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Novak Djokovic vs Jeremy Chardy Live Stream, Predictions & Tips - Djokovic to Stay Perfect

  • Novak Djokovic vs Jeremy Chardy preview and predictions for Monday’s Australian Open match.
  • The match is being played at Melbourne Park at 09.30 GMT.
  • Djokovic begins his quest for ninth Australian Open title
  • I am backing Djokovic to win in straight sets against Chardy
  • Match preview, predictions and live stream information.
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Novak Djokovic has not lost in the first round of the Australian Open since 2007 (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Hannah Wilks 07 Feb 2021
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Novak Djokovic vs Jeremy Chardy Predictions


The most successful men’s Australian Open player in history, Djokovic has won eight titles in Melbourne and has not lost in the first round there since 2007.

Djokovic looks in great form after ATP Cup wins over tough opponents and should preserve his perfect record against Chardy on Monday.

  • Djokovic has won all 30 sets he has played against Chardy
  • The world no. 1 has a 75-8 record at the Australian Open
  • Chardy has made the semifinals of both tournaments he’s played in 2021
  • Powerful Chardy is 12-62 vs top-10 players but 0-13 vs Djokovic

Head to Head


The head-to-head between Novak Djokovic and Jeremy Chardy is 13-0.

Djokovic and Chardy played for the first time at the Australian Open in 2009, and most recently at the Madrid Masters in 2019. Djokovic has won all 13 matches in straight sets and has only been pushed to a tie-break twice.

Novak Djokovic Stats


Nationality: Serbia
Age: 33 (22 May 1987)
Height: 6’2” (188cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 1
Career High: 1 (July 2011)
Career ATP Singles Titles: 81

Novak Djokovic Form


Eight-time champion Djokovic was always going to be the favourite for the Australian Open and is looking to win three in a row at Melbourne Park for the second time in 2021.

The world no. 1 has looked very good at the ATP Cup this past week, scoring hard-fought singles victories over Denis Shapovalov 7-5, 7-5 and Alexander Zverev 6-7(3), 6-2, 7-5. 

Djokovic wasn’t quite able to keep Serbia’s ATP Cup title defence alive, losing the doubles with Nikola Cacic in a very close match tie-break to Zverev and Jan-Lennard Struff.

Even though Djokovic would probably have liked to get more matches in ahead of the Australian Open, two singles matches against two high-calibre opponents and two doubles matches (he also played with Filip Krajinovic against Canada) have probably put him in good frame.

Jeremy Chardy Stats


Nationality: France
Age: 33 (12 February 1987)
Height: 6’2”  (188cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 66
Career High: 25 (January 2013)
Career ATP Singles Titles: 1

Jeremy Chardy Form


A power player with a big serve, Chardy has posed problems for top players before, with the likes of Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro and (famously) Roger Federer among the top-10 players he’s beaten. 

Most recently, he knocked Daniil Medvedev out of the 2019 Paris Masters.

Chardy also comes into the Australian Open on decent form, having reached the semifinals of both ATP Tour events he’s played so far in 2021 with wins over the likes of Fabio Fognini, Marin Cilic, Jan-Lennard Struff and Taylor Fritz.

The Frenchman made his solitary Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open in 2013. But an 0-13 head-to-head against Djokovic, in which time he’s failed to get a single set, is damning.

Live Stream


Novak Djokovic and Jeremy Chardy meet in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday 8 February (9.30am GMT scheduled start).

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Verdict

Djokovic looks overwhelmingly likely to preserve his perfect record against Chardy, although the French veteran might just manage to push a set to a tie-break. 

Result + Total Games: Djokovic & 26.5+ Result + Total Games @-120.48 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Games Handicap: Djokovic -10.5 Match Handicap @100.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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