ORDER OF PLAY. Novak Djokovic, Lucas Pouille, Reilly Opelka and Alex De Minaur are among the top names that will compete on Wednesday at the Rakuten Japan Open.

Novak Djokovic vs. Go Soeda Rakuten Japan Open

Novak Djokovic vs. Go Soeda

Head to head 0-0

Novak Djokovic will fight against Go Soeda in the 2nd round for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Wednesday at 3 pm on COLOSSEUM.

Novak Djokovic: ranking and results

Currently world no. 1 Djokovic got to the 2nd round after defeating Alexei Popyrin 6-4 6-2.

The Serbian has a 42-8 win-loss record in 2019, 20-5 on hard (See FULL STATS). His best result of the current season was conquering the title in Melbourne where he defeated Rafael Nadal in the final 6-3 6-2 6-3 and in Madrid where he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final 6-3 6-4 and in London where he defeated Roger Federer in the final 7-6(5) 1-6 7-6(4) 4-6 13-12(3).

Last year in Tokyo Novak didn’t play in Tokyo in 2018.

Go Soeda: ranking and results

Ranked no. 133, Soeda got to the 2nd round after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 4-6 7-64 6-3.

The Japanese has a 41-23 win-loss record in 2019, 23-16 on hard (See FULL STATS). The Japanese best result of the season was getting to the final in the Jinan Challenger.

Last year in Tokyo The Japanese didn’t compete in Tokyo in 2018.

Head to head analysis

There is no head to head record between Novak Djokovic and Go Soeda since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Novak Djokovic that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Novak Djokovic is the pick to win the match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.083
Go Soeda -> 8.00

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Lucas Pouille vs. Yoshihito Nishioka Rakuten Japan Open

Lucas Pouille vs. Yoshihito Nishioka

Head to head 1-0 for Pouille

Lucas Pouille will square off with Yoshihito Nishioka in the 2nd round for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Wednesday at 5 pm on COLOSSEUM.

Lucas Pouille: ranking and results

Ranked no. 24, the French Player got to the 2nd round after defeating Hubert Hurkacz 6-4 6-3.

Pouille has a 24-19 win-loss record in 2019, 10-9 on hard (See FULL STATS). Pouille’s best result of the season was reaching the final in the Bordeaux Challenger.

Last year in Tokyo The French Player didn’t compete in Tokyo in 2018.

Yoshihito Nishioka: ranking and results

Ranked no. 77, Nishioka got to the 2nd round after defeating Joao Sousa 7-5 6-3.

Yoshihito has a 22-17 win-loss record in 2019, 18-10 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year in Tokyo Yoshihito lost in the 1st round 7-5 7-63 to Nick Kyrgios.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 2nd time that Lucas Pouille and Yoshihito Nishioka clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Pouille (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Pouille won 4-6 6-3 7-5 in the 1st round in Brisbane back in 2016.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Lucas Pouille that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Lucas Pouille is the pick to win the match.
Lucas Pouille -> 1.72
Yoshihito Nishioka -> 2.00

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Reilly Opelka vs. Gilles Simon Rakuten Japan Open

Reilly Opelka vs. Gilles Simon

Head to head 0-0

Reilly Opelka will compete against Gilles Simon in the 2nd round for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Wednesday at 3 pm on RAKUTEN CARD ARENA.

Reilly Opelka: ranking and results

Ranked no. 53, Opelka reached the 2nd round after defeating Taylor Harry Fritz 6-3 6-4.

Reilly has a 31-20 win-loss record in 2019, 16-10 on hard (See FULL STATS). His best result of the season was winning the title in New York where he defeated Brayden Schnur in the final 6-1 6-7(7) 7-6(7).

Last year in Tokyo Reilly didn’t compete in Tokyo in 2018.

Gilles Simon: ranking and results

Ranked no. 50, Simon got to the 2nd round after defeating Pablo Andujar 6-4 6-0.

Gilles has a 25-22 win-loss record in 2019, 8-9 on hard (See FULL STATS). Gilles’s best result of the season was reaching the final in London.

Last year in Tokyo Simon lost in the 1st round 6-71 7-65 6-2 to Alex De Minaur.

Head to head analysis

There is no head to head record between Reilly Opelka and Gilles Simon since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Reilly Opelka that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Reilly Opelka is the pick to win the match.
Reilly Opelka -> 1.61
Gilles Simon -> 2.20

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Alex De Minaur vs. Lloyd Harris Rakuten Japan Open

Alex De Minaur vs. Lloyd Harris

Head to head 0-0

Alex De Minaur will fight against Lloyd Harris in the 1st round for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Wednesday at 1: pm on RAKUTEN CARD ARENA.

Alex De Minaur: ranking and results

Ranked no. 25, will start his run in Tokyo after he won the title in Zhuhai after beating 7-64 6-4 Mannarino in the final.

De Minaur has a 27-15 win-loss record in 2019, 24-8 on hard (See FULL STATS).

His best result of the current year was winning the title in Sydney where he defeated Andreas Seppi in the final 7-5 7-6(5) and in Atlanta where he beat Taylor Harry Fritz in the final 6-3 7-6(2) and in Zhuhai where he defeated Adrian Mannarino in the final 7-6(4) 6-4.

Alex won his last 5 matches.

Last year in Tokyo The Australian lost in the 2nd round 6-3 5-7 6-1 to Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Lloyd Harris: ranking and results

Ranked no. 99, Harris will start his run in Tokyo after he played his last match in Chengdu where he lost 7-66 6-4 to Bublik in the semifinal the 28th of September.

The South African has a 30-27 win-loss record in 2019, 21-16 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Harris’s best result of the current season was reaching the final in the Launceston Challenger.

Last year in Tokyo Lloyd didn’t compete in Tokyo in 2018.

Head to head analysis

There is no head to head record between Alex De Minaur and Lloyd Harris since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Alex De Minaur that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Alex De Minaur is the pick to win the match.
Alex De Minaur -> 1.25
Lloyd Harris -> 3.75

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Last Results

These are the last results of the Rakuten Japan Open

Upcoming matches

These are the upcoming matches of the Rakuten Japan Open

Novak Djokovic, Lucas Pouille, Reilly Opelka and Alex De Minaur in Tokyo

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