Elina Svitolina vs Leylah Fernandez: Prediction and Betting Tips
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Elina Svitolina to match her best record at the US Open
Elina Svitolina is having one of the best seasons in her career. Notably, the fifth seed is on a nine-match winning streak extending back to the Chicago Open. In Fact, she won her 16th career title there. Moreover, the 26-year-old won the Bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics earlier this year.
At the US Open, Svitolina has a 20-8 win / loss record including this year’s results. Clearly, 2019 was her best year as a pro player on Tour. She reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon and the US Open and the quarterfinal at the Australian Open.
During her last match against former world number one Simona Halep, Svitolina showed impeccable form. As a result, the fifth seed beat the Romanian in straight sets. To summarize, Svitolina is a remarkably complete player with many strengths like her movement, agility, and anticipation.
Svitolina Key Stats
- Svitolina lost her serve just three times in four matches
- The Ukrainian won 64% of the points on her second serve at the US Open
- The world number five played on average 18.25 games per match
Leylah Fernandez is having a dream US Open. Notably, the 19-year-old is in her first-ever quarter-final of a Grand Slam and she is doing it with some impact. In fact, the Canadian eliminated two of the world’s heavyweights in women’s tennis, Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber. And she did it in an emphatic fashion as well.
During her match against Kerber in the round of 16, Fernadez lost the first set. However, the teenager showed immense fighting spirit and willpower to win the second set in a tiebreak despite being 4-2 down. Furthermore, the unseeded grew in confidence in the third set and broke Kerber’s serve twice to clinch another famous victory.
In a nutshell, it will be interesting to see whether Fernandez can keep her momentum in this match. Obviously, she has the weapons in her arsenal to trouble the best in the world. However, still needs to be seen whether she can sustain the pressure of playing in the US Open quarter-finals.
Fernandez key stats
- Fernandez played on average 27.5 games per match at the US Open
- The Canadian hit on average 44.5 winners per match
- Nine times in four matches Fernandez lost her serve
Elina Svitolina vs Leylah Fernandez Prediction
Two contradicting styles of play will face each other in this matchup. Svitolina is known for her defensive style and the ability to turn defense to attack from the baseline. Meanwhile. Fernandez is a young energetic player who is not afraid to go for her shots.
Hence, this US Open quarterfinal clash will attract a lot of attention from all tennis fans. Also, it is interesting to see how the young Canadian will be ready physically after playing back-to-back three-set matches.
A win for Svitolina has odds of 1.36 at Vbet. Hence, if we look at a more profitable bet we can find the breaks market. Looking at the average breaks both players conceded is around three per match together. Thus we think under 7.5 breaks in this match is a good deal.
Elina Svitolina vs Leylah Fernandez Betting Tips
Under 7.5 Breaks 2.00 at Vbet
Over 19.5 Games 1.55 at Vbet
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