The semi-final matches of the 2019 Wimbledon have been fixed and the first set of the match will be played by the defending champion Djokovic against the player to reach his first-ever Grand Slam tournament Bautista Agut. Bautista looks confident enough to win this Friday as he has already met Novak twice this season and defeated him on both the occasions.
The first win against Djokovic came in 2016, as the Spaniard defeated him in the semifinals at Shanghai. Throughout the match, Bautista was in his best form and sealed a win over Djokovic. Bautista has defeated Djokovic in other tournaments but to claim a win in Grand Slam is not an easy task and the Serbian has an 86.2% chance to win.
Men’s Singles Semi-final Details
The unexpected semi-final! The No.1 seeded Djokovic will play against the 23rd seeded Bautista Agut in the first set of the 2019 semi-finals and the necessary details regarding the match have been shared in the section below. Check it out.
Event: 2019 Wimbledon
Game: Djokovic vs Bautista Agut
Date: Friday 12 July 2019, 01:00 pm (GMT)
Location: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London
About the Game: On Friday 12 July, Djokovic will play against Bautista at the England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Djokovic won his previous set against Goffin 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 and advanced to the semi-finals, whereas Bautista faced Pella and won with a score of 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6.
How to Live Stream Djokovic vs Bautista Match?
The live stream of Djokovic’s semi-finals against Bautista will be shown on one of the most popular betting sites bet365. The site works on a subscription basis and given below is the link for the upcoming match.
The match can also be Live Streamed through:
- BBC iPlayer / BBC Sport website / BBC Sport app.
Along with the live stream, the TV Coverage of the first set of Wimbledon semi-finals will be telecasted on:
- BBC1, BBC2 and BBC Red Button throughout the tournament.
According to the betting site bet365, the odds for the semi-final match has been fixed and given as follow. As of 11 July, 7:00 am the betting odds for the players to win the match is:
- Novak Djokovic – 1.071
- Roberto Bautista-Agut – 9.00
The betting odds for the first set winner is as follow:
- Novak Djokovic – 1.16
- Roberto Bautista-Agut – 5.00
The two players who will be meeting in the first semi-final match of Wimbledon have the following winning probability. One can easily predict the winner of the match by looking at the winning chances.
- Novak Djokovic – 86.2%
- Roberto Bautista-Agut – 20%
Djokovic will be playing the match as heavy favorites, while Bautista is the underdog for the first semis. Djokovic has a high winning probability of 86.2% and is expected to end the match victorious.
2019 Wimbledon Quarter-finals
Of the 4 sets of quarter-finals at the Wimbledon, two of them were played by Roberto Bautista and Guido Pella, and Novak Djokovic faced David Goffin. See who and how they advanced to the semis.
Roberto Bautista vs Guido Pella
Roberto Bautista Agut did not expect himself to be in the tournament this far and had other personal plans for the second week of Wimbledon. The Spaniard has played exceptionally well this season, having won over Gojowczyk, Darcis, Khachanov, Paire, and met Pella at the quarter-final. He advanced with a 4-set win against Pella and will play against Djokovic in the semis.
Novak Djokovic vs David Goffin
On the other hand, the 2018 Wimbledon Men’s Singles title winner Novak Djokovic will mark his 9th Wimbledon appearance this season. Though Djokovic had a slow start to the match, he eventually defeated David Goffin in the quarter-final. Goffin had scored a leading 4-3 and 30-0 points on serve in the first set but lost the next 10 games and was defeated 6-4 6-0 6-2.
Djokovic vs Bautista Predictions
For the upcoming Djokovic vs Bautista semi-final match, Djokovic will be entering as favorites who has already been defeated by the Spaniard twice this season. The Serbian has appeared 8 times for the Wimbledon before but this will be Bautista’s first-ever Grand Slam semifinal.
Bautista might be a little nervous, while Djokovic will look for the slightest slip and will seal a win. This might be an efficiency-testing match for Djokovic but in order to beat him in a semi-final needs extra performance which doesn’t look much in Bautista’s locker.
If Bautista kicks-off the match just like Goffin as in the first set of the quarter-final, then there are chances that the match might take a bend towards him. It would be a close battle if he does that but to beat the world No.1 player in a Grand Slam semis is easily said than done.
Djokovic and Bautista have met each other at both clay court and hard court and an overall of 10 meetings have been recorded between the two. The upcoming semi-final match will be their 11th meeting and for the first time, the two will meet at the grass-court. Check out the table below to get the complete head-to-head match details.
|2019||Miami Masters||R16||Hard||Roberto Bautista Agut||Novak Djokovic||1-6 7-5 6-3|
|2019||Doha||SF||Hard||Roberto Bautista Agut||Novak Djokovic||3-6 7-6(6) 6-4|
|2018||FO – RG||R32||Clay||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-4 6-7(6) 7-6(4) 6-2|
|2017||Rome Masters||R16||Clay||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-4 6-4|
|2016||Shanghai Masters||SF||Hard||Roberto Bautista Agut||Novak Djokovic||6-4 6-4|
|2016||FO – RG||R16||Clay||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||3-6 6-4 6-1 7-5|
|2016||Madrid Masters||R16||Clay||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-2 6-1|
|2015||US Open||R16||Hard||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-3 4-6 6-4 6-3|
|2014||Dubai||R16||Hard||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-1 6-3|
|2013||Dubai||R16||Hard||Novak Djokovic||Roberto Bautista Agut||6-1 7-6(4)|
Novak Djokovic – Last 5 Matches
The recent five matches played by Djokovic is tabled below. Djokovic has played exceptionally well by winning all of the five matches.
|2019||Wimbledon||QF||Grass||Won||David Goffin||6-4 6-0 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R16||Grass||Won||Ugo Humbert||6-3 6-2 6-3|
|2019||Wimbledon||R32||Grass||Won||Hubert Hurkacz||7-5 6-7(5) 6-1 6-4|
|2019||Wimbledon||R64||Grass||Won||Denis Kudla||6-3 6-2 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R128||Grass||Won||Philipp Kohlschreiber||6-3 7-5 6-3|
Bautista – Last 5 Matches
The latest matches played by Bautista is given in the table below along with the results of the matches and the Spaniard is lately in his best form with all 5 wins.
|2019||Wimbledon||QF||Grass||Won||Guido Pella||7-5 6-4 3-6 6-3|
|2019||Wimbledon||R16||Grass||Won||Benoit Paire||6-3 7-5 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R32||Grass||Won||Karen Khachanov||6-3 7-6(3) 6-1|
|2019||Wimbledon||R64||Grass||Won||Steve Darcis||6-3 6-2 4-2 ret.|
|2019||Wimbledon||R128||Grass||Won||Peter Gojowczyk||6-3 6-2 6-3|
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