This will be their first meeting.
Collins has been in great recent form on hard courts. She reached the quarter finals 2 weeks ago in Waco and also reached the final in the ITF tournament in Macon, USA at the end of October..
Maria has also had some recent success on hard courts. She reached the quarter finals in Suzhou in October and the semi final in the Tokyo ITF tournament 2 weeks ago. In Taipei last week she made it to the quarter finals indoors with some strong performances.
Maria’s recent wins have been over stronger opposition than those of Collins. Back Maria if she gets broken early. She starts around 1.62