Sloane Stephens vs Elena Rybakina Prediction and Odds: Canadian Open 2023

Sloane Stephens has the tough task of removing Elena Rybakina from the Canadian Open in Round Three. With the duo profiting from byes and withdrawals, it promises to be a high-voltage spirited display as tournament presence is on the line. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

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Sloane Stephens vs Elena Rybakina – Match Predictions

Over 19.5 Games

This match promises to be a riveting encounter as their distinct playing styles create an intriguing contrast. Stephens, known for her defensive finesse and counterpunching abilities, will face off against the aggressive and powerful game of Rybakina. The Kazakh ace is known for finishing fixtures with ease when on song but found the going tough against the returning Jennifer Brady and Stephens’ ability to retrieve and extend rallies could frustrate her aggressive shot-making, leading to lengthy and hard-fought points. As a result, fans can expect the match to extend beyond 19.5 games.

2-1 to Elena Rybakina

Rybakina’s recent match against Brady ended 2-1 exemplifying her resilience and ability to dig out results. Meanwhile, Stephens displayed her prowess with a straight-set victory over Kalinina and a walkover against Azarenka. Anticipating another tightly contested affair, the Kazakh’s strategic gameplay and Stephens’ defensive finesse will likely lead to a competitive match. Considering their recent performances, it’s plausible that Rybakina will secure a 2-1 victory, echoing her previous triumphs. Fans can expect an engaging battle with shifts in momentum, ultimately culminating in Rybakina’s favour as she claims the win in a similar fashion against Stephens.

Sloane Stephens vs Elena Rybakina Preview

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in the Canadian Open.

Sloane Stephens

Stephens has been navigating a dynamic path on the tennis circuit, amassing a record of 19 wins and 14 losses in recent tournaments. Her recent form highlights her competitive spirit, with standout performances including a victory in Malo and a semifinal finish in Rabat. Stephens’ consistency is evident through her quarterfinal appearances in events like Merida and Austin, and she made a commendable fourth-round showing at the French Open. Notable accomplishments also include progressing to the second round in Charleston, Rome, and Wimbledon.

Elena Rybakina

Rybakina has been showcasing exceptional form on the tennis circuit, boasting an impressive win-loss record of 38-9 in recent tournaments. Her consistent performance is evident through her notable achievements, including reaching the finals at the Australian Open and Miami, along with making it to the quarterfinals at events like Abu Dhabi and Wimbledon. Rybakina has demonstrated her versatility by progressing to the third round at the French Open and securing victories in tournaments such as Indian Wells, Rome, and Dubai.

Sloane Stephens vs Elena Rybakina Head to Head

This is the first meeting between Stephens and Rybakina on the WTA tour.

Sloane Stephens vs Elena Rybakina Match Details

Canadian Open
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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 21:30 GMT on 10 August.
  • Where is the match being played? The venue for this fixture is IGA Stadium, Montreal.
  • Who is the reigning Canadian Open champion? Simona Halep was  crowned champion in 2022.

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