Garbina Muguruza vs. Marketa Vondrousova - 2021 WTA Yarra Valley Classic Semi-Final
Saturday, February 6th 2021
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A very exciting matchup is on our hands as Marketa Vondrousova meets Garbina Muguruza in the semifinals of the 2021 WTA Yarra Valley Classic on Saturday, February 6th 2021. Will Muguruza continue to cruise through her matches here or will Marketa Vondrousova be able to cause some difficulties to the experienced Spaniard?
Marketa Vondrousova came through a very tight 3 set match against Nadia Podoroska, beating the Argentinian 3-6/6-4/1-0 in the match tiebreak. Vondrousova knows that she should've performed a bit better in the match overall to prevent it even going to a match tiebreak. Vondrousova is still young, and has a lot of room to go in her career and learning curve, but she has been showing some great tennis all tournament. Will Marketa Vondrousova put on a superb performance here in the semifinals to book a spot against Ashleigh Barty in the final and get a rematch of their 2019 French Open Final?
Garbina Muguruza got revenge for her defeat at the 2020 Australian Open Final as she beat Sofia Kenin in straight sets 6-2/6-2. Muguruza has been superb all tournament, and she is going to be a force to be reckoned with next week at the Australian Open if she continues to play like this. Will Muguruza come out in cruise control and be able to school the youngster Marketa Vondrousova to show that she is still one of the best in the game, and she is reaching her peak this year in the hopes of winning the Australian Open after a tough loss last year?
This is going to be the first meeting between both players, and it is going to be a very tight one in my opinion. Marketa Vondrousova will not be as easy of a pushover like Sofia Kenin was, but I still believe that throughout the entire tournament, Muguruza has been levels above anyone. Garbina Muguruza will make use of all of her experience, skills, and momentum to get the job done against a tough young opponent, and I believe she will make her way to the Final on Sunday against the favourite Ashleigh Barty.