Match: Lucie Safarova – Simona Halep Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Thursday, 01 September, 2016
One of the most interesting matches of the 2nd round of the US Open will be between Czech Lucie Safarova and Romanian Simona Halep.
At the tournament, Lucie Safarova came to rank 44th in the world, as it steadily losing position. In 2016, 29-year-old tennis player spent a total of 27 matches, winning with only 14. On hard courts, as its statistics are bad – she has 2 wins, 6 defeats. Whatever it was, but in the first round of the US Open Lucie Safarova started confidently after beat Daria Gavrilova – 2:0 (6:4, 6:4).
Simona Halep in on 5th position in WTA rankings, though not so long ago, she is in the top 3. This season, 24-year-old Romanian has managed to hold 50 matches, losing only 13 of them. On hard she feels confident – 17 wins and 7 defeats. It is worth noting that in the first round Simonа eliminated Kirsten Flipkens – 2:0 (6:0, 6:2).
Halep is the favourite of the bookmakers, which is quite logical. Lucie Safarova this season has no great successes, besides Romanian clearly in better shape.
Tip: Simona Halep to win 2-0 sets with Bet365