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In a clash of contrasting stories, Karolina Muchova and Taylor Townsend will cross paths in a pivotal third-round showdown. Muchova’s recent resurgence and Townsend’s triumphant return after maternity hiatus add intrigue to this encounter.
Our favourite Karolina Muchova vs Taylor Townsend – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Karolina Muchova vs Taylor Townsend – match predictions
- 2 A tale of two comebacks
- 3 Key match details
Both players have been making headlines with their remarkable journeys, and this encounter promises to be a captivating battle on the courts of Flushing Meadows. Stay ahead of the game with expert betting tips and live updates for US Open 2023.
Muchova to win her 1st service game, 1st set and the match @ 8/13 (1.62)
We are backing the French Open and Cincinnati Open runner-up to dominate this game and with good reason. In Cincinnati and New York, the Czech ace has imposed herself against her rivals. Both Hunter and Frech were unable to stop her at Flushing Meadows to win the first game, the set and the match. On her return, Townsend has not come up against someone of her pedigree and we believe it will be the difference maker. The bookmakers’ odds showcase their confidence in Muchova’s abilities and we are backing her to do the same.
Muchova to win the match and under 20.5 total games @ 17/10 (2.70)
Taylor’s victories over Gracheva and Haddad Maia showcase her relenting ability to come out on top. She will have her hands full against Muchova, who is a different beast altogether. The world number 10 only required 16 games to get past Hunter and 18 to overcome Frech. While she has been pushing the pedal to the floor from the get-go, Townsend has turned important points in the match to triumph. The American ace will not get that opportunity now and will falter against Muchova, who will finish the game within 20.5 games.
The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and the odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with your bookmaker before placing a bet.
A tale of two comebacks
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.
Karolina Muchova preview
The US Open has been a turning point for Karolina Muchova, where five years ago, she broke into the tennis scene with a stunning run. Recently, she has been a force to be reckoned with, making it to the quarterfinals in Dubai and Indian Wells. Her impressive journey continued with finals appearances at Roland-Garros and Cincinnati, solidifying her spot in the top 10.
Taylor Townsend preview
The American sensation, Taylor Townsend, has been a revelation at the US Open, winning both of her opening-round matches in straight sets. Her victory over Varvara Gracheva and the subsequent triumph over Haddad Maia has catapulted her into the third round. Townsend’s journey is a testament to her resilience and determination.
Muchova vs Townsend head to head
Intriguingly, Karolina Muchova and Taylor Townsend have never crossed paths on the tennis court, making their upcoming clash at the US Open a fascinating encounter between two players with distinct styles and backgrounds
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 16:00 GMT on 01 September.
- How much will the US Open 2023 winner get? The WTA US Open winner will get $3,000,000.
- Where is the match being played? The venue for this fixture is USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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