In the 3rd round of the US Open 2021, World No. 7 and the 7th seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland will be up against World No. 28 and the 28th seeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.
Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit : Match Details
- Tournament: US Open 2021
- Match: Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit
- Round: Third Round
- Date: September 4, 2021
- Prize money: $180,000
- Venue: New York, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hardcourt
Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit : Preview
Iga Swiatek reaches the 3rd round of the US Open for the second year running and will be looking to go ahead given her visible improvement in every tournament. The Pole defeated American Jamie Loeb 6-3, 6-4 in the first round before staging a great comeback in the 2nd round against Fiona Ferro of France defeating her 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-0 when the clock had just crossed the 2-hour mark.
Anett Kontaveit reaches the 3rd round of the US Open for the 5th time and for the 3rd consecutive year. The Estonian is yet to drop a set so far in her 2 matches in New York as she defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-0 in the first round and Jil Teichman of Switzerland 6-4, 6-1 in the 2nd round in just 70 minutes to advance into the 3rd round.
Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit : Head-to-Head
This will be the 4th meeting between the two players who have met twice on Hardcourts and once on Clay. Anett won both the Hardcourts clash with Iga won their match on Clay which happened at this year’s French Open. Anett Kontaveit leads the head-to-head tie 2-1.
Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit : Prediction
Iga will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 45-19 and a season record of 14-6 on the surface with her all-surface record for the season at 30-10. Anett will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 141-85 and a season record of 17-8 on the surface having a 26-13 season record on all surfaces.
It promises to be an exciting clash as both the players have been in good touch recently with Kontaveit coming to New York from her singles title in Cleveland. However, Iga remains the favourite to take the tie given her better consistency and ability to bounce back which she has shown on numerous occasions.
Prediction: Iga Swiatek to win in 3-sets.
Iga Swiatek vs Anett Kontaveit : Live Streaming & Where to Watch
- Japan : 2 am (5th September)
- Delhi: 10:30 pm
- New York: 1 pm
- Melbourne: 3 am (5th September)
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Also read: US Open 2021: Schedule, Live Streaming, When, Where, and How to Watch