When the draw for the two preliminary round groups of the ATP Finals 2019 was confirmed, practically all experts expected that Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer would storm the semi-finals together.
Djokovic vs Federer Tennis Betting Tips
After both have lost their match against Dominic Thiem, which surprisingly qualifies the Austrian for the K.-o.-phase, it is clear that in the direct duel of the two long-term rivals is only about who may accompany Thiem in the semifinals.
Accordingly, the fans in the London O2 Arena, where currently the 50th edition of the ATP Finals is held, already at the conclusion of the Round Robin another knockout game, because without counting games at the sets or points is here clear: whoever wins, comes on and who loses, that’s out.
Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer beat bookmakers in the direction of the Serbs, who at the ATP Finals 2019 also have a direct duel with Rafael Nadal for leadership in the ATP World Ranking.
However, the Swiss perennial favorite certainly can not be written off, especially since the maestro defeated the Djoker in the last clash in a round robin at the ATP Finals here in the United Kingdom smoothly 2-0.
We expect a hotly contested match, in which the player is sought, who will compete against the winner of Group A on Saturday. Because it will ultimately depend on nuances of who this is going to be, we consider it most sustainable to place a tip on Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer on over 23.5 games needed for the decision.
Novak Djokovic – Statistics & Current Form
Current ranking in the world rankings: 2.
Position in the seedling list: 2.
32-year-old Serbian Novak Djokovic has won the ATP Finals five times in his career – three times in 2012, 2014 and 2015, beating his opponent Roger Federer in the final.
Since 2015, however, the engine of the Djokers stalled in the annual final tournament. In 2016, he lost the final 0-2 against Andy Murray. Last year against Alexander Zverev in the final was a smooth 0-2 defeat.
All the more Nole now strives to make it work this year again with the big hit, which would also bring him the leading position in the ATP world ranking in addition to the sixth overall victory, with which he would henceforth the record winner together with Roger Federer – on time for the end of the year.
“Roger’s experience and mental strength have never been as good as they are today. He is one of the best players ever to hold a bat in his hands. His ability to recover from great defeats and withstand the rigors of hard times is phenomenal. I have great respect for him. ” – Novak Djokovic
This would make the Djoker an all-powerful year with five individual titles – including the two Grand Slam victories at the Australian Open and at the Wimbledon Championships, where he beat just that Roger Federer in the final 3-3 – additionally refine.
In general, his final spurt was strong. Most recently, he won the ATP Tokyo in October before being allowed to receive the winner’s cup at the Paris Masters on 3 November. With an annual record of 53 wins against nine defeats, he traveled to London to the ATP Finals.
Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer clearly beat bookmakers in his favor, although he also failed on Tuesday evening in a tight 2-2 defeat against Dominic Thiem on the Austrians, who stopped the Federer Express on matchday one brought.
His defeat was especially noteworthy because he led in the decisive tie-break in the third set already 3-0 and had the match already as good as in the bag. Nevertheless, the tournament mode forgives the players known defeat. At least now applies: Lose forbidden.
Last matches by Novak Djokovic:
🎾 12.11.2018 – Thiem Vs. Djokovic 6-7, 6-3, 7-6 (Masters Cup ATP)
🎾 10.11.2018 – Djokovic Vs. Berrettini 6-2, 6-1 (Masters Cup ATP)
🎾 03.11.2018 – Djokovic Vs. Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 (Paris – Masters)
🎾 02.11.2018 – Djokovic Vs. Dimitrov 7-6, 6-4 (Paris – Masters)
🎾 01.11.2018 – Djokovic Vs. Tsitsipas 6-1, 6-2 (Paris – Masters)
Roger Federer – Statistics & Current Form
Current ranking in the world rankings: 3.
Position in the seedling list: 3.
The 38-year-old Swiss rider Roger Federer had announced after the group draw with a view to the named after Björn Borg Group B yet that he must necessarily win the first group match against Dominic Thiem to come to the semifinals.
After this failed the Federer Express but he defeated himself on Tuesday evening with 2: 0 against underdog Matteo Berrettini, he still gets a second chance – also because Thiem also beat the Djoker.
Had Nole won, there would have been a complicated triangle situation in which the Maestro, for example, could not have won 2-1 in the semi-final against the Serbs. However, this is practically a kind of quarter-finals, in which the winner moves safely without any calculation games in the semi-finals.
“Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan have also lost big fights. Nevertheless, they started fighting again, just as I did after the Wimbledon final. You can see such a defeat as a tragedy, but when you emerge stronger, it shows that you are a champion. ” – Roger Federer
It’s a very special game for King Roger, as this summer’s record-breaking comeback of 103 incredible ATP World Tour tournaments, including 20 Grand Slams, saw him lose one of his biggest defeats in tennis.
It’s here in London, but not on the indoor hard court in the O2 Arena, but on the time-honored turf of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at the Wimbledon Championships. And against his opponent Novak Djokovic.
At 12:13, King Roger ultimately lost the fifth set of points and missed the potentially ninth overall victory at the Wimbledon Championships. His 2019 season was still incredibly strong. The maestro won 51 of his 59 matches ahead of the ATP Finals 2019 and won a total of four individual titles.
Most recently, he secured another tournament victory in his hometown at the Swiss Indoors in Basel, before he even turned down the Paris Masters in order to be 100% for the final tournament in London.
He will need exactly that 100% against the Serb, especially as we think it is a very good guess for Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer that it will be a long game.
Last matches by Roger Federer:
🎾 12.11.2018 – Federer Vs. Berrettini 7-6, 6-3 (Masters Cup ATP)
🎾 10.11.2018 – Thiem Vs. Federer 7-5, 7-5 (Masters Cup ATP)
🎾 27.10.2019 – Federer Vs. De-Minaur 6-2, 6-2 (Basel)
🎾 26.10.2019 – Federer Vs. Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 (Basel)
🎾 25.10.2019 – Federer Vs. Wawrinka (Basel)
Djokovic vs Federer – Head to Head Statistics
Head to head: 26:22
Already 48 times there has been the battle of the two tennis giants so far and with 26 wins the Djoker leads thereby just before the 22 won games of King Roger in the “head to head” comparison. Most recently they faced each other in the previously mentioned final of the Wimbledon Championships 2019, which the Serb won dramatically with 3: 2 (7: 6, 1: 6, 7: 6, 4: 6 and 13:12).
In fact, Nole won the last five duels, including the last ATP finals clash, which dates back to the 2015 final. Even four years ago, they were in the same preliminary round group, as the maestro was able to prevail 2-0 against the Serb for the last time.
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Of course, with Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer, the prediction is influenced by the long history of the two superstars, who together won 180 singles titles in the ATP World Tour and brought it together to 36 Grand Slam cups in singles.
Two players who have undoubtedly helped shape the current millennium and count to the absolute crème de la crème of men’s tennis. All the more bitter that for one of them is now the final stop, while the winner, who moves into the semifinals, immediately became the top favorite on the overall victory.
Key facts – Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer tips
⭐️ The loser of the game is eliminated while the winner moves to the semifinals
⭐️ For the 49th time both players are already facing each other
⭐️ Roger Federer is the record winner at the ATP Finals, but last time in 2011 he won the tournament
We find it difficult to place a tip on the winner of the game against Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer. Although the Djoker is favored overall in our eyes and won the last four duels, much value in the bet on him, however, can not be found, since the odds turn out in the direction of the Serbs.
Instead, we choose to bet on over 23.5 games, as we expect the two long-term rivals to deliver a long and hard-fought match in which nuances are likely to decide.