For Johanna konta Ukrainian tennis player is uncomfortable opponent. In all four meetings was defeated Elina Svitolina. The last victory dates back to 2018, when the tournament in Montreal Elina defeated in two sets. What to expect from a match between tennis players in the quarterfinals of the US Open?
- Elina Svitolina
- Johanna Konta
- The coefficients and forecast
After the semi-finals of Wimbledon Elina Svitolina on the hard courts in North America until new York made in three tournaments. However, only in Toronto managed to win two matches. In San Jose and Cincinnati overcame only one round. In General, however, these tournaments Svitolina got a good match practice and failed myself in good shape specifically to “major”.
Tournament net in new York from the second round was not the easiest for Svitolina. However, the player coped with an experienced Venus Williams (6-4, 6-4), and with a young compatriot Diana Yastremsky (6-2, 6-0).
In the 1/8 finals Elina was expecting the winner of Cincinnati and last year’s semifinalist of the Open championship of the USA Madison keys. There were fears that can not cope with the aggressive play of the American. However, the match confirmed that at the moment, and she Ukrainian tennis player can demonstrate a powerful and aggressive tennis.
The final score of the match against keys (7-5, 6-4) reflects not only the fight, but that failed at crucial moments safer and more confident to play Svitolina. Not allowed never give their supply to the competitor. Just beyond the figure in the first pitch we saw Elina (92%, from 39 only 3 left for Madison). In this plan game came reliability at baseline: only 14 unforced errors from Svitolina, while Madison made 40 enforcem.
Thus, the games in new York, we see not only the good current form Svitolina, but the ability to adapt, to adjust to floor opponents with different playing style.
16-ranked Johanna konta two years in a row before that lost in the opening match at the US Open. This time a British tennis player not just interrupted their failures, but have already reached the quarter-final stage.
Largely determined kąty was the first match of the tournament against Darya Kasatkina (6-1, 4-6, 6-2). Managed to interrupt his series of failures, believe in yourself and in your strength Johanna.
Now for the match against Svitolina, a representative of the UK fits on the backdrop of the protracted confrontation trehmetrovogo with Karolina Pliskova. Again managed to show strength of will and character to withstand the powerful play of Carolina on the first serve (6-7, 6-3, 7-5).
Note that against the Czech tennis player was much easier to win games on his serve. Elina in terms of receiving and acting much more diverse tactics on the court and able to deliver a lot more problems with Johanna.
The coefficients and forecast
The bookies quite clearly and unambiguously identified the favourite in this pair in the face Elina Svitolina. I think the fifth world is able once again to beat the Conte. Tennis Elina more versatile player able to maintain a high pace and reliable to play on the back line. While rich technical Arsenal allows them to play diverse and multiple knock Johanna from the normal rhythm of the game. The proposed forecast for the victory of the representative of Ukraine.