Madison Keys vs Anhelina Kalinina Prediction and Odds: Italian Open 2023

One of the hardest matches to predict will be between Madison Keys and Anhelina Kalinina in the third round of the Italian Open.

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Madison Keys vs Anhelina Kalinina – Match Predictions

This will be a tough match for a place in the round of 16 where the winner will play the better one from the match between Camila Osorio and Beatriz Haddad Maia.

Anhelina Kalinina +2.5

Keys had an extra day off compared to Kalinina but that does not guarantee her any success in this match. Regardless the better ranking, the Ukrainian knows how to play against Keys and will show that once again on the court. Kalinina had dominant performances in the previous two rounds and will at least cover the +2.5 games spread in this match.

Over 21.5 games

Keys is eager to defeat Kalinina for the first time in her career and is ready to do so. However, Kalinina plays well from the base line and this will be a tough battle that will go over 21.5 games.

Madison Keys vs Anhelina Kalinina Preview

Keys is the better player at the moment and will have a chance to get her first win over Kalinina.

Madison Keys

Keys is currently 23rd in the rankings while her best ranking was at No. 7. The American is 15-6 for the season and 4-1 on clay. In the first round in Rome, Keys defeated Magdalena French in straight sets and then went through in the second after Victoria Azarenka retired. The first round win was her first match in more than a month since she lost in the quarterfinals in Charleston to Darya Kasatkina. Keys made it to the final in Rome in 2016 where she lost to Serena Williams in straight sets.

Anhelina Kalinina

Kalinina is ranked at No. 47 in the moment and the best ranking in her career was at No. 28. The 26-year-old is 12-10 for the season and 2-2 on clay. Both of the previous matches in Rome, Kalinina won in straight sets and on the other side of the net were, Anna Blinkova in the first and Sofia Kenin in the second round. Her best result this season was the quarterfinal in Hobart where she lost to Kenin.

Madison Keys vs Anhelina Kalinina Head to Head

This will be the third match between these two players and Kalinina won both of them. They played last year in the opening round in Rome when the Ukrainian won 6-4, 6-4. Their first match took place in Miami last year and Kalinina won 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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Madison Keys vs Anhelina Kalinina Match Details

  • Date and Time: The match will start on Monday, May 15 at 11:00 GMT
  • Venue: The match will be played on Centre Court in Rome
  • Where to watch the match in UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom

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