Dayana Yastremsk vs Ajla Tomljanović
|Date & Time||Sunday February 3, 2019, 8:00 AM (EST)|
True Arena Hua Hin
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Australian tennis player, Ajla Tomljanović has reached the final of the 2019 WTA Thailand Open. Ajla Tomljanović will battle against X from Y as both players will be trying to win the WTA title.
Ajla Tomljanović was dominant in her semifinal match as she won in straight sets. During the win, Ajla Tomljanović served exceptionally well as she won 67% of the points played during her service games. Ajla Tomljanović won all of her service game which gave her huge advantage over her opponent. In addition to her serving, Ajla Tomljanović also received very well during the victory. Tomljanović won 50% of her return points which allowed her to break her opponents serve on 4 occasions. Ajla Tomljanović has an exceptional record at this venue as she finished second at this event in 2015. With experience and form on her side, Ajla Tomljanović will be very hard to stop.
On the other side of the coin, Dayana Yastremska also won her previous match in straight sets. Yastremska won 90% of her service games while winning 3 return games to establish a comfortable victory. Dayana Yastremska has had a solid start to 2019 as she played well at the Australian Open and the Hobart International. Similar to her opponent, Dayana Yastremska is playing great tennis so she will feel very confident as she enters this contest.
Dayana Yastremska and Ajla Tomljanović have played once in the past. The match was played in 2018 at WTA Beijing where Yastremska won in 3 sets.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Ajla Tomljanović to win this match. While Yastremska has had a good tournament, Ajla Tomljanović seems to find an extra level at this event and her record at this venue shows that. Ajla Tomljanović finished second at this event in 2015 and I see her finished as the champion this time around.