Australian Open 2022: Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina Prediction, Preview, Head to Head and Live Stream

In the third round of the Australian Open 2022, 9th seeded Iga Swiatek will take on 25th seeded Daria Kasatkina in their second career meeting.

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina will clash in the 3rd round of the Australian Open 2022
Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina

In the third round of the Australian Open 2022, World No. 9 and the 7th seeded Iga Swiatek will play against World No. 23 and the 25th seeded Daria Kasatkina.

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina: Match Details

  • Tournament: Australian Open 2022
  • Date: 22 January 2022
  • Match: Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina
  • Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne
  • Surface: Hard Court
  • Prize Money: USD 159,202

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina: Preview

Iga Swiatek
Iga Swiatek

Iga continues her rampant run at the Grand Slam as she takes down Rebecca Peterson 6-2, 6-2 in 1 hour and 17 minutes to reach the 3rd round having dropped only a total of 7 games in the two matches this week. Iga makes it to the 3rd round for the 3rd consecutive year and is 12-3 at the tournament. She is now 5-1 in the 2022 season.

Daria Kasatkina has also turned up in great form this year at the Slam as she also comes into the tie with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Magda Linette. She has dropped only 9 games in the two matches and reaches the 3rd round for the second time at the Australian Open and for the first time since 2016. She is 6-6 at the Grand Slam and 8-2 for the season.

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina: Head to Head

Daria Kasatkina
Daria Kasatkina

This will be the second meeting between the duo and their first on hardcourts having last played in the 2nd round of the 2021 Eastbourne International where Daria won in straight-sets and now leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina: Prediction

Iga Swiatek
Iga Swiatek

Iga will come into the tie with a career hardcourt record of 54-24 and was 18-10 on the surface last season while finishing the 2021 season with a record of 36-15 across all surfaces. Daria will take the court with a career hardcourt record of 113-79 and was 19-10 on the surface last season and had a 38-19 record for the season across all surfaces.

Looking at these numbers and considering their form in the 2021 and the little of the 2022 season, it looks to be a balanced tie given their form this week. However, given Iga’s consistency, she looks the favourite for the tie and given none of them has dropped a set this week some tough points could turn the match either way.

Prediction: Iga Swiatek to win in 3-sets.

Iga Swiatek vs Daria Kasatkina: Broadcast and Live Stream Details

RegionBroadcaster
AfricabeIN Sports, Supersport
Australia Nine & Stan Sport
ChinaCCTV, iQIYI, GreatSports Media
Japan WOWOW
MalaysiabeIN Sports
New ZealandSky
Singapore beIN Sports
EuropeEurosport, SSR SRG, Servus TV
India & SubcontinentSony 6
Latin America & Caribbean ESPN International
Middle East beIN Sports
Canada TSN/RDS
North AmericaESPN
USAESPN
United Kingdom Eurosport

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