In the quarter-finals of the WTA Bad Homburg Open 2021, World No. 28 and the 4th-seeded Angelique Kerber will be up against World No. 81 Amanda Anisimova.
Angelique Kerber vs Amanda Anisimova : Match Details
|Tournament||WTA Bad Homburg Open 2021|
|Match||Angelique Kerber vs Amanda Anisimova|
|Date||24th June, 2021|
|Venue||Bad Homburg, Germany|
Angelique Kerber vs Amanda Anisimova : Preview
Angelique Kerber blasts past Anna Blinkova to make it into her 2nd quarter-final of the season. Kerber needed just 58 minutes as she beat Blinkova 6-0, 6-2 to advance ahead into the tournament as she continues her preparation for the upcoming 2021 Wimbledon where she is seeded 26th.
Kerber made her Grass debut for the season at the WTA Berlin Open 2021 where she was defeated in the 2nd round by Victoria Azarenka who could be her potential opponent if they both make it to the finals on Saturday.
Amanda Anisimova continues to impress with her talent as the American teenager moves into her 2nd quarter-final of the season. Amanda defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-1, 7-5 which was her 2nd consecutive straight-set victory that sees her advance to the last-8 of the tournament as the only teenager remaining.
This is just the 2nd Grass season of Amanda’s career who made her debut in the 2019 Grass season. She had reached the 2nd round at the 2019 Wimbledon and with more experience and improved skills, she will look to go past the 2nd round at this year’s Championships that begin next week.
Angelique Kerber vs Amanda Anisimova : Head to Head
This will be their first ever meeting on the WTA tour, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Angelique Kerber vs Amanda Anisimova : Prediction
Amanda will come into the tie with a career Grass record of 5-3 and an overall season record of 9-8. While she has had some tough clashes, she has displayed some great tennis and will come into the tie with nothing to lose ahead of the Grand Slam.
Kerber will be the favourite for this clash given her good track record on Grass. She has a career record of 75-29 on Grass and is currently 11-10 for this season. Amanda can be a tricky opponent for her and Kerber will have to strategize accordingly to make it till the semis.
Prediction: Angelique Kerber to win in straight-sets.