World No. 6 Elina Svitolina will take on World No. 16 Ons Jabeur in the quarterfinal of the Fall Tennis Classic Open on October 1, 2021.
Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur: Match Details
- Tournament: Chicago Fall Tennis Classic 2021
- Match: Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur
- Date: October 1, 2021
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Prize money: $15,500
- Venue: Chicago, USA
- Surface: Hard court
Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur: Preview
The top seed comes into this match after defeating Elena Ruse and Amanda Anisimova in the first rounds. After winning the gold medal in Tokyo, Svitolina also went onto capture the title in Chicago, ahead of the US Open. In New York, the Ukrainian made the quarters, before she lost to eventual runner-up Leylah Fernandez. The 27-year-old has been ruthless in the previous rounds in Chicago this week and will be optimistic about her chances against the Tunisian, whom she has never lost to. For the year, Svitolina has a 29/10 win/loss record on the hard courts.
On the other hand, Jabeur comes into this contest after beating Jessica Pegula in three sets. She also beat Su-Wei-Hseih in the first round. The Tunisian has been one of the most consistent players on the tour in 2021, owing to which she has a realistic chance to qualify for the WTA Finals in Mexico. The sixth seed has already beaten quite a few marquee names, across surfaces this season and will fancy her chances to make another semifinal appearance of 2021. The 27-year-old holds a 19-10 win/loss record on the hard courts this year.
Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur: Head to Head
These two have met four times on the tour already. The Ukrainian leads the Tunisian 4-0.
Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur: Prediction
Since both players have met several times on the tour before, there would be no secrets in their game plan. That said, Svitolina will fancy her chances of winning for the fifth time in a row against Jabeur. Also it will be interesting to see how the Tunisian can change the pace of the rallies and use her versatility to upset the rhythm of the Ukrainian. Going by the history and a consistent game, the top seed should prevail.
Match Prediction: Elina Svitolina should win in three sets.
Elina Svitolina vs Ons Jabeur: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
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