Jiri Vesely is ranked number 67 in the world, while Laslo Djere is currently the world number 74. Both unseeded players have made it to quarterfinals of the ATP Sardinia Open after knocking out seeded players in the previous round. Jiri Vesely toppled no. 5 seed Lorenzo Sonego in 3 sets, 6-4 3-6 6-1; while the Serb, Djere, upset fellow countryman, 2nd seeded Dusan Lajovic, 6-4 7-5. Laslo Djere. Jiri Vesley is having a good year so far having already won the Maharashtra Open in February.
- Fixture: Jiri Vesely vs Laslo Djere
- Tournament: Forte Village, Sardegna Open
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Venue: Santa Margherita Di Pula, Italy
- Category: ATP 250 tournament
- Surface: Red Clay
Jiri Vesely vs Laslo Djere Preview: Match Preview
Jiri Vesely, better reputed player on clay, has had a considerable season on clay. Recently he made it to the second round of Roland Garros (losing to Khachanov in 4 sets) and also made it to the second round of the Hamburg Open. He defeated Kamil Majchrzak in straight sets in Round 1 at ATP Sardinia and followed that up with an impressive 3 set victory over the Italian, Lorenzo Sonego.
Laslo Djere, who is also much comfortable on clay, has had a year of ups and downs. His strongest run this year is the semifinal result in Kitzbühel, which included wins over Diego Schwartzman and Albert Ramos-Viñolas. The Serb defeated Sumit Nagal in Round 1 in straight sets and followed up with another impressive victory over fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic in straight sets.
Jiri Vesely vs Laslo Djere Preview: Head-To-Head
The duo have met only once before in 2015 on the Challenger circuit. Vesely won the encounter in the final at the Prostejov Challenger, in straight sets, to lift the trophy and leads the head-to-record 1-0.
Jiri Vesely vs Laslo Djere Preview: Match Prediction
Both the players are good clay courters and are coming into the quarterfinal at the back of impressive first 2 round victories. Laslo Djere just gets the edge over Jiri Vesley in this encounter owing to his good performances over the clay court season. He dispatched off fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic in straight sets in Round 2. However, Jiri Vesley does possess the means to take the match to the Serbian and progress into the next round.
Match Prediction – Laslo Djere to defeat Jiri Vesley in 3 sets