Kar. Pliskova vs Giorgi: Karolina to get revenge for Eastbourne?
One month ago Karolina Pliskova was beaten by Camila Giorgi at Eastbourne tournament. Who will get the win in the round of 16 at Tokyo Olympic tournament? You can find out in our prediction.
Karolina Pliskova arrived to Tokyo as the runner-up of Wimbledon. Czech player was beaten in the final of Grand Slam tournament by Ashleigh Barty (3:6, 7:6, 3:6). But a successful performance in London surely boosted Karolina's self-confidence.
Seventh WTA player started a Tokyo tournament with an impressive victory over Cornet (6:1, 6:3). But in the second round Pliskova gave a second set to Carla Suarez Navarro (6:3, 6:7, 6:1).
Camila Giorgi played great during the grass part of the season. Her best result is a semi-final of Eastbourne tournament. In the first round of that tournament she beat her today opponent, Karolina Pliskova (2:6, 6:2, 6:2).
Giorgi is performing well at Tokyo so far. In the first round she left no chance to Brady (6:3, 6:2) and then secured another confident victory, this time over Elena Vesnina (6:3, 6:1). With that level of performance Italian player should be able to put up a fight against Pliskova.
Only in one out of seven head-to-head matches Pliskova and Giorgi played more than nine games in the second set
In three most recent head-to-head matches the winner was decided in three sets
Giorgi's victory in a head-to-head match at Eastbourne happened one month ago. So far we can't say that Giorgi is looking worse than Pliskova at Tokyo. In our prediction we are expecting a contested match, so we can offer to place a bet on the underdog.
Our prediction - Giorgi to win
Players exchanged sets in each of three most recent head-to-head matches. We are expecting another contested match in Tokyo.
Our second bet is on total over 20 games