Novak Djokovic and Denis Shapovalov will play each other in the 2nd round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia for the 2nd time of their career.

Novak Djokovic

Currently the world no. 1, Novak will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 75th career title after he won his last title in Madrid last week. Novak has a 19-4 win-loss record in 2019, 6-1 on clay.

Last year result in Rome

Djokovic lost in the semifinal 7-64 6-3 to Rafael Nadal

Denis Shapovalov

Ranked no. 22, the Canadian has defeated clay court specialist Pablo Carreno-Busta in the opening match 6-3-7-6 (5).

Denis has a 12-10 win-loss record in 2019, 1-3 on clay that is not his favorite surface. Canadian best result of the season was reaching the semi-finals in Miami.

Last year result in Rome

Shapovalov lost in the 3rd round 6-4 6-1 to Rafael Nadal

HEAD TO HEAD and prediction Novak Djokovic vs. Denis Shapovalov

This will be the 2nd time that Novak Djokovic and Denis Shapovalov play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), but they have never played on clay.

The only time that they played each other, Djokovic won 6-3 6-4 4-6 6-0 in the 3rd round in australian-Open in January 2019.


The favorite for Tennis Tonic is Novak Djokovic that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

According to bet365, Novak Djokovic is the favorite to win the match.
Novak Djokovic -> 1.10
Denis Shapovalov -> 7.00

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
2019 2018 2017
23 - 5
13 - 12
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