- Rafael Nadal upset Novak Djokovic as a +175 underdog within the quarterfinals of the 2022 French Open.
- Nadal will now face Alexander Zverev within the semifinals the place the Spaniard is a heavy -300 favourite.
- The 13-time French Open winner can be the brand new odds on favourite to win the match at -200 odds.
Rafael Nadal upset Novak Djokovic 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4) within the quarterfinals of the 2022 French Open on Tuesday evening to maneuver nearer to a record-extending 14th title at Roland Garros and a twenty second grand slam singles title.
Nadal confirmed no indicators of the power foot harm that threatened his look in his favourite match and fatigue from Sunday’s 4 hours and 21 minutes 4th spherical battle in opposition to ninth seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime.
The Spaniard will subsequent face third-seeded German Alex Zverev within the semifinals.
Rafa Beats Novak at +175 Odds
RAFAEL NADAL (+175) HAS DEFEATED NOVAK DJOKOVIC 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 🇪🇸
He’ll tackle Alexander Zverev within the French Open semis on Friday. pic.twitter.com/X8GL41vToa
— Motion Community (@ActionNetworkHQ) Could 31, 2022
Nadal entered Tuesday’s quarterfinals match because the +175 betting underdog to Djokovic and closed at +190 odds. In the meantime, Djokovic hit the betting boards a -225 and started the match because the -250 betting favourite. 78% of the tickets at BetMGM had been written for Nadal however 51% of the cash was wagered on Djokovic. The Spaniard prevailed.
With the win, Nadal closed the hole in his profession head-to-head matchup in opposition to Djokovic at 29-30. The 59 occasions that these rivals have performed in opposition to one another is greater than any two gamers have performed in opposition to one another within the open period. Two of these losses got here at Roland Garros, together with in final 12 months’s semifinals. Nadal acquired his revenge on Tuesday.
Nadal will face Germany’s Alex Zverev within the semifinals. Zverev ended the 14-match unbeaten run of Carlos Alcaraz by defeating the rising Spanish tennis star 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7). The 19-year-old Alcaraz was the -425 favourite to beat Zverev who entered the quarterfinals matchup because the +310 underdog.
Nadal is Now the Betting Favourite
— NBC Sports activities EDGE Betting (@NBCSportsBet) Could 31, 2022
Djokovic entered Tuesday’s marquee quarterfinals matchup because the +130 betting favourite to win the match. Nadal was simply third at +450 behind Carlos Alcaraz who was listed at +200. However with each Djokovic ousted on the identical day, the soon-to-be 36-year-old Nadal is now the percentages on favourite to win yet one more title at Roland Garros.
Nadal is the -200 betting favourite at BetMGM with Zverev and Casper Rudd the one different gamers to have odds shorter than +1000 at +400 and +800, respectively. Rafa can be listed at -200 at PointsBet USA with Zverev listed at an extended +475 odds there. Rudd is listed at +900 on the identical on-line sportsbook. Nadal is at an ever shorter -225 value at Caesars Sportsbook and Bet365 USA with Zverev pegged at +450 and +400 on the two sportsbooks, respectively.
To get there, nonetheless, the Spaniard should get previous the third seeded Zverev within the semifinals and one in every of both Rudd, Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune, Marin Cilic, or Andre Rublev. At present, Nadal is the -300 favourite to beat Zverev on the BetOnline App. In the meantime, Rudd is the -200 odds on favourite to beat Rune who’s priced at +175 whereas Rublev is the slight -130 favourite to beat Cilic who’s listed at +116 odds.