Veronika Kudermetova will take on Danka Kovinic in the Finals of the WTA Charleston 2021. Kudermetova is currently the World no.38 on the WTA rankings and Kovinic is the World no.91.
- Tournament: WTA Charleston 2021
- Match: Veronika Kudermetova vs Danka Kovinic
- Round: Finals
- Date: 11th April, 2021
- Prize Money: Winner($ 68,570)Runner-up($50,130)
- Venue: Charleston, USA
- Surface: Clay Court
Veronika Kudermetova vs Danka Kovinic: Preview
Kudermetova has had a good run in this competition so far. The clay courts have suited her well and she has notched up five wins, without dropping a set, on her way to the finals. In the first and second round, she overcame Americans Desirae Krawczyk and Emma Navarro. In the third round she beat Kurumi Nara of Japan.
In the Quarter-finals she overcame Sloane Stephens, and in the Semi-finals she defeated Spanish player Paula Badosa in straight sets. 6-3 6-3. Kudermetova’s opponent in the Final is Danka Kovinic. Kovinic has defeated some big guns on her way to the Finals of the tournament.
In the third round she beat third seed Petra Kvitova. In the Quarter-finals she overcame 11th seed Yulia Putintseva in three sets. In the Semis she stopped the spirited Arab lady Ons Jabeur 6-3 6-2.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Danka Kovinic: Head-to-Head
The two players have met once on the tour before in the Shenzhen Open in 2018. Kudermetova won that contest in straight sets, 6-4 7-5, so she leads the head to head 1-0.
Veronika Kudermetova vs Danka Kovinic: Prediction
Kudermetova looks in sublime form in this tournament. In the Semis against her Spanish opponent, Badosa, she hit 28 winners and flattened her opponent in straight sets. Kovinic has looked better as she has advanced in the rounds, but might come up a little short against the Russian in the Finals.
Match Prediction: Veronika Kudermetova will beat Danka Kovinic in three sets.