In the second round of the Ostrava Open 2021, World No. 11 and the 3rd seeded Belinda Bencic will be up against World No. 36 Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Belinda Bencic vs Sara Sorribes Tormo: Match Details
- Tournament: Ostrava Open 2021
- Match: Belinda Bencic vs Sara Sorribes Tormo
- Round: 2nd Round
- Date: Sep 22, 2021
- Prize money: $8,200
- Venue: Ostrava, Czech Republic
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Belinda Bencic vs Sara Sorribes Tormo: Preview
Belinda Bencic has been having a very good season this year having reached the finals of two WTA tournaments and winning the Gold Medal in Women’s Singles and Silver Medal in Women’s Doubles at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She recently made it to the quarter-finals of the 2021 US Open only to be defeated by eventual champion Emma Raducanu.
Sara Sorribes Tormo is on the lookout for her 2nd career title and also the 2nd of the season after having won the 2021 Guadalajara Open in Mexico earlier this season. She comes into the tournament with a semi-final run at the 2021 Cleveland Open and a 3rd round exit from the US Open after being defeated by Raducanu, similar to Bencic, in straight sets.
Belinda Bencic vs Sara Sorribes Tormo: Head to Head
This will be the first-ever meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Belinda Bencic vs Sara Sorribes Tormo: Prediction
Sara comes into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 97-78 and a season record of 24-9 on the surface having gone 30-16 across all surfaces this season. Belinda will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 149-79 and a surface record of 20-8 and is 31-17 across all surfaces this season.
It can be a close encounter between the two. While Belinda is high on confidence and in better knick, Sara will be spirited and will look to tame down the Swiss.
Prediction: Belinda Bencic to win in 3-sets.
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