Novak Djokovic Alexander Zverev H2H

Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev have played each other twelve times on the ATP Tour, with Novak currently leading their H2H 8-4.

Their first match was in 2017 at the Rome Masters, where Alexander defeated Novak in straight sets (6-4, 6-3).

Their most recent match was in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters in 2023, with Novak winning in straight sets 7-6, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev H2H

Djokovic vs Zverev H2H Stats

Novak DjokovicvsAlexander Zverev
67%Winning %33%

Novak Djokovic Wins (8)

Novak has beaten Alexander eight times on tour, with his first win coming in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters in 2018 and his most recent win coming in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters in 2023.

YearTournamentTour LevelRoundSurfaceScore
2023Cincinnati1000SemifinalsHard7-6, 7-5
2021US OpenGrand SlamSemifinalsHard4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
2021ATP CupATP CupRRHard6-7, 6-2, 7-5
2021Australian OpenGrand SlamQuarterfinalsHard6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6
2020ATP FinalsFinalsRRHard6-3, 7-6
2019Roland GarrosGrand SlamQuarterfinalsClay7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2018ATP FinalsFinalsRRHard6-4, 6-1
2018Shanghai Masters1000SemifinalsHard6-2, 6-1

Alexander Zverev Wins (4)

Alexander has beaten Novak four times on tour, with his first win coming in the 2017 Rome Masters final, and his most recent win coming in the semifinals of the 2021 ATP Finals in Turin.

YearTournamentTour LevelRoundSurfaceScore
2021ATP FinalsFinalsSemifinalsHard7-6, 4-6, 6-3
2021Tokyo OlympicsOlympicsSemifinalsHard1-6, 6-3, 6-1
2018ATP FinalsFinalsFinalHard6-4, 6-3
2017Rome1000FinalClay6-4, 6-3

Alexander’s biggest win over Novak to date was at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, where he beat him in the semifinals in three sets 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 (see match highlights below).

Matches by Year

Their first meeting was in 2017 (Rome) and in total, they have faced each other eleven times on the ATP Tour, with their last meeting coming in 2023 (Cincinnati).

YearMatchesN.DjokovicA.ZverevHead to Head

Matches by Court Surface

So far, four of their matches have been on indoor hard courts, six have been on outdoor hard courts, and two have been on outdoor clay courts.

Court SurfaceMatchesN.DjokovicA.ZverevHead to Head
Indoor Hard4222-2
Outdoor Hard6515-1

Matches by Tour Level

They have played each other three times at the ATP Masters 1000 level (Rome 2017, Shanghai 2018, and Cincinnati 2023), four times at the year-end finals, three times at the grand slam level (Roland Garros 2019, 2021 Australian Open, and 2021 US Open), once at the Olympics (2021 Tokyo), and once at the ATP Cup.

Tour LevelMatchesN.DjokovicA.ZverevH2H
Year End Finals4222-2
Grand Slam3303-0
Davis Cup0000-0
ATP Cup1101-0

Comparison of Career Achievements

20ATP Titles95
0Grand Slam Titles23
5Masters 1000s38
2Highest Ranking1


Has Zverev ever beaten Djokovic?

Yes, he has defeated him four times on tour (Rome 2017, London 2018, Tokyo 2021, and Turin 2021).

Have they ever played each other at the French Open (Roland Garros)?

Yes, they met in the quarterfinals of the 2019 French Open, with Novak winning the match in straight sets (7-5, 6-2, 6-2).

What is their clay court H2H?

Their clay court H2H currently stands at one win each (1-1).