On February 24, in the first round match of the championship in Acapulco (Mexico), Russian Anastasia Potapova (18 years old) and Slovak Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (25 years old) will meet. Shmidlova is going through a difficult period in her career. After all, the Slovakian has been struggling with new injuries for several consecutive seasons, therefore it does not have the opportunity to perform every week. Will Anna Carolina be able to return to high positions in the ranking?
At what time are Potapova vs Schmiedlova to play?
The game time is February 24, 2020, at 16:00 (GMT-6).
What are the players’ positions in WTA rankings?
Anastasia Potapova takes the 97 position and Schmiedlova takes the 200 position in WTA Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Potapova have?
Anastasia Potapova has won 64.9% of the games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Schmiedlova have?
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova has won 36.4% of the games as a favorite.
Potapova is extremely unstable. But you should not expect anything else from an 18-year-old girl, because she still lacks experience. Anastasia often makes childhood mistakes and does this because she plays for the first time at such a level.
Russian woman promotes attacking tennis and from absolutely any position trying to aggravate. Because of this, it can lose to any opponent when the blows do not go.
Anastasia Potapova in the current game season performs at an average level. The tennis player participated in 11 fights, the girl was lucky to win in 7 matches.
The tournament at home in St. Petersburg became successful for the Russians, speaking at which Anastasia became a participant in the 1/4 final game, in the duel the athlete lost to Kiki Bertens from the Netherlands (4 / 6.6 / 7). It could well have threatened to win, but failed to realize a huge number of break points.
After the competition in St. Petersburg, Potapova did not participate in the competition. Nastya is at the 97 level of the WTA rating.
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
In recent years, Shmidlova is recovering more time from new injuries than she performs on tour. For this reason, the tennis player can not stay in high positions in the ranking. When Anna Carolina is in optimal shape, she is able to compete at the highest level.
After all, she even improved her results on hard, where at the beginning of her career she lost to everyone. The Slovakian is not dependent on any particular gaming aspect and always adjusts its game to an opponent or coverage. At the moment, Shmidlova flew to the top 300.
Anna Karolina Shmidlova in 2020 played 6 matches, 3 meetings became winning for the player. The season of 2019 the Slovak woman completed ahead of schedule in early July, the cause of this was an injury to her left knee, it took the tennis player almost half a year to recover.
Anna Carolina performed well this season only at the Federation Cup, where she won two victories for the Slavakia team, beating rivals from the UK Heather Watson (6 / 2,6 / 3) and Harriet Dart (7 / 5,6 / 3). Shmidlova takes 200 place in the WTA ranking.
Betting Tips Statistics
- For the first and last time, the girls crossed paths in 2017. Then Potapova was just starting her professional career and lost to Shmidlova in three sets.
- Anastasia Potapova lost her last game but won 4 of their last 5 games.
- Schmiedlova won the last 2 meetings, once 3 of the last 5 games lose.
Potapova vs Schmiedlova Predictions
At the moment, Shmidlova is not able to compete in the WTA tour, especially on hard. Potapova held the last tournament at the highest level and, if she doesn’t slow down, she can prove herself in Doha, as her grid is more or less suitable for this. So due to the attacking potential Anastasia Potapova will win.
- Our prediction: Anastasia Potapova Will Win.