Anett Kontaveit will resist Maria Sakkari WTA Finals semi-finals in 2021. Kontaveit is ranked 8th in the world while Sakkari is in 6th place in the world.
Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari: Match Details
- Tournaments: WTA Finals 2021
- Match: Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari
- Bonus: $420,000
- Date: November 16, 2021
- Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
- Surface: Hard Court
Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari: Preview
Anett Kontaveit had a dream second half of the season. She dominated the WTA tournament on indoor hardline this season and snuck into the WTA Finals with a title win in Romania. After bowing in the third round at Flushing Meadows, she won the Ostrava Open and also reached the quarterfinals at Indian Wells. She then won the Kremlin Cup in Moscow and was followed by another title win at the Transylvania Open following a back-to-back win over Simona Halep in the final.
In Mexico this week, Kontaveit scored in a row to win over Czechs Barbora Krejcikova and Karolina Pliskova before losing to Garbine Muguruza in the final match of the group stage.
As for Maria Sakkari, she is also one of the most improved players this season. Her standout performance was at Roland Garros, where she reached the semi-finals, where she lost to eventual champion Barbora Krejcikova. She then reached the semi-finals of the US Open, where she once again lost to the eventual champion Emma Raducanu. She continued with a runner-up finish at the Ostrava Open and reached the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup.
This week at WTA Finals, she won her opening match first Iga Swiatek before losing to Paula Badosa. She then took a crucial win over top seed Aryna Sabalenka to reach the semi-finals.
Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari: Head to head
This will be the 12th meeting between the duo. Sakkari leads H2H 6-5. They last met at Ostrava this year, where Kontaveit won in straight sets.
Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari: Prediction
No one could have predicted a few days back that these two women would fight for a spot in the grand finals, but that has been the nature of this season’s WTA tour. Sakkari was the better player statistically throughout the season but Kontaveit lit up tough indoor games like no other. The Estonian has won 21 of his last 24 matches and is probably the one to beat. Expect a thrilling encounter between two tough table tennis pros for Kontaveit to reach another final.
Guess: Kontaveit to win in three sets.
Anett Kontaveit vs Maria Sakkari: Broadcast and Live Streaming Details
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