H2H, PREDICTION Casper Ruud vs Novak Djokovic | Nitto ATP Finals odds, preview, pick

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Prediction and head to head Casper Ruud vs. Novak Djokovic

Casper Ruud and Novak Djokovic will face off in the final of the the Nitto ATP Finals for the 4th time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Sunday at 7:00 pm on CENTRE COURT. In the following lines you can find the head to head analysis and prediction.

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The pick for Tennis Tonic is Novak Djokovic who should win in 2 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Novak Djokovic is the pick to win this match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.222
Casper Ruud -> 4.5

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Prediction and head to head Casper Ruud vs. Novak Djokovic

This will be the 4th time that Casper Ruud and Novak Djokovic play each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on indoor hard courts.

The last time that they squared off, Djokovic won 6-4 6-3 in the semifinal in Rome back in May 2022.

Highlights Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud – Rome 14-May-2022

Casper Ruud

Casper Ruud
Casper Ruud

51 - 22win/loss

Hard
18-8
I Hard
7-5
Clay
25-7
Grass
1-2
Rank
3
High
2
LWLWWLWLLL
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 51-22 18-8 25-7 7-5 1-2 0-0
2021 57-17 16-6 28-5 11-4 2-2 0-0
2020 22-13 4-5 17-6 1-2 0-0 0-0
2019 44-31 8-10 27-13 9-7 0-1 0-0
2018 43-29 19-9 19-18 5-1 0-1 0-0

Ranked no. 4, Ruud got to the final after beating Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-64 6-4, Taylor Fritz 6-3 4-6 7-66 and Andrey Rublev 6-2 6-4.

In the semifinal, The Norwegian had a good straight sets win against Rublev (6-2 6-4). During the match, Ruud scored 56 points vs Rublev’s 40. Casper was quite aggressive to blast 27 winners.

Talking about the service games, Ruud made 10 aces and he was very consistent in conceding no double faults. Overall, Casper Ruud was pretty efficient on serve to win 77% (27/35) of his 1st serve and 73% (8/11) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve once. Ruud was clinical in his return game without wasting any break point and break Rublev 4 times.

Overall Performance in this tournament

Ruud has dropped 1 set in this tournament to win 54% of the points he played.

Ruud has a solid match record in the last 8 years having won 65% of his matches (316-169). 7-4 on indoor hard courts in 2022. In connection with his performance on the same surface of this event, Ruud has a compiled50-27 win-loss record in the last 8 years on indoor hard courts.

His best result of the current season was winning the title in Buenos Aires where he overcame Diego Schwartzman in the final 5-7 6-2 6-3 and in Geneva where he overcame Joao Sousa in the final 7-6(3) 4-6 7-6(1) and in Gstaad where he beat Matteo Berrettini in the final 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2.

Ruud has an overall 51-21 win-loss record in 2022, 7-4 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

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Ruud
Turin
Ruud's Record

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

42 - 7win/loss

Hard
2-1
I Hard
19-2
Clay
14-4
Grass
7-0
Rank
5
High
1
WWWWWLWWWW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 42-7 2-1 14-4 19-2 7-0 0-0
2021 55-7 19-3 18-3 11-1 7-0 0-0
2020 41-5 26-1 11-1 4-3 0-0 0-0
2019 57-11 26-6 15-3 9-2 7-0 0-0
2018 53-13 23-4 11-5 8-3 11-1 0-0

Ranked no. 8, Djokovic reached the final after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 7-64, Andrey Rublev 6-4 6-1, Daniil Medvedev 6-3 6-75 7-62 and Taylor Fritz 7-65 7-66.

In the semifinal, Djokovic had a good straight sets win against Fritz (7-65 7-66). During the match Djokovic scored 84 points vs Fritz’s 73. Djokovic was very aggressive to blast 40 winners.

Talking about serving, Djokovic managed to score 4 aces and he committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Overall, Novak Djokovic was pretty effective on serve to win 75% (40/53) of his 1st serve and 61% (14/23) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent his to concede the serve twice. The Serbian was clinical in his return game without wasting any break point and break Fritz twice.

Overall Performance in this tournament

Novak has conceded 1 set in the tournament to win 55% of the points he played.

His best result of the season was winning the title in Rome where he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final 6-0 7-6(5) and at the Wimbledon where he beat Nick Kyrgios in the final 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6(3) and in Tel Aviv where he overcame Marin Cilic in the final 6-3 6-4 and in Astana where he overcame Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final 6-3 6-4.

The Serbian has an overall 41-7 win-loss record in 2022, 18-2 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

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Previously, he won this tournament 4 times in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2015. See his history.

Djokovic
Turin
Djokovic's Record
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H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)

C.Ruud
N.Djokovic
5h:10
5h:10
Time on court​
!
7h:50
7h:50
1h:08
1h:08
Last match​
1h:54
1h:54
4
4
Match played
4
4
97
97
Games Played​
101
101
9
9
Set played​​
9
9
217
217
Total points​
349
349
54.3
54.3
Avg point​
87.3
87.3
117
117
Winners
176
176
29.3
29.3
Avg Winners​
44
44
54%
54%
Ratio winners
50%
50%
-- Serve --
29
29
Aces
28
28
7.3
7.3
Avg Aces
7
7
4
4
Double Faults
6
6
1
1
Avg Double Faults
1.5
1.5
117/144
117/144
1st won total​
176/217
176/217
!
81%
81%
1st won %
!
81%
81%
40/62
40/62
2nd won total​
53/96
53/96
!
65%
65%
2nd won %
55%
55%
-- Break Points --
6/10
6/10
BP won
8/14
8/14
1.5/2.5
1.5/2.5
Avg BP won
2/3.5
2/3.5
!
60%
60%
Won
!
57%
57%
5
5
Conceded
9
9
1.3
1.3
Avg Conceded
2.3
2.3
2
2
Broken
3
3
!
0.5
0.5
Avg Broken
!
0.8
0.8
3
3
Saved
6
6

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Ruud Djokovic
Match played 3 4
Tot Set 7 9
Tot Games 73 101
Pts 217-187 349-288
Total Points 404 637
Winners 117 176
%Winners 54% 50%

Ruud played 3 matches while Djokovic competed in 4 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Casper Ruud conceded 1 set, while Novak Djokovic surrendered 1 set. Ruud has played 2 set(s) less than Djokovic (7 vs 9). Therefore, Ruud played 28 games less than Djokovic. Ruud scored 117 winners (54% of the total points). On the other side, Novak blasted 176 winners (50%).

Serve Performance

Serve Ruud Djokovic
Aces 29 28
Avg per match 9.7 7
1st in 144/206 217/313
%1st in 70% 69%
1st pts 117/144 176/217
%1st pts 81% 81%
2nd pts 40/62 53/96
%2nd pts 65% 55%

Ruud scored 29 aces (9.7 per match). Djokovic bagged 28 aces (7 per match). Ruud won 81% points behind his first serve. He very solid his second serve to win 65% of the points. On the other side, Djokovic won 81% of the 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 Ruud Djokovic
Won 6 8
Converted 6/10 8/14
% Converted 60% 57%
Conceded 5 9
Saved 3 6
% Saved 60% 67%
Times Broken 2 3

The Norwegian broke his opponents 6 times with a 60% conversion rate. Ruud lost his serve twice and he saved 60% of the break points that he conceded. Novak broke his opponents 8 times with a 57% conversion rate. The Serbian conceded his serve 3 times and he saved 67% of the break points that he conceded.

Ruud
Round Robin
Nadal
Round Robin
Fritz
Round Robin
Auger-Aliassime
1/2
Rublev
Total
Score 7-5 7-5 6-3 4-6 7-66 7-64 6-4 6-2 6-4
Tot Set 2 3 2 2 9
Tot Games 24 32 23 18 97
pts 95-87 66-60 56-40 217-187
Total points 0 182 126 96 404
Winners 57 33 27 117
%Winners 0% 60% 50% 48% 54%
SERVE
Aces 0 14 5 10 29
Double Faults 3 1 0 4
1st in / 65/93 44/67 35/46 144/206
% 1st in 0% 70% 66% 76% 70%
1st pts / 57/65 33/44 27/35 117/144
% 1st pts 0% 88% 75% 77% 81%
2nd pts / 14/28 18/23 8/11 40/62
% 2nd pts 0% 50% 78% 73% 65%
Breaks
Won 1 1 4 6
Converted / 1/5 1/1 4/4 6/10
Converted % 0% 20% 100% 100% 60%
Conceded 4 0 1 5
Saved 0/ 3/4 0/0 0/1 3
Saved % 75% 0% 19%
Times Broken 1 0 1 2
Djokovic
Round Robin
Medvedev
Round Robin
Rublev
Round Robin
Tsitsipas
1/2
Fritz
Total
Score 6-3 6-75 7-62 6-4 6-1 6-4 7-64 7-65 7-66
Tot Set 3 2 2 2 9
Tot Games 35 17 23 26 101
pts 138-119 61-38 66-58 84-73 349-288
Total points 257 99 124 157 637
Winners 67 33 36 40 176
%Winners 49% 54% 55% 48% 50%
SERVE
Aces 9 12 3 4 28
Double Faults 3 0 2 1 6
1st in 85/131 35/43 44/63 53/76 217/313
% 1st in 65% 81% 70% 70% 69%
1st pts 67/85 33/35 36/44 40/53 176/217
% 1st pts 79% 94% 82% 75% 81%
2nd pts 22/46 3/8 14/19 14/23 53/96
% 2nd pts 48% 38% 74% 61% 55%
Breaks
Won 2 3 1 2 8
Converted 2/6 3/4 1/2 2/2 8/14
Converted % 33% 75% 50% 100% 57%
Conceded 6 0 1 2 9
Saved 5/6 0/0 1/1 0/2 6
Saved % 83% 100% 0% 46%
Times Broken 1 0 0 2 3

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Ruud
LWLWWLWLLL
Djokovic
WWWWWLWWWW
2022 2021 2020
49 - 21
42 - 7
18-8
Hard
2-1
5-4
I Hard
19-2
25-7
Clay
14-4
1-2
Grass
7-0
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