Hungarian Open 2021: Yulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi Preview, Head to head and Prediction

World No. 42 Yulia Putintseva will be up against World No. 170 Dalma Galfi in the all-important semifinal at the Hungarian Open 2021.

Yulia Putintseva and Dalma Galfi
Yulia Putintseva and Dalma Galfi

Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva will fight it out against Hungarian tennis star Dalma Galfi for a place in the Hungarian Open final.

Yulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi: Match Details

TournamentHungarian Open 2021
MatchYulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi
RoundSemifinal
Date17 July 2021
Prize Money$31,674
VenueBudapest, Hungary
SurfaceClay Court

Yulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi: Preview

Yulia Putintseva
Yulia Putintseva

Yulia Putintseva has been in fine form at the Hungarian Open till now. She thrashed Kateryna Kozlova in the quarter-final clash with ease even after dropping the opening set. Yulia bageled Kozlova in the second set and eventually emerged victoriously by 6-7, 6-0, 7-5.

Till her quarter-final clash, Yulia didn’t drop a single set at the Hungarian Open. She went past Ekaterine Gorgodze and Ana Konjuh in her first and second-round clash respectively without much trouble. Yulia had a forgettable outing at Wimbledon as well as in the German Open before coming into the Hungarian Open.

She was defeated in the very first round by Andrea Petkovic. However, the way she has performed at Hungarian Open till now suggests that she is well and truly back in form. On the other hand, Dalma Galfi has been relentless throughout the tournament.

She thrashed Olga Danilović in her quarter-final clash in straight sets. In fact, she hasn’t dropped a single set throughout the tournament. However, now she has a monumental challenge ahead of her in the name of Yulia Putintseva.

Yulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi: Head to Head

Dalma Galfi
Dalma Galfi

These two players are yet to take on each other on the court. Hence, the head-to-head record stands at 0-0.

Yulia Putintseva vs Dalma Galfi: Prediction

Yulia Putintseva
Yulia Putintseva

Dalma Galfi has been unstoppable at the Hungarian Open. She has cornered her opponents in all her games till now. However, her dream run might come to an end in the semis as the odds are in favor of Yulia Putintseva. Yulia is the top-seeded player in the tournament and looking at the way she has played till now, it would be incredibly tough for Dalma to go past her.

Prediction: Yulia Putintseva to win in three sets.

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