Aljaz Bedene and Ernests Gulbis will fight against each other in the 2nd round of the Australian Open for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Thursday at 11 am on Court 19. Here you can find the head to head analysis and the prediction.

Prediction, odds and who is the favorite

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Aljaz Bedene that should win in 5 sets.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Aljaz Bedene is the pick to win this match.
Aljaz Bedene -> 1.61
Ernests Gulbis -> 2.30

 

Click here to see the updated quotes and live streaming (only selected countries - USA excluded) To be able to watch live streaming bet365, a funded account is required or to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours. 18+ BeGambleAware.

Prediction and head to head Aljaz Bedene vs. Ernests Gulbis

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
2020 2019 2018
0 - 0
0 - 0

This will be the 2nd time that Aljaz Bedene and Ernests Gulbis play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Bedene (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they fought against each other, Bedene won 3-6 6-4 3-0 ret. in the 1st round in at the U.S. Open back in 2015.

Aljaz Bedene

Ranked no. 55, the Slovenian reached the 1st round after beating James Duckworth 6-4 6-75 6-75 6-2 6-4.

In the 1st round, Aljaz had a tough win against Duckworth to overcome his opponent only in 5 sets (6-4 6-75 6-75 6-2 6-4). During the match Bedene scored 190 points vs Duckworth’s 158. The Slovenian was extremely aggressive to blast 80 winners.

Talking about serving, Bedene overwhelmed his opponent with 28 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Aljaz Bedene was extremely effective on serve to win 87% (80/92) of his 1st serve and 62% (40/65) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. The Slovenian broke Duckworth 4 times after converting 44% of his break points (4/9).

Bedene has a favorable record in the last 10 years having won 55% of his matches (381-309). 3-2 on hard in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Bedene has a 295-176 record in the last 10 years on hard.

Bedene has a 3-2 win-loss record in 2020, 3-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Aljaz lost in the 1st round 6-4 6-1 6-4 to Alexander Zverev.

Ernests Gulbis

Ranked no. 256, Ernests reached the 1st round after beating Maxime Cressy 6-3 6-3, Federico Coria 6-3 1-6 6-2, Prajnesh Gunneswaran 7-62 6-2 and Felix Auger Aliassime 7-5 4-6 7-64 6-4.

In the 1st round, Gulbis defeated Auger-Aliassime (7-5 4-6 7-64 6-4). During the match Gulbis scored 142 points vs Auger-Aliassime’s 131. Gulbis was extremely aggressive to blast 59 winners.

Talking about serving, Gulbis blasted 14 aces and he committed only 3 double faults. Overall, Ernests Gulbis was extremely effective on serve to win 79% (59/75) of his 1st serve and 60% (35/58) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve twice. The Latvian broke Auger-Aliassime 3 times after converting 20% of his break points (3/15).

Gulbis has a negative record in the last 10 years having won 48% of his matches (282-306). 6-1 on hard in 2020. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Gulbis has a 212-194 record in the last 10 years on hard.

Ernests has a 6-1 win-loss record in 2020, 6-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Ernests got to the 1st round last year in Australian-Open before retiring against Stan Wawrinka when he was 3-6 3-1 ret.

Live score

Follow the live score and result of this match as soon as it starts

1st
Bedene
Gulbis
5-7
5
7
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Bedene
Gulbis
3-6
3
6
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Bedene
Gulbis
0-0
3rd
0-0
Bedene
Gulbis
Serves
2nd
Gulbis 6-3
Bedene
Gulbis
3
6
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
Serves
BedeneGulbis
3
6
15
15
40
40
A
40
40
40
40
A
BedeneGulbis
2
4
15
0
15
15
30
30
30
40
BedeneGulbis
2
3
0
15
15
30
15
40
BedeneGulbis
2
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
BedeneGulbis
1
2
15
15
A
40
40
40
40
A
BedeneGulbis
1
1
0
15
0
30
30
40
BedeneGulbis
0
1
0
15
30
30
40
30
40
40
A
40
40
40
40
A
1st
Gulbis 7-5
Bedene
Gulbis
5
7
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
Serves
BedeneGulbis
5
7
0
15
0
30
0
40
BedeneGulbis
5
6
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
BedeneGulbis
5
5
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
BedeneGulbis
4
5
0
15
0
30
0
40
BedeneGulbis
4
4
0
15
0
30
30
15
40
15
BedeneGulbis
3
4
0
15
0
30
0
40
BedeneGulbis
3
3
15
0
BedeneGulbis
2
3
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
BedeneGulbis
2
2
0
15
0
30
15
30
40
30
BedeneGulbis
1
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
BedeneGulbis
1
1
15
0
40
15
BedeneGulbis
0
1
0
15
0
30
0
40

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Bedene Gulbis
Match played 1 4
Tot Set 5 11
Tot Games 54 108
Pts 190-158 345-293
Total Points 348 638
Winners 80 153
%Winners 42% 44%

Bedene played 1 match while Gulbis competed in 4 matches. Gulbis started his run from the qualifications while Bedene had a direct access to the main draw. Both players lost a set in the event. Aljaz Bedene conceded 2 sets, while Ernests Gulbis dropper 2 sets. Bedene has played 6 sets less than Gulbis (5 vs 11). Therefore, Bedene played 54 games less than Gulbis. The Slovenian scored 80 winners (42% on total points). On the other side, Gulbis blasted 153 winners (44%).

Serve Performance

Serve Bedene Gulbis
Aces 28 29
Avg per match 28 7.3
1st in 92/157 197/325
%1st in 59% 61%
1st pts 80/92 153/197
%1st pts 87% 78%
2nd pts 40/65 74/128
%2nd pts 62% 58%

Bedene blasted 28 aces . Gulbis blasted 29 aces (7.3 per match). Bedene won 87% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 62% of the points. On the other side, Gulbis won 78% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 58% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Bedene Gulbis
Won 4 13
Converted 4/9 13/30
% Converted 44% 43%
Conceded 6 18
Saved 6 12
% Saved 100% 67%
Times Broken 0 6

Bedene broke his opponent 4 times with 44% conversion rate. The Slovenian was rock solid on his serve as he has never conceded a single service game after saving 6 break points. The Latvian broke his opponents 13 times with 43% conversion rate. The Latvian conceded his serve 6 times and he saved 67% of the break points that he conceded.

Bedene
R1
Duckworth
Total
Score 6-4 6-75 6-75 6-2 6-4
Tot Set 5 5
Tot Games 54 54
pts 190-158 190-158
Total points 348 348
Winners 80 80
%Winners 42% 42%
SERVE
Aces 28 28
Double Faults 4 4
1st in 92/157 92/157
% 1st in 59% 59%
1st pts 80/92 80/92
% 1st pts 87% 87%
2nd pts 40/65 40/65
% 2nd pts 62% 62%
Breaks
Won 4 4
Converted 4/9 4/9
Converted % 44% 44%
Conceded 6 6
Saved 6 6
Saved % 0% 0%
Times Broken 0 0
Gulbis
Q1
Cressy
Q2
Coria
Q3
Gunneswaran
R1
Auger-Aliassime
Total
Score 6-3 6-3 6-3 1-6 6-2 7-62 6-2 7-5 4-6 7-64 6-4
Tot Set 2 3 2 4 11
Tot Games 18 24 21 45 108
pts 56-39 79-73 68-50 142-131 345-293
Total points 95 152 118 273 638
Winners 29 33 32 59 153
%Winners 52% 42% 47% 42% 44%
SERVE
Aces 2 4 9 14 29
Double Faults 1 7 1 3 12
1st in 34/44 47/89 41/59 75/133 197/325
% 1st in 77% 53% 69% 56% 61%
1st pts 29/34 33/47 32/41 59/75 153/197
% 1st pts 85% 70% 78% 79% 78%
2nd pts 7/10 20/42 12/18 35/58 74/128
% 2nd pts 70% 48% 67% 60% 58%
Breaks
Won 3 4 3 3 13
Converted 3/6 4/4 3/5 3/15 13/30
Converted % 50% 100% 60% 20% 43%
Conceded 0 10 2 6 18
Saved 0 7 1 4 12
Saved % 0% 30% 50% 33% 113%
Times Broken 0 3 1 2 6

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Bedene
LWLWWLLWLL
Gulbis
WWWWWWWWLW
2020 2019 2018
6 - 6
15 - 4
3-3
Hard
9-4
3-3
I Hard
6-0

Tennis Scores at the Australian Open

Upcoming matches

  • Rafael NadalNadalFederico DelbonisDelbonis (3-0) – See H2H details
  • Andreas SeppiSeppiStan WawrinkaWawrinka (4-11) – See H2H details
  • John IsnerIsnerAlejandro TabiloTabilo (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Gael MonfilsMonfilsIvo KarlovicKarlovic (4-2) – See H2H details
  • Marin CilicCilicRoberto Bautista AgutBautista Agut (4-2) – See H2H details
  • Yuichi SugitaSugitaAndrey RublevRublev (0-2) – See H2H details
  • Peter GojowczykGojowczykPablo Carreno-BustaCarreno-Busta (0-2) – See H2H details
  • John MillmanMillmanRoger FedererFederer (1-2) – See H2H details
  • Aljaz BedeneBedeneErnests GulbisGulbis (1-0) – See H2H details
  • David GoffinGoffinPierre-Hugues HerbertHerbert (3-0) – See H2H details
  • Tennys SandgrenSandgrenSam QuerreyQuerrey (0-1) – See H2H details
  • Marton FucsovicsFucsovicsTommy PaulPaul (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Nikoloz BasilashviliBasilashviliFernando VerdascoVerdasco (1-1) – See H2H details
  • Diego Sebastian SchwartzmanSebastian SchwartzmanDusan LajovicLajovic (2-1) – See H2H details
  • Egor GerasimovGerasimovAlexander ZverevZverev (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Alex BoltBoltDominic ThiemThiem (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Jordan ThompsonThompsonFabio FogniniFognini (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Nick KyrgiosKyrgiosGilles SimonSimon (1-0) – See H2H details
  • Daniil MedvedevMedvedevPedro Martinez PorteroMartinez Portero (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Yoshihito NishiokaNishiokaNovak DjokovicDjokovic (0-1) – See H2H details
  • Taylor Harry FritzHarry FritzKevin AndersonAnderson (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipasMilos RaonicRaonic (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Jaume Antoni Munar ClarAntoni Munar ClarAlexei PopyrinPopyrin (0-1) – See H2H details
  • Mikael YmerYmerKaren KhachanovKhachanov (0-0) – See H2H details

Your Opinion?

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of