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Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Djokovic set for comfortable victory in first round

  • Novak Djokovic faces Mikael Ymer in the French Open first round
  • World No. 1 Djokovic is 31-0 in 2020
  • Novak Djokovic has never previously played Mikael Ymer on the ATP Tour
  • Ymer has dropped out in the qualifying rounds in 3 of his last 4 tournaments
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Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to progress to the second round of the French Open (Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic is the clear favourite to progress to the second round of the French Open as he comes up against Mikael Ymer on Tuesday. The world No. 1 has been incredible in 2020, winning all of his 31 matches thus far and there is little to suggest it will change against Ymer.

Novak Djokovic Stats


Nationality: Serbia
Age: 33 (22 May 1987)
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 1
Career High: 1 (July 2011)
Career Singles Titles: 82
2020 Singles Titles: 5
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 17 (8 Australian Open, 1 French Open, 5 Wimbledon, 3 US Open)
French Open Best Result: Winner (2016)

Novak Djokovic Form


Novak Djokovic has been in incredible form in 2020, winning all six matches at the ATP Cup to help Serbia win the title. He followed up by winning the Australian Open, beating Milos Raonic, Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem in an epic 5 set final.

The World No. 1 won in Dubai, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-4 in the final. He then won the Western and Southern Open, beating Milos Raonic 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the final.

Djokovic reached the US Open round of 16 but was disqualified after hitting a ball into a line judge’s neck. It was a bizarre incident that left most of the tennis world stunned.

Novak Djokovic put that disappointment behind him by winning the Italian Open. He beat Filip Krajinovic, Dominik Koepfer, Casper Ruud before a 7-5 6-3 win against Diego Schwartzman in the final.

Mikael Ymer Stats


Nationality: Sweden
Age: 22 (9 September 1998)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 80
Career High: 67 (March 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 0

Mikael Ymer Form


Mikael Ymer has not enjoyed 2020, particularly since the return of tennis in August. He was knocked out in the qualifiers at the Cincinnati Masters 7-5 7-5 by Lloyd Harris before going out in straight sets 6-2 7-6 6-3 to Filip Krajinovic at the US Open.

The World No. 67 had a more positive start at the Italian Open when he beat Marcos Giron 4-6 7-5 7-6 in the first qualifying round. Ymer then beat Marc Polmans 6-4 6-4 in the second qualifying round but lost 7-5 6-1 to Facundo Bagnis in the final qualifier.

Mikael Ymer then suffered a 6-3 7-6 in the qualifier for the German Open against Tennys Sandgren prior to the French Open.

Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer Head to Head


Novak Djokovic and Mikael Ymer have never previously met on the ATP circuit.

Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer Odds


Novak Djokovic is a short priced 1.06 favourite with Mikael Ymer offering odds of 29.00. Under 26.5 games in the match is priced at 1.80.

Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer Match Up


Novak Djokovic has yet to lose in 2020 and looks in imperious form. The world No. 67, Mikael Ymer will have to produce a miracle to beat Djokovic over five sets.

Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer Stats


  • Novak Djokovic is 31-0 in 2020.
  • Novak Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slams.
  • Novak Djokovic has won 10 of his last 14 matches in straight sets.
  • Mikael Ymer has lost 4 of his last 6 matches in straight sets.
  • Mikael Ymer has failed to get past the qualifiers in 3 of his last 4 tournaments.
  • Mikael Ymer has never won an ATP title.

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Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer will be played at the French Open.

When is Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer being played?

Novak Djokovic vs Mikael Ymer will be played at 13.00 BST on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

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Verdict

Novak Djokovic has been outstanding in 2020 and should continue his fine form with a comfortable victory over Mikael Ymer.

Best Bet: Under 26.5 Games Total Games in Match @-125 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Djokovic -10 Handicap Handicap @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Mega Bet: Ymer Under 7.5 Games Total Ymer Games in Match @+110 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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