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Iga Swiatek vs Maria Sakkari: Prediction and Betting Tips
On course for her second title, Iga Swiatek faces a tough test
Iga Swiatek has won her 11th straight match in the French Open after she shook off the challenge of Marta Kostyuk on Monday. The defending champion is having a flawless tournament as she has won all of her four matches in the French Open without losing a set.
Swiatek has been up to the task so far as she attempts to defend her title for a second consecutive year. In the match against Kostyuk, the young Pole showed great maturity in her game as she could absorb and answer everything her opponent threw at her.
Next up for Swiatek is another in-form player and the world number nine might face the toughest challenge so far in this year’s French Open. Iga is on a ten-match winning streak and has lost just one match on clay this season.
Can Maria Sakkari cause another upset?
Before playing in the French Open, Maria Sakkari was on a 4-3 win/loss record on clay this season. She lost in her second match in both Stuttgart and Rome and reached the ⅛ finals in Madrid.
The Greek had a very strong tournament in Roland Garros eliminating Sofia Kenin and Elise Mertens en route to her quarter-final showdown against the reigning champion.
Sakkari has shed why she is one of the best players on tour now and she has a chance to prove that against the best player in the tournament for now Swiatek.
Although Kenin played poorly in the round of 16 clash, Sakkari converted six of ten breakpoints and won 84% of her first-serve points.
- Swiatek has an average of 1.3 aces per match
- Sakkari has an average of 5.3 aces per match
- Swiatek has played on average 17.5 games per match
- Sakkari has played on average 20.5 games per match
Iga Swiatek vs Maria Sakkari Prediction
This match is one of the most anticipated matches of the women’s quarter-final matches. Both players have been in top form and it will be interesting to see how this one unfolds.
Swiatek has shown how she likes to control the rallies and she has won most of the rallies that were over ten shots. The Pole has been hitting the ball cleanly especially on the backhand side.
Sakkari needs to go for her shots and needs to keep them as deep as possible to try to keep Swiatek from controlling the points.
We will bet on the aces in this match and predict under 6.5 total aces.
Iga Swiatek vs Maria Sakkari Betting Tips
Under 6.5 Aces 1.90 at Vbet
Under 22 games 1.62 at Vbet
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