M. Vondrousova at L. Arruabarrena
|Date & Time||Friday April 26, 2019, 3:00 AM (EDT)|
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Spanish tennis player, Lara Arruabarrena has made it into the quarterfinals of the 2019 WTA Istanbul Open in Turkey. At this stage of the tournament, Lara Arruabarrena will play against Markéta Vondroušová from the Czech Republic.
Lara Arruabarrena had a solid victory in the previous round as she won in straight sets. During the win, Lara Arruabarrena received serve exceptionally well as the Spaniard won 54% of her receiving points. Arruabarrena won 6 break points which gave her a massive boost throughout the contest. It is important to note that Lara Arruabarrena also had a good match in regards to her serve as she won 75% of her service games. Lara Arruabarrena has been in outstanding form as she made the semifinals in her previous tournament and the Spanish player is expected to enter this match full of confidence.
On the other side of the coin, Markéta Vondroušová also won her previous match in straight sets. Markéta Vondroušová also received serve well as she won 7 break points. While the serving was impressive, it is important to note that Markéta Vondroušová struggled with her serve as she lost 44% of her service games. Markéta Vondroušová will have to improve her serving if she wishes to win this match.
This will be the first time that Markéta Vondroušová and Lara Arruabarrena will be playing each other in a singles match at a WTA event.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Lara Arruabarrena to win this match. Markéta Vondroušová had a solid win in the previous round by the Czech player looked very vulnerable while serving and I see that costing her against Lara Arruabarrena. Lara Arruabarrena looks very confident and I see her winning this match and making her second successive semifinal.