At the tournament in Dubai, the first ticket to the semifinals on February 20 will be played by Pliskova and Rybakina. Is Karolina ready to confirm the status of the favorite in the match?
At what time are Rybakina vs Pliskova to play?
The game time is February 20, 2020, at 20:30 UTC+4:00.
What are the players’ positions in WTA rankings?
Elena Rybakina takes the 19st position and arolina Pliskova takes the 3rd position in WTA Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Rybakina have?
Elena Rybakina has won 77.6% of the games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Pliskova have?
Karolina Pliskova has won 86.4% of the games as a favorite.
Elena Rybakina was the real discovery of this season. At the moment, a young Kazakhstani tennis player takes 19th place in the WTA ranking table.
It is worth noting that she is the leader in the number of victories this year. On account of the tennis player played 20 oppositions, of which she suffered only 3 defeats. She already managed to go to three finals, but won only one.
Against the backdrop of a successful performance in St. Petersburg with the final, Elena Rybakina continued to win in Dubai.
In the first round, she outplayed Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin (6-7, 6-3, 6-3). In the game of the second round, it was already much easier for Rybakina to deal with Siniakova (6-3, 6-3). In nine days, Elena played seven matches. Too serious test before confrontation with Pliskova.
Karolina Pliskova is the third racket of the world. Throughout the season, she shows stable results.
This year Pliskova started in Dubai right from the second round. Held a very convincing match against Mladenovic (6-1, 6-2). Successfully adapted, felt a court, rebound, serve. The power reserve is huge against the background of serious loads from the opponent.
In 8 matches held, Czech suffered one defeat. This year for her began with a victory in Brisbane, where she beat Madison Keys (2-1) in the finals in sets. After which she did not perform in the best way at the Australian Open, unexpectedly for all, she lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the 1/16 final.
Two previous seasons, Karolina Pliskova in Dubai has always lost at the quarter-finals. This year for the Czech tennis player will be another attempt to break the tradition in Dubai.
Betting Tips Statistics
- Pliskova and Rybakina will play among themselves for the first time.
- This season, Pliskova has only one defeat in eight games.
- Rybakina from February 10 to 19 held seven matches in which she won six victories.
Rybakina vs Pliskova Predictions
It is worth paying tribute to Rybakina, she demonstrates a high-class level of tennis, but the lack of proper experience and huge loads – all this should negatively affect her game. At the current segment of the season she impresses with her game and results.
However, it is noticeable that Elena is unsuccessfully playing with experienced representatives of the top 10. And the greatest difficulties cause matches against powerful and attacking tennis players.
In Melbourne, Elena lost to Barty through (-7) handicap games. In St. Petersburg, there was a defeat from Bertens through (-8) handicap games. We expect that Pliskova will take advantage of the rival’s fatigue and gain a landslide victory.
- Our prediction: Karolina Pliskova Will Win.