A set of unheralded players are in the semifinals of the 2021 WTA Charleston tournament with the unseeded Paula Badosa and Danka Kovinic taking on Veronika Kudermetova and Ons Jabeur respectively. Here is your look at the semifinal action on the green clay.
Paula Badosa vs Veronika Kudermetova
Kudermetova is 2-0 against Badosa including a win this year in Abu Dhabi. Badosa’s upset wins against Belinda Bencic and Ash Barty have been impressive though and after a second semifinal or better in 2021 she will be at a career high ranking and rapidly approaching the top 50. Kudermetova is on her way to peaking inside the top 30 and is looking to make her second WTA final in 2021 (Abu Dhabi). Kudermetova hasn’t dropped a set this tournament and given the h2h is at a slight advantage. Kudermetova in 3
Ons Jabeur vs Danka Kovinic
Jabeur vs Kovinic is a 1-1 h2h but they haven’t met since 2018. This is both players best result of 2021, Jabeur will be blitzing past her career high ranking after this result and given her strong form as of late she’s at an advantage here to reach the final. Jabeur in 2