In the second round of the WTA Kremlin Cup 2021, World No. 5 and the 2nd seeded Garbine Muguruza will take on World No. 51 Tereza Martincova.
Garbine Muguruza vs Tereza Martincova: Match Details
- Tournament: WTA Kremlin Cup 2021
- Match: Garbine Muguruza vs Tereza Martincova
- Round: Second Round
- Date: 20 October, 2021
- Prize money: $8,200
- Venue: Moscow, Russia
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Garbine Muguruza vs Tereza Martincova: Preview
Garbine Muguruza will be making her debut at the Kremlin Cup making her first-ever trip to the Russian capital. The Spaniard comes from a shocking second-round defeat at the 2021 Indian Wells despite having won the 2021 Chicago Classic the previous week. Muguruza is well in contention for a qualification spot for the WTA Finals and will be looking to get the maximum available points.
Tereza Martincova is playing in the main-draw of the Kremlin Cup for the first time after having been knocked out in the qualifying rounds in her previous three attempts. Tereza reaches the 2nd round after defeating Romanian Irina Bara 6-0, 7-5 in a comfortable win. Martincova also reaches Russia from a 2nd round defeat at the Indian Wells.
Garbine Muguruza vs Tereza Martincova: Head to Head
This will be the first-ever meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Garbine Muguruza vs Tereza Martincova: Prediction
Martincova comes into the tie with a career Hardcourt record of 100-78 and is 20-11 on the surface this season while having a season record of 40-25 across all surfaces. Muguruza will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 220-104 and is 30-10 on hardcourts this season having a 37-15 record for the season across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers, their past performances and recent results, Garbine Muguruza seems to be the one heading into the next round but Tereza won’t be a pushover and will definitely put up a great challenge and has all the potential to turn the match in her favour.
Prediction: Garbine Muguruza to win in 3-sets.
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