Tournament: WTA Dubai

Location: Dubai tennis stadium

Match date: February 22, 2023

The tennis tournament in Dubai gathered a very solid lineup, our experts prepared their tips for the Iga Sventek – Lyudmila Samsonowa match.

Schwentek intends to stay on top

Iga Sventek was little known to tennis fans a few years ago, and now she dominates the women’s category. The Polish woman is only 21 years old, although she shows a very mature tennis, as if she had many great victories behind her. This season, the player has already won one tournament, so there are no problems with his form. At this tournament, Sventek played only one match, in which she defeated far from weak Leyla Fernandez – 6-1, 6-1. Considering the form of the Polish woman, she is one of the main favorites of the tournament.

Samsonova can develop

The Russian tennis player occupies a high 13th place in the world ranking and is able to advance further. Samsonova is only 24 years old, so she still has a successful career ahead of her. This year, the competitor has one final on her account, in which she lost in the decisive match to Belinda Bencic, not achieving three match points in the second set. At this tournament, Samsonova overtook the strong Bados in the most difficult match – 6:7, 7:6, 6:4. In the second round there was supposed to be a match with the Chinese Zhen, but the opponent did not enter the game.

Personal meetings

The rivals played each other only once, it was last year, as part of the semi-finals of the tournament in Stuttgart, their match lasted just over three hours and ended with a strong victory for Schwentek – 6:7, 6:4, 7:5.

Match prediction

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