TEL AVIV. Djokovic the favorite despite wrist injury over Cilic, Korda, Thiem

Djokovic The Favorite In Tel Aviv

Novak Djokovic is currently in Tel Aviv, where he will take part in the ATP250 that is staged this week. The former world number 1 is expected to play his first match on Thursday against either Andujar or Monteiro. However, Novak has been nursing a right wrist injury and his conditions are not clear.

Who is the favorite in Tel Aviv?

Despite the injury, Noval is still considered the favorite to win the newly minted ATP250. Marin Cilic, Sebastian Korda and Dominic Thiem follow.

Here are the odds according to bet365.

Novak Djokovic 1.50
Marin Cilic 10.00
Sebastian Korda 11.00
Botic Vän De Zandschulp 13.00
Dominic Thiem 17.00
Emil Ruusuvuori 17.00
Diego Schwartzman 19.00
Aslan Karatsev 26.00
Maxime Cressy 26.00
Talion Griekspoor 29.00
Adrian Mannarino 34.00
Roman Safiullin 41.00
Arthur Rinderknech 41.00
Jeffrey John Wolf 51.00
Vasek Pospisil 67.00

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Novak Djokovic in 2022

Novak Djokovic

24 - 6win/loss

Hard
2-1
I Hard
1-1
Clay
14-4
Grass
7-0
35 year old
WWWWWLWWWW
2022 Highlights

At the moment ranked no.7, Novak played his last match on the 25th of September when he surrendered to world no.13 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 7-6(3) in the round robin in the Laver Cup (draw).

At present, during this year Djokovic achieved a 24-6 win-loss record. Djokovic has won 2 titles in 2022 in Rome and Wimbledon. The Serbian got to the final in Belgrade.

Djokovic will play next in Nur-Sultan (Astana Open). He will start to play the tournament from the main draw on the 3rd of October thanks to a wild card.

Djokovic
the Laver Cup
Djokovic's Record
 

Marin Cilic in 2022

Marin Cilic

28 - 16win/loss

Hard
16-10
Clay
9-5
Grass
3-1
34 year old
LWLLLWLWWL
2022 Highlights

Ranked world no.16, Marin played his last match on the 5th of September when he surrendered to world no.1 Carlos Alcaraz 6-4 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the 4th round of the U.S. Open (draw).

Presently, during this year Marin has managed to achieve a 28-16 record. Marin Cilic’s best achievement of this year was getting to the semifinal in Adelaide, at the French Open and London.

Cilic will play next in Nur-Sultan (Astana Open). He will start to play the tournament from the main draw on the 3rd of October.

Cilic
U.S. Open
Cilic's Record

Novak Djokovic and Marin Cilic clashed against each other 20 times. Their actual record is 18-2 for Djokovic. Previously, the last time they played, Novak Djokovic won 6-4 6-2 in the Rubber 2 in 1 (Davis Cup, Finals, SF, CRO) in December 2021.

Sebastian Korda in 2022

Sebastian Korda

26 - 18win/loss

Hard
13-9
I Hard
4-1
Clay
8-6
Grass
1-2
22 year old
LLWWWWLWWW
2022 Highlights

Now the world no.44, Sebastian played his last match on the 23rd of September when he was overcome by world no.45 Lorenzo Sonego 6-4 6-4 in the quarter in Metz (draw).

At present, during this year the American has a 25-18 match record. Sebastian Korda’s most significant performance of the present year was reaching the semifinal in Estoril.

Korda
Metz
Korda's Record

Thiem in Tel Aviv, ranking, and results in 2022

Dominic Thiem

16 - 15win/loss

Hard
2-2
I Hard
6-2
Clay
8-11
29 year old
LWLWWWLWWW
2022 Highlights

Now ranked no.173, the Austrian has a 16-15 match record in 2022. Dominic is now competing in Tel Aviv where he ousted the world no.72 Laslo Djere 5-7 7-63 6-4.

Dominic Thiem will fight against the world no.16 Marin Cilic in the 2nd round. Their actual head to head record is 4-0 for Thiem.

The Austrian got to the final in the Rennes Challenger.

Dominic won 17 titles in his career: 4 on hard courts, 10 on clay courts, 2 on indoor courts and 1 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)

Thiem
Tel Aviv
Thiem's Record
Thiem
Projected
Draw

Sebastian Korda and Dominic Thiem have never played each other up to now on the main tour.