In the quarter-finals of the inaugural Transylvania Open 2021, Rebecca Peterson of Sweden is set to play Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine.
Rebecca Peterson Vs Lesia Tsurenko: Match Details
- Tournament: Transylvania Open 2021
- Match:Rebecca Peterson Vs Lesia Tsurenko
- Round: Quarter-finals
- Date: 29 October, 2021
- Prize money: $5,800
- Venue: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- Surface: Indoor Hard court
Rebecca Peterson Vs Lesia Tsurenko: Preview
The 26 year-old Peterson, who is currently ranked 99th in the world enters the competition post her victory at the ITF Rancho Santa Fe tournament, held in Santa Fe, California. She has had easy wins over her opponents in the first and second rounds of the Transylvania Open, winning both matches in straight sets.
In the first round, she defeated Jana Fett 6-1 6-3; and in the second round, she bested Irina Bara 6-0 6-3. Peterson entered the tournament unseeded and is coached by her father Mart Peterson.
32 year-old Lesia Tsurenko has had a somewhat more difficult road to the quarters. She played two qualifying matches, winning both of them in straight sets. In the first round, she met Andreea Prisăcariu, whom she defeated 7-5 6-2. Her second victory came over Anastasia Gasanova of Russia winning the match 6-2 7-5.
Lesia Tsurenko is currently ranked 127 in the world, having attained a career-high ranking of 23 on February 18, 2019. She is coached by Oscar Hernandez.
Rebecca Peterson Vs Lesia Tsurenko: Head to head
This will be the fourth meeting between Peterson and Tsurenko. Their last face-off came in 2019. Peterson leads the head to head count 2-1. Their first meeting resulted in Tsurenko’s win in three sets. However, Peterson had managed to win the next two times they met on court.
Rebecca Peterson Vs Lesia Tsurenko: Prediction
Rebecca Peterson enters the fray with a 27-20 win-loss record this season. She has a 14-11 record on hard courts, with a 5-2 record on indoor hard courts. Lesia Tsurenko has had a 26-14 win-loss record this year. Her performance on hardcourts is 9-9, with an impressive 12-3 record on indoor hard courts.
Looking at the current stats, and prior performances, Lesia Tsurenko looks like the favourable winner of the match, and is likely to move on to the semi-finals.
Prediction: Lesia Tsurenko to win in 3 sets.
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