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Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud Live Stream, Preview, Predictions & Tips - Djokovic to record routine win in Rome

  • Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud preview, predictions & tips
  • The Italian Open semi-final match is being played on Saturday (18:30 BST)
  • Djokovic has won his previous 2 matches against Ruud in straight sets
  • Will Djokovic progress to the final with a 2-0 win?
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Novak Djokovic has won both matches against Casper Ruud (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 14 May 2022
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Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud Predictions


Casper Ruud has lost both previous matches against Novak Djokovic in straight sets, including in Rome two years ago. Djokovic is tipped to win 2-0 at the Italian Open.
  • Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Novak Djokovic Stats
  • Novak Djokovic Form
  • Casper Ruud Stats
  • Casper Ruud Form
  • Live Stream
  • Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud FAQ

  • Novak Djokovic has won 27 of his last 33 matches.
  • Novak Djokovic is 2-0 against Casper Ruud.
  • Casper Ruud has lost 7 of his last 9 matches against Top 10 players.

Head to Head


Novak Djokovic is 2-0 against Casper Ruud.

Djokovic won 7-5 6-3 at the 2020 Italian Open and 7-6 6-2 at the 2021 ATP Finals.

Novak Djokovic Stats


Nationality: Serbia
Age: 34 (22 May 1987)
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 1
Career High: 1 (July 2011)
Career Singles Titles: 86
2022 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 20 (9 Australian Open, 2 French Open, 6 Wimbledon, 3 US Open)
Italian Open Best Result: Winner (2008, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2020)

Novak Djokovic Form


Novak Djokovic’s first tournament in 2022 came in February, losing to Jiri Vesely in the Dubai quarter-finals.

The Serbian was knocked out in the Monte-Carlo Masters first round by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

The World No.1 competed in the Serbian Open, losing 6-2 6-7 6-0 to Andrey Rublev in the final.

Djokovic was beaten by eventual winner Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-finals of the Madrid Masters last week, but has bounced back with straight sets wins over Aslan Karatsev, Stan Wawrinka and Felix Auger-Aliassime in Rome.

Casper Ruud Stats


Nationality: Norway
Age: 23 (22 December 1998)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 10
Career High: 7 (April 2022)
Career Singles Titles: 7
2022 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Italian Open Best Result: Semi-Finals (2020)

Casper Ruud Form


Casper Ruud won the title in Buenos Aires in February, beating Diego Schwartzman 5-7 6-2 6-3 in the final.

The World No.7 reached the final in Miami, beating Cameron Norrie and Alexander Zverev before losing 7-5 6-4 to Carlos Alcaraz.

The Norwegian was beaten in the second round in Monte Carlo and the quarter-finals in both Barcelona and Munich.

Last week, he was dumped out in Madrid in the second round by Dusan Lajovic. He has been better in Rome, defeating Botic Van De Zandschulp 2-1 before straight sets wins over Jenson Brooksby and Denis Shapovalov.

Live Stream


Watch Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud in the Italian Open semi-final on Saturday 14 May 2022 (scheduled start 18:30 BST).

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Verdict

Novak Djokovic has beaten Casper Ruud in straight sets in both previous meetings. I am backing another 2-0 victory.

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