H2H, PREDICTION Maria Sakkari vs Belinda Bencic | Berlin odds, preview, pick

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Prediction and head to head Maria Sakkari vs. Belinda Bencic

Maria Sakkari and Belinda Bencic will square off in the semifinal of the bett1open for the 2nd time in their career. They are scheduled to play on Saturday at 11:00 am on Steffi Graf Stadion. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and prediction.

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The pick for Tennis Tonic is Maria Sakkari who should win in 3 sets.

See updated oddsAs per the initial odds, Maria Sakkari is the pick to win this match.
Maria Sakkari -> 1.8
Belinda Bencic -> 2.1

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Prediction and head to head Maria Sakkari vs. Belinda Bencic

This will be the 2nd time that Maria Sakkari and Belinda Bencic clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Sakkari (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on grass.

The last time that they competed against each other, Sakkari won 2-6 6-4 6-3 in the quarter in St. Petersburg back in 2020.

Highlights Maria Sakkari vs Belinda Bencic – St. Petersburg 14-February-2020

Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari
Maria Sakkari

25 - 11win/loss

Hard
12-5
I Hard
4-1
Clay
4-4
Grass
5-1
Rank
4
High
3
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Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 28-15 13-6 4-4 4-1 7-4 0-0
2021 38-20 23-13 9-4 5-2 1-1 0-0
2020 20-11 12-7 2-2 6-2 0-0 0-0
2019 33-23 11-11 15-5 2-3 5-4 0-0
2018 24-26 17-17 7-4 0-2 0-3 0-0

Ranked no. 6, the Greek reached the semifinal after defeating Leolia Jeanjean 6-3 6-2, Daria Saville 6-1 7-5 and Daria Kasatkina 6-0 6-3.

In the quarter, Maria had a good straight sets win against Kasatkina (6-0 6-3). During the match, Sakkari scored 63 points vs Kasatkina’s 44. The Greek was pretty aggressive to blast 19 winners.

Regarding the service games, Sakkari recorded 3 aces and she committed only 1 double fault. Maria Sakkari lost the serve twice and she saved 2 break points. Furthermore, Sakkari put 59% of her first serves in, winning 70% (19/27) of the points behind her 1st serve and 42% (8/19) on the 2nd serve. The Greek broke Kasatkina 7 times after converting 44% of her break points (7/16).

Overall Performance in this tournament

The Greek hasn’t lost yet a set in this competition to conquer 60% of the points she played.

Sakkari has a solid win-loss record in the last 9 years having won 62% of her matches (355-218). 5-1 on grass in 2022. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this event, Sakkari has a composed21-13 match record in the last 9 years on grass.

The Greek’s best result of the year was reaching the final in St. Petersburg and Indian Wells.

Maria has an overall 25-11 win-loss record in 2022, 5-1 on grass (See FULL STATS).

Previously in Berlin

Maria has never competed in this tournament before.

Sakkari
Berlin
Sakkari's Record

Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic
Belinda Bencic

25 - 10win/loss

Hard
7-5
I Hard
2-1
Clay
11-3
Grass
5-1
Rank
12
High
4
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Year Total Hard Clay I.hard Grass Carpet
2022 30-13 9-5 13-4 2-1 6-3 0-0
2021 37-20 22-9 5-5 5-3 5-3 0-0
2020 8-8 6-5 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0
2019 50-22 23-9 11-6 9-4 7-3 0-0
2018 27-21 15-12 1-1 7-5 4-3 0-0

Ranked no. 17, Bencic got to the semifinal after beating Jule Niemeier 6-4 5-7 6-3, Anna Kalinskaya 6-4 1-6 6-1 and Veronika Kudermetova 3-6 6-3 6-3.

In the quarter against Kudermetova, Bencic recovered from a 1-set down deficit before winning (3-6 6-3 6-3). During the match Bencic scored 94 points vs Kudermetova’s 82. Belinda was very aggressive to blast 37 winners.

Talking about serving, Bencic blasted 2 aces and she committed only 7 double faults. Belinda Bencic lost the serve 4 times and she saved 4 break points. Furthermore, Bencic put 69% of her first serves in, winning 63% (37/59) of the points behind her 1st serve and 52% (14/27) on the 2nd serve. The Swiss broke Kudermetova 6 times after converting 55% of her break points (6/11).

Overall Performance in this tournament

Belinda has conceded 3 set in the tournament to win 53% of the points she played.

Her best result of the current year was winning the title in in Charleston where she defeated Ons Jabeur in the final 6-1 5-7 6-4.

Belinda has an overall 25-10 win-loss record in 2022, 5-1 on grass (See FULL STATS).

Previously in Berlin

Previously, her best result was reaching the final in 2021. See her history.

Bencic
Berlin
Bencic's Record
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H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)

M.Sakkari
B.Bencic
4h:05
4h:05
Time on court​
!
6h:32
6h:32
1h:12
1h:12
Last match​
!
2h:15
2h:15
3
3
Match played
3
3
51
51
Games Played​
82
82
6
6
Set played​​
9
9
209
209
Total points​
277
277
69.7
69.7
Avg point​
92.3
92.3
59
59
Winners
114
114
19.7
19.7
Avg Winners​
38
38
28%
28%
Ratio winners
41%
41%
-- Serve --
10
10
Aces
10
10
3.3
3.3
Avg Aces
3.3
3.3
5
5
Double Faults
15
15
1.7
1.7
Avg Double Faults
5
5
59/73
59/73
1st won total​
114/159
114/159
!
81%
81%
1st won %
!
72%
72%
40/65
40/65
2nd won total​
45/91
45/91
!
62%
62%
2nd won %
49%
49%
-- Break Points --
15/43
15/43
BP won
14/31
14/31
5/14.3
5/14.3
Avg BP won
4.7/10.3
4.7/10.3
35%
35%
Won
45%
45%
5
5
Conceded
21
21
1.7
1.7
Avg Conceded
7
7
3
3
Broken
9
9
1
1
Avg Broken
3
3
2
2
Saved
12
12

Matches, sets, games and points

Points Sakkari Bencic
Match played 3 3
Tot Set 6 9
Tot Games 51 82
Pts 209-138 277-245
Total Points 347 522
Winners 59 114
%Winners 28% 41%

Both Sakkari and Bencic played 3 matches. At the moment, Belinda Bencic lost 3 sets while Maria Sakkari hasn’t surrendered a set so far. Sakkari has played 3 set(s) less than Bencic (6 vs 9). Therefore, Sakkari played 31 games less than Bencic. Maria scored 59 winners (28% of the total points). On the other side, Bencic fired 114 winners (41%).

Serve Performance

Serve Sakkari Bencic
Aces 10 10
Avg per match 3.3 3.3
1st in 73/138 159/250
%1st in 53% 64%
1st pts 59/73 114/159
%1st pts 81% 72%
2nd pts 40/65 45/91
%2nd pts 62% 49%

Sakkari managed to score 10 aces (3.3 per match). Bencic made 10 aces (3.3 per match). Sakkari won 81% points on her first serve. She quite strong on her second serve to win 62% of the points. On the other side, Bencic won 72% of the points behind her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 49% of the points.

How they played the important points

Breaks Sakkari Bencic
Won 15 14
Converted 15/43 14/31
% Converted 35% 45%
Conceded 5 21
Saved 2 12
% Saved 40% 57%
Times Broken 3 9

Maria broke her opponents 15 times with a 35% conversion rate. The Greek conceded her serve 3 times and she saved 40% of the break points that she conceded. The Swiss broke her opponents 14 times with a 45% conversion rate. Belinda conceded her serve 9 times and she saved 57% of the break points that she conceded.

Sakkari
R1
Jeanjean
R2
Gavrilova
1/4
Kasatkina
Total
Score 6-3 6-2 6-1 7-5 6-0 6-3
Tot Set 2 2 2 6
Tot Games 17 19 15 51
pts 72-47 74-47 63-44 209-138
Total points 119 121 107 347
Winners 23 17 19 59
%Winners 32% 23% 30% 28%
SERVE
Aces 3 4 3 10
Double Faults 3 1 1 5
1st in 25/44 21/48 27/46 73/138
% 1st in 57% 44% 59% 53%
1st pts 23/25 17/21 19/27 59/73
% 1st pts 92% 81% 70% 81%
2nd pts 11/19 21/27 8/19 40/65
% 2nd pts 58% 78% 42% 62%
Breaks
Won 4 4 7 15
Converted 4/13 4/14 7/16 15/43
Converted % 31% 29% 44% 35%
Conceded 0 1 4 5
Saved 0/0 0/1 2/4 2
Saved % 0% 50% 17%
Times Broken 0 1 2 3
Bencic
R1
Niemeier
R2
Kalinskaya
1/4
Kudermetova
Total
Score 6-4 5-7 6-3 6-4 1-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-3
Tot Set 3 3 3 9
Tot Games 31 24 27 82
pts 103-88 80-75 94-82 277-245
Total points 191 155 176 522
Winners 43 34 37 114
%Winners 42% 43% 39% 41%
SERVE
Aces 4 4 2 10
Double Faults 5 3 7 15
1st in 57/92 43/72 59/86 159/250
% 1st in 62% 60% 69% 64%
1st pts 43/57 34/43 37/59 114/159
% 1st pts 75% 79% 63% 72%
2nd pts 18/35 13/29 14/27 45/91
% 2nd pts 51% 45% 52% 49%
Breaks
Won 5 3 6 14
Converted 5/9 3/11 6/11 14/31
Converted % 56% 27% 55% 45%
Conceded 9 4 8 21
Saved 6/9 2/4 4/8 12
Saved % 67% 50% 50% 56%
Times Broken 3 2 4 9

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Sakkari
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Bencic
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2022 2021 2020
28 - 15
30 - 13
13-6
Hard
9-5
4-1
I Hard
2-1
4-4
Clay
13-4
7-4
Grass
6-3

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