Rafael Nadal vs Filip Krajinovic Indian Wells 2019 Preview and Prediction

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Both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal‘s will have lit up after yesterday’s events at Indian Wells. Novak Djokovic’s shock will have the Spaniard feeling very confident about his chances of a fourth title in the desert. He can move one step nearer by beating Filip Krajinovic. Check out the Nadal vs Krajinovic H2H stats.

It has been a great week for the qualifier, who split with coach Thomas Johansson on less than friendly terms recently. Prior to his shock of Daniil Medvedev, he also defeated David Goffin – in what has to be an extra sweet victory given that Goffin is Johansson’s new charge. “I know if I play well I can be dangerous for every player. I’m 27 years old. I will play many more years, and I hope one day I’m going to play a final again, you never know,” he said.

Nadal eased past Diego Schwartzman, making it 7 straight against the Argentinian after a 6-3 6-1 win. Once again, he avoided facing a single break point. “I did a lot of things well. I started the match very well,” he said afterwards. “My serve worked very well, especially in the first set. But during the second, I was doing things well anyway, so just happy having a match that I suffered in the past against Diego. We know each other well, so it’s a positive victory for me.”

It will be the first match between the pair but the odds remain overwhelmingly in Nadal’s favour. Krajinovic had a bit of a down period following his Masters 1000 final in 2017 but signs of a return to form are positive if this week is anything go by.

Prediction – Rafael Nadal in straight sets

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