Sorana Cirstea vs Belinda Bencic prediction and odds: US Open 2023

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The US Open stage is set for a captivating clash between Sorana Cirstea and Belinda Bencic as they vie for a place in the quarterfinals. Cirstea, with her remarkable year on US hard courts, faces the formidable Bencic in a match that promises thrilling tennis action. Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the US Open 2023.

Our favourite Sorana Cirstea vs Belinda Bencic – match predictions

Cirstea stumbled her way to an impressive win over Elena Rybakina while Bencic was made to sweat it out by Zhu but eventually prevailed. As the duo lock horns in the fourth round with the quarter-finals a breath away, their meeting promises to be full of fireworks and drama.

Sorana Cirstea to win @ 27/20 (2.35)

Bencic is the more established of the two competitors and has the bookmakers’ blessing. She also won their most recent meeting in last year’s tennis extravaganza at Flushing Meadows. However, it is the Romanian star who has the upper hand in their h2h battles with two prior wins before it. Moreover, it is Sorana who has claimed the bigger scalps at US Open in the form of Rybakina, who she should have beaten in straight-sets had she not faded two matchpoints in the second set. Based on this, it is Cirstea who we are backing for quarter-final progress.

Over 20.5 Games @ 4/5 (1.80)

Both Sorana and Belinda showcased their nerves in their third-round outings, triumphing in 32 and 30, games respectively. It gave Rybakina and Zhu entries into the fixture but the duo could not capitalize on the opportunities. It was the resilience of Sorana and Belinda and it will likely be the case this time around as well. Both their meetings finished with over 20.5 games and it will be the likely case this time around.

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.

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Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

Sorana Cirstea preview

Sorana Cirstea’s incredible year on US hard courts continued with a thrilling victory over world No. 4 Elena Rybakina, marking her first-ever US Open second-week appearance. Her ability to win back-to-back matches in New York after a challenging streak showcases her resilience and determination. The Romanian is making her 15th US Open main draw appearance and overcame the odds with a quarterfinal in Indian Wells and a semifinal earlier in the year. Her impressive run included victories over the top 5 opponents, emphasizing her prowess on the court.

Belinda Bencic preview

Belinda Bencic faced her toughest test of the week at the US Open against Zhu Lin but managed to secure victory after a challenging three-set battle. Her ability to come back from a break deficit and save crucial breakpoints exemplified her determination. Her performances have been telling as she battled a hip injury during the season but found her rhythm with quarterfinals in DC and Montreal, building on her earlier title runs in Adelaide and Abu Dhabi. Her resilience and adaptability have been key factors in her North American swing.

Sorana Cirstea vs Belinda Bencic head to head

Their previous meetings in Melbourne, Cincinnati, and the 2022 US Open offer a glimpse into their competitive history. It is Cirstea who leads the head-to-head record against Bencic 2-1, setting the stage for their fourth encounter in 30 months.

Key match details

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  • Who is the ATP’s top seed of the US Open? Carlos Alcaraz is the top seed at US Open 2023.
  • Who is the WTA’s top seed of the US Open? Iga Swiatek has the top billing at US Open 2023.
  • Where can you watch US Open? Fans in the UK can tune into Sky Sports to catch US Open action. Australian fans are also in luck with Channel 9 broadcasting action from Flushing Meadows for free.

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Owais Khan

Profiling the beautiful game for over a decade, Owais is a business analyst turned sports writer. He has covered football in the maidans of Pakistan and has transitioned to watching 1860 Munich in 3. Liga.