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After a disappointing exit at the US Open, Ons Jabeur is back in action in San Diego. In the second round of the tournament, she will face Anastasia Potapova. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Our favourite Ons Jabeur vs Anastasia Potapova predictions
Potapova is not playing her best tennis lately but that doesn’t change the fact that she has a decent season. Jabeur is an obvious favorite in this match and it will be interesting to see if she will bounce back after the loss at the US Open.
Ons Jabeur -3.5 @ 4/5 (1.80)
Jabeur has been in the top of the tennis world for a while now but the fact remains that she has much bigger expectations of the season. She is coming off another Grand Slam disappointment and will have to use this tournament to get back to winning track. She plays well on this surface and will have no trouble against Potapova. The Russian had a tough match in the opening round and will stand no chance against Jabeur who will cover the -3.5 games spread.
First set under 9.5 games @ 13/20 (1.65)
Jabeur is in San Diego to win the tournament and she will show that early on in this match. Potapova is a solid player but she has a losing record on hard surface and Jabeur will know how to use her weaknesses. The Tunisian will start strong, breaking early and the opening set will be over in less than 9.5 games in total.
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.
Does Potapova stand any chance in this match?
Given the odds, the 22-year-old Russian should have a chance in this match. Check out all our San Diego Open predictions.
Jabeur is the top seed in San Diego. She is currently 7th in the WTA standings and has a 27-12 record, including 9-6 on hard surface. The Tunisian is coming off a round of 16 loss to Qinwen Zheng at the US Open.
Jabeur has won one title this season in Charleston in April. Still, the highlight of her season was the Wimbledon final where she lost to Marketa Vondrousova despite going in as a favourite in that match. That was her second loss in a major final and is still chasing her first Grand Slam title.
Potapova is 27th in the rankings, which is six spots lower than her career-high. the 22-year-old is 29-18 for the season but only 10-11 on hard surface.
In the opening round of the San Diego Open, Potapova won 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 against Alycia Parks. The Russian has won one title this year, lifting the trophy in Linz. She also made it to two semifinals in Birmingham and Stuttgart.
Jabeur vs Potapova head to head
Jabeur won the only previous match against Potapova. In the quarterfinals in Birmingham in 2021, the Tunisian won 6-4, 6-0.
Key match details
- Venue: Barnes Stadium
- Date & time: 13th of September, TBD
- Where to watch in UK: Amazon Prime
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