Garbine Muguruza and Yulia Putintseva will clash against each other in the 3rd round of the Volvo Car Open for the 3rd time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Thursday at 11:00 am on Althea Gibson. In this post, we analyze their head to head performance and the prediction.
Prediction, odds and live streaming
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Garbine Muguruza that should win in 2 sets.
As per the initial odds, Garbine Muguruza is the pick to win this match.
Garbine Muguruza -> 1.21
Yulia Putintseva -> 4.65
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Prediction and head to head Garbine Muguruza vs. Yulia Putintseva
This will be the 3rd time that Garbine Muguruza and Yulia Putintseva play each other. The head to head is 2-0 for Muguruza (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on clay.
The last time that they played each other, Muguruza won 7-5 6-2 in the 3rd round in Paris back in 2017.
Ranked no. 13, Muguruza got to the 3rd round after defeating Magdalena Frech 6-1 6-3.
In the 2nd round, The Spaniard had a good straight sets win against Frech (6-1 6-3). During the match Muguruza scored 57 points vs Frech’s 35. Muguruza was pretty aggressive to blast 20 winners.
Regarding the service games, Muguruza recorded 2 aces and she committed only 2 double faults. Garbine Muguruza was very efficient on Serve to win 83% (20/24) of her 1st serve and 76% (13/17) on the second serve. This was the main reason for not conceding a single break during the match. Muguruza broke Frech 4 times after converting 40% of her break points (4/10).
Muguruza has a solid record in the last 10 years having won 66% of her matches (326-170). 1-0 on clay in 2021. Talking about her performance on the same surface of this competition, Muguruza has a 77-38 record in the last years on clay.
Her best result of the year was conquering the title in in Dubai where she beat Barbora Krejcikova in the final 7-6(6) 6-3.
The Spaniard has a 21-5 win-loss record in 2021, 1-0 on clay (See FULL STATS).
Previously in Charleston
Previously, her best result was reaching the 1st round in 2013. See her history.
Ranked no. 31, Putintseva got to the 3rd round after defeating Harriet Dart 7-68 6-4 and Zarina Diyas 6-2 6-2.
In the 2nd round, Putintseva had a good straight sets win against Diyas (6-2 6-2). During the match Putintseva scored 64 points vs Diyas’s 43. The Kazakhstani was exceptionally aggressive to blast 18 winners.
Talking about serving, Putintseva scored 2 aces and she committed only 1 double fault for the entire match. Yulia Putintseva lost the serve twice and she saved 4 break points. Furthermore, Putintseva put 63% of her first serves in, winning 62% (18/29) of the points behind her 1st serve and 59% (10/17) on the 2nd serve. Yulia broke Diyas 6 times after converting 43% of her break points (6/14).
Overall Performance in this tournament
The Kazakhstani started her run at this tournament from the qualifications. In the main draw, she hasn’t surrendered yet a set in this event to conquer 55% of the points she played.
The Kazakhstani has a 8-5 win-loss record in 2021, 2-0 on clay (See FULL STATS).
H2H Performance in the tournament (main draw)
Matches, sets, games and points
Muguruza played 1 match while Putintseva competed in 2 matches. Both players have not surrendered a single set in this event so far. Muguruza has played 2 set(s) less than Putintseva (2 vs 4). Therefore, Muguruza played 23 games less than Putintseva. Muguruza scored 20 winners (35% of the total points). On the other side, The Kazakhstani blasted 49 winners (34%).
|Avg per match||2||2.5|
Muguruza struck 2 aces . Putintseva bagged 5 aces (2.5 per match). Muguruza won 83% points on her first serve. She pretty effective on her second serve to win 76% of the points. On the other side, Putintseva won 61% of the points on her first serve. She had a solid display on her second serve to win 54% of the points.
How they played the important points
Muguruza broke her opponent 4 times with a 40% conversion rate. Garbine very solid her serve as she has never conceded a single service game after saving 2 break points. The Kazakhstani broke her opponents 11 times with a 46% conversion rate. Yulia conceded her serve 6 times and she saved 60% of the break points that she conceded.
|% 1st in||59%||59%|
|% 1st pts||83%||83%|
|% 2nd pts||76%||76%|
|Score||7-68 6-4||6-2 6-2|
|% 1st in||61%||63%||62%|
|% 1st pts||61%||62%||61%|
|% 2nd pts||52%||59%||54%|
Head 2 Head
Tennis Scores in Charleston
- Paula Badosa GibertBadosa Gibert – Belinda BencicBencic (6-2 6-72 6-1) – See score progression
- Shelby RogersRogers – Amanda AnisimovaAnisimova (1-6 7-5 6-4) – See score progression
- Cori GauffGauff – Liudmila SamsonovaSamsonova (4-6 6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Ajla TomljanovicTomljanovic – Marie BouzkovaBouzkova (4-6 7-5 7-5) – See score progression
- Ons JabeurJabeur – Hailey BaptisteBaptiste (6-3 6-3) – See score progression
- Sloane StephensStephens – Madison KeysKeys (6-4 6-4) – See score progression
- Danka KovinicKovinic – Leylah Annie FernandezAnnie Fernandez (6-4 3-6 6-3) – See score progression
- Alize CornetCornet – Elise MertensMertens (7-5 6-3) – See score progression
- Caty McNallyMcNally – Anastasija SevastovaSevastova (7-63 2-6 6-4) – See score progression
- Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova – Emma NavarroNavarro (6-4 6-4) – See score progression
- Lauren DavisDavis – Sofia KeninKenin (4-6 6-3 6-4) –