French Open Predictions – Women’s Final Barty vs Vondrousova
We have French Open Predictions for the Women’s Final between Ashleigh Barty vs Marketa Vondrousova.
The tennis world has been ignited for the past two weeks with the captivating action at Rolland Garros. However, like all things; it must come to an end.
The final is guaranteed to be won by a maiden Grand Slam winner, and it will be either Australia’s Ashleigh Barty or the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova.
It has been a thrilling two weeks of action, and these two women have played their part. The one word that can be used to describe both players for their route to the final is ruthless.
That has been especially the case with 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova.
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The teenager is yet to drop a set en route to her first Grand Slam final, and it seems as though it has been a coming of age tournament for her.
She has multiple sides to her game, and fans’ have seen all of those throughout the clay competition. She was ruthless in knocking out the number 12 seed Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets, and that was when the audience began taking notice of how good she could be.
She followed this up with a hard-fought win over Petra Martic where she was taken to the limit, before winning 7-6, 7-5. However, she was largely unfancied when she was pitted against 26th seed Johanna Konta in the semi-final.
Vondrousova showed fans’ another side to her by being able to play on the mistakes and vulnerabilities of the Brit in the long rallies. There was a swagger about her in rallies; like she knew that she would win the point. The prospect of facing Barty, however, is the biggest test she has faced thus far.
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Barty has quietly gone about her business throughout the competition, and she has had her fair share of luck to reach the final. She has twice been taken to a third set, and on one occasion to a tie-breaker.
The 23-year-old put down a marker earlier in the year of what she could be capable of doing after she reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open before being knocked out by Petra Kvitova. This was the furthest stage that an Australian player had gotten to in a major Grand Slam competition for over a decade.
Barty has shown that she can hand with best after beating Simona Halep and Maria Sharapova in 2019 already, but winning that elusive Grand Slam would be the reward that she has been waiting for.
She knocked off Madison Keys in the quarterfinals of the French Open to get to her career-best stage of a competition. Her reward was a matchup against Amanda Anisimova after the American had caused shock waves by reaching this stage despite being an unknown quantity aged just 17.
The two women put on a masterclass in front of the French crowd, and after Anisimova claimed the first set after a tie-break; Barty came into her own. It was somewhat of a wake-up call for the Australian, but also a sign of inexperience from the teenager. However, two straight sets later and her place in the final was cemented and well deserved.
French Open Predictions – Women’s Final
While no tennis fan would have been expecting to see this final, they will undoubtedly be invested after watching both women upset all the odds to get this far.
One thing that we are guaranteed is a first Grand Slam winner, and that in itself is hugely exciting. However, the recent record in the head to head will show that it is difficult to bet against Barty.
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