Haddad Maia vs Kvitova: prediction for the WTA Eastbourne match
Beatriz Haddad Maia
Before 2022, Beatriz Haddad Maia had only 13 victories and 10 defeats on grass surface throughout her career. But in just three latest weeks Brazilian player managed to win 12 matches. She is currently in a fantastic form, Haddad Maia has won titles of Nottingham and Birmingham tournaments and she is looking to extend her streak at Eastbourne.
Beatriz started the tournament with matches against weaker opponents. In the first round of Eastbourne competition Haddad Maia managed to beat Kaia Kanepi in three sets (6:4, 3:6, 6:3). In the next round Brazilian player easily coasted past Burrage (6:1, 6:2). After that, Haddad Maia got a semi-final spot without a fight, because her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko, withdrew herself from the competition.
Petra Kvitova reached the semifinals for the first time of the season. After a sequence of failures Czech player should be happy with her result at Eastbourne tournament.
Kvitova's form was inconsistent throughout the tournament. In the first round she managed to beat Donna Vekic in straight sets (6:1, 7:6). After that she had a difficult match against Boulter (5:7, 6:0, 7:5). In the quarter-final Kvitova secured a confident victory over Dart (6:3, 6:4).
In three of six latest matches of Kvitova tiebreaks were played
This bet played in four of five latest matches of Haddad Maia
In the first round of Birmingham tournament Haddad Maia has recorded a victory over Kvitova (7:6, 6:2). Czech player is surely in a better form now, she gained match practice on the grass, but Beatriz is not ready to slow down. Moreover, she had plenty of time to recover, so we are expecting another victory from Brazilian player.
Our prediction - Haddad Maia to win the match
In the most recent head-to-head match Kvitova managed to put up a fight for only one set. We are expecting another contested match today.
Our second bet is on total over 21 games