Prediction, odds and who is the favorite
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Claire Liu that should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Gabriela Talaba vs. Claire Liu
The last time that they competed against each other, Liu won 7-5 6-2 in the 1st round in W80 Dothan back in 2019.
In the 1st round against Zarazua, Gabriela recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (4-6 7-62 6-2). During the match Talaba scored 118 points vs Zarazua’s 105. The Romanian was extremely aggressive to blast 56 winners.
Talking about serving, Talaba blasted 2 aces and she committed only 5 double faults. Gabriela Talaba lost the serve 5 times and she saved 10 break points. Furthermore, Talaba put 69% of her first serves in, winning 69% (56/81) of the points behind her 1st serve and 31% (11/36) on the 2nd serve. Gabriela broke Zarazua 6 times after converting 55% of her break points (6/11).
Talaba has a losing record in the last 5 years having won 29% of her matches (25-10). 5-2 on indoor hard courts in 2020. In connection with her performance on the same surface of this event, Talaba has a 8-5 win-loss record in the last 5 years on indoor hard courts.
The Romanian’s best result of the season was reaching the semi-finals in the W25 Daytona Beach.
Talaba has a 8-4 win-loss record in 2020, 5-2 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in the W100 Nicholasville
Gabriela didn’t play in the W100 Nicholasville in 2019.
Ranked no. 289, Claire reached the 1st round after beating Caroline Dolehide 6-1 6-4.
In the 1st round, The American had a good straight sets win against Dolehide (6-1 6-4). During the match Liu scored 74 points vs Dolehide’s 52. The American was extremely aggressive to blast 27 winners.
Talking about serving, Liu blasted 5 aces and she committed only 3 double faults. Claire Liu lost the serve once and she saved 4 break points. Furthermore, Liu put 63% of her first serves in, winning 69% (27/39) of the points behind her 1st serve and 57% (13/23) on the 2nd serve. Liu broke Dolehide 5 times after converting 56% of her break points (5/9).
Liu has a solid record in the last 7 years having won 62% of her matches (8-5). 1-0 on indoor hard courts in 2020. In connection with her performance on the same surface of this event, Liu has a 50-38 win-loss record in the last 7 years on indoor hard courts.
The American’s best result of the current season was reaching the final in the W25 Malibu.
Liu has a 6-2 win-loss record in 2020, 1-0 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).
Last year in the W100 Nicholasville
Liu didn’t play in the W100 Nicholasville in 2019.
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H2H Performance in the tournament
Matches, sets, games and points
Talaba played 3 matches while Liu competed in 1 matches. Talaba started her run from the qualifications while Liu had a direct access to the main draw. At the moment, Gabriela Talaba lost 3 sets while Claire Liu hasn’t conceded a set so far. Talaba has played 6 sets more than Liu (8 vs 2). Therefore, Talaba played 65 games more than Liu. Gabriela scored 86 winners (46% on total points). On the other side, Liu blasted 27 winners (36%).
|Avg per match||1||5|
Talaba blasted 3 aces (1 per match). Liu blasted 5 aces . Talaba won 67% points behind her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 40% of the points. On the other side, Liu won 69% points behind her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 57% of the points.
How they played the important points
The Romanian broke her opponents 10 times with 63% conversion rate. The Romanian conceded her serve 7 times and she saved 67% of the break points that she conceded. The American broke her opponent 5 times with 56% conversion rate. Liu conceded her serve once and she saved 80% of the break points that she conceded.
|Score||7-5 6-3||5-7 6-2 10-6||4-6 7-62 6-2|
|% 1st in||75%||NAN%||69%||71%|
|% 1st pts||63%||NAN%||69%||67%|
|% 2nd pts||63%||NAN%||31%||40%|
|% 1st in||63%||63%|
|% 1st pts||69%||69%|
|% 2nd pts||57%||57%|