11:30 – Keothavong v Hercog
Rankings are 155 and 48. Head to heads are 1-0 to Hercog.
Keothavong did well to come back from a 6-1 first set loss in her last match. Perhaps we shouldn’t be so suprised when she plays well.
Hercog has to be a strong favourite here though. She serves at 63% for first srves in ( over the last 3 months) and holds serve 72% of the time. Her second serve is a little vulnerable as she wins just 52% of points on it.
Keothavong serves at 58% for first serves and holds just 52% of the time. A poor second serve also at just 43% of points won.
If Keothavong serves first then backing Hercog is an option as there’s a high chance of an early break. Other than that scalping and 15-40 will work.