ORDER OF PLAY. Novak Djokovic, David Goffin, Reilly Opelka and John Millman are among the top names that will play on Saturday at the Rakuten Japan Open.

Novak Djokovic vs. David Goffin Rakuten Japan Open

Novak Djokovic vs. David Goffin

Head to head 6-1 for Djokovic

Novak Djokovic will face David Goffin in the semifinal for the 8th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 3 pm on COLOSSEUM COURT.

Novak Djokovic: ranking and results

Currently world no. 1 Novak got to the semifinal after beating Alexei Popyrin 6-4 6-2, Go Soeda 6-3 7-5 and Lucas Pouille 6-1 6-2.

Novak has a 44-8 win-loss record in 2019, 22-5 on hard (See FULL STATS). His best result of the current season was winning the title in Melbourne where he beat 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 beat 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.

David Goffin: ranking and results

Ranked no. 15, the Belgian reached the semifinal after defeating Pablo Carreno-Busta 1-6 7-68 6-0, Denis Shapovalov 7-65 7-62 and Hyeon Chung 6-2 6-2.

Goffin has a 34-22 win-loss record in 2019, 16-9 on hard (See FULL STATS). Goffin’s best result of the current year was getting to the final in Cincinnati and Halle.

Last year in Tokyo The Belgian didn’t compete in Tokyo in 2018. The Belgian won the title at the Rakuten Japan Open in 2017.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 8th time that Novak Djokovic and David Goffin square off. The head to head is 6-1 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), 3-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Djokovic won 6-4 6-0 6-2 in the quarter in Wimbledon back in July 2019.

Prediction

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

Betting odds

Regarding the initial odds of bet365, Novak Djokovic is the pick to win this match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.14
David Goffin -> 5.50

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Reilly Opelka vs. John Millman Rakuten Japan Open

Reilly Opelka vs. John Millman

Head to head 0-0

Reilly Opelka will compete against John Millman in the semifinal for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 1 pm on COLOSSEUM COURT.

Reilly Opelka: ranking and results

Ranked no. 53, Opelka reached the semifinal after defeating Taylor Harry Fritz 6-3 6-4, Gilles Simon 7-64 7-62 and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3 6-3.

The American has a 33-20 win-loss record in 2019, 18-10 on hard (See FULL STATS). His best result of the year was winning the title in New York where he beat Brayden Schnur in the final 6-1 6-7(7) 7-6(7).

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

John Millman: ranking and results

Ranked no. 80, Millman got to the semifinal after beating Bradley Klahn 3-6 7-69 6-2, Tatsuma Ito 7-65 6-1, Adrian Mannarino 4-6 6-3 6-4, Lloyd Harris 6-3 6-2 and Taro Daniel 6-4 6-0.

John has a 28-27 win-loss record in 2019, 17-15 on hard (See FULL STATS). John’s best result of the current season was getting to the final in the Kaohsiung Challenger.

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

Head to head analysis

There is no head to head record between Reilly Opelka and John Millman since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

Prediction

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

Betting odds

Regarding the initial odds of bet365, Reilly Opelka is the pick to win this match.
Reilly Opelka -> 1.72
John Millman -> 2.10

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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 and David Goffin to play in Tokyo

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