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Our favourite Elina Svitolina vs Jessica Pegula – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Elina Svitolina vs Jessica Pegula – match predictions
- 2 Svitolina vs Pegula: Can Elina stop Jessica’s Flushing Meadows run?
- 3 Key match details
Svitolina has been showcasing aggressive play since her return from maternity. She goes head-to-head with Pegula, the late-blooming star who has been on an impressive run of form of late.
2-0 to Jessica Pegula @ 29/10 (3.90)
After her impressive 2-0 win over Anna-Lena Friedsam, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova gave Elina a tough time in the second-round encounter. The Ukrainian was fortunate to triumph in the deciding set but did show plenty of weaknesses for Pegula to profit from. The American ace has been in scintillating form, earning straight-set victories in each of her outings. She has yet to drop a set. Given Pegula’s superior form, we expect her to triumph 2-0 and book her passage to the next round.
Over 20.5 Games @ 27/25 (2.12)
Pegula and Svitolina met in the Citi Open quarter-finals where the former came from behind to force her path to the semi-finals. With a fatiguing second week of the US Open ahead, the American ace will not make the same mistakes and should finish this game early. In her prior two outings, she has only accrued 8 games thus far, with her fixtures concluding in 16 games. Given their respective knowledge about each other, Elina will push Jessica but not far enough. As a consequence, we anticipate this match finishing within 20.5 games.
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Svitolina vs Pegula: Can Elina stop Jessica’s Flushing Meadows run?
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Elina Svitolina preview
Svitolina has continued her impressive comeback from maternity leave, securing a hard-fought victory against longtime rival Pavlyuchenkova. Her aggressive style of play, marked by 41 winners and 10 aces in a near three-hour battle, exemplifies her determination to excel. In 2023, the Ukrainian has enjoyed an 11-2 record in Grand Slam events this season, following up her Strasbourg title with a quarterfinal appearance at Roland-Garros and a semifinal run at Wimbledon.
Jessica Pegula preview
Pegula’s transformation from a 1-6 Grand Slam main draw record before the pandemic to consistent second-week appearances in the last three years is commendable. Her six quarterfinal finishes in this period reflect her late-blooming career, marked by remarkable progress. Moreover, Pegula has been in exceptional form on hard courts this season, amassing 31 victories against eight losses. Her successful campaign includes a final in Doha, semifinals in Dubai and Miami, and a quarterfinal appearance at the Australian Open.
Elina Svitolina vs Jessica Pegula head to head
Pegula leads the head-to-head record 3-1, with their previous meetings primarily on hard courts, including a 2023 clash in Washington Open where Pegula overcame Svitolina from a set down.
Key match details
- How much will the US Open 2023 winner get? The WTA US Open winner will get $3,000,000.
- Who is the top seed of the US Open? Iga Swiatek has the top billing at US Open 2023.
- Who is the reigning US Open champion? Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek are the reigning US Open champions.
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