Novak Djokovic v Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is one of the Olympics 2020 tennis matches and here are the live stream details, preview, prediction and more

Novak Djokovic edges closer to history after reaching the Round of 16 in the Olympics tennis tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after a win over Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-3.

The World No. 1 hit 14 aces and broke the German’s service on three occasions on the way to a comfortable straight sets victory. His quest for his first gold is well on course, after winning the first 3 Grand Slams of the year.

Novak Djokovic preview
Djokovic is into the Round of 16 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (Credits: TennisSport)

“I am full of confidence and motivated to represent Serbia in the best possible way. I am yearning for a medal in Tokyo, hopefully gold, and then I’ll go to New York aiming to complete it all,” said Djokovic after the match.

There has been only one player to win the Golden Slam in tennis history – Steffi Graf in 1988. Djokovic will be the first male player to achieve the feat if he manages to win the tournament in Tokyo, followed by the US Open next month.

He will now face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina after the Spaniard beat Australian John Millman 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-3.

Novak Djokovic vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Head-to-Head

The pair have met only once in their ATP careers, which incidentally came earlier this year. The match was at the ATP 1000 Masters event in Rome, where Djokovic prevailed in straight sets.

Fokina, meanwhile, has been the rising star of this season with impressive victories in the 2021 campaign.

In a post match interview at the Olympics, he said: (h/t Tennis Head)

“He (Novak Djokovic) can be beaten too. It is clear that he is chasing the gold medal and the US Open, after the three Grand Slams he has been in, and it will not be easy to handle that pressure.”

Novak Djokovic vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Tokyo 2020 Olympics live stream details

The Round of 16 is an exciting time in the tournament, as we enter the final stages of the medal-securing places. There will be a bronze medal match for the losers of the semi-finals at the tournament. The Olympics is being televised in 130 countries, till the 8th of August.

The channels on offer are— NBC USA, NBCSN, CNBC, Olympic Channel and Golf Channel and Peacock. India will be streaming the Olympics on Sony Ten channels in both SD and HD, apart from the app.

 USA – NBC & Peacock TV

UK – BBC TV

India – Sony Liv

2020 Olympics Tokyo Day 6 weather forecast

The temperatures have stayed constant since the opening day at the Olympics. The temperature is expected to stay at 30 degree Celsius. Humidity levels have remained high throughout the opening week in Tokyo.

However, rain is expected towards the end of the week as temperatures are set to reduce drastically.

Novak Djokovic vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina prediction

With Djokovic in almost invincible form, he looks extremely tough to beat. He will raise his game into the final stages of the tournament, to claim his first ever Gold medal. Fokina, has had some major scalps including Alexander Zverev and can be a terror on his best form.

Seeing their previous meeting, Fokina will have to increase his consistency levels if he has to stand a chance against the Serb. Djokovic is yet to drop a set and looks in blistering form heading into the last 16.

Prediction: Djokovic wins in straight sets

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