Vekic vs Putintseva: comfortable opponent for Donna
Donna Vekic won four out of five head-to-head matches against Yulia Putintseva. On August 2, players will face each other in the first round of San Jose tournament. Should we expect another victory from the Croatian player? The answer is in our prediction.
Donna Vekic is coming back on tour after the injury and is starting to show a decent level of performance and great results. Croatian player can be pleased with her performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In the Japanese capital Donna beat Caroline Garcia and Aryna Sabalenka. In the third round she was beaten in a close match by Elena Rybakina (6:7, 4:6).
In San Jose Croatia representative played only once. In 2019 she managed to reach the semi-final on that American tournament.
Yulia Putintseva put up a great performance on clay tournament at Budapest in mid-July. In the Hungarian capital Kazakhstan representative beat every opponent and won the second WTA tournament in her career.
Yulia had high hopes for the Olympic tournament in Tokyo. But transition to hard surface and difficult weather conditions didn't let Putintseva to put up her best performance. During the first round match against Nadia Podoroska Kazakhstan representative withdrew herself from the tournament. Worth noting that it will be Putintseva's debut on San Jose tournament.
In four out of five head-to-head matches a winner was decided in two sets
Only in one out of five head-to-head matches Vekic and Putintseva played more than nine games in the second set
Vekic and Putintseva played against each other five times. Four matches ended with a victory of Croatian player. All of them were recorded in straight sets. Vekic also played better on the Olympic tournament in Tokyo. We offer to place a bet on another victory for Donna.
Our prediction - Vekic to win
Choosing a bet on the total, we should take a look at the history of head-to-head matches. In four out of five fixtures opponents played two sets. We offer to place a bet on total under for this one.
Our second bet is on total under 21 games