Prediction

Andy_Murray Andy Murray vs. Novak Djokovic Novak_Djokovic

Friday, August 3rd 2011, 14.45 CET

Semifinals of the Olympics – recent runner-up of the Wimbledon tournament against the not-so-long-ago no.1 in the tour.

However, Djokovic recently was sometimes quite shaky. I don’t know if he became complacent or what, but the truth is – he lost a set to Fognini, he had huge problems with Hewitt and beating Tsonga also didn’t come him without problems in 2nd set.

Murray of course is not flawless, which could be visible especially against Baghdatis, who managed to break Murray serve twice including the second time to nil, right after Murray managed to get back on even terms. Nevertheless, Andy Murray on Wimbledon has shown great spirit (epic fight with Ferrer) and some equisite skills. The crowd loves him, and even yesterday in mixed doubles match he got a lot of cheering.

H2H 8:5 to Djokovic, indicates he’s the favorite here. In last 10 matches (since 2008), 5 were won by Djokovic, 5 by Murray, and that’s how I see this match – more or less equal, with slight Djokovic advantage.

My play? I chose to go with Andy Murray for 3 units at 2.54 odds on IBCBET.

Andy Murray to win for 3 units

3 comments on “Andy Murray vs. Novak Djokovic Summer Olympics (prediction)

  1. tennismaster says:

    Wow, great! Congrats for your bet and prediction. I would have bet for Djokovic, I think he’s stronger…both mentally and physically. You should post more often, I think your predictions really come in handy for all the bettors.

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  2. Well, tennismaster…Andy is also a strong player, and very complex too…his performance was extraordinary, and also take into account that he could have been overhealmed by a lot of emotions. He just HAD TO WIN for him and for his country, too. I truly appreciate him. Unfortunately, I read on http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/09/sport/tennis/tennis-murray-nadal-injured/index.html that after that tremendous victory, he had to retry from the Toronto Masters due to a knee injury. I hope he recovers soon!

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