H2H, PREDICTION Simona Halep vs Danka Kovinic | Australian Open odds, preview, pick

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Prediction and head to head Simona Halep vs. Danka Kovinic

Simona Halep and Danka Kovinic will face off in the 3rd round of the Australian Open for the 2nd time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Saturday at 12:30 pm on John Cain Arena. Here the head to head stats and relative prediction.

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The pick for Tennis Tonic is Simona Halep who should win in 2 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Simona Halep is the pick to win this match.
Simona Halep -> 1.107
Danka Kovinic -> 7.8

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Prediction and head to head Simona Halep vs. Danka Kovinic

This will be the 2nd time that Simona Halep and Danka Kovinic face off. The head to head is 1-0 for Halep (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Halep won 6-4 6-2 in the quarter in Bucharest back in 2016.

Simona Halep

Simona Halep
Simona Halep

7 - 0win/loss

Hard
7-0
I Hard
0-0
Rank
19
High
1
WLWLWWWLWW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 20-6 15-4 5-2 0-0 0-0 0-0
2021 24-10 12-5 4-3 8-2 0-0 0-0
2020 23-3 10-2 13-1 0-0 0-0 0-0
2019 43-17 20-11 11-3 3-2 9-1 0-0
2018 46-11 28-7 16-3 0-0 2-1 0-0

Ranked no. 15, the Romanian got to the 3rd round after beating Magdalena Frech 6-4 6-3 and Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2 6-0.

In the 2nd round, The Romanian had a good straight sets win against Haddad Maia (6-2 6-0). During the match, Halep scored 56 points vs Haddad Maia’s 32. The Romanian was quite aggressive to blast 17 winners.

Talking about the service games, Halep made 2 aces and she committed only 2 double faults. Simona Halep was quite efficient on serve to win 77% (17/22) of her 1st serve and 73% (11/15) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. Halep broke Haddad Maia 5 times after converting 50% of her break points (5/10).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Simona started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she hasn’t surrendered yet a set in this tournament to win 60% of the points she played.

Halep has a good match record in the last 10 years having won 75% of her matches (386-128). 7-0 on hard in 2022. Regarding her performance on the same surface of this competition, Halep has an overall 199-71 match record in the last years on hard.

Her best result of the current season was winning the title in in Melbourne where she overcame Veronika Kudermetova in the final 6-2 6-3.

Halep has an aggregate 7-0 win-loss record in 2022, 7-0 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Previously at the Australian Open

Halep
Australian Open
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Danka Kovinic

Danka Kovinic
Danka Kovinic

4 - 2win/loss

Hard
4-2
I Hard
0-0
Rank
95
High
46
WWLWWWWWLW
Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 17-9 6-5 11-3 0-1 0-0 0-0
2021 14-20 4-12 10-6 0-1 0-1 0-0
2020 9-9 3-6 6-3 0-0 0-0 0-0
2019 47-27 8-10 35-12 0-3 1-1 3-1
2018 29-32 12-12 15-17 1-1 0-1 1-1

Ranked no. 98, the reached the 3rd round after defeating Su Jeong Jang 6-3 2-6 6-4 and Emma Raducanu 6-4 4-6 6-3.

In the 2nd round, Danka defeated Raducanu (6-4 4-6 6-3). During the match Kovinic scored 99 points vs Raducanu’s 88. The was extremely aggressive to blast 37 winners.

Talking about serving, Kovinic struck 4 aces and she committed only 2 double faults. Danka Kovinic lost the serve 6 times and she saved 9 break points. Furthermore, Kovinic put 57% of her first serves in, winning 65% (37/57) of the points behind her 1st serve and 37% (16/43) on the 2nd serve. The broke Raducanu 7 times after converting 64% of her break points (7/11).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Danka started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 52% of the points she played.

Danka has an aggregate 4-2 win-loss record in 2022, 4-2 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Previously at the Australian Open

Previously, her best result was reaching the 2nd round in 2016 and 2017. See her history.

Kovinic
Australian Open
Kovinic's Record
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H2H Performance in the tournament

S.Halep
D.Kovinic
2h:35
2h:35
Time on court​
!
5h:47
5h:47
1h:06
1h:06
Last match​
!
2h:38
2h:38
2
2
Match played
2
2
33
33
Games Played​
56
56
4
4
Set played​​
6
6
126
126
Total points​
213
213
63
63
Avg point​
106.5
106.5
36
36
Winners
75
75
18
18
Avg Winners​
37.5
37.5
29%
29%
Ratio winners
35%
35%
-- Serve --
6
6
Aces
4
4
3
3
Avg Aces
2
2
3
3
Double Faults
6
6
1.5
1.5
Avg Double Faults
3
3
36/53
36/53
1st won total​
75/116
75/116
68%
68%
1st won %
65%
65%
20/34
20/34
2nd won total​
41/95
41/95
59%
59%
2nd won %
43%
43%
-- Break Points --
12/22
12/22
BP won
11/26
11/26
6/11
6/11
Avg BP won
5.5/13
5.5/13
!
55%
55%
Won
42%
42%
5
5
Conceded
28
28
2.5
2.5
Avg Conceded
14
14
4
4
Broken
10
10
2
2
Avg Broken
!
5
5
1
1
Saved
18
18

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Halep Kovinic
Match played 2 2
Tot Set 4 6
Tot Games 33 56
Pts 126-84 213-198
Total Points 210 411
Winners 36 75
%Winners 29% 35%

Both Halep and Kovinic played 2 matches. At the moment, Danka Kovinic lost 2 sets while Simona Halep hasn’t surrendered a set so far. Halep has played 2 set(s) less than Kovinic (4 vs 6). Therefore, Halep played 23 games less than Kovinic. Simona scored 36 winners (29% of the total points). On the other side, Danka recorded 75 winners (35%).

Serve Performance

Serve Halep Kovinic
Aces 6 4
Avg per match 3 2
1st in 53/87 116/211
%1st in 61% 55%
1st pts 36/53 75/116
%1st pts 68% 65%
2nd pts 20/34 41/95
%2nd pts 59% 43%

Halep recorded 6 aces (3 per match). Kovinic managed to score 4 aces (2 per match). Halep won 68% points behind her first serve. She was rock solid on her second serve to win 59% of the points. On the other side, Kovinic won 65% of the 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 Kovinic
Won 12 11
Converted 12/22 11/26
% Converted 55% 42%
Conceded 5 28
Saved 1 18
% Saved 20% 64%
Times Broken 4 10

Simona broke her opponents 12 times with a 55% conversion rate. Simona conceded her serve 4 times and she saved 20% of the break points that she conceded. The broke her opponents 11 times with a 42% conversion rate. Kovinic conceded her serve 10 times and she saved 64% of the break points that she conceded.

Halep
R1
Frech
R2
Haddad Maia
Total
Score 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-0
Tot Set 2 2 4
Tot Games 19 14 33
pts 70-52 56-32 126-84
Total points 122 88 210
Winners 19 17 36
%Winners 27% 30% 29%
SERVE
Aces 4 2 6
Double Faults 1 2 3
1st in 31/50 22/37 53/87
% 1st in 62% 59% 61%
1st pts 19/31 17/22 36/53
% 1st pts 61% 77% 68%
2nd pts 9/19 11/15 20/34
% 2nd pts 47% 73% 59%
Breaks
Won 7 5 12
Converted 7/12 5/10 12/22
Converted % 58% 50% 55%
Conceded 5 0 5
Saved 1/5 0/0 1
Saved % 20% 10%
Times Broken 4 0 4
Kovinic
R1
Jeong Jang
R2
Raducanu
Total
Score 6-3 2-6 6-4 6-4 4-6 6-3
Tot Set 3 3 6
Tot Games 27 29 56
pts 114-110 99-88 213-198
Total points 224 187 411
Winners 38 37 75
%Winners 33% 37% 35%
SERVE
Aces 0 4 4
Double Faults 4 2 6
1st in 59/111 57/100 116/211
% 1st in 53% 57% 55%
1st pts 38/59 37/57 75/116
% 1st pts 64% 65% 65%
2nd pts 25/52 16/43 41/95
% 2nd pts 48% 37% 43%
Breaks
Won 4 7 11
Converted 4/15 7/11 11/26
Converted % 27% 64% 42%
Conceded 13 15 28
Saved 9/13 9/15 18
Saved % 69% 60% 65%
Times Broken 4 6 10

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Halep
WLWLWWWLWW
Kovinic
WWLWWWWWLW
2022 2021 2020
20 - 6
17 - 9
15-4
Hard
6-5
5-2
Clay
11-3

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