PREDICTION, PREVIEW, H2H: Djokovic, Rublev, Shelton and Paul to play on Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday – Australian Open

Novak Djokovic-Andrey Rublev-Ben Shelton-Tommy Paul Stats info

ORDER OF PLAY and PREVIEW. Novak Djokovic, Andrey Rublev, Ben Shelton and Tommy Paul are going to play on Wednesday at the Australian Open on Rod Laver Arena.

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Novak Djokovic vs. Andrey Rublev Australian Open

Novak Djokovic vs. Andrey Rublev

Head to head 2-1 for Djokovic

Novak Djokovic will take on Andrey Rublev in the quarter for the 4th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Wednesday at 7:30 pm on Rod Laver Arena.

Novak Djokovic: ranking and results

Ranked no. 5, the Serbian got to the quarter after beating Roberto Carballes Baena 6-3 6-4 6-0, Enzo Couacaud 6-1 6-75 6-2 6-0, Grigor Dimitrov 7-67 6-3 6-4 and Alex De Minaur 6-2 6-1 6-2.

Novak has a 9-0 win-loss record in 2023, 9-0 on hard (See FULL STATS). His best result of the current year was winning the title in Adelaide where he overcame Sebastian Korda in the final 6-7(8) 7-6(3) 6-4.

Last year at the Australian Open The Serbian didn’t play at the Australian Open in 2022. The Serbian conquered the title in Australian Open in 2008 and 2011.

Andrey Rublev: ranking and results

Ranked no. 6, Rublev got to the quarter after beating Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-4 6-2, Emil Ruusuvuori 6-2 6-4 6-72 6-3, Daniel Evans 6-4 6-2 6-3 and Holger Rune 6-3 3-6 6-3 4-6 7-69.

The Russian has a 4-2 win-loss record in 2023, 4-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open Rublev lost in the 3rd round 7-5 7-6(3) 3-6 6-3 to Marin Cilic.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 4th time that Novak Djokovic and Andrey Rublev play each other. Their record is 2-1 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

Before, the last time they fought against each other, Djokovic won 6-4 6-1 in the R in Nitto atp finals back in 2022.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Novak Djokovic who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Novak Djokovic is the pick to win this match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.25
Andrey Rublev -> 4.9

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Ben Shelton vs. Tommy Paul Australian Open

Ben Shelton vs. Tommy Paul

Head to head 0-0

Ben Shelton will take on Tommy Paul in the quarter for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Wednesday at 2:30 pm on Rod Laver Arena.

Ben Shelton: ranking and results

Ranked no. 89 (career high), the American got to the quarter after beating Zhizhen Zhang 4-6 6-3 6-2 2-6 7-64, Nicolas Jarry 7-63 7-63 7-5, Alexei Popyrin 6-3 7-64 6-4 and Jeff Wolf 6-75 6-2 6-74 7-64 6-2.

Shelton has a 5-2 win-loss record in 2023, 5-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open The American didn’t compete at the Australian Open in 2022.

Tommy Paul: ranking and results

Ranked no. 35, Paul got to the quarter after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1 7-66 6-2, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-2 2-6 6-74 6-3 6-4, Jenson Brooksby 6-1 6-4 6-3 and Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 4-6 6-2 7-5.

The American has a 5-1 win-loss record in 2023, 5-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open The American lost in the 2nd round 7-6(7) 7-5 7-6(8) to Miomir Kecmanovic.

Head to head analysis

There is no head to head record between Ben Shelton and Tommy Paul since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

Prediction, odds and live streaming

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Tommy Paul who should win in 4 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Tommy Paul is the pick to win this match.
Tommy Paul -> 2.96
Ben Shelton -> 1.4

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