ATP Cup 2020: Final Betting Tips

January 12th 2020, 3:16pm, By: Jake Smit

ATP Cup 2020: Final Betting Tips

Unfortunately, the Aussies miraculous run in the inaugural ATP Cup came to an end on Saturday night when they bowed out in the Semi Finals against Spain. This means it will be Spain taking on Serbia in the final in Sydney on Sunday night. Check out our best bets for the tie below and good luck to everyone following!

ATP Cup Final Betting Tips

Serbia vs Spain

Sunday, 6:30pm AEDT

Serbia were seen as a one-man team pre-tournament with little to no one giving them a shot at the title, however, stellar play from Novak Djokovic’s sidekick in Dusan Lajovic has seen them progress all the way to the final. The Serb’s were absolutely phenomenal in their semi-final tie against the up and coming Russians and will be full of confidence heading into the final in Sydney on Sunday night.

Spain were the favourite for the title pre-tournament and they certainly haven’t disappointed thus far. Coming off their Davis Cup triump in 2019, Spain’s stacked team has made light work of most of their opponents en route to the final, with their quarterfinal tie against Belgium being the exception. World #1 Rafael Nadal hasn’t quite been at his best, but he has still been good enough to guide his nation to the final with the help of #9 ranked Roberto Bautista Agut.

What a fantastic matchup we have on our hands to decide the champions of the inaugural ATP Cup. Spain will start as the slight favourites to win the title, but we’re going to be opposing them and back in Serbia at just over even money. Spain’s #2 Bautista Agut has been in fantastic form, but there’s no reason why Serbia’s #2 in Dusan Lajovic can’t push him all the way if he plays as good as he did in their tie against Russia. Even if Lajovic does lose, then we’re very confident Novak Djokovic will level the tie at 1-1 with a win of Rafael Nadal for the reasons mentioned in our other play (see below). In all likelihood, this tie will come down to the doubles where Djokovic/troicki will take on Nadal/Carreno Busta. For us, the Serbian duo is the superior here and has played more tennis together in recent years than the Spaniards, so we’re happy to back them in to get the job done.

Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal

Obviously, the country vs country result is all that really matters on Sunday night, however, tennis fans across the globe will get to see world number 2 Novak Djokovic take on world 1 Rafael Nadal, which is always a big occasion! The rolling start times means there’s no official time this match will get underway, however, we expect it to be somewhere between 8:30pm-9:30pm.

Djokovic has been in fantastic form in this tournament with wins in all five of his singles matches, while Nadal is 4-1 from his five matches having lost to David Goffin in straight sets in the Spain vs Belgium quarterfinal tie. Djokovic has played doubles once this week and Nadal has played twice and both are undefeated.

The only thing that really matters when these two superstars play each other is the surface they play on top of. Obviously in Australia it’s an outdoor hard court, which immediately gives Djokovic a huge advantage. Djokovic has won each of the last nine times the pair have met on a hardcourt and you have to go all the way back to the US Open in 2013 to find the last time Nadal was successful on this surface against the Joker. Amazingly, Djokovic has won 19 sets to Nadal’s ZERO in those nine matches and on current form, it’s hard to see how Nadal gets any closer on Sunday night.

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