Belinda Bencic, 10th seed at Cincinnati Open will face the Czech, Marketa Vondrousova in the first round encounter. Bencic is ranked 11th in the world, whereas, Vondrousova is ranked 42nd in the WTA Rankings.
Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic: Match Details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
- Match: Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic
- Round: First Round
- Date: August 16, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,990
- Venue: Cincinnati, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic: Match Preview
Marketa Vondrousova last competed at the Tokyo Olympics, where she had an incredible run till the finals. In the gold medal match, she was defeated by her first round opponent, Belinda Bencic in three sets. Vondrousova also competed at Wimbledon 2021, where she was knocked out in the second round itself.
Belinda Bencic also last featured in action at Tokyo Olympics, where she went on to win the gold medal. The Swiss defeated the French Open 2021 champion and runner-up on her way to the finals. She was defeated in the first round of Wimbledon 2021, where she lost to Kaja Juvan in straight sets.
Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced each other on two occasions, with both players winning one match each. Their last encounter came at the Tokyo Olympics in the finals, where Bencic won in three sets.
Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic: Match Prediction
Belinda Bencic is the favorite to win the first round encounter, given the fact that she is coming on the back of a successful Olympic campaign. However, Marketa Vondrousova is a tricky opponent to come up against, and the match is expected to be a three set affair. Bencic should do enough to win and progress into the second round.
Match Prediction: Belinda Bencic to win in three sets
Marketa Vondrousova vs Belinda Bencic : Live Streaming & Where to Watch
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- New York: TBD
- Melbourne: TBD
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