Ons Jabeur, 12th seed at Indian Wells 2021, will clash against 21st seed, Paula Badosa in the semifinals of Indian Wells 2021. Jabeur is ranked 14th in the world, whereas, the Spaniard is ranked 27th in the WTA Rankings.
Paula Badosa vs Ons Jabeur: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells 2021
- Match: Paula Badosa vs Ons Jabeur
- Round: Semi-Finals
- Date: 16th October 2021
- Prize Money: $335,000
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Paula Badosa vs Ons Jabeur: Match Preview
Paula Badosa Gibert has had a breakthrough year on WTA Tour this year. The Spaniard has broken into the top 30 rankings, and is expected to gain a few more spots after her semifinal run at Indian Wells. In the first round, she defeated Dayana Yastremska in three sets.
In the second round, the Spaniard defeated Coco Gauff in straight sets, following it up with a straight sets win over Barbora Krejcikova. In the quarterfinals, the world number 27 defeated the German, Angelique Kerber in straight sets.
Ons Jabeur defeated Anastasija Sevastova in three sets in the first round of Indian Wells. In the second round, the Tunisian defeated Danielle Collins in the second round clash. She stormed past Anna Kalinskaya in the third round encounter in another straight sets win. In the quarterfinals, she defeated Anett Kontaveit to book a last four berth.
Paula Badosa vs Ons Jabeur: Head-to-Head
The duo have clashed against each other on two occasions, with the head to head being level on 1-1. They last faced each other at the Miami Open 2021, where Ons Jabeur won in three sets in the first round.
Paula Badosa vs Ons Jabeur: Match Prediction
The match is a close call, as both players have been in tremendous form this tournament. Ons Jabeur came into the tournament on the back of a run in the finals at the Chicago Open. The match will be a close three set battle, however, Jabeur should emerge victorious. The Tunisian has been serving exceptionally at Indian Wells, and has been broken just thrice in the last three matches.
Match Prediction: Ons Jabeur to win in three sets
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