Elena Rybakina vs Heather Watson | Hobart H2H, prediction, odds, preview, pick

Hobart. Rybakina and Watson will fight against each other in the semifinal of the Hobart International. See the H2H stats, betting odds, preview and predictions of their next match

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Elena Rybakina and Heather Watson will fight against each other in the semifinal of Hobart International for the 1st time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 7:00 pm on CENTRE COURT. Here you can find the head to head analysis and the prediction.

Prediction and head to head

There is no head to head record between Elena Rybakina and Heather Watson since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.

Prediction, odds and who is the favorite

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Elena Rybakina that should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Elena Rybakina is the pick to win this match.
Elena Rybakina -> 1.50
Heather Watson -> 2.62

 

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Elena Rybakina

Ranked no. 30 (career high), the Kazakhstani got to the semifinal after defeating Tamara Zidansek 6-1 6-4 and Alize Cornet 7-5 6-3.

In the 2nd round, Elena had a good straight sets win against Cornet (7-5 6-3). During the match Rybakina scored 81 points vs Cornet’s 65. The Kazakhstani was extremely aggressive to blast 32 winners.

Talking about serving, Rybakina blasted 2 aces and she committed only 2 double faults. Elena Rybakina lost the serve once and she saved 4 break points. Furthermore, Rybakina put 66% of her first serves in, winning 78% (32/41) of the points behind her 1st serve and 48% (10/21) on the 2nd serve. The Kazakhstani broke Cornet 4 times after converting 36% of his break points (4/11).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Kazakhstani hasn’t dropped yet a set in this competition to conquer 57% of the points she played.

Rybakina has a losing win-loss record in the last 6 years having won 34% of her matches (117-59). 6-1 on hard in 2020. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this tournament, Rybakina has a 69-35 record in the last 6 years on hard.

The Kazakhstani’s best result of the year was getting to the final in Shenzhen.

Rybakina has a 6-1 win-loss record in 2020, 6-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year in Hobart

Elena didn’t play in Hobart in 2019.

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Heather Watson

Ranked no. 101, the Brit reached the semifinal after defeating Hayley Carter 6-0 6-2, Nina Stojanovic 6-4 6-3, Jil Teichmann 1-6 6-4 6-4, Fiona Ferro 7-65 6-3 and Elise Mertens 6-75 6-4 7-5.

In the quarter against Mertens, The Brit recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (6-75 6-4 7-5). During the match Watson scored 130 points vs Mertens’s 124. Watson was extremely aggressive to blast 42 winners.

Talking about serving, Watson blasted 2 aces and she committed only 4 double faults. Heather Watson lost the serve 6 times and she saved 11 break points. Furthermore, Watson put 60% of her first serves in, winning 59% (42/71) of the points behind her 1st serve and 47% (22/47) on the 2nd serve. Watson broke Mertens 8 times after converting 42% of his break points (8/19).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Brit has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 52% of the points she played.

Watson has a winning win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 53% of her matches (627-561). 6-1 on hard in 2020. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this competition, Watson has a 194-184 win-loss record in the last 10 years on hard.

The Brit has a 6-1 win-loss record in 2020, 6-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year in Hobart

The Brit lost in the 1st round 6-1 6-4 to Irina-Camelia Begu.

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Live score

Follow the live score and result of this match as soon as it starts

1st
Rybakina
Watson
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Rybakina
Watson
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
2
5
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
3rd
Rybakina
Watson
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Rybakina 6-4
Rybakina
Watson
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
Serves
RybakinaWatson
6
4
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
40
30
RybakinaWatson
5
4
15
0
30
0
40
0
RybakinaWatson
4
4
0
15
0
30
0
40
RybakinaWatson
4
3
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
RybakinaWatson
3
3
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
30
40
RybakinaWatson
3
2
15
0
15
15
15
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40
40
A
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
RybakinaWatson
2
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
RybakinaWatson
2
1
0
15
15
15
15
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30
30
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30
RybakinaWatson
1
1
15
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40
A
RybakinaWatson
1
0
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
30
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30
2nd
Watson 6-4
Rybakina
Watson
4
6
4
5
3
5
2
5
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
Serves
RybakinaWatson
4
6
15
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
40
30
40
40
40
A
RybakinaWatson
4
5
0
15
15
15
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15
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A
40
RybakinaWatson
3
5
0
15
0
30
15
30
15
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30
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
RybakinaWatson
2
5
0
15
15
15
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15
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30
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30
RybakinaWatson
1
5
0
15
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RybakinaWatson
1
4
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0
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A
RybakinaWatson
1
3
0
15
0
30
0
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RybakinaWatson
1
2
15
0
15
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A
40
40
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A
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A
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A
RybakinaWatson
1
1
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15
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15
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40
RybakinaWatson
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
1st
Rybakina 6-3
Rybakina
Watson
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
Serves
RybakinaWatson
6
3
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
30
40
40
40
A
40
RybakinaWatson
5
3
15
0
30
0
40
0
RybakinaWatson
4
3
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
30
30
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40
40
A
40
40
40
A
RybakinaWatson
4
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
RybakinaWatson
3
2
0
15
15
15
30
15
30
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30
RybakinaWatson
2
2
0
15
15
15
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15
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40
RybakinaWatson
2
1
15
0
15
15
15
30
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40
RybakinaWatson
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
0
RybakinaWatson
1
0
15
0
30
0
30
0
30
15
40
15
40
30

H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Rybakina Watson
Match played 2 5
Tot Set 4 12
Tot Games 38 117
Pts 142-107 405-367
Total Points 249 772
Winners 60 143
%Winners 42% 35%

Rybakina played 2 matches while Watson competed in 5 matches. Watson started her run from the qualifications while Rybakina had a direct access to the main draw. At the moment, Heather Watson dropped 2 sets while Elena Rybakina hasn’t conceded a set so far. Rybakina has played 8 sets less than Watson (4 vs 12). Therefore, Rybakina played 79 games less than Watson. Rybakina scored 60 winners (42% on total points). On the other side, Watson blasted 143 winners (35%).

Serve Performance

Serve Rybakina Watson
Aces 9 12
Avg per match 4.5 2.4
1st in 76/113 224/380
%1st in 67% 59%
1st pts 60/76 143/224
%1st pts 79% 64%
2nd pts 18/37 75/156
%2nd pts 49% 48%

Rybakina blasted 9 aces (4.5 per match). Watson blasted 12 aces (2.4 per match). Rybakina won 79% points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 49% of the points. On the other side, Watson won 64% points behind her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 48% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Rybakina Watson
Won 8 27
Converted 8/17 27/53
% Converted 47% 51%
Conceded 8 44
Saved 6 26
% Saved 75% 59%
Times Broken 2 18

The Kazakhstani broke her opponents 8 times with 47% conversion rate. Elena conceded her serve twice and she saved 75% of the break points that she conceded. Heather broke her opponents 27 times with 51% conversion rate. Watson conceded her serve 18 times and she saved 59% of the break points that she conceded.

Draw

Rybakina
R1
Zidansek
R2
Cornet
Total
Score 6-1 6-4 7-5 6-3
Tot Set 2 2 4
Tot Games 17 21 38
pts 61-42 81-65 142-107
Total points 103 146 249
Winners 28 32 60
%Winners 46% 40% 42%
SERVE
Aces 7 2 9
Double Faults 1 2 3
1st in 35/51 41/62 76/113
% 1st in 69% 66% 67%
1st pts 28/35 32/41 60/76
% 1st pts 80% 78% 79%
2nd pts 8/16 10/21 18/37
% 2nd pts 50% 48% 49%
Breaks
Won 4 4 8
Converted 4/6 4/11 8/17
Converted % 67% 36% 47%
Conceded 3 5 8
Saved 2 4 6
Saved % 33% 20% 27%
Times Broken 1 1 2
Watson
Q1
Carter
Q3
Stojanovic
R1
Belen Teichmann
R2
Ferro
1/4
Mertens
Total
Score 6-0 6-2 6-4 6-3 1-6 6-4 6-4 7-65 6-3 6-75 6-4 7-5
Tot Set 2 2 3 2 3 12
Tot Games 14 19 27 22 35 117
pts 57-35 68-63 73-77 77-68 130-124 405-367
Total points 92 131 150 145 254 772
Winners 20 27 29 25 42 143
%Winners 35% 40% 40% 32% 32% 35%
SERVE
Aces 0 5 3 2 2 12
Double Faults 2 6 2 1 4 15
1st in 27/39 37/73 49/79 40/71 71/118 224/380
% 1st in 69% 51% 62% 56% 60% 59%
1st pts 20/27 27/37 29/49 25/40 42/71 143/224
% 1st pts 74% 73% 59% 63% 59% 64%
2nd pts 5/12 16/36 16/30 16/31 22/47 75/156
% 2nd pts 42% 44% 53% 52% 47% 48%
Breaks
Won 6 4 4 5 8 27
Converted 6/12 4/6 4/5 5/11 8/19 27/53
Converted % 50% 67% 80% 45% 42% 51%
Conceded 3 10 10 4 17 44
Saved 2 8 5 0 11 26
Saved % 33% 20% 50% 100% 35% 119%
Times Broken 1 2 5 4 6 18

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Rybakina
WWLWWWWLWW
Watson
LWWWWWWLLW
2020 2019 2018
21 - 4
13 - 5
17-3
Hard
12-4
4-1
I Hard
0-0
0-0
Clay
1-1

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