Garbine Muguruza vs Sofia Kenin Odds & Info
|Game||Garbine Muguruza vs Sofia Kenin|
|Date & Time||Tuesday February 4, 2020, 7:00 AM (EST)|
Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia
In the quarterfinal so the 2021 Yarra Valley Classic, Garbine Muguruza from Spain is set to play against Sofia Kenin from the United States.
Sofia Kenin will have huge expectations on her to perform in Australia as she enters this tournament having won the Australian Open last year. Sofia Kenin enters this match having won her previous outing in 3 sets against fellow American, Jessica Pegula. Kenin lost the opening set but she fought back strongly to win the final 2 sets and the match. During the win, Sofia Kenin impressed with her receiving as she won 45% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 8 occasions. This will be the first major test for Sofia Kenin as she is playing an elite player in Garbine Muguruza.
Looking at Muguruza, the Spaniard has looked dominant throughout this tournament as she has won both of her matches in straight sets. Muguruza was exceptional in her previous outing as she only lost 3 games in the entire match. During the win, Garbina Muguruza won 83% of her service games and 6 return games. This will be a harder match for Garbine Muguruza but considering her recent form, she will fancy her chances of winning.
Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza have played each other twice in the past with Sofia Kenin winning on both occasions. The most recent match between these two players was in 2020 at the Australian Open where Sofia Kenin won in 3 sets. Kenin also defeated Muguruza in 2019 at the China Open.
Free Tennis Pick:
This should be a close match between two very skillful and accomplished players. Both Kenin and Muguruza will hope to win with the Australian Open starting in a week. With that in mind, I am going to pick Garbine Muguruza to win this match. Kenin has not looked at her best in this tournament while Muguruza has been in outstanding form. I see Muguruza having the momentum to win this match.