Former WTA finalist Elina Svitolina will square-off against qualifier Harmony Tan in the second round of the Australian Open 2022.
Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan: Match Details
- Tournament: Australian Open 2022
- Match: Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan
- Round: Second Round
- Date: 19 January 2022
- Venue: Melbourne, Australia
- Surface: Hardcourt
- Prize Money: $140,000
Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan: Preview
Elina Svitolina ended her 4 match losing streak after she defeated Fiona Ferro of France in the first round of the Australian Open 6-1, 7(7)-6(4). She won the first set comfortably after managing to hold her serve and managed to capitalize on Ferro’s errors. At 4-4 in the second set, Ferro managed to break the serve of the Ukrainian and was just a game away from forcing the match into the third set. However, Svitolina managed to break back in the next game and won the subsequent tie-break on her first match point itself.
Harmony Tan staged an upset in the first round as she defeated World No.42 Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan in straight sets. Tan put on a brilliant display to defeat an opponent ranked 65 places above her as she blasted three aces and 29 winners past the Kazakh. This is Tan’s second win in the main draw of a Grand Slam, her first one was at Roland Garros last year.
Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan: Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting of the duo, so their head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan: Prediction
The scoreline might suggest that Tan had an easy win in her previous match. However, she struggled with the timing of her shots and her second serve as she made 29 unforced errors and three double faults.
Svitolina hasn’t lost in the second round at the Australian Open since 2014 and will be looking to make another deep run at the Melbourne Park.
Prediction: Svitolina to win in three sets.
Elina Svitolina vs Harmony Tan: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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