Round of 16
Tatjana Maria vs Jelena Ostapenko
London, Great Britain
Tatjana Maria will compete against Ostapenko in the upcoming fixture of Wimbledon, Round of 16. Jelena Ostapenko will look to produce something special against World No. 103, Tatjana Maria. Both players are coming off a formidable campaign in the ongoing Wimbledon championship. To me, both are the favorites for winning and making it to the next stage. Tatjana Maria and Jelena Ostapenko haven’t met before, and this will be their first outing on the tennis field.Grab Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Tatjana Maria - In Decent Shape and Game Form
Tatjana Maria set up a third-round matchup against World No. 5 Maria Sakkari after two grueling three-set victories against Astra Sharma and Sorana Cirstea. In the first set’s first six games, the players were well matched, but the German lifted her game in the final three games to win the set. In the second set, Sakkari jumped off to a quick 3-0 lead, displaying hints of a comeback. She ultimately had a 5-2 lead, but Maria showed her own tenacity and won the next five games to take the match 6-3, 7-5, giving her the first Grand Slam fourth-round victory of her career.
Jelena Ostapenko - Favorites to Win
Ostapenko was slightly put to the test by Irina-Camelia Begu in the third round after she swept past Oceane Dodin and Yanina Wickmayer in straight sets. The Latvian lost an early break in the first set, falling behind 2-1, but broke back right away to tie the match. Ostapenko was able to serve once more to level the score 3-2, but Begu went on to win the next four games in a row to win the set. The former French Open winner had an easy service hold to open the second set, but she raced off six straight points to win the set. Jelena won the game, 3-6, 6-1, and 6-1.
Expert Betting Tips
Jelena Ostapenko’s serve wasn’t on point in her last game, but she’s a tough competitor in the game and knows how and when to come back. Maria is in good shape and form, possessing a threat to Ostapenko. Going in the game, the total is expected to be over 20, and Jelena to win 1-2.
- Total Sets 3 for 3.25
- Correct Score 1-2 for 4.24
- Handiсap Tatjana Maria (+5.5) for 1.77