Dusan Lajovic and Gael Monfils will lock horns in the first round encounter at the Cincinnati Masters. Lajovic is ranked 44th in the ATP Rankings, whereas, Monfils is ranked 24th in the world.
Dusan Lajovic vs Gael Monfils: Match Details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
- Match: Dusan Lajovic vs Gael Monfils
- Round: First Round
- Date: August 16, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,990
- Venue: Cincinnati, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Dusan Lajovic vs Gael Monfils: Match Preview
Dusan Lajovic last played at the Canadian Masters, where he reached the round of 16. In the third round, he was defeated by Casper Ruud in straight sets. He also competed at the Umag Open, where he managed to reach the quarterfinals. The Serbian also made it to the quarterfinals of Hamburg Open, losing to Pablo Carreno Busta.
Gael Monfils also competed at the Canadian Masters, where he reached the quarterfinals. In the last eight battle, he lost to John Isner in straight sets. He also competed at the Tokyo Olympics, where he lost in the first round to Ilya Ivashka in three sets.
Dusan Lajovic vs Gael Monfils: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced against each other only one time in the past, where Gael Monfils emerged victorious. Their only meeting came in Buenos Aires in 2018, where the Frenchman won in straight sets.
Dusan Lajovic vs Gael Monfils: Match Prediction
Gael Monfils returned to his best last week in Toronto, as he reached the quarterfinals of Canadian Masters. The Frenchman is an experienced campaigner, and loves playing on hard courts. However, Lajovic is capable of defeating top players, and will give a tough fight to the Frenchman.
Match Prediction: Gael Monfils to win in three sets
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