With the 2016 Australian Open underway this Wednesday the 20th of January 2016 we have the 2nd Round of the Men’s Singles and we will see N. Djokovic playing Quentin Halys with game time at 4 AM CST at the Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia.
N. Djokovic is the Serbian who is ranked at No. 1 in World Tennis, while Q. Halys is the French with a No. 187 ranking. Djokovic is seeking his 6th Aussie Open Title and the record for this tournament for wins, and will look for a win in this match to move into the 3rd round.
If you’re a fan of the No. 1 N. Djokovic you know he came into this 2nd round with a strong victory at the Rod Laver Arena over H, Chung as the Grand Slam Title Holder of 10 matches gave at top performance as the match lasted ten minutes short of 2 hours.
The fans of Q. Halys the Frenchman are aware that he comes into this round having an exciting victory beating I. Dodig this week. Halys had a good performance in a match that endured for some 3 hours and 22 minutes to beat the difficult veteran of Croatia.
That put Halys into this Australian Open 2nd round and for the 1st time since he began playing tournament tennis. But now he will come up against his most difficult task of his career as he plays the world No. 1 Djokovic in this 64th round, and Djokovic is on a run at these Australian Open tournaments as he has won 4 of these Down Under Grand Slam events.
If Halys is to make a major upset in this round, he needs to be very dominating in his serves. His serve was very solid and accurate in his win over Dodig in the last round as he made some 60% of his 1st serves in that match. That gave him an advantage as he won 64 of the 90 serve points in the match going at a solid 72 percent. Also, Halys will need to reduce his mistakes he if has a shot at upsetting the great Djokovic, since in his win against Dodig he had some 49 errors on his part, in those 4 sets of the match, and that won’t cut it against Djokovic whom is seeking here Down Under his 11th Title in Grand Slams. Halys in his ultimate 10 tennis matches has 6 wins and 4 losses.
The online betting prediction on this 2nd Round of the Australian Open Men’s Singles will see Halys lose to Djokovic in all sets of this match-up.