Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs Elena Rybakina French Open Tennis Picks and Predictions 6/8/21
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Elena Rybakina vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Tuesday June 8, 2021
The Line Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova +115 / Elena Rybakina -135 --- Over/Under Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Elena Rybakina and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova meet in the quarterfinals of the 2021 tennis French Open.
Elena Rybakina is coming off a straight sets win over Serena Williams that took 21 games to decide. In the victory, Rybakina won 69 percent of her first serve points and 52 percent of her second serve points. Rybakina won 62 percent of her total service points and converted on five of her seven break points. Rybakina was in control of that match from start to finish, completing the biggest win of her career at 21 years old. Rybakina has yet to drop a set this tournament. Rybakina hopes to make her first career grand slam semifinal appearance. Rybakina has won five of her last six matches on clay court.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is coming off a three sets win over Victoria Azarenka that took 29 games to decide. In the victory, Pavlyuchenkova won 63 percent of her first serve points and 32 percent of her second serve points. Pavlyuchenkova won 54 percent of her total service points and converted on eight of her 15 break points. Pavlyuchenkova completed the upset after dropping the first set and hit an impressive 45 winners. Pavlyuchenkova has now won her last three matches that have gone the distance. Pavlyuchenkova hopes to make her first career grand slam semifinal appearance. Pavlyuchenkova is 0-6 in previous grand slam quarterfinal matches. Pavlyuchenkova has won eight of her last nine matches on clay court.
There’s no match history between these two players.
Rybakina is probably playing the better tennis right now, but we can’t ignore she’s only 21, has never been on this stage and is coming off the biggest win of her career. Potential letdown spot for the younger Rybakina. Pavlyuchenkova has made a grand slam quarterfinal six times previously, and while she’s never gotten over the hump, that experience does give her an edge.
I like Pavlyuchenkova for the minor upset.