Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini face off at the Centre Court in London in the Wimbledon Men's Final 2021 today, July 11, 2021, at 9:00 AM (ET). Here, check out the tennis match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
This will be their third overall meeting in this sports competition. Matteo Berrettini is yet to claim a win in head-to-head duels, with Novak Djokovic having celebrated a victory in both of their previous clashes so far.
Their most recent game was played on June 9, 2021, and it ended in a 3-1 (6-3, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5) win for the Serbian star in the 2021 Roland Garros Quater-Finals. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they clash for the second time this year, this time in the Wimbledon 2021 Men's Final.
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini: Match Information
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM (ET)
Location: Centre Court, London
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini: Time by State in the US
ET: 9:00 AM
CT: 8:00 AM
MT: 7:00 AM
PT: 6:00 AM
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini: Storylines
Novak Djokovic had to beat Jack Draper of the UK (3-1), Kevin Anderson of South Africa (3-0), Denis Kudla of the US (3-0), Cristian Garin of Chile (3-0), Marton Fucsovics of Hungary (3-0), and Denis Shapovalov of Canada (3-0) to get to the Wimbledon Men's Final. The 34-year-old Serbian tennis player can boast of winning an incredible number of 84 titles in his career so far. The latest one for him was the French Open on June 13, 2021, when he lifted the Roland Garros trophy after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas (3-2).
Meanwhile, Matteo Berrettini set up a meeting with the ATP top-ranked player after overcoming Guido Pella of Argentina (3-1), Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands (3-0), Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia (3-0), Ilya Ivashka of Belarus (3-0), Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada (3-1), as well as Hubert Hurkacz of Poland (3-0). Unlike his opponent, the 26-year-old Italian tennis player has won five career titles. The Queen's Club Championships was his most recent one, where he emerged victorious against Cameron Norrie of the UK (2-1) on June 20, 2021.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to November 10, 2019, and it ended in a 2-0 (6-2, 6-1) win for Nole in the 2019 ATP World Tour Finals. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to gets to lift the 2021 Wimbledon Men's Trophy.
How to watch or live stream Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini in the US
The ATP Wimbledon Men's Final 2021 between Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini, to be played today, at the Centre Court in London, will be broadcasted on ESPN, Tennis Channel in the United States.
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini: Predictions and Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Novak Djokovic. FanDuel see him as the lone favorite and thus, they have given him -530 odds to win the 2021 Wimbledon Final. On the other side, Matteo Berrettini has +390 odds to cause an upset and become the 2021 Wimbledon champion.
* Odds via FanDuel