Bencic, Belinda v Putintseva, Yulia 16/01 04:30
TENNIS Australian Open Women-19Kick Off: 16/01/2019 04:30
"Swiss timing too precise for Putinseva"
Belinda Bencic is a Swiss player, aged 21 and ranked 49th in the world. She is a former top 10 player, achieving 7th place in February of 2016. She plays well on all surfaces and recently won the Hopman Cup with fellow countryman Federer. She only won 1 of her single matches but the following week won 3 matches in Hobart. She won a lot of matches last year, qualifying and reaching the final in Luxembourg. In November she won an ITF in Las Vegas and continues her comeback after a bad injury over a year ago.
Yulia Putinseva is from Kasakhstan, aged 24 and ranked 39th in the world. She plays her best tennis on clay but in 2018 lost more matches than she won on hard courts. This year she qualified in Sydney and made the 1/4 final where she lost to Bertens in straight sets. In 2018 in September she reached the final in Guangzhou without dropping a set, before losing to Wang.
Info: Melbourne - hard court.
Head to Head: Putinseva leads 2-0 but in their last match Bencic retired in the 2nd set.
Summary: Value for Bencic at 1.75.
1.75 Bencic v Putinseva 2.20