WTA US Open: Babos v Kasatkina

Due to start at 8 pm

Babos 3.75,  Kasatkina 1.36

Kasatkina won their only previous meeting. That was in January 2017 on a hard court in Sydney. She won in 3 sets.

Kasatkina has better overall results this year. Her hard court results are also stronger and she has a higher ROI. She reached the 4th round of the US Open last season. She reached the final in Indian Wells in March but has been a little inconsistent recently.


Babos reached the final in Monterrey in April but has also been inconsistent recently.  She has won 2 of her last 10 matches and 5 of her last 10 on hard courts. She did take Goerges to 3 sets in Montreal.

I favour Kasatkina to win but we have a chance of 3 sets. Back Kasatkina if she gets broken first.

Update:  Tough match. Babos took an early 4-1 lead but Kasatkina won the next 5 games. Babos took a scrappy 2nd set and led 4-2 in the deciding set. Kasatkina recovered with consecutive breaks of serve to take the match.

Kasatkina won 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

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