Hamburg European Open 2021: Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction

6th seed Filip Krajinovic will face fellow Serb Laslo Djere in the semifinal of the 2021 Hamburg Open. This will be their third meeting.

Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere
Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere

Filip Krajinovic will be up against Laslo Djere in the semifinal of the Hamburg Open 2021. Krajinovic is ranked 44th in the world while Djere is the world no.57.

Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere: Match Details

TournamentHamburg European Open 2021
MatchFilip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere
RoundSemifinal
Date17th July 2021
Prize Money€50,600
VenueHamburg, Germany
SurfaceClay Court

Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere: Preview

Laslo Djere
Laslo Djere

In all All-Serbian encounter, Filip Krajinovic will take on Laslo Djere in the Hamburg semis. Krajinovic hasn’t been in great form this clay season. He hasn’t managed to get past the initial rounds at Madrid and Rome. He also bowed out of the first round in Paris. But the Serb has managed to change his fortune this week. He got past lethal Germans, Daniel Altmaier and Philipp Kohlschreiber in the initial rounds at Hamburg before upsetting the top seed and the best clay court player this season, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

As for his opponent, Laslo Djere, he too loves playing on Clay. He has had some good results this clay season and reached the quarterfinals of the Geneva Open. He also made it to the third round of the French Open before losing to Alexander Zverev. This week, he has been in amazing form. He is yet to drop a set, and defeated in form Jan Lennard Struff in the opening round. In the quarterfinals, he beat third seed Nikoloz Basilashvili to set up an All-Serbian clash.

Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere: Head-to-Head

Filip Krajinović
Filip Krajinović

This will be the third meeting between the duo. Krajinovic leads the H2H 2-0. They last met at Basel 2019 where Krajinovic won in straight sets.

Filip Krajinovic vs Laslo Djere: Prediction

Laslo Djere
Laslo Djere

Both the players know each other well and will push the other to the absolute limit. Krajinovic has a better H2H record and has superior ranking, but he has played three long matches in three days. Expect a very tight match, with Djere upsetting Krajinovic to enter the Hamburg final.

Prediction: Djere to win in three sets.

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