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Sofia Kenin vs. Elise Mertens 9/7/20 - US Open Tennis Picks & Predictions

Sofia Kenin vs Elise Mertens Odds & Info

Game Sofia Kenin vs Elise Mertens
Date & Time Monday September 7, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Flushing Meadows New York, USA
TV Channel
ESPN

American tennis superstar Sofia Kenin has made it into the fourth round of the 2020 WTA US Open. At this stage of the tournament, Sofia Kenin is set to play against Elise Mertens from Belgium. 

Sofia Kenin has looked in outstanding touch in this tournament and she enters this match having won her previous outing in straight sets. During the win, Sofia Kenin won 82% of her service games and 3 return games. The receiving was very strong from Sofia Kenin as she constantly pressured her opponent to make mistakes. It has been a supreme season for Sofia Kenin as she won the Australian Open earlier in the season and is playing with huge amounts of confidence. With the advantage of playing on home soil, Sofia Kenin will be hoping to make a huge impact on this tournament. 

On the other side of the coin, Elise Mertens also won her previous outing in straight sets. It was a very impressive performance by Elise Mertens as she won the first set 7-5 and the second set 6-1. The receiving was outstanding from Elise Mertens as she won 55% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 5 occasions. It has been a solid tournament for Elise Mertens but she must improve her performance in this match as she is playing against the number 2 seed. 

Elise Mertens and Sofia Kenin 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 2019 at Wuhan where Sofia Kenin won in 3 sets.

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Sofia Kenin

Taking all the information into notice, I see Sofia Kenin winning this match. Sofia Kenin is the stronger player and she has the momentum as she has the 2-0 head-to-head record. With the advantage of playing on home soil, I see Sofia Kenin winning this fixture in 3 sets.

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