Ons Jabeur vs Alize Cornet: Ons Jabeur, 12th seed at the Charleston Open 2021 will face Alize Cornet in the third round clash on Thursday. The Tunisian is ranked 28th in the world, whereas Alize Cornet is ranked on the 59th spot.

Match Details

  • Tournament: WTA Charleston 2021
  • Match: Ons Jabeur vs Alize Cornet
  • Round: Third Round  
  • Date: 8th April, 2021
  • Prize Money: $ 6480 
  • Venue: Charleston, USA
  • Surface: Clay Court

Ons Jabeur vs Alize Cornet: Match Preview

Ons Jabeur
Ons Jabeur

Ons Jabeur defeated Martina Trevisan in straight sets in the first round, dropping just four games. The Tunisian secured another straight sets victory in the second round after she defeated Hailey Baptiste in the second round. Jabeur last played at the Miami Open, where she lost to Sara Sorribes Tormo in the fourth round in three sets.

Alize Cornet defeated Bernarda Pera in the first round in three sets. Cornet came back from a set down to claim a victory over the American. In the second round, she scored an upset victory over Elise Mertens, defeating her in straight sets. The 31 year old last played at the Miami Open, where she lost in the second round to Petra Kvitova.

Ons Jabeur vs Alize Cornet: Head-to-Head

Alizé Cornet
Alize Cornet

The duo have faced off against each other just one in the past, with Jabeur leading the head to head record, 1-0. The Tunisian defeated Cornet at the Eastbourne International in 2019 in a three set victory,

Ons Jabeur vs Alize Cornet: Match Prediction

Ons Jabeur
Ons Jabeur to progress into the quarterfinals

There is not much to separate the two players ahead of their third round clash. The Tunisian is a strong player and troubles her opponent on the return game. On the other hand, Cornet is an experienced campaigner and will look to defend well against the 12th seed. Jabeur had a good clay court season last year and is expected to carry on with her good performances. She is expected to defeat Alize Cornet in a tough-three set battle.

Match Prediction: Ons Jabeur to win in three sets

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