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Our favourite Kayla Day vs Sorana Cirstea – match predictions
As the echoes of Kayla and Sorana’s journey reverberate through the courts of Flushing Meadows, their convergence promises a match that encapsulates the essence of the US Open. The wild card against a seeded opponent with everything at stake. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
3 Total Sets @ 17/10 (2.70)
Four of Day’s last eight matches have been three-set affairs. We have to go back to ten matches to find the same number of three-setters for Sorana. However, both ladies enter the US Open on the back of 2-1 defeats. It showcased the resilience of their character and dogged ability to hang on while traversing troubled waters. As they meet, we believe blows will be exchanged and a victor found in the deciding set.
Sorana Cirstea to win @ 27/10 (3.70)
Since her third-round ousting at the All-England Club, Sorana has struggled to live up to expectations. She has navigated the first hurdle but stumbled at the next challenge in three successive competitions. Against Kayla, we believe the trend will come to a conclusion. Day claimed her second silverware of 2023 at the end of August and earned passage to the Montreal Open main draw through the qualifiers. Well-versed with the North American hard courts and with the backing of the assembled crowd, we believe the wild card will trounce Cirstea in this meeting.
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.
Tough task for wild card Sorana against seeded Cirstea
Our US Open tips for this match have been established, so let’s see how these two players have fared so far in recent weeks.
Kayla Day preview
The 2023 season has been marked by a series of defining moments for Kayla Day, culminating in her top 100 debut after a resolute journey. Armed with two W100 titles in North America this year, Bonita Springs and Granby, her ascent is reflective of her relentless pursuit of excellence. Notably, her triumphs over established players and former top 10 competitors underscore her ability to thrive under pressure, more pronounced by her journey to the French Open third round.
Sorana Cirstea preview
Sorana Cirstea’s recent form bears the imprint of challenging matchups against top 20 players in her last four outings. Despite her setbacks, her earlier performances on US hard courts this season have showcased her prowess, including a quarterfinal appearance in Indian Wells and a semifinal run in Miami. She also claimed silverware access in Reus and boasts of a 26-18 win/loss record in 2023. The 33-year-old’s journey is marked by flashes of brilliance that make her a formidable opponent on any given day.
Day vs Cirstea head to head
The head-to-head between Day and Cirstea is a blank canvas as they meet for the first time on the WTA tour.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 21:30 GMT on 28 August.
- Who is the top seed of the US Open? Polish star Iga Swiatek is the number 1 seed at the US Open 2023.
- Where can you watch US Open for free? Australian fans can tune into Channel 9 for broadcasting action from Flushing Meadows for free.
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