The Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby game will take place on Sunday, 6 September 2021, starting at 03:00 p.m. GMT. The venue is USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, USA. Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby (September 6) prediction and betting tips can be found below.
Djokovic vs Brooksby (September 6) latest odds on betting sites
Jenson Brooksby is much worse ranked, which is the reason why he is the underdog in this fixture. Jenson is priced with the odds of 18.00 (+1700 American; 17/1 Fractional) to create a sensation by defeating Novak. Chances of his triumph are equal to 5%.
Novak Djokovic to qualify for the quarter-final comes with the odds of 1.03 (-3333; 3/100), which equals an approximate probability of 95%.
The latest odds for Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori (September 6) betting markets:
- Over 3.5 sets — 2.75 (+175; 7/4)
- Under 3.5 sets — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
- Over 28.5 games — 1.75 (-133; 3/4)
- Under 28.5 games — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
- Asian handicap (-2.5) sets on Novak Djokovic — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Asian handicap (+2.5) sets on Jenson Brooksby — 2.70 (+170; 17/10)
Djokovic vs Brooksby (September 6) match preview and stats
Novak Djokovic played a close game against Kei Nishikori (6-7, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3) to qualify for this stage. The Serbian tennis player started the first set with difficulties. The score was equal to 2-4, but Novak came back by winning three sets in a row. In the end, he was unlucky to lose the last service serve in the tie-break. In the last three sets, Djokovic performed confidently and they finished expectedly with his win.
Previous the Serb’s fixtures at the 2021 US Open are as follows: Nodskov Rune (6-1, 6-7, 6-2, 6-1) and Tallon Griekspoor (6-2, 6-3, 6-2)
Despite the defeat in the first set, Djokovic’s stats in the previous match were perfect. He won 89% of service games, which was provided by winning 67% of service serves. Besides, Novak beat Nishikori in 37% of return games. The Serb's only problem was the number of double faults, which was equal to seven.
Djokovic has lost a set in four of the last five fixtures. This outcome in the Round of 16 is priced with the odds of 2.70 (+170; 17/10).
Despite his rank, Jenson Brooksby’s all rivals were underdogs, but his way was not easy. He beat Mikael Ymer (7-5, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3) in the 1R. After this, the American tennis player won over Taylor Fritz (6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 6-2) in the 1/32 finals and Aslan Karatsev (6-2, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2) to qualify for this stage.
Jenson turned pro in 2021, but he has already won the 2021 Tallahassee Challenger, finished second at the 2021 ATP Newport, and ended 2021 ATP Washington in the semi-final.
Brooksby has been flawless in the service games. He has won 85% of them and saved 62% of breakpoints. His return ratios have not been as good. The American has won 22% of return games and 36% of points. But he has improved his return games ratio at the 2021 US Open. Jenson has won 39% of them in this tournament.
We have seen a total over 9.5 games in the first sets in three of the last five fixtures with Brooksby’s participation. The same outcome in this match is priced with the odds of 2.40 (+140; 7/5).
Djokovic vs Brooksby (September 6) betting tips and prediction
In the past fixtures, Novak Djokovic has shown that his play is not as irreproachable as early. He has lost a set or more in four of the last five fixtures. Also, the American tennis player played well in this event. He met two rivals from the top 50 on the ATP ranking list and won over them. Brooksby could win one or more sets.
Besides, Jenson showed the best conditions in the second set, whereas Djokovic lost it in three of the last five fixtures. I think we will see a close fight in this set.
Also, the Asian handicap (+8.5) on Jenson Brooksby looks a safe bet too. This outcome has played in all his best-of-5 fixtures.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (+2.5) sets on Jenson Brooksby
Odds: 2.70 (+170 American; 17/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Total over 9.5 games — 2nd set
Odds: 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (+8.5) games on Jenson Brooksby
Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 19/20 Fractional)