H2H. Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka | Australian Open prediction, odds, preview, pick

Melbourne. Djokovic and Nishioka will play each other in the 3rd round of the Australian Open. See the H2H stats, odds, preview and predictions of their next match

Prediction and head to head Novak Djokovic vs. Yoshihito Nishioka

Novak Djokovic and Yoshihito Nishioka will play each other in the 3rd round of the Australian Open for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Friday at 3 pm (est) on the Rod Laver Arena. Here the head to head stats and the relative prediction.

Prediction, odds and who is the favorite

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Novak Djokovic that should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Novak Djokovic is the pick to win this match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.02
Yoshihito Nishioka -> 19.00

 

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Prediction and head to head Novak Djokovic vs. Yoshihito Nishioka

This will be the 2nd time that Novak Djokovic and Yoshihito Nishioka play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Djokovic won 6-1 6-2 in the Rubber 2 in Davis Cup, Finals, Group A back in 2019.

Novak Djokovic

Ranked no. 2, Djokovic reached the Rubber 2 after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 7-65 6-2 2-6 6-1 and Tatsuma Ito 6-1 6-4 6-2.

In the 2nd round, Djokovic had a good straight sets win against Ito (6-1 6-4 6-2). During the match Djokovic scored 88 points vs Ito’s 53. Djokovic was extremely aggressive to blast 43 winners.

Talking about serving, Djokovic blasted 16 aces and he committed only 5 double faults. Novak Djokovic was extremely effective on serve to win 93% (43/46) of his 1st serve and 56% (10/18) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. Novak broke Ito 5 times after converting 56% of his break points (5/9).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Novak has dropped 1 set in this competition to conquer 58% of the points he played.

Djokovic has a a solid win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 87% of his matches (1427-208). 8-0 on hard in 2020. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this event, Djokovic has a 566-81 win-loss record in the last 10 years on hard.

His best result of the year was winning the title in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney where he beat Rafael Nadal in the final 6-2 7-6(4).

Djokovic has a 8-0 win-loss record in 2020, 8-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Novak won the title last year in Australian-Open after ousting Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3.

Yoshihito Nishioka

Ranked no. 71, the Japanese reached the Rubber 2 after defeating Laslo Djere 6-4 3-6 6-2 7-61 and Daniel Evans 6-4 6-3 6-4.

In the 2nd round, The Japanese had a good straight sets win against Evans (6-4 6-3 6-4). During the match Nishioka scored 92 points vs Evans’s 82. The Japanese was extremely aggressive to blast 49 winners.

Talking about serving, Nishioka blasted 2 aces and he committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Yoshihito Nishioka was extremely effective on serve to win 75% (49/65) of his 1st serve and 55% (12/22) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. The Japanese broke Evans 4 times after converting 57% of his break points (4/7).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Nishioka has conceded 1 set in the tournament to win 52% of the points he played.

Nishioka has a solid win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 65% of his matches (978-532). 6-2 on hard in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this competition, Nishioka has a 237-147 win-loss record in the last 10 years on hard.

The Japanese has a 6-2 win-loss record in 2020, 6-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Yoshihito lost in the 2nd round 6-3 6-3 6-3 to Karen Khachanov.

Live score

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1st
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
3rd
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Djokovic 6-2
Djokovic
Nishioka
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
Serves
DjokovicNishioka
6
2
0
15
15
15
30
15
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
A
40
DjokovicNishioka
5
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
DjokovicNishioka
5
1
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
40
30
DjokovicNishioka
4
1
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
DjokovicNishioka
4
0
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
DjokovicNishioka
3
0
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
30
40
40
40
A
40
DjokovicNishioka
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
2nd
Djokovic 6-2
Djokovic
Nishioka
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
Serves
DjokovicNishioka
6
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
5
2
15
0
30
0
30
15
30
30
40
30
DjokovicNishioka
4
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
3
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
DjokovicNishioka
3
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
2
1
0
15
0
30
15
30
15
40
30
40
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
DjokovicNishioka
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
1
0
0
15
0
30
15
30
15
40
30
40
40
40
40
A
40
40
A
40
1st
Djokovic 6-3
Djokovic
Nishioka
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
Serves
DjokovicNishioka
6
3
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
5
3
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
DjokovicNishioka
5
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
4
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
DjokovicNishioka
4
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
DjokovicNishioka
3
1
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
30
40
DjokovicNishioka
3
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
DjokovicNishioka
2
0
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
40
30
DjokovicNishioka
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
0

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Djokovic Nishioka
Match played 2 2
Tot Set 7 7
Tot Games 61 69
Pts 201-144 223-203
Total Points 345 426
Winners 89 94
%Winners 44% 42%

Both Djokovic and Nishioka played 2 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Novak Djokovic conceded 1 set, while Yoshihito Nishioka dropper 1 set. Talking about their workload, Djokovic and Nishioka have played the same amount of sets 7. However, Djokovic played 8 games less than Nishioka. Djokovic scored 89 winners (44% on total points). On the other side, Nishioka blasted 94 winners (42%).

Serve Performance

Serve Djokovic Nishioka
Aces 30 4
Avg per match 15 2
1st in 106/156 139/211
%1st in 68% 66%
1st pts 89/106 94/139
%1st pts 84% 68%
2nd pts 26/50 40/72
%2nd pts 52% 56%

Djokovic blasted 30 aces (15 per match). Nishioka blasted 4 aces (2 per match). Djokovic won 84% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 52% of the points. On the other side, Nishioka won 68% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 56% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Djokovic Nishioka
Won 12 12
Converted 12/20 12/21
% Converted 60% 57%
Conceded 5 13
Saved 1 7
% Saved 20% 54%
Times Broken 4 6

The Serbian broke his opponents 12 times with 60% conversion rate. Novak conceded his serve 4 times and he saved 20% of the break points that he conceded. Yoshihito broke his opponents 12 times with 57% conversion rate. The Japanese conceded his serve 6 times and he saved 54% of the break points that he conceded.

Djokovic
R1
Struff
R2
Ito
Total
Score 7-65 6-2 2-6 6-1 6-1 6-4 6-2
Tot Set 4 3 7
Tot Games 36 25 61
pts 113-91 88-53 201-144
Total points 204 141 345
Winners 46 43 89
%Winners 41% 49% 44%
SERVE
Aces 14 16 30
Double Faults 3 5 8
1st in 60/92 46/64 106/156
% 1st in 65% 72% 68%
1st pts 46/60 43/46 89/106
% 1st pts 77% 93% 84%
2nd pts 16/32 10/18 26/50
% 2nd pts 50% 56% 52%
Breaks
Won 7 5 12
Converted 7/11 5/9 12/20
Converted % 64% 56% 60%
Conceded 5 0 5
Saved 1 0 1
Saved % 80% 0% 40%
Times Broken 4 0 4
Nishioka
R1
Djere
R2
Evans
Total
Score 6-4 3-6 6-2 7-61 6-4 6-3 6-4
Tot Set 4 3 7
Tot Games 40 29 69
pts 131-121 92-82 223-203
Total points 252 174 426
Winners 45 49 94
%Winners 34% 53% 42%
SERVE
Aces 2 2 4
Double Faults 2 1 3
1st in 74/124 65/87 139/211
% 1st in 60% 75% 66%
1st pts 45/74 49/65 94/139
% 1st pts 61% 75% 68%
2nd pts 28/50 12/22 40/72
% 2nd pts 56% 55% 56%
Breaks
Won 8 4 12
Converted 8/14 4/7 12/21
Converted % 57% 57% 57%
Conceded 11 2 13
Saved 5 2 7
Saved % 55% 0% 28%
Times Broken 6 0 6

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Djokovic
WWWWWWWWWW
Nishioka
LLWWWWLWLW
2020 2019 2018
18 - 0
11 - 6
18-0
Hard
10-5
0-0
I Hard
1-1

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