On February 29, the young talent from Canada Leylah Fernandez will try to beat British lady Heather Watson. Achieving the final stage is already an incredible succes for 17-year-old tennis player. Is she able to completely wonder tennis fans from all the world? – Read our prediction.
At what time are Leylah Fernandez vs Heather Watson to play?
The game time is February 29, 2020, at 06:00 PM (GMT-6).
What are the players’ positions in WTA rankings?
Leylah Fernandez takes the 190th positions and Heather Watson takes the 69th positions in WTA Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses does Leylah Fernandez have?
Leylah Fernandez has won 61.3% of the games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does Heather Watson have?
Heather Watson has won 64.1% of the games as a favorite.
For the gifted 17-year-old Leila Fernandez reaching the final of the WTA tournament in Acapulco was the first loud success in her career. The tennis player has come up in Mexico from qualification, winning six matches without a single additional set.
The Fernandez tournament route impresses mostly. But also this is importnat to notice that in most matches the young Canadian tennis player had not the most experienced representatives of the tour. In the last two matches of the tournament, Fernandez outplayed Potapova (6-3, 7-5) and Sarasua (6-3, 6-3).
It is still not easy to describe the way that Fernandez plays. She is extremely young for professional tennis and the tournament in Acapulco is already a substantial experience for her.
This is clear that Heather Watson is taking serious steps to return to the top 50 WTA rating. Heather already had a successful tournament in Hobart this season, where in the semifinal she lost to Rybakina in three sets (3-6, 6-4, 4-6).
In the tournament bracket in Acapulco, Watson in the first three matches outplayed the experienced representatives of the tour Vandeweghe (4-6, 6-4, 6-4), Bondarenko (7-6, 6-2) and McHale (6-3, 1-6, 6-1). In the semifinals, Heather dealt with young Xu Wang (6-4, 7-6).
In terms of the nearest match against 17-year-old Heather Watson to bet on her win, since she is older and has a good experience in the professional tennis, as opposed to her opponent.
Betting Tips Statistics
- Leylah Fernandez is 17 years only
- This final is the first big succes for Fernandez
- Watson defeated Fernandez in two personal meetings
- Watson already has got three WTA titles in her career
Leylah Fernandez vs Heather Watson Predictions
In the line of bookmakers Fernandez has the status of a small favorite. Meanwhile, Watson has two victories over Fernandez and knows what to expect from a young tennis player. Heather also has an experience in successful final fights at WTA tournaments. We offer a prediction for the win of a more experienced tennis player, who is now on a decent rise and in brilliant condition.
- Our prediction: Heather Watson will win.