Reasons for betting on Rafael Nadal vs Alexandr Dolgopolov tip
The number one in the ATP standings Rafael Nadal continues his quest at US Open. His next obstacle is going to be Alexandr Dolgopolov one pretty unpredictable player. The Ukrainian knows to defeat almost any individual in tennis, but on the other hand, he is quite inconsistent. This game will provide some excellent possibilities for betting, and in the next few paragraphs, we are going to reveal them to you.
Rafael Nadal overview
The Bull from Manacor is playing well so far. Despite the fact that he lost two sets, Nadal is looking very good. In the first round, he quickly defeated Dusan Lajovic from Serbia with 3-0, 7-6 (8), 6-2, 6-2. Taro Daniel was his next victim, and in this encounter, Nadal came back after losing the first set 3-1 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Finally, in the most recent match, Rafa defeated the solid Argentinian Leonardo Mayer. The result was also 3-1, and in this contest also, the Spaniard had to come back from behind after the first set 6-7(3) 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. For now, most of the things are functioning perfectly is performances. He produces many break point chances, and his second serve points are above 60%. Rafa is very stable on defense, and the same goes for his attacking part of the game.
Alexandr Dolgopolov overview
As we said, inconsistency is the only word in which we can describe the 64th player in the world. Apart from one win in the main draw of Cincinnati Masters tournament, Dolgopolov didn’t have any noticeable results lately. But he managed to win 3 matches in a row at Flushing Meadows. The most problematic one was against Jan Lennard Struff at the premiere in New York. After five set thriller, Dolgopolov won, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Then in the second round, he made a sensation and eliminated one of the potential favorites Thomas Berdych 3-1 3-6, 6-1, 7-6(7-5) 6-2. Viktor Troicki was easily swept in the third round with a maximal result and pretty convincingly in only 88 minutes of the court. Final result 3-0 6-1, 6-0, 6-4. Because of his inconsistency, we cannot find any characteristical data from his statistical records in previous matches. But that is precisely his biggest strength. You can’t scout him, and you do not know what to expect from him.
Head to head matches
Nadal has a positive record against Dolgopolov, with 6 victories and 2 defeats. His latest win was in the previous match which took place in Brisbane 2-0, 6-3 6-3. However, Dolgopolov has one win on the similar turf like the one in New York. That was in Indian Wells three years ago 2-1.
Prediction for Rafael Nadal vs Alexandr Dolgopolov tip
Regarding the final outcome, we don’t have any particular doubts. Rafael Nadal is going to win and to advance to the quarterfinals, that is almost 100% sure. But we would try that Nadal wins with the exact result 3-1. The odds are excellent and we believe that the Ukrainian has the capabilities of winning one set.