On the second straight Helmet, Christie Ahn and Serena Williams play in the first round. Serena won a month ago in New York, but there was no defeat. How will the game end on September 28 at Roland Garros? – read in our forecast.
Christie Ahn does not often play on clay. The American tennis player spends most of her matches in hard tournaments, where she has major achievements in her career. Nevertheless, Christie comes to Roland Garros regularly. The last three years have not been able to overcome qualifications in Paris. This season, the American got the right to start immediately in the main draw. True, I was not too lucky with an opponent. But obviously you shouldn’t immediately write off Kristi en. Indeed, a month ago, she looked quite well in New York in the game against Serena, losing in two sets (5-7, 3-6).
Before the start in Paris, An did not play a single match on clay. Her last official game was at US Open against Serena Williams.
Every year the results of Serena Williams at Roland Garros are getting worse and worse. If in 2016 she managed to reach the final, then in 2018 she was relegated to the 1/8 finals, and last year, in the third round, the American tennis player sensationally lost to Sofia Kenin (2-6, 5-7). Then Sofia had not yet achieved such serious results as now, the coefficient of bookmakers for predictions for that match to win Kenin was higher than 4.50.
A month ago, in New York, no matter how hard Serena Williams tried, she could not get close to her next Helmet. In the semifinals, she was defeated by Victoria Azarenka (6-1, 3-6, 3-6).
After the semi-finals, US Open Williams did not play in official tournaments. The match against Ahn will be her first on clay this season.
Williams won the only head-to-head match (7-5, 6-3)
Williams has not defeated opponents with a handicap of more than seven games in none of the post-quarantine matches.
Over the past two years, Williams has not won by more than seven games in the starting matches at Roland Garros.
01.09.20 Christie Ahn Serena Williams 0: 2
Both tennis players will play their first matches on clay after a long break. Against this background, in choosing a prediction for the match, we start from the statistics of Serena and the recent personal meeting with Christie Ahn . Obviously, in this regard, there is a variant of betting on the underdog’s positive handicap.
Our prediction is that Christie Ahn will win with a handicap (+7) of games for a coefficient of 1.64 in BK Parimatch.