Karolina Pliskova and Anett Kontaveit meet in the third round of the 2019 tennis Rogers Cup.Karolina Pliskova is coming off a three sets win over Alison Riske that took 31 games to decide. In the victory, Pliskova won 82 percent of her first serve points and 55 percent of her second serve points. Pliskova won 71 percent of her total service points and converted on four of her four break points. Pliskova got 58 percent of her first serves in play, saved six of her seven break points and hit 11 aces. Pliskova is going to be a tough out in this tournament if she’s able to get double-digit free points. Pliskova looks to win two straight matches for the fifth time in her last six tournaments. Pliskova has won six of her last seven matches on hard court. Anett Kontaveit is coming off a straight sets win over Carla Suarez-Navarro that took 16 games to decide. In the victory, Kontaveit won 68 percent of her first serve points and 35 percent of her second serve points. Kontaveit won 54 percent of her total service points and converted on five of her 11 break points. Kontaveit got 59 percent of her first serves in play and saved eight of her 11 break points. Kontaveit was able to save some energy with the retirement of Navarro after playing a first set that nearly took an hour. Kontaveit looks to win three straight matches for the first time since making the final in Stuttgart. Kontaveit has nine career wins over top-10 players, with one of those wins coming this year. Kontaveit has won six of her last seven matches on hard court.
1.What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
- Caroline Pliskova
- Last result: 6-4 6-7 6-2 vs Riske
- Shape: W L W W W
Pliskova had a difficult start to the Rogers Cup this year, needing over 2 hours to play in front of Alison Riske.
The Czech Republic squandered an important advantage in the second set, when they led 4-1, so the match came in the decisive set, where Pliskova imposed his game and apparently won without much trouble.
During the match with Riske, Karolina served excellent, giving only once the service and having a very good percentage of 82% of the points won with the first service. Also, one of the keys to the match was the efficiency with which the Czech Republic converted the chances of break, having a perfect percentage of 4 out of 4 chances.
- Anett Kontaveit
- Last result: 7-5 3-1 ret. vs Suarez Navarro
- Shape: W W L W W
Kontaveit already has 2 games played at the Rogers Cup, with Maria Sharapova and Carla Suarez Navarro in a row.
If in the first match of Estonia had much of a fork with the former champion of Russia, the game stretching over almost 3 hours of play, in the previous round he benefited from the withdrawal of the Iberian in the second set, due to an injury.
It will be the third time that Kontaveit will face the Czech athlete, the Estonian is still waiting for the first victory.
2.News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
- He occupies the 3rd WTA position and is likely to rise to the leading arm at the end of this week.
- He has an excellent series of 10 games in which he suffered a single defeat.
- 11 ace served Pliskova in the match played in the previous round against Riske.
- The Czech Republic is in the 7th at the Rogers Cup.
- The best performance at this tournament is access in quarters in 2017.
- He holds the 19th WTA position this week.
- It is at the best season of his career, reaching the 14th place in April.
- Has 9 wins against top 10 athletes.
- He is in the 3rd for the Rogers Cup.
- It is at the best performance in the Canadian tournament.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Karolina Pliskova vs Anett Kontaveit
Pliskova won both meetings against Kontaveit, which includes a three sets win this year in Indian Wells. The other win was in straight sets in Stuttgart.Kontaveit was able to push Pliskova when they met earlier this year, but she’s going to have to serve a lot better to have a chance here. Pliskova is safe to back when she’s serving well and piling up the free points the way she did in her last match. When the power serve is working and she’s hitting her spots, Pliskova is capable of beating anybody you put in front of her.
Prediction Today: Kontaveit +5.5 game-uri