World No.93 Ana Bogdan will look to give a tough fight to 4th-seed Sofia Kenin when they face each other in the Round of 64 at the French Open 2020. Kenin, who won her first Grand Slam this year at the Australian Open, is searching for her second Major of the year as well as of her tender career.
Ana Bogdan vs Sofia Kenin: Preview
Talking about the performance in the opening round, Bogdan had an easy outing. The 27-year old Romanian thrashed Timea Babos to win in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.
On the other hand, Kenin had to dig deep in her Round of 128 encounter. The 21-year old American faced tough resistance from Ludmilla Samsonova before overcoming her opponent 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in a tough opening round match.
Ana Bogdan vs Sofia Kenin: Head-to-Head
Prior to their meeting at Roland Garros, the two athletes have faced each other only once in 2018 in Montreal. It was a Round of 32 contest where Bogdan defeated Kenin 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 in a tense encounter. So the Romanian leads the head-to-head record 1-0.
Ana Bogdan vs Sofia Kenin: Prediction
When Kenin lost to Bogdan two years back she was a teenager with little experience. However, this time around she is a Major champion and is World No.6, so expect the American to level the head-to-head record and further advance at Roland Garros. Match even going to the distance looks like a distant possibility.
Match Prediction: Sofia Kenin defeats Ana Bogdan comprehensively in straight sets.