Garbine Muguruza, 2016 French Open champion will face Danielle Rose Collins in the 3rd round of the French Open on Saturday. After her shaky performance in the 1st round, Garbine Muguruza was back to her best as she defeated Kristyna Pliskova in straight sets in the 2nd round. Her opponent, Danielle Collins defeated Clara Tauson in straight sets to advance into Round 3.
Garbine Muguruza vs Danielle Rose Collins: Match Preview
Garbine Muguruza, chasing her 2nd French Open title had to battle it out in her opening round match against Tamara Zidansek which went right down to the wire with Muguruza maintaining her composure and taking the last set 8-6. In the second round, she played some of her tennis as she defeated Kristyna Pliskova in straight sets, dropping just 5 games to progress into the 3rd round in Paris.
Danielle Rose Collins defeated Monica Niculescu in three sets in the 1st round. She played much better in the 2nd round as she made easy work of Clara Tauson defeating her in straight sets and dropping just 5 games in the match. She will now face her toughest challenge so far in the form of Garbine Muguruza in the 3rd round.
Garbine Muguruza vs Danielle Rose Collins: Head-to-Head
Garbine Muguruza and Danielle Collins have faced each other just once before. Their only meeting came on a clay surface at Italian Open 2019 where Muguruza defeated Collins in three sets.
Garbine Muguruza vs Danielle Rose Collins: Match Prediction
Garbine Muguruza is known to be one of the top players on clay surface. She is expected to have a deep run at the French Open this year. Muguruza was ruthless in her 2nd round victory over Kristyna Pliskova, and played the kind of tennis she is known for. Despite Danielle Collins being in good form and her comfortable first 2 round victories, Garbine Muguruza is expected to progress into the next round.
Match Prediction: Garbine Muguruza to defeat Daniele Rose Collins in straight sets.