Garbine Muguruza and Anett Kontaveit will clash against each other in the final of the WTA Finals for the 6th time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Wednesday at 7:30 pm on CENTER COURT. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Anett Kontaveit who should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Garbine Muguruza vs. Anett Kontaveit
The last time that they played each other, Muguruza won 6-4 6-4 in the R in Guadalajara back in November 2021.
Highlights Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit – Guadalajara 14-November-2021
In the semifinal, The Spaniard had a good straight sets win against Badosa (6-3 6-3). During the match, Muguruza scored 70 points vs Badosa’s 55. Garbine was extremely aggressive to blast 26 winners.
Talking about the service games, Muguruza blasted 2 aces and she committed only 3 double faults. Garbine Muguruza was extremely effective on serve to win 81% (26/32) of her 1st serve and 56% (14/25) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. Garbine broke Badosa 3 times after converting 27% of her break points (3/11).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Spaniard started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she has conceded 1 set in this event to win 53% of the points she played.
Muguruza has a solid win-loss record in the last 10 years having won 66% of her matches (346-182). 33-11 on hard in 2021. Regarding her performance on the same surface of this event, Muguruza has an aggregate 207-102 record in the last years on hard.
Her best result of the year was winning the title in in Dubai where she overcame Barbora Krejcikova in the final 7-6(6) 6-3 and in in Chicago where she beat Ons Jabeur in the final 3-6 6-3 6-0.
Garbine has a composed 41-17 win-loss record in 2021, 33-11 on hard (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Guadalajara
Previously, her best result was reaching the semifinal in 2015. See her history.
In the semifinal, Anett defeated Sakkari (6-1 3-6 6-3). During the match Kontaveit scored 93 points vs Sakkari’s 78. Kontaveit was very aggressive to blast 33 winners.
About the serving games, Kontaveit blasted 6 aces and she committed only 3 double faults. Overall, Anett Kontaveit was pretty efficient on serve to win 77% (33/43) of her 1st serve and 53% (16/30) on the second serve. However, this didn’t prevent her to concede the serve twice. Anett broke Sakkari 4 times after converting 50% of her break points (4/8).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Anett started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she has conceded 1 set in the tournament to win 56% of the points she played.
Her best result of the season was winning the title in in Cleveland where she overcame Irina-Camelia Begu in the final 7-6(5) 6-4 and in in Ostrava where she overcame Maria Sakkari in the final 6-2 7-5 and in in Moscow where she overcame Ekaterina Alexandrova in the final 4-6 6-4 7-5 and in in Napoca where she defeated Simona Halep in the final 6-2 6-3.
Kontaveit has an aggregate 48-16 win-loss record in 2021, 24-11 on hard (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament
Matches, sets, games and points
Both Muguruza and Kontaveit played 3 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Garbine Muguruza lost 1 set, while Anett Kontaveit lost 1 set. Talking about their workload, Muguruza and Kontaveit have played the same amount of sets 7. However, Muguruza played 5 games more than Kontaveit. Muguruza scored 96 winners (42% of the total points). On the other side, Kontaveit bagged 80 winners (38%).
|Avg per match||5||6.7|
Muguruza struck 15 aces (5 per match). Kontaveit recorded 20 aces (6.7 per match). Muguruza won 76% points behind her first serve. She pretty effective on her second serve to win 48% of the points. On the other side, Kontaveit won 81% of the points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 58% of the points.
How they played the important points
Garbine broke her opponents 9 times with a 33% conversion rate. Garbine lost her serve 4 times and she saved 73% of the break points that she conceded. Anett broke her opponents 10 times with a 59% conversion rate. The Estonian conceded her serve twice and she saved 60% of the break points that she conceded.
|Score||6-4 6-4||2-6 6-3 6-4||4-6 6-2 7-66||6-3 6-3|
|% 1st in||56%||68%||–||56%||61%|
|% 1st pts||80%||71%||–||81%||76%|
|% 2nd pts||56%||32%||–||56%||48%|
|Score||6-4 6-4||6-4 6-0||6-3 6-4||6-1 3-6 6-3|
|% 1st in||–||63%||46%||59%||56%|
|% 1st pts||–||83%||85%||77%||81%|
|% 2nd pts||–||59%||63%||53%||58%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Guadalajara
- Ramkumar RamanathanRamanathan – Sebastian OfnerOfner (7-5 6-3) – Stats, scores, rankings
Upcoming matches in the draw
- Garbine MuguruzaMuguruza – Anett KontaveitKontaveit (3-2) – H2H and prediction