WTA MUSC Health Women’s Open 2021: Shelby Rogers vs Danka Kovinic-Preview, Head to Head and Prediction for Charleston 2

Third seed Shelby Rogers will lock horns with dark horse Danka Kovinic in the Quarter-final of the Charleston 2.

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Shelby Rogers and Danka Kovinic
Shelby Rogers and Danka Kovinic

Shelby Rogers will take on Danka Kovinic in the Quarter-finals of the WTA MUSC Health Women’s Open 2021. Rogers is currently the World no.46 on the WTA rankings and Kovinic is the World no.65.

Match Details

  • Tournament: WTA MUSC Health Women’s Open 2021
  • Match: Shelby Rogers vs Danka Kovinic
  • Round: Quarter-Finals
  • Date: 16th April, 2021
  • PrizeMoney: $ 5,800
  • Venue: Charleston, USA
  • Surface: Clay Court

Shelby Rogers vs Danka Kovinic: Match Preview

Shelby Rogers
Shelby Rogers

After a heartbreaking loss to Ash Barty in the Round of Sixteen of the Charleston Open, Rogers has come back with renewed vigour to win the Charleston 2. In the first round of the tournament she decimated Caty McNally in straight sets, 6-0 6-1. In the second she defeated Claire Liu in straight sets 6-2 6-2. In the quarter-finals she will face Danka Kovinic.

Kovinic had a great run in the Charleston Open where she reached the Final of the tournament. In the Final she was beaten by Veronika Kudermetova in straight sets 6-4 6-2. Kovinic did not let the disappointment of a trophy loss get to her and chose instead to participate in another tournament which started almost the same day of the first Final. In Charleston 2, she beat Viktoriya Tomova 6-3 6-3 in the first round, in the second she defeated Lauren Davis in three sets, 6-1 1-6 6-3. 

Shelby Rogers vs Danka Kovinic: Head-to-Head

Danka Kovinic
Danka Kovinic

The two players have met once on the tour before, back in 2016 in Tianjin Open. Kovinic won the contest in three sets 2-6 6-1 6-2. 

Shelby Rogers vs Danka Kovinic: Prediction

Shelby Rogers
Shelby Rogers

Rogers the local girl is determined to win her first WTA Title. She has played with aggression and with a lot of belief. But, in Kovinic she will face her first real test in this tournament. Kovinic has played at a level that belies her World ranking and this encounter will be a keenly contested quality affair. 

Match Prediction: Shelby Rogers will beat Danka Kovinic in three sets. 

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