Djokovic vs Van Rijthoven: prediction for the Wimbledon match
Novak Djokovic is the defending champion of Wimbledon. So far, he has gotten better with every match of the Major. In the first-round battle against Kwon Soon-woo, Djokovic surrended one set (6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4). After that, the Serbian athlete got confident victories over Thanasi Kokkinakis (6-1, 6-4, 6-2) and Miomir Kecmanovic (6-0, 6-3, 6-4).
Тим ван Рижтховен
Tim van Rijthoven won his first ATP title last month at the Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, defeating Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the final match. The Dutch tennis player has continued his good run of form at Wimbledon - he outplayed Federico Delbonis (7-6, 6-1, 6-2), Reilly Opelka (6-4, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6), and Nikoloz Basilashvili (6-4, 6-3, 6-4) to reach the last 16.
Djokovic played 1 tie-break in his last 5 matches.
In 4 of van Rijthoven's last 5 matches, more than 9 games were played in the first set.
Tim van Rijthoven is enjoying success on grass courts and is definilety not afraid to play against the strongest tennis players. In 's-Hertogenbosch, he defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime and Daniil Medvedev. We expect the Dutch player to put up a good fight against Djokovic in the last-16 match.
Our prediction - handicap (+8) to van Rijthoven
Van Rijthoven is in great shape and will strive to make this match difficult for Djokovic. Take the over.
Second prediction - total over 30 games