In the fourth round of the WTA-1000 Indian Wells 2021, World No. 28 and the 23rd seeded Leylah Fernandez will take on World No. 44 Shelby Rogers.
Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells 2021
- Match: Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: 12th October 2021
- Prize Money: $92,000
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers: Preview
Leylah Fernandez continues her dream debut at the Indian Wells as she defeats 9th seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 in a thrilling 3rd round encounter between the duo. Leylah showed great mental fortitude to stage a strong comeback against the Russian. Fernandez had earlier won against Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-3 in the 2nd round to win on her debut in the desert.
Shelby Rogers after 5 unsuccessful attempts previously, finally reaches the 4th round at Indian Wells as the American overcomes Irina Begu in the 3rd round. Shelby won the tie 6-0, 6-2 to register her 3rd straight-set win of the week at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers: Head to Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo who last met in the 2nd round of the 2020 Lexington Open where Rogers won in straight-sets and now leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.
Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers: Prediction
Leylah will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 67-34 and is 19-9 on the surface this season while having a 25-16 record for the season across all surfaces. Rogers will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 142-106 and is 19-11 on Hardcourts this season and has an overall surface record of 28-21 this season.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and past few performances, it seems that Leylah Fernandez will be the one heading into the next round and level the head-to-head, but it won’t be an easy win as Rogers herself is in good touch and will surely make things difficult for the Canadian teenager.
Prediction: Leylah Fernandez to win in 3-sets.
Leylah Fernandez vs Shelby Rogers: Broadcast and Live stream details
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