Rublev vs Djokovic Australian Open Schedule & Info
2023 Australian Open Men's Quarterfinals Match
No. 5 Andrey Rublev vs. No. 4 Novak Djokovic
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023
Start Time: TBD
Venue: TBD — Melbourne, Australia
A spot in the semifinals is on the line as No. 5 Andrey Rublev and No. 4 Novak Djokovic face off in 2023 Australian Open action. Rublev outlasted No. 9 Holger Rune in a five-set thriller on Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals of this storied tournament for only the second time in his young career.
Meanwhile, Djokovic made quick work of No. 22 Alex De Minaur in a dominating three-set victory on Monday. The 35-year-old is back in the Australian Open quarterfinals for the 13th time as he seeks his 22nd career Grand Slam title. Will he keep building momentum or is it time for another upset?
Rublev vs Djokovic Odds & Set Betting
All 2023 Australian Open men's betting odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: Rublev: (+460) | Djokovic: (-650)
To Win 1st Set: Rublev: (+230) | Djokovic: (-300)
Set Betting: Rublev: 3-0 (+1700) | 3-1 (+1200) | 3-2 (+950)
Set Betting: Djokovic: 3-0 (+115) | 3-1 (+250) | 3-2 (+470)
Rublev vs Djokovic Head-to-Head Stats & Betting Trends
- Novak Djokovic is 2-1 straight up in three head-to-head matcheups against Andrey Rublev.
- Djokovic defeated Rublev in straight sets during their most recent meeting on Nov. 16, 2022.
- Rublev defeated Holger Rune in five sets in the fourth round of the 2023 Australian Open.
- Djokovic defeated Alex De Minaur in three sets in the fourth round of the 2023 Australian Open.
Rublev vs Djokovic Prediction & Pick
Rublev has a chance to earn the biggest win of his life on Tuesday. The 25-year-old has never made the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament and is facing one of the best men's tennis players in the entire world. Rublev has beaten Djokovic once before, but that match was played on a clay court.
Djokovic has gotten the best of Rublev in both matchups played on a hard court and I anticipate more of the same this time around. The veteran's hamstring seems to be holding up after an early scare as he picked apart De Minaur with pinpoint accuracy on well-placed shots. Djokovic is simply cruising.
Djokovic has a chance to level the men's Grand Slam title record, too, so expect no mercy from the Serbian.
Winner: Novak Djokovic
Rublev vs Djokovic Best Bet
I touched on the fact that Djokovic beat Rublev in both of their prior meetings on a hard court. It's important to note that neither match was incredibly close, either. Djokovic won in straight sets both times and logged a total of 26 aces. Rublev did not have the range to keep up in the longer rallies.
Djokovic has beaten three of his first four opponents in the Australian Open in three sets, with his lone set loss coming via a tiebreak back in the second round. While the competition is getting better as he moves along in the tournament, Djokovic is showing that his best tennis is yet to be played.
Bet: Novak Djokovic 3-0 (+115)
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