Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will face off in the semifinal of the Australian Open for the 50th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Thursday at 7.30 pm on the Rod Laver Arena. 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 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 -> 1.10
Roger Federer -> 7.00

 

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Prediction and head to head Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer

This will be the 50th time that Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer play each other. The head to head is 26-23 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats),but they are 13-13 on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Federer won 6-4 6-3 in the R in London back in 2019.

Highlights Roger Federer vs Roger Federer – London 14-November-2019

Novak Djokovic

Ranked no. 2, Novak reached the R after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 7-65 6-2 2-6 6-1, Tatsuma Ito 6-1 6-4 6-2, Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2, Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 6-4 and Milos Raonic 6-4 6-3 7-61.

In the quarter, Djokovic had a good straight sets win against Raonic (6-4 6-3 7-61). During the match Djokovic scored 125 points vs Raonic’s 104. The Serbian was extremely aggressive to blast 60 winners.

Talking about serving, Djokovic blasted 4 aces and he committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Novak Djokovic conceded no breaks for the entire match to save 2 break points. Furthermore, Djokovic put 69% of his first serves in, winning 86% (60/70) of the points behind his 1st serve and 48% (15/31) on the 2nd serve. The Serbian broke Raonic twice after converting 13% of his break points (2/16).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Serbian has conceded 1 set in this event to conquer 58% of the points he played.

Djokovic has a a fantastic record in the last 10 years having won 88% of his matches (1457-208). 11-0 on hard in 2020. Talking about his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Djokovic has a 569-81 win-loss record in the last 10 years on hard.

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

Novak has a 11-0 win-loss record in 2020, 11-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

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

Roger Federer

Ranked no. 3, the Swiss reached the R after beating Steve Johnson 6-3 6-2 6-2, Filip Krajinovic 6-1 6-4 6-1, John Millman 4-6 7-62 6-4 4-6 7-68, Marton Fucsovics 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 and Tennys Sandgren 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-68 6-3.

In the quarter, Federer had a tough win against Sandgren to overcome his opponent only in 5 sets (6-3 2-6 2-6 7-68 6-3).-160) than Sandgren. In fact, the world no. 2 won 160 points vs Sandgren’s. That means that Federer was more focused during the important points. The Swiss was extremely aggressive to blast 80 winners.

Talking about serving, Federer blasted 5 aces and he committed only 3 double faults. Overall, Roger Federer was extremely effective on serve to win 71% (80/112) of his 1st serve and 53% (31/59) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve 4 times. The Swiss broke Sandgren twice after converting 15% of his break points (2/13).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Roger has conceded 5 set in the tournament to win 54% of the points he played.

Federer has a fantastic win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 86% of his matches (1195-195). 5-0 on hard in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this tournament, Federer has a 486-94 record in the last 10 years on hard.

Federer has a 5-0 win-loss record in 2020, 5-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Roger didn’t play at the Australian Open in 2019.

Live score

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

1st
Djokovic
Federer
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Djokovic
Federer
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Djokovic
Federer
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Djokovic 6-3
Djokovic
Federer
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
Serves
DjokovicFederer
6
3
15
0
30
0
30
15
30
30
40
30
DjokovicFederer
5
3
0
15
0
30
15
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40
DjokovicFederer
5
2
0
15
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DjokovicFederer
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2nd
Djokovic 6-4
Djokovic
Federer
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
Serves
DjokovicFederer
6
4
15
0
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A
40
DjokovicFederer
5
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0
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3
2
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DjokovicFederer
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DjokovicFederer
1
0
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15
1st
Djokovic 7-6
Djokovic
Federer
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
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2
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Serves
DjokovicFederer
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6
1
0
2
0
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0
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4
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1
6
1
DjokovicFederer
6
6
15
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5
6
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A
DjokovicFederer
5
5
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DjokovicFederer
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0
DjokovicFederer
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A
40
DjokovicFederer
2
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DjokovicFederer
1
4
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DjokovicFederer
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A
DjokovicFederer
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2
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DjokovicFederer
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DjokovicFederer
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A

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Djokovic Federer
Match played 5 5
Tot Set 16 20
Tot Games 147 185
Pts 514-371 626-530
Total Points 885 1156
Winners 233 289
%Winners 45% 46%

Both Djokovic and Federer played 5 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Novak Djokovic conceded 1 set, while Roger Federer dropper 5 sets. Djokovic has played 4 sets less than Federer (16 vs 20). Therefore, Djokovic played 38 games less than Federer. Novak scored 233 winners (45% on total points). On the other side, Federer blasted 289 winners (46%).

Serve Performance

Serve Djokovic Federer
Aces 59 51
Avg per match 11.8 10.2
1st in 277/405 382/578
%1st in 68% 66%
1st pts 233/277 289/382
%1st pts 84% 76%
2nd pts 73/128 108/196
%2nd pts 57% 55%

Djokovic blasted 59 aces (11.8 per match). Federer blasted 51 aces (10.2 per match). Djokovic won 84% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 57% of the points. On the other side, Federer won 76% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 55% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Djokovic Federer
Won 23 24
Converted 23/50 24/58
% Converted 46% 41%
Conceded 11 35
Saved 6 24
% Saved 55% 69%
Times Broken 5 11

Novak broke his opponents 23 times with 46% conversion rate. Djokovic conceded his serve 5 times and he saved 55% of the break points that he conceded. The Swiss broke his opponents 24 times with 41% conversion rate. Federer conceded his serve 11 times and he saved 69% of the break points that he conceded.

Djokovic
R1
Struff
R2
Ito
R3
Nishioka
R4
Sebastian Schwartzman
1/4
Raonic
Total
Score 7-65 6-2 2-6 6-1 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-3 7-61
Tot Set 4 3 3 3 3 16
Tot Games 36 25 25 29 32 147
pts 113-91 88-53 87-49 101-74 125-104 514-371
Total points 204 141 136 175 229 885
Winners 46 43 43 41 60 233
%Winners 41% 49% 49% 41% 48% 45%
SERVE
Aces 14 16 17 8 4 59
Double Faults 3 5 2 1 1 12
1st in 60/92 46/64 46/62 55/86 70/101 277/405
% 1st in 65% 72% 74% 64% 69% 68%
1st pts 46/60 43/46 43/46 41/55 60/70 233/277
% 1st pts 77% 93% 93% 75% 86% 84%
2nd pts 16/32 10/18 11/16 21/31 15/31 73/128
% 2nd pts 50% 56% 69% 68% 48% 57%
Breaks
Won 7 5 5 4 2 23
Converted 7/11 5/9 5/6 4/8 2/16 23/50
Converted % 64% 56% 83% 50% 13% 46%
Conceded 5 0 1 3 2 11
Saved 1/5 0/0 1/1 2/3 2/2 6
Saved % 20% 100% 67% 100% 57%
Times Broken 4 0 0 1 0 0
Federer
R1
Johnson
R2
Krajinovic
R3
Millman
R4
Fucsovics
1/4
Sandgren
Total
Score 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-4 6-1 4-6 7-62 6-4 4-6 7-68 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-68 6-3
Tot Set 3 3 5 4 5 20
Tot Games 25 24 56 33 47 185
pts 87-52 89-56 181-178 109-83 160-161 626-530
Total points 139 145 359 192 321 1156
Winners 40 36 85 48 80 289
%Winners 46% 40% 47% 44% 50% 46%
SERVE
Aces 11 14 16 5 5 51
Double Faults 1 0 6 0 3 10
1st in 49/66 47/68 111/170 63/103 112/171 382/578
% 1st in 74% 69% 65% 61% 65% 66%
1st pts 40/49 36/47 85/111 48/63 80/112 289/382
% 1st pts 82% 77% 77% 76% 71% 76%
2nd pts 13/17 13/21 30/59 21/40 31/59 108/196
% 2nd pts 76% 62% 51% 53% 53% 55%
Breaks
Won 5 7 3 7 2 24
Converted 5/9 7/14 3/10 7/12 2/13 24/58
Converted % 56% 50% 30% 58% 15% 41%
Conceded 1 3 8 9 14 35
Saved 1/1 2/3 4/8 7/9 10/14 24
Saved % 100% 67% 50% 78% 71% 73%
Times Broken 0 1 4 2 4 120

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Djokovic
WWWWWWWWWW
Federer
LWWWWW
2020 2019 2018
15 - 0
5 - 1
15-0
Hard
5-1

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