H2H. Simona Halep vs Garbine Muguruza | Australian Open prediction, odds, preview, pick

Melbourne. Halep and Muguruza will fight against each other in the semifinal of the Australian Open. See the H2H stats, odds, preview and predictions of their next match

Prediction and head to head Simona Halep vs. Garbine Muguruza

Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza will fight against each other in the semifinal of the Australian Open for the 6th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Thursday at 3.30 pm (NB) on the Rod Laver Arena. Here you can find the head to head analysis and the prediction.

Prediction, odds and who is the favorite

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Simona Halep that should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Simona Halep is the pick to win this match.
Simona Halep -> 1.61
Garbine Muguruza -> 2.30

 

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Prediction and head to head Simona Halep vs. Garbine Muguruza

This will be the 6th time that Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza fight against each other. The head to head is 3-2 for Muguruza (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Halep won 6-1 6-4 in the semifinal in at the French Open back in 2018.

Simona Halep

Ranked no. 3, Halep got to the semifinal after beating Jennifer Brady 7-65 6-1, Harriet Dart 6-2 6-4, Yulia Putintseva 6-1 6-4, Elise Mertens 6-4 6-4 and Anett Kontaveit 6-1 6-1.

In the quarter, The Romanian had a good straight sets win against Kontaveit (6-1 6-1). During the match Halep scored 54 points vs Kontaveit’s 34. Halep was extremely aggressive to blast 25 winners.

Talking about serving, Halep blasted 5 aces and she committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Simona Halep conceded no breaks for the entire match to save 1 break points. Furthermore, Halep put 78% of her first serves in, winning 78% (25/32) of the points behind her 1st serve and 44% (4/9) on the 2nd serve. Halep broke Kontaveit 5 times after converting 45% of her break points (5/11).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Simona hasn’t lost yet a set in this tournament to win 57% of the points she played.

Halep has a a good record in the last 10 years having won 72% of her matches (1118-432). 6-1 on hard in 2020. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this competition, Halep has a 371-159 win-loss record in the last 10 years on hard.

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

Last year at the Australian Open

The Romanian lost in the 4th round 6-1 4-6 6-4 to Serena Williams.

Garbine Muguruza

Ranked no. 32, Garbine reached the semifinal after beating Shelby Rogers 0-6 6-1 6-0, Ajla Tomljanovic 6-3 3-6 6-3, Elina Svitolina 6-1 6-2, Kiki Bertens 6-3 6-3 and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5 6-3.

In the quarter, The Spaniard had a good straight sets win against Pavlyuchenkova (7-5 6-3). During the match Muguruza scored 71 points vs Pavlyuchenkova’s 56. Garbine was extremely aggressive to blast 27 winners.

Talking about serving, Muguruza blasted 6 aces and she committed only 4 double faults. Garbine Muguruza lost the serve 3 times and she saved 3 break points. Furthermore, Muguruza put 56% of her first serves in, winning 75% (27/36) of the points behind her 1st serve and 39% (11/28) on the 2nd serve. Muguruza broke Pavlyuchenkova 5 times after converting 71% of her break points (5/7).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Spaniard has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 56% of the points she played.

Muguruza has a solid win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 66% of her matches (997-515). 10-1 on hard in 2020. In connection with her performance on the same surface of this competition, Muguruza has a 268-152 record in the last 10 years on hard.

Muguruza’s best result of the year was getting to the semi-finals in Shenzhen.

Garbine has a 10-1 win-loss record in 2020, 10-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the Australian Open

Garbine lost in the 4th round 6-3 6-1 to Karolina Pliskova.

Live score

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1st
Halep
Muguruza
6-7
6
7
6
6
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Halep
Muguruza
5-7
5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Muguruza 7-5
Halep
Muguruza
5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
Serves
HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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1st
Muguruza 7-6
Halep
Muguruza
6
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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HalepMuguruza
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H2H Performance in the tournament

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Halep Muguruza
Match played 5 5
Tot Set 10 12
Tot Games 89 100
Pts 342-259 355-278
Total Points 601 633
Winners 142 146
%Winners 42% 41%

Both Halep and Muguruza played 5 matches. At the moment, Garbine Muguruza lost 2 sets while Simona Halep hasn’t dropped a set so far. Halep has played 2 sets less than Muguruza (10 vs 12). Therefore, Halep played 11 games less than Muguruza. The Romanian scored 142 winners (42% on total points). On the other side, Muguruza blasted 146 winners (41%).

Serve Performance

Serve Halep Muguruza
Aces 13 23
Avg per match 2.6 4.6
1st in 196/278 191/311
%1st in 71% 61%
1st pts 142/196 146/191
%1st pts 72% 76%
2nd pts 36/82 51/120
%2nd pts 44% 43%

Halep blasted 13 aces (2.6 per match). Muguruza blasted 23 aces (4.6 per match). Halep won 72% points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 44% of the points. On the other side, Muguruza won 76% points behind her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 43% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Halep Muguruza
Won 25 24
Converted 25/51 24/52
% Converted 49% 46%
Conceded 20 26
Saved 11 14
% Saved 55% 54%
Times Broken 9 12

Simona broke her opponents 25 times with 49% conversion rate. The Romanian conceded her serve 9 times and she saved 55% of the break points that she conceded. Garbine broke her opponents 24 times with 46% conversion rate. Muguruza conceded her serve 12 times and she saved 54% of the break points that she conceded.

Halep
R1
Brady
R2
Dart
R3
Putintseva
R4
Mertens
1/4
Kontaveit
Total
Score 7-65 6-1 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-1
Tot Set 2 2 2 2 2 10
Tot Games 20 18 17 20 14 89
pts 75-60 68-52 68-46 77-67 54-34 342-259
Total points 135 120 114 144 88 601
Winners 32 26 30 29 25 142
%Winners 43% 38% 44% 38% 46% 42%
SERVE
Aces 2 1 3 2 5 13
Double Faults 0 0 3 1 1 5
1st in 47/60 39/60 39/60 39/57 32/41 196/278
% 1st in 78% 65% 65% 68% 78% 71%
1st pts 32/47 26/39 30/39 29/39 25/32 142/196
% 1st pts 68% 67% 77% 74% 78% 72%
2nd pts 7/13 11/21 8/21 6/18 4/9 36/82
% 2nd pts 54% 52% 38% 33% 44% 44%
Breaks
Won 5 5 5 5 5 25
Converted 5/8 5/9 5/9 5/14 5/11 25/51
Converted % 63% 56% 56% 36% 45% 49%
Conceded 3 4 7 5 1 20
Saved 1/3 2/4 5/7 2/5 1/1 11
Saved % 33% 50% 71% 40% 100% 59%
Times Broken 2 2 2 3 0 80
Muguruza
R1
Rogers
R2
Tomljanovic
R3
Svitolina
R4
Bertens
1/4
Pavlyuchenkova
Total
Score 0-6 6-1 6-0 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-3 7-5 6-3
Tot Set 3 3 2 2 2 12
Tot Games 19 27 15 18 21 100
pts 69-55 97-89 61-36 57-42 71-56 355-278
Total points 124 186 97 99 127 633
Winners 27 43 21 28 27 146
%Winners 39% 44% 34% 49% 38% 41%
SERVE
Aces 5 2 4 6 6 23
Double Faults 1 2 1 4 4 12
1st in 38/62 61/94 25/45 31/46 36/64 191/311
% 1st in 61% 65% 56% 67% 56% 61%
1st pts 27/38 43/61 21/25 28/31 27/36 146/191
% 1st pts 71% 70% 84% 90% 75% 76%
2nd pts 8/24 16/33 12/20 4/15 11/28 51/120
% 2nd pts 33% 48% 60% 27% 39% 43%
Breaks
Won 6 4 4 5 5 24
Converted 6/15 4/8 4/13 5/9 5/7 24/52
Converted % 40% 50% 31% 56% 71% 46%
Conceded 5 9 2 4 6 26
Saved 1/5 6/9 2/2 2/4 3/6 14
Saved % 20% 67% 100% 50% 50% 57%
Times Broken 4 3 0 2 3 140

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Halep
WWWWLWWWWW
Muguruza
LWWWLWWLWW
2020 2019 2018
10 - 2
16 - 4
10-2
Hard
16-4

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