Indian Wells 2021: Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette Preview, Head to Head, Prediction and Live Stream for BNP Paribas Open

In the second round of the Indian Wells 2021, 2-time champion Victoria Azarenka will take on Magda Linette in their first meeting since 2015.

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette will clash at the Indian Wells 2021
Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette

In the second round of the WTA-1000 Indian Wells 2021, World No. 32 and the 27th seeded Victoria Azarenka will take on World No. 54 Magda Linette.

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette: Match Details

  • Tournament: Indian Wells Open 2021
  • Match: Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette
  • Round: 2nd Round
  • Date: 8th October 2021
  • Prize Money: $29,045
  • Surface: Outdoor hard court

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette: Preview

Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka

2-time champion at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Victoria Azarenka is all set to make her 11th main-draw appearance at the tournament. Azarenka was the champion in 2012 and 2016 defeating former World No. 1’s Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams respectively. She comes to California from an injury withdrawal from the 3rd round of the 2021 Chicago Classic.

Magda Linette enters the 2nd round of the Indian Wells for the 3rd time in her career as she defeats Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the 1st round. She last played at the Chicago Classic but was defeated in the 2nd round by Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann.

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette: Head to Head

Magda Linette
Magda Linette

This will be the second meeting between the duo who last played in the 3rd round of the 2015 Miami Open where Azarenka won in straight-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette: Prediction

Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka

Victoria will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 337-111 and is 13-5 on the surface for the season while having a season record of 23-8 across all surfaces. Magda will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 164-127 and has a season record of 8-8 on the surface while being 18-17 across all surfaces this season.

Looking at these numbers, their recent form and past few performances, it seems that Victoria Azarenka will be the one heading into the next round.

Prediction: Victoria Azarenka to win in straight-sets.

Victoria Azarenka vs Magda Linette: Broadcast and Live stream details

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