Jessica Pegula vs Cristina Bucsa Prediction and Odds: Wimbledon 2023

Jessica Pegula is not having the best year in her career, but she is still among the top seeds in Wimbledon and has a legit chance to attack the title. In the second round of the tournament, she will face Cristina Bucsa.

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Jessica Pegula vs Cristina Bucsa – Match Predictions

Both players needed three sets in the opening round of Wimbledon, and they had just enough time to prepare for the next challenge.

Jessica Pegula 2-0

Pegula is in her prime and has a solid season. Her style of play perfectly fits the conditions and Wimbledon, and she is a major favorite in this match. Bucsa has an average season, but she is a great fighter which brought her to the second round. Still, Pegula is on another level compared to the Spaniard and will advance to the third round in straight sets.

Cristina Bucsa +5.5

Despite the fact that Pegula will most likely advance from this match, Bucsa will not go out without a fight. She survived a thrid set tiebreak in the opening round, and things can not get any more difficult than that. Bucsa will be competitive in the match and cover the +5.5 games spread.

Jessica Pegula vs Cristina Bucsa Preview

Pegula faced an early exit at the Roland Garros and will give her best to go deep in Wimbledon.

Jessica Pegula

Pegula is coming off a difficult match in the opening round against Lauren David. The world No. 4 won 6-2, 6-7, 6-3. Pegula is now 32-11 for the season including 3-1 on grass. Her best result ever on Wimbledon is the third round last year when she lost to Petra Martic.

Going into Wimbledon, Pegula reached the quarterfinal in Eastbourne where she lost to Coco Gauff. Her best result this season is the semifinal in Miami and the quarterfinal at the Australian Open.

Cristina Bucsa

Bucsa is currently 78th in the WTA rankings and her career high was No. 66. The 25-year-old is 15-15 for the season and 3-3 on grass.

In the opening round, Bucsa had a difficult task against Kamilla Rakhimova winning 6-3, 4-6, 7-6, and saving a couple of match points.  This was Bucsa’s first match ever in the main draw of Wimbledon.

Going into Wimbledon, Bucsa lost in the opening round in Eastbourne to Calilla Osorio in three sets. Previously, she went through the qualifiers to make it to the main draw in Birmingham where she failed against Barbora Krejcikova.

Jessica Pegula vs Cristina Bucsa Head to Head

This will be the first time Jessica Pegula and Cristina Bucsa will play against each other.

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Jessica Pegula vs Cristina Bucsa Match Details

  • When will the match between Pegula vs Bucsa be played? The match is scheduled for July 5.
  • Who is the favorite in the Pegula vs Bucsa match? According to the bookies, Pegula is a major favorite to win this match.
  • Who is the favorite to win women’s Wimbledon this year? World No. 1 is considered the favorite to win Wimbledon this year.

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