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Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori Predictions & Tips - Djokovic backed for straight sets win at the US Open

  • Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori predictions & tips
  • The US Open third round match is being played on Saturday 4 September
  • Novak Djokovic has won his last 16 matches against Kei Nishikori
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Novak Djokovic has won his last 16 matches against Kei Nishikori (Getty)
John Eastwood 04 Sep 2021
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Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori Predictions


Novak Djokovic has won his last 16 matches against Kei Nishikori including a 6-2 6-0 win at the Olympics. This should be another routine win for the Serbian.
  • Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Novak Djokovic Stats
  • Novak Djokovic Form
  • Kei Nishikori Stats
  • Kei Nishikori Form
  • Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori Live Stream FAQ

  • Novak Djokovic has won 24 of his last 26 matches.
  • Novak Djokovic has won his last 16 matches against Kei Nishikori.
  • Novak Djokovic has won in straight sets in his last 7 matches against Kei Nishikori on hard courts.
  • Kei Nishikori has lost 13 of his last 14 matches against top 10 players.

Head to Head


Novak Djokovic has a 17-2 advantage against Kei Nishikori.

Nishikori hasn’t beaten Djokovic since the 2014 US Open.

They met at the Olympics last month, Djokovic winning 6-2 6-0.

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: 85
2021 Singles Titles: 4
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 20 (9 Australian Open, 2 French Open, 6 Wimbledon, 3 US Open)
US Open Best Result: Winner (2011, 2015, 2018)

Novak Djokovic Form


Novak Djokovic started 2021 by winning his ninth Australian Open title. He reached the Rome Masters final, won in Belgrade, won the French Open and then won Wimbledon.

The Serbian finished third at the Olympics, losing to Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals. 

Djokovic beat Holger Rune 6-1 6-7 6-2 6-1 in the first round at the US Open. He did it easier in the second round, beating Tallon Griekspoor 6-2 6-3 6-2.

Kei Nishikori Stats


Nationality: Japan
Age: 31 (29 December 1989)
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 56
Career High: 4 (March 2015)
Career Singles Titles: 12
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Runner-Up (2014)

Kei Nishikori Form


Kei Nishikori failed to reach the semi-finals in his first 12 tournaments in 2021.

The 31-year-old finally reached the semis in Washington, beating Alexander Bublik, Cameron Norrie and Lloyd Harris before going down to Mackenzie Mcdonald.

The former World No.4 withdrew from the Canada Masters to be ready for the US Open.

Nishikori beat Salvatore Caruso 6-1 6-1 5-7 6-3 in the first round before a tough 7-6 6-3 6-7 2-6 6-3 win against Mackenzie Mcdonald.

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Verdict

Novak Djokovic has the measure of Kei Nishikori as evidence by an easy 6-2 6-0 win at the Olympics. This should be another straight sets win for the Serbian.

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