Elina Svitolina will take on Jil Teichmann in the First round of the WTA Madrid Open 2021. Svitolina is currently the World no.5 on the WTA rankings and Teichmann is the World no.40.
- Tournament: WTA Madrid Open 2021
- Match: Elina Svitolina vs Jil Teichmann
- Round: First-round
- Date: 29th April, 2021
- Prize Money: $18,674
- Venue: Madrid, Spain
- Surface: Clay Court
Elina Svitolina vs Jil Teichmann: Match Preview
Elina Svitolina had not started the year well by any stretch of the imagination. Her work life and her love life were both suffering, and one really cannot segregate one from the other. But once Svitolina got back with her partner, and got engaged, her game seems to have come back as well.
In the last month alone, she has reached the Semifinals of two WTA events. First she reached the Semi-finals of the Miami Open on hard courts and then the semi-final of the Stuttgart Open, and on both occasions she lost to the eventual champion Ash Barty.
Her first round opponent here is Jil Teichmann from Switzerland. Teichmann is yet to play on clay this season. She has done well in the limited number of tournaments she has played this year. She reached the Semi-final of the Adelaide International and the Dubai Open, and also has a Quarter-final appearance in the Quarter-finals of the Phillip Island Trophy.
Elina Svitolina vs Jil Teichmann: Head-to-Head
These two players have met once on the tour before, it was at Strasbourg in 2020, a 6-4 6-3 victory for Svitolina. So, Svitolina leads the head to head 1-0.
Elina Svitolina vs Jil Teichmann: Prediction
Svitolina is almost back to her best. Her confidence is up and her game is looking good. Svitolina is known for her running on the court and Teichmann has to be aware of that. Teichmann has a WTA Title in Palermo, on clay courts, that she won in her breakout season of 2019.
Match Prediction: Elina Svitolina will beat Jil Teichmann in straight sets.