In the first round of the WTA Kremlin Cup 2021, World No. 20 and the 9th seeded Anett Kontaveit will take on World No. 50 Katerina Siniakova.
Anett Kontaveit vs Katerina Siniakova: Match Details
- Tournament: WTA Kremlin Cup 2021
- Match: Anett Kontaveit vs Katerina Siniakova
- Round: First Round
- Date: 19 October, 2021
- Prize money: $6,650
- Venue: Moscow, Russia
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Anett Kontaveit vs Katerina Siniakova: Preview
Anett Kontaveit is enjoying a big purple patch in her career as she continues to make good runs at various tournaments. Apart from her two titles in the past 1 month, the Estonian also made it to the quarter-finals of the 2021 Indian Wells where she lost to Ons Jabeur. This will be Anett’s third trip to Moscow and she will play in the main-draw just for the second time having reached the quarter-finals in 2018.
Katerina Siniakova has been having a mixed run since the hardcourt season resumed again. She has reached the quarter-finals of two competitions but has been knocked out in the early rounds mostly. She comes from a 2nd round defeat at the Indian Wells. Katerina had made it to the semi-finals of the 2014 Kremlin Cup, her debut at the tournament, but since then has won only 1 first-round match in her next 4 visits to Moscow.
Anett Kontaveit vs Katerina Siniakova: Head to Head
This will be the 5th meeting between the duo and their 2nd of the season after having previously met in the quarter-finals of the 2021 Cleveland Open where Kontaveit won in 3-sets on her way to the title. Anett Kontaveit leads the head-to-head tie 3-1.
Anett Kontaveit vs Katerina Siniakova: Prediction
Siniakova will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 98-87 and a season record of 9-10 on the surface. She is 23-18 for the season across all surfaces. Kontaveit will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 145-87 and is 21-10 on the surface for the season while having a season record of 35-15 across all surfaces,
Looking at these numbers, their past performances and recent results, Anett Kontaveit seems to be the one heading into the next round given her great form lately that has boosted her morale and confidence immensely. Katerina will look to revenge their Cleveland meeting but Kontaveit still remains the favourite for the tie.
Prediction: Anett Kontaveit to win in straight-sets.
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