One of the four quarterfinals clashes of the inaugural Courmayeur Ladies Open 2021 will see Danish Clara Tauson and American Ann Li going up against each other.
Clara Tauson Vs Ann Li: Match Details
- Tournament: Courmayeur Ladies Open 2021
- Match: Clara Tauson Vs Ann Li
- Round: Quarter Final
- Date: 29 October, 2021
- Prize Money: $5,800
- Venue: Courmayeur, Italy
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Clara Tauson Vs Ann Li: Preview
Clara Tauson, the 18-year-old Danish sensation is currently ranked 49 in the world. Her last appearance was in the second round of the Tenerife Ladies Open in Spain, where she had lost to Saisai Zheng of China. She has had 2 title victories this year, winning the Luxembourg Open and Lyon Open, two WTA 250 events.
Ann Li has had a slightly more difficult path leading up to the quarters. In the first round, she faced Kamilla Rakhimova of Russia, whom she defeated 6-4 3-6 4-6. Another three-setter awaited her in the second round, where she encountered Magdalena Frech of Poland. After losing the first set 5-7, she quickly seized back her momentum, winning the next two sets 6-3 6-1.
Tauson has cruised into the quarters by winning both her prior matches in straight sets. In the first round, she defeated Swiss Stefanie Vögele 6-2 6-2. Her second-round victory of 6-4 6-1 came over Italian Giulia Gatto-Monticone. She is currently coached by Olivier Jeunehomme.
21-year-old Ann Li of America is currently ranked 48 in the world. Her last appearance too was in the Tenerife Ladies Open, where she emerged victorious, defeating Camila Osorio in the finals. She is currently coached by Henner Nehles.
Clara Tauson Vs Ann Li: Head to head
Clara Tauson and Ann Li will face each other for the third time in their career, at the Courmayeur Ladies Open 2021. Their current head-to-head stands at 1-1 each. Their first clash was won by Li, while the second went to Tauson.
Clara Tauson Vs Ann Li: Prediction
Clara Tauson enters the court with two titles under her belt, both won in 2021. With a 40-14 win-loss record this year, she has had an impressive 19-3 show on indoor hard courts.
Ann Li comes to this tournament with a win at Tenerife, where her current opponent was knocked out in the second round. She has a 25-13 win-loss record this season. Her performance in indoor hard courts stands at 4-1.
Looking at these numbers, Tauson is favoured to win this match.
Prediction: Clara Tauson to win in three sets.
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