Linda Fruhvirtova will take on Emma Navarro in the Second round of the WTA MUSC Health Women’s Open 2021. Fruhvirtova is currently the World no.499 on the WTA rankings and Navarro is the World no.404.
- Tournament: WTA MUSC Health Women’s Open 2021
- Match: Linda Fruhvirtova vs Emma Navarro
- Round: Second Round
- Date: 16th April, 2021
- PrizeMoney: $ 4,000
- Venue: Charleston, USA
- Surface: Clay Court
Linda Fruhvirtova vs Emma Navarro: Match Preview
Fruhvirtova is the youngest player in the top 500 of the WTA. This fifteen year old from Czech Republic was a wild card entry into the main draw of the competition. Playing her first WTA tournament, main draw, she faced Alize Cornet in the first round.
Fruhvirtova played a great game of tennis, and almost won the game in two sets, but she squandered match points at 6-5 to let the match go into the third set. But after a long battle, Cornet eventually pulled out due to an injury, Fruhvirtova recorded her first victory on the WTA Tour. The scoreline 6-2 6-7 4-4.
Her opponent in the second round is Emma Navarro of the USA. Navarro is only nineteen herself. In the Charleston Open, she reached the second round of the tournament where she lost to eventual Champion Veronika Kudermetova. In the Charleston 2 so far, she has beaten Tereza Martincová via walkover. The score at that point, 6-3 3-2.
Linda Fruhvirtova vs Emma Navarro: Head-to-Head
These two players have not met on the tour before, so the head to head stands at 0-0.
Linda Fruhvirtova vs Emma Navarro: Prediction
Fruhvirtova has immense power in her groundstrokes. Such was her power and ability to fight that the veteran French woman injured herself trying to keep up with the teenager. Navarro also won via a walkover and it will be interesting to see how she copes with the powerful Fruhvirtova.
Match Prediction: Linda Fruhvirtova will beat Emma Navarro in straight sets.