Barbora Krejcikova, ninth seed at the Cincinnati Open will face the Russian, Daria Kasatkina in the first round. Krejcikova is ranked 10th in the world, whereas, Kasatkina is ranked 27th in the WTA Rankings.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina: Match details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
- Match: Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina
- Round: First Round
- Date: August 16, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,990
- Venue: Cincinnati, USA
- Surface: Outdoor Hard court
Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina: Match Preview
Barbora Krejcikova last played at the Tokyo Olympics, where she was defeated in the last 16 by the eventual gold medalist, Belinda Bencic. She competed at the Prague Open last month, where she claimed the title, defeating Tereza Martincova in the finals.
Daria Kasatkina last played at the Canadian Open, where she lost in the second round to Ons Jabeur in three sets. She lost in the finals of the Stanford Open, losing to Danielle Rose Collins in three sets. At Wimbledon, she was defeated in the second round by Jelena Ostapenko.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced against each other before, and the head to head stands at 0-0.
Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina: Match Prediction
Barbora Krejcikova is the favorite to win the first round encounter by virtue of her higher ranking. However, Daria Kasatkina has been involved in a lot of action off late, and even made it to the finals of the Stanford Open. Hence, the Russian should be able to take the game to the higher ranked Czech. Kasatkina should prevail in a three set affair.
Match Prediction: Daria Kasatkina should win in three sets
Barbora Krejcikova vs Daria Kasatkina : Live Streaming & Where to Watch
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