WTA Indian Wells Day 1 Predictions Including Danka Kovinic vs Jil Teichmann

Danka Kovinic Charleston 2021

The opening day of main draw play at WTA Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open features a host of opening round matches including Americans Madison Brengle and Alison Riske in action along with Danka Kovinic vs Jil Teichmann.

Danka Kovinic vs Jil Teichmann

Kovinic has played a limited schedule this year, Teichmann won a set of matches in Dubai (reaching the quarterfinals as a lucky loser) and Doha. The higher ranked player Teichmann should advance into the second round. Teichmann in 2

Alison Riske vs Caty McNally

McNally battled through qualifying, she’s never been a top tour level player, but should be competitive against Riske. Riske is on a three match losing streak but winning matches like this in the opening round of a marquee tournament is how she makes her living on tour. In this all-American matchup, Riske has an edge in experience. Riske in 2

Ana Konjuh vs Harriet Dart

Konjuh at 6-5 this year has made a credible start of things, Dart is at a career high ranking but has a poor record at the WTA Tour level and should be somewhat fatigued from qualifying. Konjuh should get off to a good start. Konjuh in 2

Ann Li vs Madison Brengle

Brengle is 2-0 against Li, Li has struggled since reaching the semifinals of her opening WTA tournament in 2022. Brengle has been winning early round matches consistently in 2022 and that should continue. Brengle in 2

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