Mihaela BuzÄƒrnescu vs. Alison Van Uytvanck
Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4:00 AM (Regional Park Tennis Stadium)
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Belgian tennis player, Alison Van Uytvanck has made it into the quarterfinals of the 2019 WTA Japan Open in Hiroshima. At this stage of the tournament, Alison Van Uytvanck will play against Mihaela Buzărnescu from Romania.
Mihaela Buzărnescu played very well in the previous round as she defeated Kurumi Nara in straight sets. It was a clinical performance by Buzărnescu as she won 67% of her service games and 5 return games. Mihaela Buzărnescu was very good at winning vital points as she won 100% of her break point chances. It has been a good tournament for Mihaela Buzărnescu but this match is expected to be a challenge as she is playing against the number 3 seed.
On the other side of the coin, Alison Van Uytvanck enters this match having won her previous fixture in 3 sets. It was a close match where Van Uytvanck lost the second set but she managed to show her ability at vital moments to secure the victory. During the win, Alison Van Uytvanck impressed with her receiving as she won 48% of her return points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 6 occasions. The serving was also solid from Alison Van Uytvanck as she won close to 70% of her service games. Alison Van Uytvanck has played well in this tournament and she looks like a genuine contender to win the title.
This will be the first time that Alison Van Uytvanck and Mihaela Buzărnescu will be playing each other at a WTA event.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Alison Van Uytvanck to win this match. Despite Mihaela Buzărnescu’s form, Alison Van Uytvanck is a much stronger player and I see her having too much experience for her opponent. Alison Van Uytvanck is the better player and I see her securing a spot in the semifinals.