and he seems to be playing well at this tournament. This will be a massive test for Rafael Nadal as he is playing against the world's number 1 player.
Looking at Novak Djokovic, the Serbian superstar has never been able to match Rafa at Roland Garros but with Nadal aging, this could be the best chance Djokovic has of beating Nadal at this tournament. It has been a strong tournament for Novak Djokovic and he enters this match having won his previous outing in 4 sets. Djokovic has prepared well for the French Open and the Serbian superstar has some momentum as he enters this match. That being said, it is always very tough to face Rafael Nadal on clay.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have played each other 57 times in the past. It has been a close rivalry between the two players with Djokovic winning on 29 occasions while Nadal has won 28 times. The most recent match between these two players was earlier in the season at the Italian Masters in Rome where Rafael Nadal won 3 sets.
Free Tennis Pick:
This should be a close match between two elite players. It is tough to predict a winner but I am going to pick Rafael Nadal. Nadal is the stronger player on clay and I see him having the momentum having beaten Djokovic weeks ago in Rome. I see Nadal winning in 5 sets.