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Sparks will fly as two former grand slam champions battle for supremacy at the Indian Wells Open’s Stadium 1. Can Andreescu book a place in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, or will it be business as usual for Iga Swiatek? Read our WTA Indian Wells predictions in this article.
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Iga Swiatek vs Bianca Andreescu – Match Predictions
We know how stressful it can be to decide the best option to bet on. That’s why we dig into every detail surrounding the best tennis players in the world. In this way, we offer you real data and pick objectively. To set the right bet for Iga Swiatek vs Bianca Andreescu, read our free predictions and tips for this match
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu to Cover +6.5 Games
Iga Swiatek’s dominance cannot be explained. The current World number 1 has seven wins in her last eight singles matches (excluding walkovers); and almost all of those opponents got treated to a 6-0 bagel or 6-1 breadstick, or both. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that this line is as high as -6.5.
However, we believe that Bianca Andreescu will put up a relatively better fight than most of Iga’s recent opponents. These players met in Rome last year, and although Iga won in straight sets, Bianca managed to force a tie-break in one of those sets. That said, we believe the former world number 4 can win at least 6 games today.
Over 18.5 Total Games
The only other time these players met, they went above this line. Bianca Andreescu has been plagued by injuries throughout her career, but when she’s healthy, she can hold her own against some of the best players on tour. Granted, we expect Iga to take this in straight sets, but Andreescu should keep it close enough to go over 18.5 games.
Iga Swiatek vs Bianca Andreescu Preview
Our Iga vs Bianca predictions have been established. Now we would like to look at both players’ performances in this tournament so far.
As expected, Iga Swiatek didn’t have too much trouble in her opening match. The Pole took out Claire Liu in just over one hour, surrendering just one game in the process. Swiatek will be eyeing a fourth round spot as she looks to defend her Indian Wells title, and she’ll fancy her chances against Andreescu.
On the other hand, Bianca Vanessa Andreescu had a slow start to her previous match against Peyton Stearns, as she surrendered the first set to the American. However, she bounced back from the start of the second set, emerging victorious in three sets. Compared to Stearns, Iga Swiatek will be a relatively bigger fish to fry. Can Bianca defeat the number 1 player in the world today?
Iga Swiatek vs Bianca Andreescu Head to Head
This will be the second encounter between these players. They met at the Rome Open last year, and Iga Swiatek won in straight sets.
- 13/05/22 Swiatek won 2-0 (Rome, Clay)
Iga Swiatek vs Bianca Andreescu Match Details
- When will this match start? The Swiatek vs Andreescu match starts not before 01:00 GMT on Tuesday, 14th March.
- On which surface will this match be played? This match will be played on an outdoor hard court.
- Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Iga Swiatek is favoured by a wide margin.
- Is it possible to watch Indian Wells 2023 live in the UK? Of course. This match, along with every other match in this tournament will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom
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