The prestigious tennis tournament in Miami is gradually gaining momentum, we present our prediction for the match between Elena Rybakina and Paula Badosa, who will play in the third round.
Rybakina in great shape
Elena Rybakina gives a good start to the season, she reached the final of the Australian Open, where she lost to Sobolenko, and in the final of Indian Wells she reciprocated the Belarusian – 7:6, 6:4, which allowed her to win the prestigious tournament. In Miami, the competitor started from the second round, where she defeated Anna Kalińska in a difficult fight – 7:5, 4:6, 6:3. In the world ranking, Rybakin is in seventh place.
Badosa tries to get back in shape
The Spanish athlete has been at the forefront of tennis players in recent years, but now she is only the 29th racket in the world. The year didn’t start well as Badosa missed the Australian Open with an injury and is now trying to recover and get back on track. In Miami, the athlete also missed the first round, and in the second defeated Laura Siegemund – 7:6, 4:6, 6:2. Badosa is still able to reach her max play level.
In direct confrontations, the result is 4:2 in favor of Badosa, but the last meeting took place less than two weeks ago in Indian Wells, where Rybakina won in straight sets – 6:3, 7:5.