2020 Adria Tour - Day 1 - Daily Session - Tennis Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Adria Tour - Day 1 - Daily Session - Saturday., June 13 2020
Saturday, June 13 2020
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Day 1 of the Adria Tour is finally here, and with it come to some exciting first-round matchups. We have 3 of the top 10 in the world competing today, and we also have the likes of Grigor Dimitrov. The daily session of the inaugural day should be exciting, but who's our pick? Here are our daily session picks:
Grigor Dimitrov vs. Dusan Lajovic:
Grigor Dimitrov has looked very good for the last year, finally finding some of his old form again and showing us to not count him out. Dimitrov will want to keep improving as he knows he can compete with the best in the game, as seen with his US Open quarterfinal victory over Roger Federer last year. On the other hand, we have a player who has been filled with confidence ever since he reached the Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo final last year, Dusan Lajovic. Lajovic is powerful and will pose a challenge to Dimitrov. This will be a close match, but if Dimitrov maintains his consistency, he should win it.
Pick: Grigor Dimitrov
Dominic Thiem vs. Damir Dzumhur:
Dominic Thiem has not been playing extremely well in the couple weeks prior to this tournament. Thiem has not found his rhythm on his serve and has not shown us how good he can play at the Austrian Pro Series. If he wants to impress here against the likes of Djokovic, Zverev, or Dimitrov, Thiem needs to up his game to the level it was at in the 2020 Australian Open. Damir Dzumhur will try his best to take advantage of this and he might keep the match close, but at the end of the day, Thiem is the vastly superior player.
Pick: Dominic Thiem
Novak Djokovic vs. Victor Troicki:
Novak Djokovic is very eager to get his first match underway here at the Adria Tour, and from the looks of it, he has been working extremely hard over the break to make sure he remains in top shape and is ready to perform from the start. Djokovic and Troicki are good friends and have won the 2020 ATP Cup together, however, when facing each other on the court, its another story. Troicki has lost 13 matches against Djokovic and has only claimed 1 victory. Troicki is not a great Single's player anymore and Djokovic will pick him apart.
Pick: Novak Djokovic in Straight Sets
Alexander Zverev vs. Filip Krajinovic:
Alexander Zverev has had a hard time over the last year or so in finding consistency in his game, however, he has been working extremely hard over the break and he is ready to come out and show us how good he is. Zverev will want to make it back into the top 5 in the world and he will use the Adria Tour as a way to do so. Zverev's first opponent, Filip Krajinovic has been in good form in the first few months of 2020, reaching the later stages of tournaments such as the Marseille and Rotterdam Open. Krajinovic is a threat to Zverev if he is struggling in his service, but if Zverev comes out and is performing at his best, there's no chance for Krajinovic.
Pick: Alexander Zverev