Danilo Petrovic is currently number 166 in the world, while Federico Delbonis is currently the world number 78. Delbonis is having a good clay court season so far with his best results so far this year have been two quarterfinal appearances at Kitzbühel, Austria and Santiago, Chile, respectively. He comes fresh off a semifinal run at the Challenger event in Parma- also played on red clay. Petrovic is a surprise quarterfinalist at the ATP Sardinia Open as he defeated 2nd seed, R. Caraballes Baena to reach the last 8.
- Fixture: Danilo Petrovic vs Federico Delbonis
- Tournament: Forte Village Sardegna Open
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Venue: Santa Margherita Di Pula, Italy
- Category: ATP 250 tournament
- Surface: Red Clay
Danilo Petrovic vs Federico Delbonis: Match Preview
Danilo Petrovic are set to clash in the quarterfinals of the Sardinia Open. BPetrovic received a pass to the main draw as a lucky loser, thanks to the withdrawal of Fabio Fognini, and overcame Roberto Carablles Baena in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4 in the second round, after getting a bye in the first. This, pretty much has been the best result for the Serb this year, who has spent most his time on the challenger tour.
Fedrico Delbonis made it up till here after tight straight sets wins over Andreas Seppi in round 1 and a three-set win over 7th-seeded Pablo Andujar in Round 2. Delbonis will now face a tricky challenge in the form of Danilo Petrovic in the quarterfinals at Forte Village.
Danilo Petrovic vs Federico Delbonis: Head-To-Head
The pair have not met before and this is their first match-up, hence their head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Danilo Petrovic vs Federico Delbonis: Match Prediction
Both the players would be backing their chances to progress into the semifinals at Forte Village. However with his recent victory over the 2nd seed, R. Caraballes Baena in straight sets in Round 2, Petrovic would be oozing with confidence and is expected to defeat Delbonis in the last 8 encounter. The match is equally poised at the start and is expected to go into the 3rd set.
Prediction– Danilo Petrovic to defeat Federico Delbonis in 3 sets.