Today in new York held the meeting of the 1/16 finals of women’s hard-court tournament category 250 NYJTL Bronx Open, which is held for the first time in history, among which noteworthy is the confrontation between the Belarusian Alexandra Sasnovich and the Slovenian Captures Herzog.
- Alexander Sasnovich
- Polona Hercog
- Personal meetings
- The coefficients and forecast
25-year-old singer has received from the organizers here, the ninth seed and are quite capable to compete even for the title given the rather modest members. Especially when you consider that hard – core coating Sasnovich and mesh very related. Yes, and the current form of Alexandra nice.
Before this tournament the Belarusian played in Cincinnati, where he stopped in the second round, losing in a fair battle to the first racket of the world , Naomi Osaka 6-7, 6-2, 2-6.
Now the singer takes 47th place in the world, down from the start of the season at the 17 position. The main reason for the weak results on clay and grass, where Sasnovich have won just two wins in nine games. On hard Alexander stands albeit unstable, but some tournaments shows a very good tennis. It can be noted the semi-finals of Sydney, the quarterfinals of the Brisbane third Australian Open and winning there Kasatkina, Svitolina and Kontaveit respectively.
28-year-old Slovenian is quite versatile tennis player, though still more specialized for the game in the sand that clearly evident by the percentage of wins and losses. Even this season, Herzog is on the ground clearly showed. On the positive side we can note two results:
- First – the title in the tournament in Lugano, where the Slovenian girl won the grid good wins over Suarez Navarro and Kirsty, and in the final defeated the promising young Polish girl Sventek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3;
- The second or third circle “Rolan Garros, where Polona fight on equal terms with the current finalist Sloane Stephens, losing in a 3-game fighting 3-6, 7-5, 4-6. Despite the fact that American filed in the second game of the match when the score was 5-4, but Herzog didn’t give up.
Outdoor hard Slovenian girl holds the eighth tournament of the season and second after the herbal segment. The main success – the third round in Miami, where Polona gave a real battle , Simona Halep, albeit not gone beyond 7-5, 6-7, 2-6.
Tennis players will play each other for the third time. The first confrontation took place in 2015-m to year at the start of the tournament on hard courts in Tashkent, ending a strong-willed victory Alexandra Sasnovich 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.
The second fight took place in the current season in the 1/64 of the final of “Roland Garros” and was even more intense than the first. Polona hercog was able to prove its superiority only in the continuation of the final set 4-6, 6-2, 8-6, and the Belarusian has twice led with a break at the end of 4-3 and 5-4, but in the end, not earned even a single match points.
Interestingly, the opponents won a victory in their core coverage. Will continue whether this trend in this meeting?
The coefficients and forecast
See equal to the line in this match. The bookies give a slight edge to Sasnovich, putting on her win ratio 1.81, on Herzog – 2.06.
Think get equal match, in which the strongest will be defined through three sets, as in the two previous meetings between players.