Stefanie Voegele vs Saisai Zheng: Saisai Zheng, top seed at WTA Bogota Open 2021, will face Stefanie Voegele in the second round clash on Wednesday. The Chinese is ranked 49th in the world, whereas, Voegele is ranked on the 127th spot.
- Tournament: WTA Bogota Open 2021
- Match: Stefanie Voegele vs Saisai Zheng
- Round: 2nd Round
- Date: April 7, 2021
- Prize Money: $3,675
- Venue: Bogota, Colombia
- Surface: Outdoor Clay Court
Stefanie Voegele vs Saisai Zheng: Match Preview
Stefanie Voegele last played at the Petersburg Open 2021, where she lost in the first round to Tereza Martincova in the first round. The Swiss defeated Chloe Paquet in the first round of the Bogota Open, after coming back from a set down, to progress further in the tournament. The 31-year old also faced a second round exit from the Lyon Open in March, and will hope to do well this week.
Saisai Zheng competed at the Miami Open 2021, where she lost in the second round to world number nine, Karolina Pliskova. In the first round of the Bogota Open, the top seed defeated Usue Arconada in straight sets, dropping just four games throughout the match. Her best performance so far, came at the Monterrey Open where she reached the quarterfinals.
Stefanie Voegele vs Saisai Zheng: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced each other on three occasions, with Voegele leading the head to head record, 2-1. Their first meeting came way back at the US Open 2014, where the Chinese won in three sets. The duo last faced off against each other at an ITF event in 2018, where Voegele won in three sets.
Stefanie Voegele vs Saisai Zheng: Match Prediction
Saisai Zheng is the clear favorite to win the second round encounter and progress into the third round. The top seed was impressive in her first round match at Bogota Open. Zheng also had a good run at the Monterrey Open last month, where she reached the quarterfinals. On the other hand, Voegele is struggling with form, facing a couple of early round exits. It should be a straight sets victory for the Chinese in the second round.
Match Prediction: Saisai Zheng to win in three sets