Maria Sakkari is 2 wins away to conquer the title in Indian Wells. Sakkari has defeated Shelby Rogers 2-6 6-4 6-0, Anhelina Kalinina 3-6 6-2 6-4, Karolina Pliskova 6-4 5-7 6-3 and Petra Kvitova 4-6 7-5 6-1 to reach the semifinal where she will face Aryna Sabalenka.
Draw prediction with head to head records
This is Maria Sakkari’s projected draw andherplausible opponents in BNP Paribas Open. Sakkari has a neutral record (6-6) with the likely opposition.
1/2 – Aryna Sabalenka’s rankings and performance.
Head to head 4-3 for Aryna Sabalenka
17 - 2win/loss in 2023
Aryna Sabalenka has a 16-1 record in 2023, she played all matches on hard. During the previous 8 years, Sabalenka has a 170-77 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). The Belarussian won 9 of her last 10 matches.
Her best achievement of the current year was winning the tournament in Adelaide where she beat Linda Noskova in the final 6-3 7-6(4), and at the Australian Open where she overcame Elena Rybakina in the final 4-6 6-3 6-4.
Last year in BNP Paribas Open Aryna was defeated by Jasmine Paolini in the 2nd round 2-6 6-3 6-3.
H2H Maria Sakkari vs. Aryna Sabalenka
This would be the 8th time that Maria Sakkari and Aryna Sabalenka clash against each other. The head to head is 4-3 for Sabalenka (see full H2H stats), 4-3 on hard in major tournaments.
Final – Iga Swiatek’s rankings and performance.
Head to head 3-2 for Maria Sakkari
16 - 4win/loss in 2023
Iga Swiatek has a 16-3 record in 2023, she played all matches on hard. In the course of the previous 8 years, Iga has a 107-32 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). The Pole won 9 of her last 10 matches.
Her best result of the current year was winning the title in Doha where she beat Jessica Pegula in the final 6-3 6-0.
Last year in BNP Paribas Open Swiatek conquered the tournament after defeating Maria Sakkari 6-4 6-1.
H2H Maria Sakkari vs. Iga Swiatek
This contest would be 6th time that Maria Sakkari and Iga Swiatek clash against each other. The head to head is 3-2 for Sakkari (see full H2H stats), but Swiatek leads 2-1 on hard in major tournaments.
However, Maria Sakkari could square off with Elena Rybakina. Their H2H is 1-1.