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Jessica Pegula comes from winning the title in Montreal and has an ambition to do the same at the Cincinnati Open. In the second round of the tournament, the highest-ranked American player will face Martina Trevisan.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Martina Trevisan vs Jessica Pegula– match predictions
These two players know each other very well since this will be their third match this year. Pegula is a major favorite but the Italian is in good form as well.
Martina Trevisan +6.5
There is no doubt that Pegula is a major favorite in this match but the given spread is too big. Trevisan is a solid player and in both previous matches against Pegula, she was able to cover this spread. The American has a tight schedule going all the way in Montreal last week and even is she wins, it will not be a blowout.
Over 18.5 games
Trevisan had a tough road coming from the qualifiers to reach the second round of the main draw. She has nothing to lose in this match and will have a standing chance against the world No. 3. The 18.5 margin is not that difficult to reach, so the Italian will be able to hold long enough to take the match over it.
Martina Trevisan vs Jessica Pegula preview
Pegula’s confidence is sky-high after winning the title in Montreal. She has never made it past the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open and this seems like a perfect opportunity to do so.
Martina Trevisan is 63rd in the WTA rankings and her career high was No. 18. The 29-year-old is 16-18 for the season and 9-9 on hard surface.
This will be her fourth match in Cincinnati after beating Su Wei Hsieh and Taylor Townsend in the qualifiers and Bernarda Pera in the opening round of the main draw.
Trevisan has reached three quarterfinals this season, in Hamburg, Rabat and Miami.
Pegula is having the highest ranking in her career being No. 3 in the world. The American is 42-13 for the season and 26-7 on hard surface.
She is coming off winning the title in Montreal last week, defeating Ludmila Samsonova, 6-1, 6-0 in the final. That was Pegula’s first WTA title this season and third in her career.
Last year in Cincinnati, she reached the quarterfinal where she lost to Caroline Garcia.
Martina Trevisan vs Jessica Pegula head to head
Pegula has won both previous matches played this against Trevisan. In the round of 16 at the WTA Madrid, the American won 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 and at the United Cup the score was 6-4, 6-2.
Martina Trevisan vs Jessica Pegula match details
- When will the match between Trevisan vs Pegula be played? The match is scheduled for August 16 at 16:00 GMT.
- Who is the favorite in the match between Trevisan vs Pegula? Given the odds, Pegula is a major favorite to win this match.
- How much will the Western & Southern Open winner earn? Here is everything you need to know about the Cincinnati Open Prize Money.
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