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Coco Gauff is one of the main favorites to win this year at Wimbledon. Kenin knows what it takes to win a Grand Slam but she will have a tough task against the teenager.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Sofia Kenin vs Coco Gauff – Match Predictions
Coco Gauff is having a great season so far and she will be put to a real test in the opening round of Wimbledon as she will go against a former Grand Slam champion.
Coco Gauff 2-0
Gauff is playing really well when it matters the most even though she is still very young and knows sometimes to fell under pressure. However, she has experienced Wimbledon before and will have no problem against Sofia Kenin who is far from her glory days. Kenin has fall out of the Top 100 players and has never gone past the second round in Wimbledon. Gauff will start strong from the beginning and will leave no chance for her fellow American.
Under 20.5 games
As already mentioned, Gauff will be furious in this match. Kenin can hit back to a certain point but with the energy and great movement, Gauff will take care of business in a match with under 20.5 games.
Sofia Kenin vs Coco Gauff Preview
This will be a match between a former Grand Slam champion and a teenager who everyone see as a future No. 1 winning multiple major tournaments.
The 2020 Australian Open champion is currently ranked No. 126 in the world and not that long ago, Kenin was the fourth best player in the world. The 24-year-old is 15-14 for the season and 4-2 on grass.
Kenin had to go through the qualifiers to make it to the main draw. She won all three matches against Falconi, Uchijima and Townsend in straight sets.
Her best result this season was the semifinal in Hobart.
Gauff is currently 7th in the world and her career high is No. 4. The 19-year-old is 27-11 for the season and 4-2 on grass. Gauff is coming off a semifinal loss in Eastbourne failing to Madison Keys in straight sets. Previously in the tournament, Gauff defeated Pegula, Burrage and Pera.
Recently, Gauff made it to the quarterfinals at the Roland Garros losing to the world No. 1 Iga Swiatek. At the beginning of the year, Gauff won the tournament in Auckland.
Sofia Kenin vs Coco Gauff Head to Head
This will be the third match between Kenin and Gauff and both players won one of the previous. Earlier this year, Gauff won 6-4, 6-4 in the round of 16 in Auckland. Back in 2020, Kenin won in the round of 16 at the Australian Open 6-7, 6-3, 6-0.
Sofia Kenin vs Coco Gauff Match Details
- When will the match between Kenin vs Gauff be played? The match is scheduled for July 3.
- Who is the favorite in the Kenin vs Gauff match? According to the bookies, Gauff is a major favorite to win this match.
- How much is the 2023 Wimbledon Prize Money Fund? The total prize money at Wimbledon this year is £44,700,000.
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