Coco Gauff vs Ons Jabeur: Preview
Coco Gauff is now Competing in her third career clay-court tournament in Charleston. No.14 seed has managed to reach her first-ever quarterfinal on Althea Gibson club court with a straight-set(6-2, 7-6) win over Lauren Davis. In addition to this, she landed three aces and converted seven out of the nine breakpoints.
In their first meeting between the Americans, Gauff took an hour and 32-minute to power past her compatriot to en route her third last-eight appearance this season. Earlier, she played in Adelaide and Dubai.
On the flip side, Tunisian No.1 Ons Jabeur eventually has confirmed her first quarter-final place of the season in Charleston. In the round of 16, No.12 seed claimed her comeback three-set(5-7, 6-3, 6-3) victory against French Alize Cornet in two-hour and 40-minute.
Coco Gauff vs Ons Jabeur: Head-To-Head
American and Tunisian have faced each other twice so far. Coco Gauff leads Ons Jabeur 2-0 in their head-to-head series. In the first battle, the unseeded Gauff upset No.8 seed Jabeur in the three sets(4-6, 6-4, 6-1) during the 2020 Top Seed Open quarterfinal in Lexington.
At the Italian Open 2020, Gauff defeated Jebeur in a straight-set(6-4, 6-3) before falling to Garbine Muguruza in the round of 32.
Coco Gauff vs Ons Jabeur: Prediction
The in-form Coco Gauff dismissed Ons Jabeur in both hard and clay court surface, and leading the head-to-head would be advantageous for her. As a result, World No.36 will keep her head up since the beginning of the match on the green clay court.
At the same time, World No.28 Ons Jabeur is an experienced player compared to Coco Gauff in the WTA Tour. She has records for several top ten wins and comeback victories. However, the highest-ranked Arab player in WTA history will push herself to overcome a rising star till the end of her breath.
Match Prediction: Coco Gauff to win in the three sets.