In the second round of the WTA Adelaide International 2022, World No. 2 and the 2nd-seeded Aryna Sabalenka will take on World No. 100 Kaja Juvan.
Aryna Sabalenka vs Kaja Juvan: Match Details
- Tournament: WTA Adelaide International 2022
- Match: Aryna Sabalenka vs Kaja Juvan
- Round: Second Round
- Date: 4th January 2022
- Venue: Adelaide, Australia
- Surface: Hard Court
- Prize Money: $6,750
Aryna Sabalenka vs Kaja Juvan: Match Preview
World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka is all set to play in her first match of the 2022 season. The Belarusian last played in the group stages of the 2021 WTA Finals and failed to qualify further in the Year-End Championships. With a title in the 2021 Australian Open doubles, Aryna has now eyes set on the singles Grand Slam title and also on the World No. 1 ranking.
Kaja Juvan made a winning start to Tour life as she defeated Chloe Paquet 6-4, 6-2 in the first round. The Slovakian started the 2021 season as World No. 104 and finished as the World No. 100 after some small movements in her rankings. Her best result in 2021 came in her semi-final run in Portoroz.
Aryna Sabalenka vs Kaja Juvan: Head to Head
This will be the first meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head is tied at 0-0.
Aryna Sabalenka vs Kaja Juvan: Match Prediction
Aryna will come into the tie with a career hardcourt record of 134-61 and was 24-11 on the surface last season while she finished the 2021 season with a record of 45-18 across all surfaces. Kaja will take the court with a career hardcourt record of 44-25 and was 16-9 on the surface last season and had a 20-20 record for the season across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and performances in the past few weeks of the last season, Aryna Sabalenka seems to be the one heading into the next round.
Match Prediction: Aryna Sabalenka to win in straight-sets.
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