Vera Zvonareva vs Petra Kvitova Odds & Info
|Game||Vera Zvonareva vs Petra Kvitova|
|Date & Time||Wednesday May 12, 2021, 6:00 AM (EDT)|
We have reached the second round of the 2021 WTA Italian Open in Rome. At this stage of the tournament, Vera Zvonareva from Russia is set to play against Petra Kvitova from Czechia.
Vera Zvonareva defeated Christina McHale in straight sets in the previous round. It was a comfortable win for Vera Zvonareva as she only lost 3 games in the entire match. During the win, Vera Zvonareva impressed with her receiving as she won 60% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. It has been a tough few weeks for Vera Zvonareva as she has struggled to make a big impact at a tournament since the St Petersburg Open where she made it into the semifinals. This is expected to be a tough match for Vera Zvonareva as she is playing against the number 11 seed in Petra Kvitova.
Looking at Petra Kvitova, the Czech superstar lost the opening set of the tournament but she fought back strongly to win her opening round fixture in straight sets. Kvitova only lost 2 games in the final 2 sets which allowed her to win the match with some comfort. It has been a strong few weeks for Petra Kvitova as she has made the quarterfinals of her last 2 tournaments. Petra Kvitova looks in good form and that is going to make her tough to beat in this tournament.
Vera Zvonareva and Petra Kvitova have played each other 6 times in the past with both players winning on 3 occasions. The most recent match between these two players was in 2011 where Kvitova won in straight sets.
Free Tennis Pick:
Looking at all the information, I am going to pick Petra Kvitova to win this match. Kvitova is the stronger player and has been in much better form leading into this tournament. I see Petra Kvitova winning this match in straight sets.