In the quarter-finals of the inaugural Transylvania Open 2021, World No. 14 and the 2nd seed Anett Kontaveit will take on World No. 99 Rebecca Peterson.
Anett Kontaveit vs Rebecca Peterson: Match Details
- Tournament: Transylvania Open 2021
- Match: Anett Kontaveit vs Rebecca Peterson
- Round: Semi-Finals
- Date: 30 October, 2021
- Prize money: $10,100
- Venue: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- Surface: Indoor Hard court
Anett Kontaveit vs Rebecca Peterson: Preview
Anett Kontaveit continues her excellent form as she takes down yet another opponent in straight-sets. Up against Anhelina Kalinina in the quarter-finals, the Estonian won the tie 6-3, 6-1 in just 62 minutes to move into her 5th final of the season. With a spot in the 2021 WTA Finals up for grab, Kontaveit would need to win the title to seal her spot in the Year-End championships to be held in a few days in Mexico.
Rebecca Peterson makes it to her 3rd semi-final of the season as she defeats Lesia Tsurenko 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 1 hour and 57 minutes. This was the first time this week when the Swede has dropped a set, winning both of her previous round matches in straight-sets. A good run has already seen her rank jump more than 20 places and she will be aiming to finish the season further ahead in the rankings.
Anett Kontaveit vs Rebecca Peterson: Head to Head
This will be the second Tour meeting between the duo who last met in the 2019 Fed Cup with Kontaveit winning the tie in straight-sets and now leads the head-to-head 1-0.
Anett Kontaveit vs Rebecca Peterson: Prediction
Rebecca will come into the clash with a career indoor Hardcourt record of 38-15 and is 6-2 on the surface this season while having a season record of 28-20 across all surfaces. Kontaveit will take the court with a career indoor Hardcourt 83-31 and is 13-0 on indoor Hardcourts for the season and has a 43-15 record across all surfaces this season.
Looking at these numbers, their past performances and recent results, Anett Kontaveit will be the favourite for the tie.
Prediction: Anett Kontaveit to win in straight-sets.
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