In the fourth round of the WTA-1000 Indian Wells 2021, World No. 4 and the 3rd seeded Barbora Krecjikova will take on World No. 27 and the 21st seeded Paula Badosa.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Paula Badosa: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells 2021
- Match: Barbora Krejcikova vs Paula Badosa
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: 12th October 2021
- Prize Money: $92,000
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Barbora Krejcikova vs Paula Badosa: Preview
Barbora Krejickova continues her main-draw dream debut at the Indian Wells as the 2021 French Open champion enters the 4th round. Barbora defeated American Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-3 to cruise into the Round of 16. In what has been a turnaround season for the Czech Doubles star, Barbora inches closer to her maiden WTA-1000 singles trophy.
Similar to Barbora, Paula Badosa also reaches the 4th round at the Indian Wells in her main-draw debut at the desert. After a tough 3-setter win in the 2nd round, Badosa won her 3rd round match against Coco Gauff 6-2, 6-2 completely dismantling the teenager who continues to find the good form she had been in the 1st half of the season.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Paula Badosa: Head to Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo who last met in the first round of the 2021 Madrid Open where the local girl Badosa won in straight-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Paula Badosa: Prediction
Barbora will come into the tie with a career Hardcourt record of 79-55 and is 27-9 on the surface this season. Her overall season record stands at 45-13 across all surfaces this season. Paula Badosa will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 92-50 and is 13-7 on the surface for the season while having a 37-15 record for the season across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and past few performances, it seems that Barbora will be heading into the next round but Paula certainly has the ability to turn the match in her favour and will surely make the match exciting.
Prediction: Barbora Krejcikova to win in 3-sets.
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