In the quarter-finals of the WTA Kremlin Cup 2021, World No. 5 and the 2nd seeded Garbine Mugurza will take on World No. 20 and the 9th seeded Anett Kontaveit.
Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit: Match Details
- Tournament: WTA Kremlin Cup 2021
- Match: Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit
- Round: Quarter-Finals
- Date: 22 October, 2021
- Prize money: $15,500
- Venue: Moscow, Russia
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit: Preview
Garbine Muguruza continues to excel in her debut at the Kremlin Cup as she makes her way into the quarter-finals. The Spaniard received a bye in the first round and then grinded out a tough 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Tereza Martincova in the Round of 16 to move into the last-8. This will be her 7th quarter-final appearance for the season for Muguruza.
Anett Kontaveit reaches the quarter-finals of the Kremlin Cup for the second time in her career last reaching in 2018. The Estonian is yet to drop a set this week in the Russian capital and defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-1, 6-4 to make it into the last-8. Similar to Muguruza, this will be her 7th quarter-final appearance of the season.
Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit: Head to Head
This will be the fourth meeting between the duo who last met in the 2nd round of the 2017 French Open where Muguruza won in 3-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 2-1.
Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit: Prediction
Muguruza will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 220-104 and is 30-10 on the surface this season while being 38-15 across all surfaces this season. Kontaveit will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 145-87 and has a 21-10 record on Hardcourts this season while having a 37-15 record 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 but Muguruza will be a tough opponent to defeat as she herself is in very good form. However, due to the consistency of Kontaveit in the past few weeks, she gets the edge to be the favourite for a place in the semis but Muguruza can certainly turn the match in her favour but chances of it happening are low.
Prediction: Anett Kontaveit to win in 3-sets.
Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
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