TENNIS SCORES. Durasovic shocks Lestienne in the semifinal in the Portoroz Challenger

PORTOROZ CHALLENGER. Durasovic upsets Lestienne to square off with Aljaz Bedene in the final

Prediction and head to head Viktor Durasovic vs. Constant Lestienne

Viktor Durasovic shocks Constant Lestienne 3-6 6-1 6-1 in the semifinal in Portoroz Challenger on Saturday. Durasovic will engage against Aljaz Bedene in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Constant conquered in the 8th game (5-3) before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Durasovic conquered a leading position at the beginning of the set after breaking Lestienne in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 5-0. The Norwegian reinforced his lead after breaking the French Player in the 4th (4-0) game before conquering the set (6-1).

A crucial moment of the match was when Durasovic won 5 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.

3rd set.

Viktor won the set after he broke Lestienne 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (4-1) and in the 7th (6-1) game. That break was enough for Viktor to conquer the set as he didn’t drop his serve during the rest of the set.

Lestienne was completely knocked out in the last 6 games of the set (from 0-1 to 6-1).

Statistics

At the end of the match, Durasovic scored 93 points vs. the French Player’s 68 points.

Durasovic served exceptionally well to win 76% of the points (28/37) behind his first serve, and he won 63% points (22/35) on his second serve. Durasovic won this match even if he was far from perfect in converting his break points since he converted only 42% (5/12). On the other side, Lestienne was far from perfect in converting his break points as he converted only 20% of his break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this match, the head to head between Durasovic and Lestienne is 1-1.

1st
Durasovic
Lestienne
3-6
3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Durasovic
Lestienne
6-1
6
1
5
1
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Durasovic
Lestienne
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Viktor Durasovic vs. Aljaz Bedene – stats

Durasovic will square off with Bedene in the final.

There is no head to head record between Viktor Durasovic and Aljaz Bedene since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.

Tennis Scores in Portoroz Challenger

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