WTA Indian Wells, Qualifying: Lepchenko v Schmiedlova (20:30)

Head to heads are 1-1. Their most recent meeting was in  January 2016.  That was in Brisbane on a hard court and Lepchenko won in straight sets.

Schmiedlova has had just 2 decent weeks in 2017 and both were

Schmiedlova should be competitive today.

indoors ITF events. Lepchenko’s only good week of 2017 was also in an indoor ITF event. On outdoor hard courts Lepchenko has won 3 of her last 10 and Schmiedlova 2 of 10.

Nothing between them on outdoor courts. Initial value is on Schmiedlova. I will be laying Lepchenko around 1.40 but if Schmiedlova gets into a winning position I will take the green as I don’t trust either to close out a set or the match.

Lepchenko starts around 1.54.

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