Barbora Krejcikova and Anett Kontaveit will fight against each other in the semifinal of the Sydney Tennis Classic for the 2nd time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 1:30 pm on KEN ROSEWALL ARENA. In the following lines you can find the head to head analysis and prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Barbora Krejcikova who should win in 3 sets.
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Prediction and head to head Barbora Krejcikova vs. Anett Kontaveit
The last time that they locked horns, Kontaveit won 6-3 6-4 in the R in Guadalajara back in 2021.
Highlights Anett Kontaveit vs Barbora Krejcikova – Guadalajara 10-November-2021
2 - 0win/loss
In the quarter, Krejcikova had a good straight sets win against Garcia (6-0 6-2). During the match, Krejcikova scored 62 points vs Garcia’s 34. Barbora was extremely aggressive to blast 22 winners.
Regarding the service games, Krejcikova bagged 2 aces and she committed only 3 double faults. Barbora Krejcikova was very effective on serve to win 85% (22/26) of her 1st serve and 53% (9/17) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. Krejcikova broke Garcia 5 times after converting 42% of her break points (5/12).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Czech started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she hasn’t dropped yet a set in this event to win 60% of the points she played.
Krejcikova has a solid record in the last 10 years having won 65% of her matches (291-157). 2-0 on hard in 2022. In connection with her performance on the same surface of this tournament, Krejcikova has a compiled 81-59 match record in the last years on hard.
The Czech has a compiled 2-0 win-loss record in 2022, 2-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Sydney
Krejcikova has never competed in this tournament before.
3 - 0win/loss
In the quarter, Kontaveit had a good straight sets win against Jabeur (6-4 ret.). During the match Kontaveit scored 36 points vs Jabeur’s 31. Kontaveit was quite aggressive to blast 14 winners.
Talking about serving, Kontaveit wasn’t able to score even 1 ace for the entire match and she committed only 3 double faults. Anett Kontaveit lost the serve once and she saved 3 break points. Furthermore, Kontaveit put 54% of her first serves in, winning 74% (14/19) of the points behind her 1st serve and 44% (7/16) on the 2nd serve. Kontaveit broke Jabeur twice after converting 50% of her break points (2/4).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Estonian started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she hasn’t lost yet a set in this tournament to win 59% of the points she played.
The Estonian has an aggregate 3-0 win-loss record in 2022, 3-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament
Matches, sets, games and points
Krejcikova played 2 matches while Kontaveit competed in 3 matches. Both players have not dropped a single set in this event so far. Krejcikova has played 2 set(s) less than Kontaveit (4 vs 6). Therefore, Krejcikova played 11 games less than Kontaveit. Barbora scored 56 winners (41% of the total points). On the other side, Anett managed to score 72 winners (43%).
|Avg per match||5||2.3|
Krejcikova struck 10 aces (5 per match). Kontaveit made 7 aces (2.3 per match). Krejcikova won 75% points on her first serve. She extremely effective on her second serve to win 42% of the points. On the other side, Kontaveit won 79% of the points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 43% of the points.
How they played the important points
The Czech broke her opponents 11 times with a 58% conversion rate. Krejcikova dropped her serve twice and she saved 67% of the break points that she conceded. Anett broke her opponents 11 times with a 50% conversion rate. Kontaveit conceded her serve 3 times and she saved 67% of the break points that she conceded.
|Score||6-1 7-5||6-0 6-2|
|% 1st in||65%||60%||64%|
|% 1st pts||69%||85%||75%|
|% 2nd pts||35%||53%||42%|
|Score||6-3 6-3||6-3 6-1||6-4 ret.|
|% 1st in||63%||69%||54%||63%|
|% 1st pts||89%||73%||74%||79%|
|% 2nd pts||48%||35%||44%||43%|
Head 2 Head
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