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ATP Serbia Open: Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia Preview, Head-to-Head and Prediction for Belgrade 2021

Filip Krajinovic and Stefano Travaglia will lock horns against each other in the first round of the Serbia Open 2021.

Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia

Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia: Filip Krajinovic, fifth seed at the Serbia Open 2021 will face the Italian, Stefano Travaglia in the first round clash. The Serbian is ranked 37th in the world, whereas, Travaglia is ranked 67th in the ATP Rankings.

Match Details

  • Tournament: ATP Serbia Open
  • Match: Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia
  • Round: First Round
  • Date: 19th April, 2021
  • Prize Money: €6,710
  • Venue: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Surface: Clay Court

Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia: Match Preview

Stefano Travaglia

Filip Krajinovic last played at the Monte Carlo Masters, where he suffered a third round exit. The Serbian lost to the Italian, Fabio Fognini in straight sets. He also competed at the Dubai Open, where he lost to Lloyd Harris in the third round. The world number 37 has not had the best year so far, facing early round exits at the Qatar Open and Australian Open 2021.

Stefano Travaglia was knocked out in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters, after he lost to Pablo Carreno Busta in straight sets. However, the Italian did manage to win two qualifying matches prior to reaching the main draw. Travaglia’s best performance this year has come at the Adelaide International, where he reached the finals, losing to Jannik Sinner in straight sets.

Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia: Head-to-Head

Filip Krajinovic

The duo have faced against each other on two occasions, with the head to head being level at 1-1. Their latest meeting was at the Heilbronn Challenger in 2019, where the Serbian won in three sets.

Filip Krajinovic vs Stefano Travaglia: Match Prediction

Filip Krajinovic to win in three sets

Filip Krajinovic enters the match as the certain favorite by virtue of being the higher ranked player. Moreover, the fifth seed is playing his home tournament in Serbia, and is expected to do well. However, Stefano Travaglia is good player on clay courts and can prove to be a tough opponent on his day. The match is expected to be a three set affair, with the Serbian just emerging on top.

Match Prediction: Filip Krajinovic to win in three sets

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