Thailand Open 2023: Bianca Andreescu vs Marta Kostyuk – Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction


Top seed Bianca Andreescu takes on 5th seed Marta Kostyuk in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Thailand Open on Friday.

Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu

The Canadian tennis pro is yet to drop a set in the two matches she played in the Thailand Open. In the round of 32, she easily got past world No. 104 Harriet Dart in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, converting 6 out of 8 break points.

Andreescu followed it up with a convincing win in the first set of the round of 16 against Anastasia Zakharova. The second set was a tight affair as Zakharova gave a good account of herself. However, the 22-year-old Andreescu held her nerves to come through. The match ended 6-2, 7-5 in favor of the 2019 US Open champion.

Marta Kostyuk

The 20-year-old has reached the quarterfinals of a tournament for the second time this season. She made it to the quarterfinals of the Adelaide International 1 where she was ousted by top seed Ons Jabeur. Here she faces another top seed in the quarterfinals.

Marta Kostyuk

The Ukrainian youngster started with a hard-fought win against Liang En-shuo in the round of 32. After dropping the first set, Kostyuk bounced back outstandingly to outplay the Taiwanese qualifier in the second and third sets. The match ended 6-7 (7-9), 6-3, 6-0 in favor of Kostyuk. She went on to face Japanese veteran Nao Hibino in the round of 16. Kostyuk had a win percentage of 82 on the first serve but also committed 7 double faults. The match eventually ended in straight sets 6-3, 7-6 (9-7) as Kostyuk advanced to the quarterfinals.

Head-to-Head and Prediction

This will be the first meeting between Bianca Andreescu and Marta Kostyuk and therefore, the head-to-head scoreline currently stands at 0-0.

Prediction: Bianca Andreescu to win in three sets.

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