Unseeded Stefano Travaglia has had a good start to the year. In the first round of the Antalya Open he defeated the 7th seed Miomir Kecmanović 1-6 6-4 6-0. And in the second he overcame the Finnish player Emil Ruusuvuori 7-6 6-3 to move into the Quarter Finals. David Goffin, the 2nd seed, took out Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 3-6 7-5 6-0 in the first round. And gave a resounding defeat to Austrian Nicola Kuhn 6-0 6-2 in the second round.
- Date: 11th January, 2021
- Tournament: Antalya Open, 2021
- Fixture: Stefano Travaglia vs David Goffin
- Round: Quarter Finals
- Venue: Antalya Turkey
- Category: ATP 250
- Surface: Outdoor Hard-Court
- Prize Money: €361,800
Stefano Travaglia vs David Goffin: Match Preview
Twenty Nine year old Stefano Travaglia has been no.70 in the world, but that was years back. In the recent years he has been more successful at the Challenger and Future Cup level, making a main draw appearance sporadically. In 2020. getting to the third round of the French Open was his best result at the slams. Thirty year old David Goffin as ranked as high as no.7 in the World. The Belgium has four trophies to his credit, and reached the 4th round of the US Open last year. David Goffin has a good overall game and prefers to stay back at the baseline and attack from there. His serve returns are extremely good, and so is his serve. When on song, he is a tough opponent for most.
Stefano Travaglia vs David Goffin: Head-to-Head
They have never met on the ATP Tour, so the record stands at 0-0.
Stefano Travaglia vs David Goffin: Match Prediction
David Goffin has too powerful an overall game to be bothered by Stefano Travaglia. This might be the end of the road, at the Antalya Open, for the Italian.
Match Prediction: David Goffin to win in straight sets.