Ajla Tomljanović vs Naomi Osaka Odds & Info
|Game||Ajla Tomljanović vs Naomi Osaka|
|Date & Time||Thursday March 25, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Hard Rock Stadium Miami, USA
At the 2021 Miami Open, Naomi Osaka will start her tournament in the second round. Osaka will play her first match against Ajla Tomljanović from Australia.
Ajla Tomljanović enters this match having won her previous outing in straight sets. It was a dominant performance by Ajla Tomljanović as she lost no games in the final set of the match. During the win, Ajla Tomljanović impressed with her receiving as she won 59% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. It has been a tough season for Ajla Tomljanović and this is expected to be a very tough match for the Australian as she is playing against the number 2 seed.
On the other side of the coin, this will be the first match of the tournament for Naomi Osaka after she received a bye in the opening round due to her high ranking. Osaka last played at the Australian Open where she had an epic campaign and won the tournament. During the Australian Open, Naomi Osaka defeated the likes of Serena Williams and Garbine Muguruza. Osaka has already won 4 Grand Slam titles and is close to the top player on the WTA tour. This has been a modest tournament for Naomi Osaka as she only has a 56% win rate. That being said, this is a big tournament and Naomi Osaka will be hoping she can win the title.
This will be the first time that Ajla Tomljanović and Naomi Osaka will be playing each other at a WTA event.
Free Tennis Pick:
Ajla Tomljanović is an experienced player but I don’t see her having the ability to challenge Naomi Osaka. Osaka has been in elite form in 2021 and she looks to be playing with a huge amount of confidence. I see this being an easy match for Osaka as I am predicting her to win in straight sets.