Federer to meet Djokovic
Two all-time great tennis players have a date in the Australian Open semifinals as Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer on Wednesday.
Djokovic has been the dominant force in men’s tennis over the last few years, winning four of the last six grand slam events, including the 2015 Australian Open. Federer is a 17-time grand slam event winner, but his last championship came in 2012. These two have met 44 times in their history and remarkably each has won 22 of the 44 matches.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Djokovic is favored to win this semifinal match, as he has been given odds of -275 to win, while Federer is listed with a money line of +220 to win.
In grand slam matches, Djokovic has won 8 of the 14 meetings. Djokovic has also won five of the last seven meetings. In this tournament, Djokovic has yet to lose a set in all but one match. That was a five-set win over Gilles Simon in the fourth round. Federer is also rolling, as he has just dropped one set in the entire tournament.