In the second round of the WTA Kremlin Cup 2021, World No. 20 and the 9th seeded Anett Kontaviet will take on World No. 79 Andrea Petkovic.
Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic: Match Details
- Tournament: WTA Kremlin Cup 2021
- Match: Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic
- Round: Second Round
- Date: 21 October, 2021
- Prize money: $8,200
- Venue: Moscow, Russia
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic: Preview
Anett Kontaveit continues her fine form on Hardcourts as she defeats Katerina Siniakova 6-3, 6-3 in a routine win. A quarter-finalist at the 2018 Kremlin Cup, Anett’s first-round victory has definitely justified why is she a title contender this week in the Russian capital. Kontaveit last played at the 2021 Indian Wells where her run ended in the quarter-finals.
Participating in the main-draw of the Kremlin Cup for the first time since 2010, Petkovic had the backing of her stars as her round 1 opponent Jelena Ostapenko had to retire mid-match in the 3rd set when the score was 2-6, 6-0, 2-0 with Petkovic with the lead in the 3rd set. Petkovic faced a first-round defeat at the Indian Wells, her last tournament before coming to Moscow.
Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic: Head to Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo who last met in the 1st round of the 2017 Italian Open where Kontaveit won in straight-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.
Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic: Prediction
Petkovic will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 173-141 and is 5-8 on the surface this season while having a season record of 22-19 across all surfaces. Kontaveit will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 145-87 and has a season hardcourt record of 21-10 and is 36-15 across all surfaces for the season.
Looking at these numbers, their past performances and recent results, Anett Kontaveit seems to be the one heading into the next round.
Prediction: Anett Kontaveit to win in 3-sets.
Anett Kontaveit vs Andrea Petkovic: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
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