Aryna Sabalenka and Anett Kontaveit will fight against each other in the quarter of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix for the 5th time in their career. They are scheduled to compete on Friday at 2:30 pm on Centre 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 Aryna Sabalenka vs. Anett Kontaveit
The last time that they played, Sabalenka won 7-5 4-6 6-1 in the quarter in Stuttgart back in 2021.
Highlights Aryna Sabalenka vs Anett Kontaveit – Stuttgart 23-April-2021
9 - 8win/loss
Ranked no. 4, Aryna reached the quarter after defeating Bianca Vanessa Andreescu 6-1 3-6 6-2.
In the 2nd round, Aryna defeated Andreescu (6-1 3-6 6-2). During the match, Sabalenka scored 87 points vs Andreescu’s 68. Aryna was very aggressive to blast 33 winners.
Regarding the service games, Sabalenka scored 5 aces and she committed only 7 double faults. Aryna Sabalenka lost the serve twice and she saved 4 break points. Furthermore, Sabalenka put 65% of her first serves in, winning 70% (33/47) of the points behind her 1st serve and 56% (14/25) on the 2nd serve. Aryna broke Andreescu 5 times after converting 63% of her break points (5/8).
Sabalenka has a solid win-loss record in the last 7 years having won 65% of her matches (238-126). 2-1 on clay in 2022. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this competition, Sabalenka has an aggregate41-28 win-loss record in the last 7 years on clay.
The Belarussian has a compiled 8-8 win-loss record in 2022, 2-1 on clay (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Stuttgart
16 - 6win/loss
In the 2nd round against Alexandrova, Kontaveit recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (2-6 6-3 7-65). During the match Kontaveit scored 101 points vs Alexandrova’s 99. The Estonian was very aggressive to blast 42 winners.
About the serving games, Kontaveit fired 9 aces and she committed only 2 double faults. Anett Kontaveit lost the serve 3 times and she saved 1 break points. Furthermore, Kontaveit put 63% of her first serves in, winning 71% (42/59) of the points behind her 1st serve and 50% (17/34) on the 2nd serve. The Estonian broke Alexandrova twice after converting 33% of her break points (2/6).
Overall Performance in this tournament
Anett has conceded 2 set in the tournament to win 50% of the points she played.
Her best result of the season was winning the title in in St. Petersburg where she overcame Maria Sakkari in the final 5-7 7-6(4) 7-5.
Kontaveit has a compiled 16-5 win-loss record in 2022, 2-0 on clay (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Stuttgart
Previously, her best result was reaching the final in 2019. See her history.
H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)
Matches, sets, games and points
Sabalenka played 1 match while Kontaveit competed in 2 matches. Both players lost a set in the event. Aryna Sabalenka lost 1 set, while Anett Kontaveit conceded 2 sets. Sabalenka has played 3 set(s) less than Kontaveit (3 vs 6). Therefore, Sabalenka played 35 games less than Kontaveit. Aryna scored 33 winners (38% of the total points). On the other side, Kontaveit blasted 79 winners (41%).
|Avg per match||5||5.5|
Sabalenka managed to score 5 aces . Kontaveit bagged 11 aces (5.5 per match). Sabalenka won 70% points on her first serve. She pretty effective on her second serve to win 56% of the points. On the other side, Kontaveit won 69% of the points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 52% of the points.
How they played the important points
Aryna broke her opponent 5 times with a 63% conversion rate. Aryna dropped her serve twice and she saved 67% of the break points that she conceded. Kontaveit broke her opponents 6 times with a 29% conversion rate. Kontaveit conceded her serve 7 times and she saved 36% of the break points that she conceded.
|Score||6-1 3-6 6-2|
|% 1st in||65%||65%|
|% 1st pts||70%||70%|
|% 2nd pts||56%||56%|
|Score||3-6 6-4 6-4||2-6 6-3 7-65|
|% 1st in||63%||63%||63%|
|% 1st pts||66%||71%||69%|
|% 2nd pts||55%||50%||52%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Stuttgart
- Ryan HarrisonHarrison – Christopher EubanksEubanks (6-1 6-2) – Stats, scores, rankings
- John IsnerIsner – Lukas LackoLacko (7-5 6-4) – Stats, scores, rankings
- Gilles MullerMuller – Tommy PaulPaul (6-3 6-1) – Stats, scores, rankings
- Kyle EdmundEdmund – Jack SockSock (6-4 6-1) – Stats, scores, rankings
Upcoming matches in the draw
- Iga SwiatekSwiatek – Emma RaducanuRaducanu (0-0) – H2H and prediction
- Laura SiegemundSiegemund – Ludmilla SamsonovaSamsonova (0-0) – H2H and prediction
- Anett KontaveitKontaveit – Aryna SabalenkaSabalenka (0-4) – H2H and prediction
- Ons JabeurJabeur – Paula Badosa GibertBadosa Gibert (1-2) – H2H and prediction