First round match at Australian Open, in which Jan Lennard Struff will play with Novak Djokovic. The match will take place on January 20. Which of the players will be able to take the title? – read in our material.
Jan Lennard Struff
For Struff, last year was one of the most successful in his career. Jan Lennard managed to demonstrate an excellent game. Stable results allowed him to take 37th place in the APR rating. This season, Struff managed to play several fights. In the ATR Cup, the German lost to Nick Kyrgios (4-6, 6-7), and then beat Michail Pervolarakis (6-4, 6-1) and Felix Auger-Aliassime (6-1, 6-4). True, in Adelaide the representative of Germany unexpectedly lost to Alex Bolt (3-6, 4-6).
Djokovic started this season perfectly. The Serb has not lost a single match and helped his team win the Asia-Pacific Cup. Throughout the tournament, Novak showed an excellent game and even managed to beat Daniil Medvedev (6-1, 5-7, 6-4), Denis Shapovalov (4-6, 6-1, 7-6) and Rafael Nadal (6-2 , 7-6). In 2019, Djokovic won the AO. Now the Serb will try to defend his last year’s champion title.
Statistics and personal meetings
- In full-time meetings, the score is 2-0 in favor of Djokovic
- In 2019, at Roland Garros, Djokovic defeated Struff in three games
Jan Lennard Struff vs Novak Djokovic Prediction
Last year, at Djokovic beat Struff with a score of (6-3), (6-2), (6-2). It is possible that something like this will happen now. Nowak is now in great shape and even beat Nadal with a difference of five games. It is unlikely that Struff will be able to stop him.
- Our prediction – Novak Djokovic to win.