The first round of ATP 250 tournament (Libema-Open) in Hertogenbosch and 76th ranked Lorenzo Sonego faces up against 47th ranked 31 years old Mikhail Kukushkin. To have more insights on this ATP Lorenzo Sonego vs Mikhail Kukushkin match please check out the preview below.
Lorenzo Sonego is 24 years of age Italian player whose favorite ground is clay. While being 6’3 he is a good all-around player who can play rallies well. He can hit hard and he’s also patient with attack selections. He definitely had a good start of the season as he won 18 out of 29 matches he played on clay ground. This tournament will be played on grass and this ground is totally different from clay and that’s where the things will get interesting for Sonego. The grass is more like a hard than clay and for a player who mainly plays on clay will be some kind of challenge to adapt on this specific ground.
Kukushkin has always used to be an average player with his best seasons gone a long time ago. He can show some solid tennis for one match or another but never makes any deep runs at tournaments anymore. Anyway, for the first 1-2 matches on some tournaments, he may still surprise with good quality tennis and we will have to see how prepared will he be for tomorrows game. As the season of grass is the shortest one we have Kukushkin throughout his career have played only 32 matches on it. He definitely has more experience than Sonego on this specific ground but he shouldn’t be considered a big favorite here.
Lorenzo Sonego vs Mikhail Kukushkin H2H
These players have never played against each other.
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