In the last match Lorenzo finally interrupted a long series of defeats. He had great difficulties, but still beated Leonardo Mayer and now he must finally regain his confidence in his own strength. What to expect from the Italian? Our prediction is already here for you.

At what time are Lorenzo Sonego and Dusan Lajovic to play?
The game time is February 20, 2020, at 7:30 PM UTC.

What are the players’ positions in ATP rankings?
Lorenzo Sonego takes the 52nd position and Dusan Lajovic takes the 23th position in ATP Tour Rankings.

How many wins and losses does Lorenzo Sonego have?
Lorenzo Sonego has won 42.4% of the games as a favorite.

How many wins and losses does Dusan Lajovic have?
Dusan Lajovic has won 45.2% of the games as a favorite.

Lorenzo Sonego

The 24-year-old Italian was ranked 52nd in the ATP ranking. This season he earned a sad statistics of the fights: only one victoria and 5 defeats. In the first round of competitions, which are now held in the sunny Rio, Sonego met with Leonardo Mayer. Bookmakers gave out approximately identical coefficients for the victory of both tennis players. The Italian representative defeated the Argentinean (6-1, 5-7, 6-4).

Last season Sony definitely surprised everybody, because he not only had a successful stretch of ground, but also fired multiple shots on fast surfaces, where he had previously lost to everyone. And what can we talk about if Lorenzo won his first ATP tournament on the grass. It should be noted that the tennis player stands out by his cannon feed, because even on the ground he can shoot more than 10 sights per match. In draws, the Italian acts exclusively first number and aggressively.

Dusan Lajovic

Dusan, as well as his future opponent, prefers to play on the courts with the clay surface. In the starting match of the current tournament, Lajovic defeated Marco Cecchinato in a three-set fight. The Serbian athlete had three breaks with the Italian and never lost the game on his serve. The tennis battle, which lasted 2 hours and 19 minutes, ended with the score (6-4, 6-7, 6-1) in favor of Dusan.

Lajovic stands out for his technical ability. After all, thanks to the one-handed backhand, the Serbian representative not only attacks, but also holds the ball in the court quite easily. In recent years, Dusan has been trying to improve his performance on fast surfaces. However, Dusan doesn’t have enough strength in kicks to finish quickly. In addition, the tennis player falls back too much in his games, as even the first ball is easily accepted by the opponents.

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Highlights

  • The athletes met once on the court last year in Monte Carlo and Lajovic won in two sets (6-4, 7-5).
  • Sonego won only once in his last 5 matches.
  • Lajovic got three victories out of his last 5 games.
Lorenzo SonegovsDusan Lajovic
52ATP Rank23
24 (1995.05.11)Age29 (1990.06.30)
Turin, ItalyBirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia
Turin, ItalyResidenceStara Pazova, Serbia
6’3″ (191 cm)Height6’0″ (183 cm)
168 lbs (76 kg)Weight183 lbs (83 kg)
Right-HandedPlaysRight-Handed
Two-HandedBackhandOne-Handed
2013Turned Pro2007
0/5YTD Won/Lost7/4
0YTD Titles0
25/35CAREER W/L127/154
1Career Titles1
$1,342,272Career Prize Money$5,417,186

Singles Service Record

Lorenzo SonegoSingles Service Record on hardDusan Lajovic
166Aces493
52Double Faults216
63%1st Serve67%
74%1st Serve Points Won67%
48%2nd Serve Points Won51%
127Break Points Faced831
59%Break Points Saved57%
263Service Games Played1,468
80%Service Games Won76%
64%Total Service Points Won62%

Singles Return Record

Lorenzo SonegoSingles Return Record on hardDusan Lajovic
24%1st Serve Return Points Won27%
44%2nd Serve Return Points Won49%
98Break Points Opportunities672
30%Break Points Converted43%
262Return Games Played1,469
11%Return Games Won19%
31%Return Points Won35%
48%Total Points Won49%

Previous Head-to-Head Meetings

YearEventSurfaceRNDWinner
2019ATP Masters 1000 Monte CarloOutdoor ClayQFDusan Lajovic

Sonego vs Lajovic Predictions

Lorenzo finally managed to interrupt a long line of defeats, defeating Meyer. This should have a positive effect on the emotional mood of the Italian athlete.

Last year the participants of the planned match met at the clay tournament in Monte Carlo. Lajovic defeated his opponent. However, it cannot be said that the Serbian tennis player got the victory easily. The opponents earned an equal number of breakpoints (4). Lorenzo had a set point in the second set, and if the Italian had implemented it, the game could have turned out quite differently. Lorenzo has a great pitch, at the expense of which he will definitely keep his pace in the upcoming battle.

  • Our prediction: Lorenzo Sonego Will Win.

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