Ons Jabeur and Anett Kontaveit will clash against each other in the first round of Cincinnati Open 2021. Jabeur is ranked 22nd in the world, whereas, Kontaveit is ranked 29th in the WTA Rankings.
Ons Jabeur vs Anett Kontaveit: Match Details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
- Match: Ons Jabeur vs Anett Kontaveit
- Round: First Round
- Date: August 16, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,990
- Venue: Cincinnati, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Ons Jabeur vs Anett Kontaveit: Match Preview
Ons Jabeur last played at the Canadian Open, where she reached the quarterfinals. In the last 8 encounter, she was defeated by the American, Jessica Pegula in three sets. The Tunisian also competed at Tokyo Olympics, where she lost in the first round. At Wimbledon 2021, she had an incredible run till the quarterfinals, where she was defeated by Aryna Sabalenka.
Anett Kontaveit also last played at Canadian Open, where she lost to Jessica Pegula in three sets in the first round. The Estonian was also defeated in the first round of Tokyo Olympics. Kontaveit best run this year came at the Eastbourne Open, where she reached the finals, losing to Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets.
Ons Jabeur vs Anett Kontaveit: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced each other on two occasions, with each player winning once. They last met in Moscow in 2018, where Jabeur emerged victorious in straight sets.
Ons Jabeur vs Anett Kontaveit: Match Prediction
Ons Jabeur is the certain favorite to win the first round encounter at Cincinnati Open. Anett Kontaveit has faced three consecutive first round defeats, and is struggling to find any sort of momentum. On the other hand, Jabeur reached the quarterfinals of Canadian Open to kickstart her hard court season.
Match Prediction: Ons Jabeur to win in straight sets.
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