Belinda Bencic and Angelique Kerber will face each other in the Indian Wells semifinal on Friday at 9.30 pm.
Ranked no.23, Belinda is playing one of the best tennis of her young career. The Swiss is on a 10-matches winning streak after she won the title in Dubai and she reached this semifinal in Indian Wells. What’s really remarkable of Bencic’s run is that during the last 2 tournaments she defeated top players such as Aryna Sabalenka, Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina, Petra Kvitova, Naomi Osaka, and Karolina Pliskova.
Ranked no.8, Angelique is still chasing her 1st title of the season. The German reached the semifinal in Indian Wells after beating Aryna Sabalenka 6-1 4-6 6-4 and Venus Williams 7-6 (3) 6-3.
H2H Belinda Bencic vs. Angelique Kerber
This will be the 5th time that Belinda and Angelique play each other. The head to head is 3-1 for Bencic that leads 2-0 on outdoor hard courts.