Petra Kvitova, 11th seed at the Cincinnati Open will face the American, Madison Keys in the first round encounter. Kvitova is ranked 12th in the world, whereas, Madison Keys is ranked 26th in the WTA Rankings.
Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys: Match Details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
- Match: Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys
- Round: First Round
- Date: August 16, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,990
- Venue: Cincinnati, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys: Match Preview
Petra Kvitova last played at the Canadian Open, where she was defeated in the third round by Camila Girogi. The Czech also competed at the Tokyo Olympics, where she lost in the second round. The two-time Grandslam champion also suffered a shock defeat in the first round of Wimbledon. She comes into the tournament with a poor run of form off-late.
Madison Keys was defeated in the first round of Canadian Open last week, losing to Rebecca Marino in straight sets. The American also competed at Wimbledon 2021, where she had a decent run. She reached the last 16, losing to Viktorija Golubic in straigh sets.
Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced against each other on seven occasions, with Keys leading the head to head record, 4-3. Their latest meeting came at Brisbane 2020, where Madison Keys emerged victorious in three sets in the quarterfinals.
Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys: Match Prediction
Petra Kvitova has faced a couple of early round exits recently, and is not in her best form off-late. Madison Keys is a good player on hard courts, and is capable of defeating higher-ranked players. However, Kvitova’s experience should come to the rescue, as she should win in three sets.
Petra Kvitova vs Madison Keys : Live Streaming & Where to Watch
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