French Open Tennis

Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina Prediction and Odds: French Open 2023

A place in the quarter-final of the French Open is up for grabs as Elina Svitolina and Daria Kasatkina lock horns on Sunday. Which of these players will be left standing at the end of this clash?

The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.

Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina – Match Predictions

As Daria Kasatkina sets her sights on her first win against Elina Svitolina, these are our predictions and tips for this match

Elina Svitolina to Not Lose in Straight Sets

To be fair, Daria Kasatkina knocked out her first three opponents in straight sets, and has never really been threatened in this tournament. However, she doesn’t particularly look forward to meeting Elina Svitolina on the court. It’s important to point out that Daria Kasatkina has faced Elina Svitolina on six occasions, and she lost all of those meetings. As a matter of fact, the Russian player won just two sets in six previous skirmishes between these players.

On the other hand, Elina Svitolina has been on fire lately; she’s coming into this match on the back of eight consecutive victories, with a WTA title to boot. Keeping in mind that Svitolina tends to play well against today’s opponent, we are fairly confident that she will not go down in straight sets today.

Two Total Sets

We’ve already established that Elina Svitolina has a perfect record against Daria Kasatkina. It’s also worth mentioning that Kasatkina suffered most of those losses in straight sets. In fact, the Russian player managed to win just one set in her last five meetings with Svitolina. Considering all of Kasatkina’s matches in this tournament ended in minimum sets, we believe that there will be just two sets in this match, like in four of the last five encounters between these players.

Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina Preview

Our Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina predictions have been established; let’s see how these players have fared in this competition.

Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina faced Anna Blinkova, Storm Hunter and Martina Trevisan in the first three rounds; although she required three sets in order to beat two of those opponents, the Ukrainian player has held her own for the most part. Ahead of this clash, Svitolina has won eight matches in a row; and she’ll look to extend that run by winning this match.

Daria Kasatkina

On the other hand, Daria Kasatkina made it through to the round of 16 without dropping a set; as she defeated Peyton Stearns, Marketa Vondrousova and Jule Niemeier in the previous three rounds. However, Kasatkina will a player she has struggled against in the past; it’ll be interesting to see if she can get her first victory over Svitolina today.

Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina Head to Head

This should be an interesting fixture between two familiar opponents. It’s important to point out that Elina Svitolina and Daria Kasatkina have squared off against each other a fair few times, and those encounters have not been very pleasant for Kasatkina. As a matter of fact, Svitolina currently has a 6-0 record against today’s opponents, with four of those coming in straight sets; she has a 1-0 record vs Kasatkina on clay courts. These are the results of the last five skirmishes between these players:

  • 03/09/21 Elina Svitolina won 2-0 (US Open, Outdoor Hard)
  • 31/07/19 Svitolina won 2-0 (San Jose Open, Outdoor Hard)
  • 17/05/18 Svitolina won 2-1 (Italian Open, Clay)
  • 24/02/18 Svitolina won 2-0 (Dubai Open, Outdoor Hard)
  • 08/08/17 Svitolina won 2-0 (Toronto Open, Outdoor Hard)

Elina Svitolina vs Daria Kasatkina Match Details

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  • When will this match start? This match will be played on Sunday 4th June.
  • On which surface will this match be played? The Svitolina vs Kasatkina match will take place on an outdoor clay court.
  • Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Daria Kasatkina is today’s favourite.

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