Indian Wells 2022: Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin Prediction, Head to Head, Preview, and Live Stream Details for BNP Paribas Open

Beatriz Haddad Maia and Sofia Kenin fill face each other in the qualifiers of the BNP Paribas Open 2022.

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin, BNP Paribas Open 2022
Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin, BNP Paribas Open 2022

In the first round of the 2022 BNP Paribas Open, World No. 130 Beatriz Haddad Maia will square off against World No. 61 Sofia Kenin.

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin: Match Details

  • Tournament: Indian Wells 2022
  • Match: Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin
  • Round: First Round
  • Date: March 9, 2022
  • Venue: Indian Wells, CA, U.S.A.
  • Surface: Hardcourt
  • Prize Money: $17,580

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin: Preview

Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin

Beatriz Haddad Maia is a 17 time ITF Circuit titleholder with 349–174 win-loss stat. The Brazilian has been gradually improving and displaying stability in her game since the beginning of this year. Starting with the Sydney International Tournament leading to the Qatar Open, Maia got eliminated before reaching the third round in any of the tournaments. However, in the Monterrey Open, the 25-year old made it past the quarterfinals after beating Marie Bouzková (4-6, 6-4, 7-6) and faced Leylah Annie Fernandez but lost in the semifinals in straight sets (1-6, 4-6).

Having had surgery last year, getting covid positive, and facing an injury, Sofia Kenin lastly competed in the Wimbleton 2021. After six months, the American came back with a punch in the Adelaide International, where she made it till the Quarterfinals but lost to Ashleigh Barty. However, Kenin couldn’t keep up her performance for too long. However, in all her following tournaments, Kenin couldn’t make it past the first round.

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin: Head-to-Head

Beatriz Haddad Maia
Beatriz Haddad Maia

Beatriz Haddad Maia and Sofia Kenin have previously played once against each other; in the 2017 Mallorca Open, where the Brazilian emerged victorious, making their head-to-head 1-0. They will play for the second time in the 2022 Indian Wells Masters 1000.

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin, BNP Paribas Open 2022: Prediction

Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin

Beatriz Haddad Maia has been showing conclusive improvement in her game since the start of the year. She is ranked higher than her Opponent and has one over the American in terms of head-to-head. Sofia Kenin, on the other hand, though she started oh great, her stability plummeted, making it very hard to predict how she would play tomorrow.

Prediction: Beatriz Haddad Maia is expected to win in three sets.

Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Sofia Kenin: Broadcast and Live Stream Details

  • U.S.A.- Tennis Channel
  • Australia– beIN
  • U.K. and Ireland- Amazon Prime
  • The Middle East and North Africa- beIN Sports
  • Central America- ESPN
  • Caribbean Islands- Sportsmax
  • South America and Oceania- ESPN International
  • Canada- T.S.N., and DAZN
  • Sub-Saharan Africa- SuperSport

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