Karolina Muchova vs. Priscilla Hon - 9/20/19 Korea Open Tennis Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Priscilla Hon vs. Karolina Muchova
Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5:00 AM (Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center)
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Czech tennis player, Karolina Muchova has made it into the quarterfinals of the 2019 WTA Korea Open. At this stage of the tournament, Muchova is set to play against Priscilla Hon from Australia.
Priscilla Hon had a big win in the previous round as she defeated the number 5 seed in 3 sets. Hon showed her quality in the final set which she won 6-1. During the victory, Priscilla Hon impressed with her receiving as she won 47% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. While the receiving was strong, Hon had issues with her serving as she conceded 4 service games. With the competition getting near the end, Priscilla Hon must improve her serve if she wishes to compete.
Looking at Karolina Muchova, the number 3 seed looked very impressive as she defeated Timea Babos in straight sets in the previous round. The serving was especially strong as Muchova as she won 73% of service points which allowed her to win all of her service games. The serving was well complemented by her receiving as she won 3 return games. Karolina Muchova has been playing exceptionally well, especially since her quarterfinal appearance at Wimbledon. With the field relatively weak in this tournament, Muchova will be confident in her ability to win the title.
Karolina Muchova and Priscilla Hon have played each other once in the past. The match was played at this tournament in 2017 where Priscilla Hon won in 3 sets.
Despite the head-to-head record, I see Karolina Muchova winning this match. Muchova has been playing outstanding tennis and she has established herself as a much stronger player over the season. Furthermore, Priscilla Hon has looked weak while serving. Looking at recent form and matches, I see Muchova being too strong for Hon in this match.