Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev will face off in the semifinal of the Australian Open for the 9th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 7.30 pm (NB) 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 Dominic Thiem that should win in 5 sets.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Dominic Thiem is the pick to win this match.
Dominic Thiem -> 1.50
Alexander Zverev -> 2.62

 

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Prediction and head to head Dominic Thiem vs. Alexander Zverev

This will be the 9th time that Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev fight against each other. The head to head is 6-2 for Thiem (see full H2H stats), but Zverev has a winning record of 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Thiem won 7-5 6-3 in the semifinal in Nitto atp finals back in 2019.

Highlights Dominic Thiem vs Dominic Thiem – Nitto atp finals 16-November-2019

Dominic Thiem

Ranked no. 5, Dominic got to the semifinal after beating Adrian Mannarino 6-3 7-5 6-2, Alex Bolt 6-2 5-7 6-75 6-1 6-2, Taylor Harry Fritz 6-2 6-4 6-75 6-4, Gael Monfils 6-2 6-4 6-4 and Rafael Nadal 7-63 7-64 4-6 7-66.

In the quarter, The Austrian had a good straight sets win against Nadal (7-63 7-64 4-6 7-66). During the match Thiem scored 148 points vs Nadal’s 143. The Austrian was extremely aggressive to blast 65 winners.

Talking about serving, Thiem blasted 14 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Dominic Thiem lost the serve 4 times and he saved 5 break points. Furthermore, Thiem put 59% of his first serves in, winning 78% (65/83) of the points behind his 1st serve and 49% (28/57) on the 2nd serve. Dominic broke Nadal 3 times after converting 38% of his break points (3/8).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Austrian has conceded 4 set in this competition to win 55% of the points he played.

Thiem has a solid record in the last 10 years having won 63% of his matches (642-372). 6-2 on hard in 2020. Regarding his performance on the same surface of this event, Thiem has a 329-170 record in the last 10 years on hard.

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

Last year at the Australian Open

Thiem reached the 2nd round in 2019 in Australian-Open before retiring against Alexei Popyrin when he was 7-5 6-4 2-0 ret.

Alexander Zverev

Ranked no. 7, Alexander reached the semifinal after defeating Marco Cecchinato 6-4 7-64 6-3, Egor Gerasimov 7-65 6-4 7-5, Fernando Verdasco 6-2 6-2 6-4, Andrey Rublev 6-4 6-4 6-4 and Stan Wawrinka 1-6 6-3 6-4 6-2.

In the quarter against Wawrinka, Alexander had a free pass after Wawrinka retired on a 1-6 6-3 6-4 6-2 scoreline.

Zverev has a solid record in the last 8 years having won 67% of his matches (568-274). 5-3 on hard in 2020. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this event, Zverev has a 295-154 win-loss record in the last 8 years on hard.

Zverev has a 5-3 win-loss record in 2020, 5-3 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Alexander lost in the 4th round 6-1 6-1 7-65 to Milos Raonic.

Live score

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

1st
Thiem
Zverev
3-6
3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Thiem
Zverev
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
3rd
Thiem
Zverev
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
4th
Thiem
Zverev
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
4th
Thiem 7-6
Thiem
Zverev
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
Serves
ThiemZverev
7
6
1
0
2
0
3
0
3
1
3
2
4
2
4
3
5
3
6
3
6
4
ThiemZverev
6
6
0
15
0
30
15
30
15
40
ThiemZverev
6
5
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
40
30
ThiemZverev
5
5
0
15
0
30
0
40
15
40
30
40
40
40
40
A
ThiemZverev
5
4
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
4
4
0
15
0
30
15
30
15
40
30
40
ThiemZverev
4
3
15
0
30
0
40
0
ThiemZverev
3
3
0
15
0
30
0
40
15
40
ThiemZverev
3
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
ThiemZverev
2
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
ThiemZverev
2
1
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
1
1
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
30
40
ThiemZverev
1
0
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
3rd
Thiem 7-6
Thiem
Zverev
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
Serves
ThiemZverev
7
6
1
0
2
0
3
0
3
1
3
2
4
2
5
2
5
3
6
3
ThiemZverev
6
6
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
40
30
ThiemZverev
5
6
0
15
0
30
0
40
ThiemZverev
5
5
0
15
15
15
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
40
A
40
ThiemZverev
4
5
15
0
30
0
30
15
30
30
30
40
ThiemZverev
4
4
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
3
4
0
15
0
30
0
40
ThiemZverev
3
3
15
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
30
40
40
40
40
A
ThiemZverev
3
2
15
0
30
0
30
15
30
30
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
40
A
ThiemZverev
3
1
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
A
40
ThiemZverev
2
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
40
30
ThiemZverev
1
1
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
0
1
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
30
30
40
2nd
Thiem 6-4
Thiem
Zverev
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
Serves
ThiemZverev
6
4
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
30
40
40
40
40
A
40
40
A
40
ThiemZverev
5
4
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
30
40
ThiemZverev
5
3
15
0
30
0
40
0
ThiemZverev
4
3
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
3
3
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
ThiemZverev
3
2
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
ThiemZverev
3
1
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
2
1
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
40
30
ThiemZverev
1
1
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
ThiemZverev
0
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
1st
Zverev 6-3
Thiem
Zverev
3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
Serves
ThiemZverev
3
6
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
ThiemZverev
3
5
0
15
0
30
0
40
ThiemZverev
3
4
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
ThiemZverev
3
3
15
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
ThiemZverev
3
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
ThiemZverev
2
2
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
30
40
ThiemZverev
2
1
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
ThiemZverev
1
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
ThiemZverev
0
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
15
40
30
40

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Thiem Zverev
Match played 5 5
Tot Set 19 16
Tot Games 195 157
Pts 660-546 528-426
Total Points 1206 954
Winners 293 275
%Winners 44% 52%

Both Thiem and Zverev played 5 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Dominic Thiem conceded 4 sets, while Alexander Zverev dropper 1 set. Thiem has played 3 sets more than Zverev (19 vs 16). Therefore, Thiem played 38 games more than Zverev. Thiem scored 293 winners (44% on total points). On the other side, The German blasted 275 winners (52%).

Serve Performance

Serve Thiem Zverev
Aces 47 56
Avg per match 9.4 11.2
1st in 368/577 347/441
%1st in 64% 79%
1st pts 293/368 275/347
%1st pts 80% 79%
2nd pts 115/209 48/94
%2nd pts 55% 51%

Thiem blasted 47 aces (9.4 per match). Zverev blasted 56 aces (11.2 per match). Thiem won 80% points on his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 55% of the points. On the other side, Zverev won 79% points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 51% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Thiem Zverev
Won 24 22
Converted 24/65 22/56
% Converted 37% 39%
Conceded 30 24
Saved 22 16
% Saved 73% 67%
Times Broken 8 8

Thiem broke his opponents 24 times with 37% conversion rate. Dominic conceded his serve 8 times and he saved 73% of the break points that he conceded. The German broke his opponents 22 times with 39% conversion rate. Alexander conceded his serve 8 times and he saved 67% of the break points that he conceded.

Thiem
R1
Mannarino
R2
Bolt
R3
Fritz
R4
Monfils
1/4
Nadal
Total
Score 6-3 7-5 6-2 6-2 5-7 6-75 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-75 6-4 6-2 6-4 6-4 7-63 7-64 4-6 7-66
Tot Set 3 5 4 3 4 19
Tot Games 29 48 41 28 49 195
pts 104-78 169-134 138-118 101-73 148-143 660-546
Total points 182 303 256 174 291 1206
Winners 44 76 69 39 65 293
%Winners 42% 45% 50% 39% 44% 44%
SERVE
Aces 7 12 12 2 14 47
Double Faults 4 3 5 1 4 17
1st in 57/96 92/137 90/134 46/70 83/140 368/577
% 1st in 59% 67% 67% 66% 59% 64%
1st pts 44/57 76/92 69/90 39/46 65/83 293/368
% 1st pts 77% 83% 77% 85% 78% 80%
2nd pts 21/39 24/45 24/44 18/24 28/57 115/209
% 2nd pts 54% 53% 55% 75% 49% 55%
Breaks
Won 5 7 5 4 3 24
Converted 5/10 7/24 5/9 4/14 3/8 24/65
Converted % 50% 29% 56% 29% 38% 37%
Conceded 7 7 7 0 9 30
Saved 6/7 5/7 6/7 0/0 5/9 22
Saved % 86% 71% 86% 56% 60%
Times Broken 1 2 1 0 4 60
Zverev
R1
Cecchinato
R2
Gerasimov
R3
Verdasco
R4
Rublev
1/4
Wawrinka
Total
Score 6-4 7-64 6-3 7-65 6-4 7-5 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-4 1-6 6-3 6-4 6-2
Tot Set 3 3 3 3 4 16
Tot Games 32 35 26 30 34 157
pts 125-99 117-96 96-70 86-67 104-94 528-426
Total points 224 213 166 153 198 954
Winners 66 57 47 49 56 275
%Winners 53% 49% 49% 57% 54% 52%
SERVE
Aces 8 9 15 11 13 56
Double Faults 4 0 3 3 1 11
1st in 92/109 66/85 61/82 54/72 74/93 347/441
% 1st in 84% 78% 74% 75% 80% 79%
1st pts 66/92 57/66 47/61 49/54 56/74 275/347
% 1st pts 72% 86% 77% 91% 76% 79%
2nd pts 8/17 13/19 8/21 11/18 8/19 48/94
% 2nd pts 47% 68% 38% 61% 42% 51%
Breaks
Won 5 3 6 3 5 22
Converted 5/12 3/14 6/10 3/7 5/13 22/56
Converted % 42% 21% 60% 43% 38% 39%
Conceded 11 2 5 0 6 24
Saved 8/11 1/2 4/5 0/0 3/6 16
Saved % 73% 50% 80% 50% 51%
Times Broken 3 1 1 0 3 60

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Thiem
LWWLWWWWWW
Zverev
LWLWWWWWLL
2020 2019 2018
9 - 4
6 - 5
7-3
Hard
6-5
2-1
Clay
0-0

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