Australian Open 2021: February 9th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD

Rod Laver Arena

[4] Sofia Kenin (USA) vs. [WC] Maddison Inglis (USA) – The defending champ should advance.

[5] Elina Svitolina (UKR) vs. Marie Bouzkova (CZE)

[1] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) vs. Danka Kovinic (MNE) – The world #1 with a home court advantage is in a good spot to advance.

Margaret Court Arena

[14] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs. [LL] Margarita Gasparyan (RUS)

[12] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) vs. Jessica Pegula (USA)

[WC] Daria Gavrilova (AUS) vs. Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP)

John Cain Arena 

Coco Gauff (USA) vs. Jil Teichmann (SUI) – Coco is one to watch

[WC] Samantha Stosur (AUS) vs. [WC] Destanee Aiava (AUS) – One last decent run?

1573 Arena

[11] Belinda Bencic (SUI) vs. Lauren Davis (USA)

[6] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. Jasmine Paolini (ITA)

[16] Petra Martic (CRO) vs. Olga Danilovic (SRB)

Court 3

Nao Hibino (JPN) vs. [WC] Astra Sharma (AUS) – Home court advantage?

[21] Anett Kontaveit (EST) vs. Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR)

Court 5

[28] Donna Vekic (CRO) vs. [PR] Yafan Wang (CHN) – Vekic has had good results in recent months.

Shelby Rogers (USA) vs. [Q] Francesca Jones (GBR)

Court 6

[Q] Chloe Paquet (FRA) vs. [Q] Mayar Sherif (EGY) – Both players are match tough from qualifying so who knows?

Alison Van Uytvanck (BLR) vs. [Q] Clara Burel (FRA) – Match toughness from qualifying helps in this situation.

Court 7

Madison Brengle (USA) vs. [WC] Arina Rodionova (AUS)

[26] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) vs. Sloane Stephens (USA) – I don’t see this as an upset even if the computer does.

Court 8

[31] Zhang Shuai (CHN) vs. [Q] Ann Li (USA)

Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) vs. Kaia Kanepi (EST) – This should be an excellent match.

Court 10

Heather Watson (GBR) vs. Kristyna Pliskova (CZE)  – Watson will have to absorb some big serves, but she should advance.

Danielle Collins (USA) vs. Ana Bogdan (ROU) – 50-50 Match

Court 12

Paula Badosa (ESP) vs. [Q] Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) 

Saisai Zheng (CHN0 vs. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)

Court 13

[20] Maria Sakkari (GRE) vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) – Sakkari is my pick for the semifinals.

[13] Johanna Konta (GBR) vs. Kaja Juvan (SLO)

Court 14

Nadia Podoroska (ARG) vs. Christina McHale (USA)

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – A battle of veterans

Court 15

[18] Elise Mertens (BEL) vs. Leylah Fernandez (CAN)

Zhu Lin (CHN) vs. [Q] Whitney Osuigwe (USA)

Court 16

[29] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) vs. Martina Trevisan (ITA)

Mona Barthel (GER) vs. Elisabetta Cocciaretto (ITA)

Court 17

[22] Jennifer Brady (USA) vs. Aliona Bolsova (ESP) 

[25] Karolina Muchova (CZE) vs. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) – Like the Sloane Stephens match, an Ostapenko win is not an upset.

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