Claire Liu vs Marta Kostyuk Prediction and Odds: Italian Open 2023

Claire Liu and Marta Kostyuk are set to face off in what promises to be a thrilling second round match at the Italian Open 2023. It’s a tough one to call, but one thing’s for sure – this match is not to be missed. Read our Italian Open predictions in this article.

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Claire Liu vs Marta Kostyuk – Match Predictions

Under 20.5 Games

Both players have had struggled to give their best this season so far and will be looking to improve on their form in this encounter. Liu has shown great resilience in her matches, with four of her last five matches seeing three sets. Kostyuk will not be fazed by these results and will call upon her aggressive play to impress. Both of their two duels last season required at least 21 games to find a result and more of the same is expected in this duel.

2-1 to Claire Liu

Kostyuk is the higher ranked player but has been dormant in recent weeks. On the other hand, Liu has continued to work in earnest. Going from one event to an other to find some momentum. She finally got it with a three-set victory over Camilla Rosatello and should repeat her WTA Melbourne heroics to get past Kostyuk in the same fashion.

Claire Liu vs Marta Kostyuk Preview

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in this tournament.

Claire Liu

The American ace continues to toil on the WTA circuit, far removed from the highs she enjoyed as a junior star. Liu is a former world number 1 in junior singles and won the Wimbledon girls’ singles title and finished runner-up at the French Open. She has failed to make her mark on the professional stage but will fancy her chances as she makes another attempt at glory. French Open is right around the corner and she will need solid performances in the Rome Masters to get seeded.

Marta Kostyuk

The Ukrainian professional won her first career WTA title at age 20 on Sunday in the ATX Open at the start of March. She took some time off after the hard court events took a break and focus turned towards the European clay court events. She was found wanting in the first round of the Madrid Open, losing in three sets to Camila Osorio. In Liu, she has a formidable opponent and the big hitter will be calling upon her powerful forehand to get over the line.

Claire Liu vs Marta Kostyuk Head to Head

Duels between Claire Liu and Marta Kostyuk have are evenly balances, with both professionals claiming one win apiece against the other.

  • 19/02/22 Marta Kostyuk won 2-0 (WTA Doha, Hard)
  • 05/01/22 Claire Liu won 2-1 (WTA Melbourne, Hard)

Claire Liu vs Marta Kostyuk Match Details

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  • When will this match start? This match starts not before 15:00 GMT on 9 May.
  • Who are the top seeds of the Italian Open? Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek are the top seeds in men’s and women’s singles events.
  • Where can I watch Italian Open 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom

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