The leader of the Russian national team Ekaterina Alexandrova will open the program of the qualification match Romania – Russia on February 7 against Elena Ruse. The composition of the Russian national team for the duel against the Romanian national team is far from the most militant, especially considering that at the last moment Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova refused to participate in the competition. Now the role of the leader will be played by Ekaterina Alexandrova. Will she be able to prove herself? We offer the expert prediction for the match.

At what time does the Elena-Gabriela Ruse vs Ekaterina Alexandrova play?
The game time is February 07, 2020, at 02:00 PM (UK time)

What are player’s positions in WTA rankings?
Elena-Gabriela Ruse takes the 113th positions and Ekaterina Alexandrova takes the 28th position in WTA Tour Rankings.

How many wins and losses do the Elena-Gabriela Ruse have?
Gabriela Ruse has won 60.6% of games as a favorite.

How many wins and losses does the Ekaterina Alexandrova have?
Ekaterina Alexandrova has won 69.5% of the games as a favorite.

Elena-Gabriela Ruse

Ruse for many years among the promising tennis players who must shoot. But while Gabriela is treading water and blaming it herself. After all, a Romanian has the opportunity to go to WTA tournaments and try her hand at qualification. But she doesn’t do it, but is stuck in the Futures, where she plays with rivals at the top 300-500 level. Ruse builds his game through aggressive actions on the back line. During the match, she shoots a lot of winners, but also makes many unforced errors. For this reason, the tennis player is not able to compete at the same level at a distance.

The Romanian national team in the Federation Cup stands without its leader Simone Halep. The team’s application got the 166th racket of the world Elena Gabriela Ruse. The tennis player will hold her first career match for the national team. Undoubtedly, the excitement will affect.

At the start of the current season, Ruse played three qualifying matches at Australian Open. In the decisive match, McNally lost (1-6, 1-6). I also tried my hand at the ITF, but in the first match lost to Rus (6-4, 1-6, 1-6).

Ekaterina Alexandrova

Alexandrova stands out for its attacking potential. After all, she is able to complete the rallies in one or two hits. But a Russian woman is extremely important to have regular game practice, because otherwise she does not feel the ball well and makes many times more unforced errors. This season began for Catherine with a title and a long series of victories. But only she met with the top 10 rival Petra Kvitova, then she immediately lost her way. This indicates that Alexandrova is psychologically unstable.

In the match of the Federation Cup in the Romanian Cluj-Napoca, Ekaterina Alexandrova will also be the leader for the first time in her career. The tennis player is now the first racket of Russia, occupying 28th place in the WTA ranking.

The start of the 2020 season was successful for Alexandrova. She took the title at the first tournament of the season in Shenzhen. In Melbourne, she reached the third round, losing to Kvitova (1-6, 2-6).

Betting Tips Statistics

  • Previously, tennis players have not met on the court.
  • In the current season, Alexandrova won seven victories in eight matches.
  • Ruse held four matches in 2020, in which she won two victories.


It’s hard to talk about Roose’s chances, because they are corny. She acts in the same manner as Alexandrova, but the Russian woman moves better on the court, has an advantage in power. In addition, Catherine has a powerful serve, which can not be said about the rival. So the Russian woman will win an easy victory.
The match will be held in the hall on the Indore. Alexandrova feels great on this surface. On the starting segment of the season, the Russian tennis player demonstrates excellent play form. We do not think that Ruse is able to make serious competition for Catherine, even taking into account the support of the local public.

Our prediction is the victory of Alexandrova

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