Anett Kontaveit is 3 wins away to conquer the title at the Australian Open. Kontaveit has defeated Astra Sharma 6-0 6-2, Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-2 4-6 6-1, Belinda Bencic 6-0 6-1 and Iga Swiatek 6-74 7-5 7-5 to reach the quarter where she will face Simona Halep.
Kontaveit is presently ranked no. 31. However, if Anett Kontaveit wins the title, she is projected to go up 21 places and become the new world no.10 right after this tournament.
Draw Prediction with head to head records
This is Anett Kontaveit’s projected draw including the possible opponents at the Australian Open. Kontaveit has an overall unfavourable record (2-6) with the possible opposition.
1/4 – Simona Halep’s rankings and performance.
Head to head 2-0 for Simona Halep
Prediction: Halep in 2
Simona Halep has a 5-1 record in 2020, 5-1 on hard. In the course of the previous 5 years, Simona has a 216-98 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Halep won 7 of her last 10 matches.
Last year at the Australian Open Halep had to bow to Serena Williams in the 4th round 6-1 4-6 6-4.
H2H Anett Kontaveit vs. Simona Halep
1/2 – Garbine Muguruza’s rankings and performance.
Head to head 2-1 for Garbine Muguruza
Garbine Muguruza has a 9-1 record in 2020, 9-1 on hard. In the last 5 years, Garbine has a 160-88 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Garbine will try to keep a positive momentum since she is on a 6 matches winning streak.
The Spaniard’s best achievement of the current year was reaching the semi-finals in Shenzhen.
Last year at the Australian Open the Spaniard capitulated to Karolina Pliskova in the 4th round 6-3 6-1.
H2H Anett Kontaveit vs. Garbine Muguruza
Alternatively, Anett Kontaveit may face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Their H2H is 3-2 for Anett Kontaveit.
Final – Ashleigh Barty’s rankings and performance.
Head to head 2-1 for Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty has a 9-1 win-loss record in 2020, 9-1 on hard. In connection to the last 4 years, Ashleigh has a 95-29 record on hard. Ashleigh will try to keep a positive momentum since she is on a 9 matches winning streak.
Her most significant result of the season was managing to win the competition in Adelaide where she defeated Dayana Yastremska in the final 6-2 7-5.
Last year at the Australian Open the Australian lost to Petra Kvitova in the quarter 6-1 6-4.
H2H Anett Kontaveit vs. Ashleigh Barty
Alternatively, Anett Kontaveit may face Sofia Kenin. Their H2H is 0-0.