In todays last ITF Tournament in the Mexican town of Irupato match the Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Bondarenko will play against the Japanese athlete Miyu Kato. The only meeting between the two 4 yerars ago ended in a victory of Bondarenko. Will Kateryna repeat her success in the upcoming match? – Consult our prediction.
At what time are Kateryna Bondarenko and Miyu Kato to play?
The game time is March 9, 2020, at 2:00 PM (UTC -6)
What are the players positions in WTA rankings?
Kateryna Bondarenko is the 347th and Miyu Kato takes the 771th position in WTA Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Bondarenko have?
Kateryna Bondarenko has won 57.61% of the games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Kato have?
Miyu Kato has won 53.17% of the games as a favorite.
Yesterday the Ukrainian tennis player together with Canadian representative Sharon Fichman won the doubles competition at the WTA International Abierto GNP Seguros tournament in Monterrey, Mexico.
In the final, the Ukrainian-Canadian duo defeated Japanese-Chinese pair Mia Kato/Yafan Wang 4-6, 6-3, 10-7.
The match lasted 1 hour and 23 minutes. In the course of the first set Bondarenko and Fishman led 4-1, but then 5 games recorded their opponents. The Ukrainians and Canadians moved the game to a decisive tie-break, with 3 breaks against 2 in the second game. Then Kateryna and Sharon made 5 mini-breaks, losing 3 points on their serve, and from the first game they won this game.
It should be noted that in 2012 Ekaterina left tennis for a while due to her pregnancy. Having given birth to a daughter, she returned in 2014. In 2017 she won a tournament in Tashkent – the first mother who managed to win a WTA tournament after Kim Kleisters.
It should be added that for Ekaterina Bondarenko this is the first WTA doubles trophy since 2009.
The Japanese athlete has much modest results than her Ukrainian counterpart. Though being 25, Miyu has already taken the 122th position but due to a couple injury lost her place in the higher ranking never reaching the Top 100.
Kato performs at the pro level since 2009. On Grand Slam Tournaments her biggest success was the 1st round of the French Open in 2017. She could be considered a Doubles player, as Kateryna. Miyu has once reached the 30th position in the WTA Doubles Rank and achieved two wins: the first at Katowice Open in 2016 where Miyu with her partner Eri Hozumi won against the Russian duo Valentyna Ivakhnenko and Marina Melnikova (3-6, 7-5, 10-8). The Second victory was at home in Tokio, at Pan Pacific Open in 2018 where Kato again with her countrywoman Makoto Ninomiya won against the Czech duo Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova 6-4, 6-4)
Betting Tips Statistic
- Kateryna and Miyu met on court once in singles format in 2016 at US Open. Bondarenko won (6-2, 6-0)
- Kateryna has to victories in the last 5 matches
- Miyu lost her 2 last matches, though winning three times in a row before
Kateryna Bondarenko vs Miyu Kato Predictions
Miyu Kato had problems in her last two games having lost to the athletes much weaker than the Ukrainian. Bondarenko won a doubles tournament yesterday and she really enjoys playing tennis at the moment. We would advise you to bet on Bondarenko’s win
- Our prediction: Kateryna Bondarenko will win