The second semi-final of the day will witness Jasmine Paolini and Donna Vekic vying for a chance to compete in the finals of the inaugural Courmayeur Ladies Open 2021.
Jasmine Paolini Vs Donna Vekic: Match Details
- Tournament: Courmayeur Ladies Open 2021
- Match: Liudmila Samsonova Vs Clara Tauson
- Round: Semifinals
- Date: 30th October, 2021
- Prize money: $10,100
- Venue: Courmayeur, Italy
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Jasmine Paolini Vs Donna Vekic: Preview
Italian Jasmine Paolini is 25 years old and is currently ranked 56th in the world. She last appeared in the Indian Wells event in California, where she managed to reach the third round.
Paolini’s maiden WTA title win came at the Slovenia Open in September this year. She defeated American Alison Riske in straight sets (7-6 6-2). She also has a WTA doubles title win, which came in July this year at Hamburg Open in Germany. She had partnered with Jil Teichmann of Switzerland for this tournament.
Donna Vekic is a 25-year-old Croatian tennis player. She is currently ranked 97 in the world. She attained a career-high rank of 19 in November, 2019. She is currently coached by Sam Sumyk.
Vekic has won two WTA titles. Her first win was at the 2014 Malaysian Open. Her second win came at the 2017 Nottingham Open. She has also won 5 singles titles and 1 doubles title on the ITF circuit. Her best performance in a grand slam event was in 2019, when she reached the quarterfinals of the US Open.
Jasmine Paolini Vs Donna Vekic: Head to head
This will be the second on-court meet for Jasmine Paolini and Donna Vekic. They met earlier this year in the second qualifying round at the Cincinnati Open in Ohio, USA. Paolini beat Vekic 7-6 6-2.
Hence, the current head-to-head stands at 1-0.
Jasmine Paolini Vs Donna Vekic: Prediction
Jasmine Paolini will enter the semis with a 32-22 win-loss record this year. She has a 17-13 record on hard court. Her performance on indoor hard courts stands at 3-1. Donna Vekic’s win-loss stats for the year 2021 stand at 17-16. She has a 10-12 record on hard courts. Vekic has won all 3 of her indoor hard court matches this year.
The numbers and past performances suggest that Jasmine Paolini will win this round.
Prediction: Jasmine Paolini to win in three sets.
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