In the second round of the Chicago Classic 2021, World No. 31 and the 12th-seeded Veronika Kudermetova will take on World No. 141 Harriet Dart.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart: Match Details
- Tournament: Chicago Classic 2021
- Match: Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart
- Round: Second Round
- Date: Sep 29, 2021
- Prize money: $8,200
- Venue: Chicago, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart: Preview
Veronika Kudermetova claimed a thrilling win over compatriot Anna Kalinskaya defeating her 7-6(8), 4-6, 6-2 to claim a rare 1st round win. Veronika in her last 8 tournaments has won just three 1st round matches and it needed a good battle for her to claim the victory. She comes to Chicago from a 1st round defeat at the 2021 Ostrava Open.
Harriet Dart advances into the 2nd round after reaching the main-draw having entered via the qualifying rounds. The Brit defeated Brazilian Beatriz Maia 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 to move ahead. She last played on the Tour at the 2021 US Open where she was defeated in the 1st round having entered the main-draw through the qualifiers. She then played at the WTA-125 Columbus Open where she lost in the 2nd round.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart: Head to Head
This will be the third meeting between the duo who last met in the finals of the 2018 Yokohama Open where Veronika emerged victorious and now leads the head-to-head tie 2-0 and is yet to drop a set against Dart.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart: Prediction
Veronika will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 116-80 and is 13-11 on the surface for the season while having an overall season record of 29-20. Harriet will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 144-93 and is 13-10 on the surface for the season.
While both the players are having a poor streak of form, Veronika still remains the favourite given her better experience.
Prediction: Veronika Kudermetova to win in three-sets.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Harriet Dart: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
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