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Coco Gauff is one of the candidates to make a huge leap at Wimbledon but despite her focus on the third major of the year, she will definitely try to go all the way in Eastbourne International. Can Pegula stand on her way in the quarterfinals?
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Jessica Pegula vs Coco Gauff – Match Predictions
This will be a very interesting match between the two American players who are in the Top 10 of the WTA rankings. Pegula is the more experienced one but Gauff is playing much better lately.
Coco Gauff to win
This will definitely be a tough match between two players who have high hopes for Wimbledon. Gauff is 10 years younger and she plays constantly well throughout the year. Pegula was not that consistent, especially in the last couple of months. Gauff will take advantage of the better form and will advance to the semifinals.
Under 22.5 games
Gauff was furious in the previous two rounds in Eastbourne. Pegula is certainly a much better player than her previous opponents but she will not be able to be competitive against Gauff who will take care of business pretty quickly.
Jessica Pegula vs Coco Gauff Preview
Gauff is one of the favorites in Eastbourne and it will be interesting to see her play against one of the few players who are ranked higher than her.
Pegula is currently fourth in the world one spot lower than her career high. The 29-year-old is 31-10 for the season and 2-0 on grass. Pegula took some time off since the French Open where she lost in the third round to Elise Mertens. She had a solid start in Eastbourne defeating Qinwen Zheng, 6-3, 6-4. In the second round, things did not go that smoothly but Pegula still won, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 against Camila Osorio. Pegula’s best result this season was the final in Doha where she lost to Iga Swiatek.
Coco Gauff is currently 7th in the WTA rankings, and os just a matter of time before she goes back to the Top 5 players in the WTA rankings. Gauff is 26-10 for the season and 3-1 on grass. She has been very solid in the first two rounds in Eastbourne. First, the 19-year-old defeated Bernarda Pera by 6-3, 6-2 and then she went past Jodie Burrage by 6-1, 6-1.
Last week, Gauff lost in the round of 16 at the Berlin Open, failing to Ekaterina Alexandrova by 6-4, 6-0. Gauff won one title earlier this season, in Auckland in January.
Jessica Pegula vs Coco Gauff Head to Head
Pegula has won the only previous match against Gauff. Last year in the opening round of Dubai, Pegula won 6-4, 6-4.
Jessica Pegula vs Coco Gauff Match Details
- When will the match between Pegula vs Gauff be played? The match is scheduled for June 29.
- Who is the favorite in the Pegula vs Gauff match? According to the bookies, Gauff is a slight favorite to win this match.
- How much will the of the WTA Eastbourne International earn? Here you can check everything you need to know about the WTA Eastbourne Prize Money.
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