Top seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic will take on the 25th seeded Italian Andreas Seppi, in the third round of the US Open 2015 on Friday in New York. Novak Djokovic v Andreas Seppi betting tips to follow in the preview.
Djokovic won the match in straight sets to make round four
Djokovic continued his remarkable start in the tournament and played in the same vein in the round two as well, against the Austrian Andreas Haider-Maurer. It took the world no. 1 a little under 90 minutes to win the match 6-4, 6-1, 6-2, whilst winning 83 percent of first service points.
Seppi too didn’t had many difficulties against his Russian adversary Teymuraz Gabashvili, whom he moved past in four sets. However, the highlight of his game was the astounding number of aces (22), which helped him retain a strong first serve.
Considering the Italian’s performance this season, he has had an average year so far, without any titles. The closest he came to winning was in ATP Zagreb, where he was the runner-up, having lost to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. He incurred a similar result in the Gerry Weber Open too, where he was defeated by Roger Federer.
As for Djokovic, he retained his position at the top place by winning two Grand Slams and emerging as the runner-up in another one. In the Wimbledon, he defeated Federer to lift the trophy, while in Roland Garros; he lost to Stan Wawrinka in the final. He incurred a similar defeat in the finals of Cincinnati Masters and Rogers Cup too.
This match is definitely in the favor of Djokovic, owing to his terrific form and momentum. He should reach the fourth round here comfortably.
Novak Djokovic v Andreas Seppi head to head:
Djokovic has a humungous lead of 10-0 over Seppi, with six of those victories coming on hard surface. They last met in 2013 ATP Dubai.
Novak Djokovic v Andreas Seppi betting tips:
Djokovic to win in straight sets.