ATP Lyon Open 2021: Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin– Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

In the second round of the ATP Lyon Open 2021, David Goffin will be up against Aljaz Bedene in what will be their first ever tour meeting.

Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin
Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin

In the second round at the ATP Lyon Open 2021, World No. 55 Aljaz Bedene will be up against World No. 13 and 4th seeded David Goffin.

Match Details :

TournamentATP Lyon Open 2021
MatchAljaz Bedene vs David Goffin
RoundSecond Round
Date19th May, 2021
Prize Money€9,000
VenueLyon, France
SurfaceClay Court

Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin : Preview

David Goffin
David Goffin

Aljaz Bedene has not made a great start to his 2021 campaign. The 31-year old Slovakian has only 1 quarter-final appearance at which came at the Cagliari Open 2021 in Italy. Since then he is yet to reach another quarter-finals.

He comes to Lyon from the Rome Masters 2021, where he was defeated in straight-sets. He sets up this tie after winning against local boy Gilles Simon in straight sets.

David Goffin started the season with great consistency but failed to continue it further. He started his campaign with a semi-final run at the Antalya Open 2021 in Australia. He followed it up with winning the title at Montpellier 2021 a month later. He has failed to reach another finals with the quarter-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters 2021 being his best run since his title.

He comes to Lyon from a second round defeat at the Rome Masters 2021, will play his first match against Bedene as he received a bye in the first round being the 4th seed.

Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin : Head to Head

Aljaz Bedene
Aljaz Bedene

This will be the first ever meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.

Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin : Prediction

David Goffin will be the favourite in the upcoming Aljaz Bedene vs David Goffin clash at the Lyon Open 2021.
David Goffin

Both the players have a similar record on Clay over the past two seasons. Goffin however remains a favourite for the clash as he has looked better as compared to Bedene and will be looking to wrap up the match quickly as he always aims at.

Prediction: David Goffin to win in straight sets.

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