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Taylor Townsend is back on the tour after more than a month off and hopes to make it to the Cincinnati Open main draw. That will not be easy as on the opposite site of the net will be Martina Trevisan.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Taylor Townsend vs Martina Trevisan – match predictions
Martina Trevisan lost only a game in the first qualifying round and is 64 positions higher in the rankings than Townsend but the American is still considered the favorite to win this match.
Martina Trevisan to win
Townsend took a month off before returning to action in Cincinnati. She barely made it to the second qualifying round while Trevisan dropped only a game in her previous match. Given the recent form, Trevisan is the better player and it makes it worthy to go with her in this match for the given odds.
First set over 8.5 games
The stakes are high in this match as the loser will most likely miss the tournament. Both players have a lot to prove and feel that can go a huge step forward in the second part of the season. There will be many ups and downs throughout the match for both players but the opening set will go over 8.5 games in total.
Taylor Townsend vs Martina Trevisan preview
Both players have losing records on hard surface this season which makes this qualifying match at the Western & Southern Open difficult to predict.
Taylor Townsend is 128th in the rankings and her career high is No. 61. The American is 17-12 for the season and 3-6 on hard.
In the first qualifying round in Cincinnati, she defeated Lesya Tsurenko 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. That was her first match after losing in the third qualifying round in Wimbledon to Sofia Kenin.
Townsend’s best result this season is the final in Florence where she lost to Jasmine Paolini.
She is also very active in the doubles tournaments. Earlier this year she reached the final at the Roland Garros and won the titles in both tournaments in Adelaide.
Martina Trevisan is currently 64th in the world and her career high was No. 18. The Italian is 14-18 for the season and 7-9 on hard.
In the opening qualifying round in Cincinnati, she defeated Su-Wei Hsieh 6-1, 6-0.
Trevisan played in three quarterfinals this season losing in all three. In Hamburg she failed to Noha Akugue, in Rabat to Julie Grabher and in Miami to Elena Rybakina.
Taylor Townsend vs Martina Trevisan head to head
This will be the first match between Taylor Townsend and Martina Trevisan.
Taylor Townsend vs Martina Trevisan match details
- When will the match between Townsend vs Trevisan be played? The match is scheduled for August 13 at 19:30 GMT.
- Who is the favorite in the match between Townsend vs Trevisan? Given the odds, Townsend is a slight favorite to win this match.
- Who is the defending champion of the Western & Southern Open? Caroline Garcia won the Western & Southern Open last year.
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