Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva Prediction and Odds: Budapest Open 2023

A place in the quarter-final of the Budapest Open is up for grabs as Claire Liu and Yulia Putintseva go toe-to-toe with each other on Wednesday. Which of these players will be left standing at the end of this match?

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Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva – Match Predictions

With Claire Liu eyeing her first victory over Yulia Putintseva, these are our predictions and tips for this match

Yulia Putintseva to Win

To be fair, Claire Liu has put up a few decent performances these past few weeks; she has three wins in her last four matches, and those victories came in straight sets. However, the American hasn’t fared too well against Yulia Putintseva in the past; she’s currently 0 for 2 against the Kazakhstani, and both losses were in straight sets. Given that Putintseva has four wins in her last five matches, we are fairly confident that she’ll advance to the quarter-final when it’s all said and done.

Less Than 23 Total Games

For our next Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva prediction, let’s take a look at the over/under games market. We’ve already established that Claire Liu won three of her last four matches in straight sets. Bearing that in mind, three of Liu’s last four matches featured 20 games or less. Furthermore, these players previously squared off against each other on two occasions, and both matches went under 21 games. That said, we are taking the under 22.5 games option for this match.

Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva Preview

How have these players fared in recent weeks? Let’s take a look at their recent results.

Claire Liu

Claire Liu faced qualifier Louisa Chirico in the first round; she didn’t have too much trouble defeating her compatriot in straight sets. The American has three wins in her last four matches, and she’ll set her sights on a quarter-final spot.

Yulia Putintseva

Like today’s opponent, Yulia Putintseva faced a qualifier in the first round; as she took on World number 295 Kateryna Volodko, dispatching her in three sets. The Kazakhstani won four of her last five matches, and she’ll fancy her chances against Claire Liu today.

Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva Head to Head

Before this year, Claire Liu and Yulia Putintseva had previously never met. However, this will be their third encounter in 2023. It may interest you to know that Putintseva won the previous two clashes between these players, and she did so in straight sets.

  • 25/04/23 Putintseva won 2-0 (Mutua Madrid Open, Clay)
  • 10/01/23 Putintseva won 2-0 (Hobart Open, Outdoor Hard)

Claire Liu vs Yulia Putintseva Match Details

Clay court during the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters 2017 on April 18, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Della Zuana/Icon Sport)
Photo by Icon Sport
  • When will this match start? The Liu vs Putintseva match is scheduled for Wednesday 19th July, not before 13:45 BST.
  • On which surface will this match be played? This match will take place on clay.
  • Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Yulia Putintseva is favoured over her opponent.
  • Who won the last time these players met? The last time these two met, Yulia Putintseva emerged victorious in straight sets.

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