On Wednesday, February 2, Filip Krajinovic, the World No. 36, will face off against the World No. 259 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round in the ATP 250 tournament Open Sud de France. The French and the Serbian player fight for a place in the third round of the ATP 250 Tournament. They are scheduled to play on Court Patrice Dominguez.
Filip Krajinovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Match Details
- Tournament: Open Sud de France
- Match: Alexander Bublik vs Pierre-Hugues Herbert
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: 2nd February 2022
- Venue: Montpellier, France
- Surface: Hardcourt
- Prize Money: € 14,180
Filip Krajinovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Preview
The 29 year old Serbian, Filip Krajinovic, though after turning pro in 2008, has not won any major titles, he has performed well over the last few years. With a career-high of rank 25, Krajinovic has got total prize money of $4,957,240 with a win-loss stat of 103-104. In the 2021 Sofia Open, the Serbian reached the semi-finals but lost to Jannik Sinner. In the ATP Montpellier 2022, Krajonovic defeated Alexei Popyrin in the first round with a score of 7-5, 7-6 ( 7-3 ).
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is an 18 times title winner from France. After going pro in 2004, the French player has performed remarkably well in 2017 and 2019. With a career-high of being ranked 5 in the world, Tsonga has received prize money of $22,365,901 in total with a win-loss stat of 465-231. Tsonga previously won the ATP Montpellier Open in 2019. In the first round of Open Sud de France, Tsonga prevailed over Kacper Zuk in straight sets ( 6-4, 6-4 ).
Filip Krajinovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Head to Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo. Krajinovic leads the H2H 1-0. They last met at the 2019 Davis Cup Finals where Krajinovic won in straight sets.
Filip Krajinovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Prediction
All the statistics point towards Krajinovic’s win in 3 sets against Tsonga in the second round of the 2022 ATP Montpellier Open. However, Tsonga has more experience and more titles in comparison to Krajinovic, thus making this match very intense. Will it be the crowd favorite or the former titleholder?
Prediction: Krajinovic to win in three sets.
Filip Krajinovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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