Sorana Cirstea showed excellent tennis in the first round in Tashkent against Denisei Allertova, which she defeated in minimal sets. She tries to continue the good series and in the second round against Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure, an opponent with a poor movement in the field.
▪️The 29-year-old Romanian player currently ranks 95th in the WTA standings at this time, climbing again in the first hundred WTAs.
▪️The current season has been quite inconvenient for Sorana, the best result being obtained on the slag from Nurnberg, where he reached the semifinals, slag being the favorite playing surface.
▪️She managed the best result of this year at the US Open, reaching the 3rd round, but in the Hiroshima tournament she was defeated in the first round by Sara Sorribes Tormo.
▪️His debut in the Wuhan tournament was a successful one, with at least one set of Czechoslovakian Denisa Allertova in a minimum of sets.
▪️At 25 years old, the player from Belgium is currently ranked 123 in the WTA rankings, the highest being 109.
▪️This year he alternated the ITF level tournaments with the WTA tournaments, obtaining the best result on the slab from Rabat, where he reached the quarter-finals, and at Wimbledon he obtained the qualification on the main competition table.
▪️But he continued with a long series of defeats since the first round, the first victory after 2 months coming in the first round from Seoul, while in this tournament he passed in the opening round by Akgul Amadmuradova in minimum sets.
The two players have met have not met until now, the first direct confrontation will take place.
🎾What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
- Sorana Cirstea
- Last result: 2-0 vs Allertova
- Shape: W L L W W
▫️Sorana Cirstea returned this year after 2 seasons of absence from this tournament. She has fond memories of the capital of Uzbekistan, because in 2008, at the beginning of her tennis career, she won her first and only WTA title after a final with Sabine Lisicki.
▫️For the first time after many tournaments, the Romanian is the series leader at a WTA competition. She is a favorite of 8 here and has already played a game, passing in the first round without any problems from Denisa Allertova.
▫️The semi-final on the Nurnberg slag is the best performance for her this year, the hard evolutions being quite erased.
- Ysaline Bonaventure
- Last result: 2-0 vs Amanmuradova
- Shape: W L W L L
▫️Ysaline Bonaventure is evolving for the first time in her career at this tournament. She managed in the first round to defeat probably the best tennis player in the history of Uzbekistan, Akgul Amanmuradova, the former occupant of the 50th WTA, now 35 years old.
▫️The Belgian athlete is in the 3rd tournament in Asia this fall, being defeated in the first round in Hiroshima and in eighth in Seoul.
▫️Currently ranked 123 WTA, Bonaventure has no great results this year, most wins coming in the qualifications of the tournaments in which he participated.
🎾News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.
▪️Play for the 4th time at this competition.
▪️He won this tournament in 2008.
▪️Play for the first time against Ysalina Bonaventure.
▪️He has 6 wins and 9 defeats on the hard this year.
▪️If he wins he will play in the quarterfinals with Danka Kovinic or Margarita Gasparyan.
▪️He is present for the first time in his career on the main panel of this tournament.
▪️He has 12 wins and 9 defeats this year.
▪️He has won only 2 of the last 9 games.
▪️It currently ranks 123 WTA with the best position being 109.
▪️For the presence in the second round you will receive 30 WTA points.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Sorana Cirstea vs Ysaline Bonaventure
I bet on a continuation of the good form shown by Sorana Cirstea in the first round, her opponent having an atypical style of play, without rhythm and with a poor movement in the field, and Sorana Cirstea showed a good consistency in the game in the first round and I think that you will control this game too, obtaining the qualification in the next round.
Prediction Today: Sorana Cirstea