WTA Guadalajara Day 3 Predictions Including Jessica Pegula vs Elena Rybakina

Elena Rybakina

Day 3 at the WTA 1000 tournament in Guadalajara will feature plenty of exciting action, with some of the world’s best players at very serious risk of elimination given the quality and depth of the field. One of the stars taking the court this Wednesday in this year’s Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina.

WTA Guadalajara Day 3 Predictions

Danielle Collins vs Magdalena Frech

Head-to-head: first meeting

Collins is a very clear favorite in this match; she’s been in very good form lately and got some very decent results at US Open and San Diego. Frech will have, in principle, no real weapons to really keep up with Collins from the baseline and will need a lot of things to go her way to get some points in this group. With both playing at a good level, Collins shold have the clear edge.
Prediction: Collins in 2

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Elise Mertens vs Anna Kalinskaya

Head-to-head: first meeting

Mertens is fresh off a title in Monastir and will be full of confidence going forward, looking to add more titles to her resumé. If she maintains the level she showed last week, she should be able to get past Kalinskaya. But it remains to be seen how she’ll react (physically and mentally) after her big week in Tunisia, she might well have a let down and open the door.
Predction: Mertens in 3

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Ajla Tomljanovic vs Madison Keys

Head-to-head: Keys 2-1 Tomljanovic

Keys is a very promising player who never really lived up to the lofty expectations. Every time that it looks that a breakthrough is on the horizon (for instance she reached the semifinals of the Australian Open this year) it never fully pans out. In this match, though, she has a noticeable talent edge and should be able to make it through to the next round anyway.
Prediction: Keys in 2

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Jessica Pegula vs Elena Rybakina

Head-to-head: Pegula 1-0 Rybakina

Pegula might be much higher ranked, having become a Top 10 mainstay, but of the two it was Rybakina who had by far the biggest moment this year with a sensational and completely unexpected title at Wimbledon. Pegula did win when the pair faced earlier this year in Indian Wells, and she’s the more consistent player in general (who hasn’t won big this season so far because of Iga Swiatek mostly), but the match will be on Rybakina’s racket.
Prediction: Rybakina in 3

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