Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin: Preview
The Polish teenager Iga Swiatek will face the Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin in the French Open 2020 finals on Saturday. The match will begin at 3 pm under the Philippe-Chatrier.
While the 19-years old Swiatek has qualified for the Roland Garros finals in the second main draw appearance, the 21-years-old Kenin reached during the third arrival.
World No.54 Iga Swiatek Progressed To her first Grand Finals after defeating:
1st round – Marketa Vondrousova 6-1 6-2
2nd round – Su-Wei Hsieh 6-1 6-4
3rd round – Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-2
4th round – Simona Halep 6-1 6-2
Quarterfinals – Martina Trevisan 6-3 6-1
Semifinals – Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6-1
World No.06 Sofia Kenin Progressed To her second Grand Finals after defeating:
1st round – Liudmila Samsonova 6-4 3-6 6-3
2nd round – Ana Bogdan 3-6 6-3 6-2
3rd round – Irina Maria Bara 6-2 6-0
4th round – Fiona Ferro 2-6 6-2 6-1
Quarterfinals – Danielle Rose Collins 6-4 4-6 6-0
Semifinals – Petra Kvitova 6-4 7-5
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin: Head -To- Head
Whereas Both of them did not meet each other in the WTA Tours, the Polish once defeated the American in the 2016 Roland Garro’s Junior Girls by a scoreline of 6-4, 7-5.
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin: Prediction
The fourth-seeded Kenin has a performance record of 24-8 this season, while the unseeded Swiatek won 15 out of 20 matches she played in 2020. In the meantime, they have a similar record on the clay surface(6-1).
In the Parisian Clay this year, Swiatek just loss only 23 games in her previous matches while Kenin crossed fifty for the same. Iga Swiatek has more chances to win her maiden Grand Slam in the three sets for those considerations.