In an interesting match-up, unseeded Hsieh Su-Wei will go face-to-face against 4th-seed Daria Kasatkina in a first round match at the WTA 250 Parma Open 2021. Veteran Hsieh, though unseeded, has time and again shown that she is here to say and can give the best in the business the run for their money, while Kasatkina is an emerging star, making it an exciting clash.
|Tournament||Parma Open 2021|
|Match||Hsieh Su-Wei vs Daria Kasatkina|
|Date||16th May, 2021|
Hsieh Su-Wei vs Daria Kasatkina: Preview
Talking about the form coming into the tournament, Su-Wei has looked patchy. The 35-year old did not even manage to make it to the main draw of the Italian Open, which is a shame considering she sets very high standards for herself.
On the other hand, Kasatkina too struggled in Rome. The 24-year old Russian bowed down in the first round itself in straight sets to American Jessica Pegula 5-7, 3-6.
Hsieh Su-Wei vs Daria Kasatkina: Head-to-head
No previous meeting between the two players, so the head-to-head record stands at 0-0.
Hsieh Su-Wei vs Daria Kasatkina: Prediction
A difficult prediction to make, considering the form of both the players. Having said that, it looks as if Su-Wei will put all her experience and may cause an upset to march to the next round. Though, it can be a thriller of a match.
Match Prediction: Hsieh Su-Wei defeats Daria Kasatkina in a three-set, nail-biting encounter.