Anastasija Sevastova and Elise Mertens will face off in the 3rd round of the French Open for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 11 am on Court Suzanne LENGLEN .

Anastasija Sevastova

Ranked no. 12, the Latvian reached the 3rd round after defeating Luksika Kumkhum 6-1 6-4 and Mandy Minella 6-2 6-4.

Sevastova has a 13-12 win-loss record in 2019, 6-5 on clay (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the French Open

The Latvian lost in the 1st round 4-6 6-1 6-3 to Mariana Duque-Marino.

Elise Mertens

Ranked no. 20, the Belgian got to the 3rd round after beating Tamara Zidansek 6-4 3-6 6-2 and Diane Parry 6-1 6-3.

Her best result of the year was conquering the title in Doha where she defeated Simona Halep in the final 3-6 6-4 6-3.

The Belgian has a 15-11 win-loss record in 2019, 4-5 on clay (See FULL STATS).

Last year at the French Open

Elise lost in the 4th round 6-2 6-1 to Simona Halep.

Prediction and head to head Anastasija Sevastova vs. Elise Mertens

This will be the 2nd time that Anastasija Sevastova and Elise Mertens fight against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Sevastova (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on clay.

The last time that they played, Sevastova won 7-62 5-7 6-1 in the 1st round in Mallorca back in 2017.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Anastasija Sevastova that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

Regarding the initial odds of bet365, Anastasija Sevastova is the pick to win this match.
Anastasija Sevastova -> 1.72
Elise Mertens -> 2.10

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Sevastova
LWLLLWWLLW
Mertens
LWLWLWLWLW
2019 2018 2017
27 - 22
35 - 25
9-12
Hard
23-14
1-1
I Hard
1-1
13-7
Clay
4-6
4-2
Grass
7-4

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