Kenin vs Sakkari: what is the scenario for the match?
Sofia Kenin - Maria Sakkari. Prediction for the match WTA Roland Garros (June 7, 2021)
All three personal meetings between Kenin and Sakkari ended in three sets. Will the tradition continue in the round of 16 at Roland Garros on June 7? - the answer is in our forecast.
Sofia Kenin defends ranking points for last year's final in Paris. The American tennis player moves heavily along the tournament grid, but due to her exorbitant motivation, she still manages to defeat her rivals.
In the first round, Sofia coped with the attacks of Elena Ostapenko in three sets (6-4, 4-6, 6-3). The easiest was the second round duel against the inferior in class Baptista (7-5, 6-3). In the 1/16 finals, to defeat Jessica Pegula, it was again necessary to play three sets (4-6, 6-1, 6-4).
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Maria Sakkari has already improved her result last year in Paris when she covered her racket in the third round. Undoubtedly, the representative of Greece is not averse to reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament.
So far, in three games at Roland Garros, only did Maria have certain difficulties with Mertens in the third round(7-5, 6-7, 6-2). In two starting fights, she passed Zavatskaya (6-4, 6-1) and Paolini (6-2, 6-3) without any problems.
Note that at the beginning of the year on hard at the tournament in Abu Dhabi Sakkari won against Kenin in three games (2-6, 6-2, 6-0). Prior to that, two personal meetings in 2018 remained with Sofia.
Sofia Kenin has not shown a stable and confident game throughout the season. However, now the tennis player has nowhere to retreat, so she seeks to protect last year's points for reaching the final. Sofia defeated Maria Sakkari twice in her career. We think that with the odds of 2.50 in this pair it is worth playing a bet on the underdog.
Our prediction is Kenin's victory for a coefficient of 2.50 on 1xbet.