Liudmila Samsonova - Laura Siegemund predictions and free betting tips [12/10/2023]
In the 1/8 final of the championship in Zhengzhou on a hard court, Lyudmila Samsonova of Russia and Laura Siegemund from Germany will face off. We're placing our bets on Samsonova's victory with a handicap of -4.5 games.
24-year-old Lyudmila holds the 16th place in the world ranking. In Zhengzhou, she achieved her first victory against Maria scoring 6:3, 6:3. Prior to this in Beijing, the tennis player reached the finals with scores against Parks 6:4, 7:6 (7:4), Kvitova 6:4, 7:5, Kostyuk 6:4, 6:7 (4:7), 7:5, Ostapenko 6:3, 6:2 and Rybakina 7:6 (9:7), 6:3, but lost to Swiatek 2:6, 2:6. Earlier in Tokyo, Samsonova triumphed over Maria 6:0, 6:2, but yielded to Alexandrova 4:6, 2:6, in the US Open, she overcame Liu and Korpach, but lost to Keys, and in Cincinnati, she lost to Noskova in the first round with the score 6:2, 3:6, 1:6.
In mid-August, Lyudmila Samsonova reached the finals at the Montreal championship, beating Sinyakova, Zheng, Sabalenka, Bencic and Rybakina, but then lost to Pegula. In Washington, the tennis player reached the semifinals, passing Collins, Kirstea and Kostyuk, but lost to Gauff. Prior to this, Samsonova faced failures and suffered four defeats in six matches, at Wimbledon and the Berlin tournament she lost to Bogan and Alexandrova in the first rounds respectively, while in Bad Homburg, she prevailed over Tomova and Noskova, but lost to Sinyakova. In 's-Hertogenbosch, Lyudmila beat Papadakis and Kudermetova, but lost to Sasnovich.
Earlier on the French Open, Lyudmila started with a victory over Volynets with a score of 6:0, 6:1 in the first round, but in the following match suffered a loss to Pavlyuchenkova 6:4, 5:7, 5:7. In Rome, she defeated Kontaveit, but lost to Vekic. In mid-February, Samsonova reached the Abu Dhabi championship final, where she claimed victories over Liu, Krejcikova, Kudermetova and Zheng, but lost to Bencic in the final.
Laura Siegemund, 35 years old and holds the 113th place in the world tennis ranking. Laura successfully passed the qualification at the tournament in Zhengzhou and achieved victories over Wang 6:1, 6:1 and Schneider, where the match was interrupted by the opponent at the score 6:2, 3:0. Further, in the main draw of the tournament, the tennis player beat Zhu Lin scoring 6:2, 6:3, but prior to this, at the US Open, she lost to Gauff in the first round 6:3, 2:6, 4:6.
In Warsaw, Siegemund reached the finals and beat Hvalinska 6:4, 6:1, Zhu Lin 6:4, 6:4, Stefanini 7:6 (7:5), 5:7, 6:3 and Maria 5:7, 6:3, 6:4, but lost to Swiatek 0:6, 1:6. However, at Wimbledon she could not pass the qualification, suffering defeat from Wickmayer with the score 4:6, 7:5, 3:6, but earlier Laura triumphed over Cepelova 6:3, 6:4 and Rodionova 6:2, 6:1.
At the end of June, Siegemund successively overcame the qualification at the Berlin tournament, beating Zeidel 6:4, 6:3 and Avanesyan 7:5, 6:2, but in the main draw of the tournament, she suffered defeat from Blinkova 3:6, 7:6 (7:3), 5:7. In late April, Laura successfully passed the qualification in Madrid, defeating Grunchakova and Rahimova in the main draw, she coped with Podoroska but eventually lost to Martic. In the remaining tournaments this season, Laura couldn't get past the second round, with exception of the Australian Open, where she reached the third round and performed victorious over Bronzetti and Begu, but then lost to Garcia.
Players have encountered each other two times in the past, with Samsonova emerging victorious in all instances.
Prediction for the Samsonova - Siegemund match
Samsonova is in better form and outclasses her competitor, also their previous encounters have ended in her favour, therefore, we're betting on the Russian's victory
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