Score, report, and key facts
Nishioka started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Krajinovic in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, Krajinovic managed to stage a good comeback to break Yoshihito in the 4th (2-2) and in the 6th (4-2) game before winning the set (6-3).
A crucial moment of the match was when Filip won 5 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-2 to 5-2.
The Serbian won the set after he broke Yoshihito in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game. The Japanese tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 8th (5-3) game. Nonetheless, Krajinovic maintained the focus before winning the set 6-4.
Krajinovic failed to serve out the set when leading 5-2 to be broken at 0.
At the end of the match, Krajinovic scored 68 points vs. Nishioka’s 55 points.
Krajinovic won this match even if he was battling in converting his break points because he converted only 36% (4/11). On the other side, Nishioka was absolutely great in converting all the break points (2/2). Anyhow, that was not enough to win the encounter.
After this encounter, the head to head between Krajinovic and Nishioka is 1-0 for Filip.
Next Match: Filip Krajinovic vs. Pablo Carreno-Busta – stats
Krajinovic will fight against Carreno-Busta in the semifinal.
There is no head to head record between Filip Krajinovic and Pablo Carreno-Busta since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.
The last time that they fought against each other, Krajinovic won 7-5 4-6 6-3 in the quarter in Braunschweig Challenger back in 2015.
Tennis Scores in Stockholm
- Denis ShapovalovShapovalov – Cedrik-Marcel StebeStebe (6-0 6-3) – See score progression
- Pablo Carreno-BustaCarreno-Busta – Sam QuerreyQuerrey (4-6 6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Filip KrajinovicKrajinovic – Yoshihito NishiokaNishioka (6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Yuichi SugitaSugita – Janko TipsarevicTipsarevic (6-2 4-6 7-64) – See score progression