H2H, PREDICTION Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald | Australian Open odds, preview, pick

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Prediction and head to head Daniil Medvedev vs. Mackenzie Mcdonald

Daniil Medvedev and Mackenzie Mcdonald will fight against each other in the 4th round of the Australian Open for the 4th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Monday at 12.30 pm on Margaret Court Arena. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and the prediction.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Daniil Medvedev who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Daniil Medvedev is the pick to win this match.
Daniil Medvedev -> 1.028
Mackenzie Mcdonald -> 17

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Prediction and head to head Daniil Medvedev vs. Mackenzie Mcdonald

This will be the 4th time that Daniil Medvedev and Mackenzie Mcdonald clash against each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Medvedev (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on hard.

The last time that they fought against each other, Medvedev won 6-3 6-2 in the 3rd round in Barcelona back in 2019.

Daniil Medvedev

Ranked no. 4 (career high), Medvedev got to the 3rd round after beating Vasek Pospisil 6-2 6-2 6-4, Roberto Carballes Baena 6-2 7-5 6-1 and Filip Krajinovic 6-3 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-0.

In the 3rd round, The Russian had a tough win against Krajinovic to overcome his opponent only in 5 sets (6-3 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-0). During the match Medvedev scored 144 points vs Krajinovic’s 128. Daniil was very aggressive to blast 54 winners.

Regarding the service games, Medvedev fired 15 aces and he committed only 4 double faults. Overall, Daniil Medvedev was very effective on serve to win 77% (54/70) of his 1st serve and 52% (31/60) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve 3 times. The Russian broke Krajinovic 7 times after converting 39% of his break points (7/18).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Medvedev has surrendered 2 set in this tournament to win 57% of the points he played.

Medvedev has a solid record in the last 9 years having won 68% of his matches (330-153). 7-0 on hard in 2021. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this competition, Medvedev has a 133-51 record in the last 9 years on hard.

Daniil has a 7-0 win-loss record in 2021, 7-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Daniil had to surrender in the 4th round to Stan Wawrinka.

Mackenzie Mcdonald

Ranked no. 192, Mackenzie reached the 3rd round after beating Marco Cecchinato 3-6 6-3 6-2 6-2, Borna Coric 6-4 6-2 4-6 6-4 and Lloyd Harris 7-67 6-1 6-4.

In the 3rd round, Mackenzie had a good straight sets win against Lloyd (7-67 6-1 6-4). During the match Mcdonald scored 111 points vs Lloyd’s 86. The American was pretty aggressive to blast 47 winners.

Talking about serving, Mcdonald struck 12 aces and he committed only 3 double faults. Overall, Mackenzie Mcdonald was exceptionally effective on serve to win 81% (47/58) of his 1st serve and 53% (16/30) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve twice. The American broke Lloyd 5 times after converting 56% of his break points (5/9).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Mackenzie has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 55% of the points he played.

Mackenzie has a 4-2 win-loss record in 2021, 4-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Mackenzie capitulated in the 1st round to Daniel Evans.

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Medvedev Mcdonald
Match played 3 3
Tot Set 11 11
Tot Games 96 102
Pts 328-244 343-284
Total Points 572 627
Winners 135 155
%Winners 41% 45%

Both Medvedev and Mcdonald played 3 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Daniil Medvedev surrendered 2 sets, while Mackenzie Mcdonald dropped 2 sets. Talking about their workload, Medvedev and Mcdonald have played the same amount of sets 11. However, Medvedev played 6 games less than Mcdonald. Daniil scored 135 winners (41% of the total points). On the other side, Mackenzie blasted 155 winners (45%).

Serve Performance

Serve Medvedev Mcdonald
Aces 36 39
Avg per match 12 13
1st in 169/280 202/298
%1st in 60% 68%
1st pts 135/169 155/202
%1st pts 80% 77%
2nd pts 60/111 57/96
%2nd pts 54% 59%

Medvedev fired 36 aces (12 per match). Mcdonald scored 39 aces (13 per match). Medvedev won 80% points on his first serve. He pretty effective on his second serve to win 54% of the points. On the other side, Mcdonald won 77% of the points behind his first serve. He had a solid display on his second serve to win 59% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Medvedev Mcdonald
Won 19 15
Converted 19/35 15/30
% Converted 54% 50%
Conceded 16 16
Saved 11 11
% Saved 69% 69%
Times Broken 5 5

Daniil broke his opponents 19 times with a 54% conversion rate. Daniil surrendered his serve 5 times and he saved 69% of the break points that he conceded. The American broke his opponents 15 times with a 50% conversion rate. Mcdonald conceded his serve 5 times and he saved 69% of the break points that he conceded.

Medvedev
R1
Pospisil
R2
Carballes Baena
R3
Krajinovic
Total
Score 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-2 7-5 6-1 6-3 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-0
Tot Set 3 3 5 11
Tot Games 26 27 43 96
pts 89-63 95-53 144-128 328-244
Total points 152 148 272 572
Winners 39 42 54 135
%Winners 44% 44% 38% 41%
SERVE
Aces 8 13 15 36
Double Faults 2 3 4 9
1st in 50/74 49/76 70/130 169/280
% 1st in 68% 64% 54% 60%
1st pts 39/50 42/49 54/70 135/169
% 1st pts 78% 86% 77% 80%
2nd pts 16/24 13/27 31/60 60/111
% 2nd pts 67% 48% 52% 54%
Breaks
Won 5 7 7 19
Converted 5/9 7/8 7/18 19/35
Converted % 56% 88% 39% 54%
Conceded 1 4 11 16
Saved 1/1 2/4 8/11 11
Saved % 100% 50% 73% 74%
Times Broken 0 2 3 5
Mcdonald
R1
Cecchinato
R2
Coric
R3
Lloyd
Total
Score 3-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-2 4-6 6-4 7-67 6-1 6-4
Tot Set 4 4 3 11
Tot Games 34 38 30 102
pts 115-94 117-104 111-86 343-284
Total points 209 221 197 627
Winners 49 59 47 155
%Winners 43% 50% 42% 45%
SERVE
Aces 14 13 12 39
Double Faults 3 0 3 6
1st in 62/95 82/115 58/88 202/298
% 1st in 65% 71% 66% 68%
1st pts 49/62 59/82 47/58 155/202
% 1st pts 79% 72% 81% 77%
2nd pts 18/33 23/33 16/30 57/96
% 2nd pts 55% 70% 53% 59%
Breaks
Won 6 4 5 15
Converted 6/11 4/10 5/9 15/30
Converted % 55% 40% 56% 50%
Conceded 7 5 4 16
Saved 5/7 4/5 2/4 11
Saved % 71% 80% 50% 67%
Times Broken 2 1 2 5

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Medvedev
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Mcdonald
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2022 2021 2020
45 - 19
27 - 31
26-8
Hard
16-16
8-6
I Hard
4-5
3-2
Clay
4-6
8-3
Grass
3-4

Tennis Scores at the Australian Open

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