Rogers vs Kasatkina: prediction for the WTA San Jose match
Shelby Rogers and Daria Kasatkina exchanged victories in two head-to-head matches. Who will get the victory and win the title of San Jose tournament on August 8? Check out our prediction for the match.
Current tournament is the most successful one for Shelby Rogers in the season. Before this competition American player had only one highlight - she reached the semi-final at Hertogenbosch tournament. Home tournaments are always special for the American player, she reached the third round at Miami and at Indian Wells.
Rogers managed to beat strong opponents at San Jose - Andreescu, Sakkari, Anisimova and Kudermetova. Moreover, Shelby didn't lose a single set in four matches. She is surely at her peak now, so she will do everything to win the trophy.
Daria Kasatkina reached the final of San Jose tournament for the second consecutive year. In 2021, Russian player suffered a defeat to Danielle Collins in the title match (3:6, 7:6, 1:6).
In four matches of the main draw Daria lost only two sets. It happened in matches against Rybakina (1:6, 6:2, 6:0) and Sabalenka (4:6, 7:5, 6:0). In the semi-final match Kasatkina recorded a victory over Paula Badosa in straight sets (6:2, 6:4).
This bet played in three of five latest matches of Rogers
In three of five latest matches of Kasatkina less than 9.5 games were played in the 1st set
Finalists had a difficult path to the final of San Jose tournament and each of the opponents deserved to win a title. In our opinion, Kasatkina has more chances to win a trophy. Russian player is not making many unforced errors and looks more stable on the baseline. Moreover, Daria easily beat Rogers at Roland Garros this year (6:3, 6:2).
Our prediction - Kasatkina to win the match
In some of her San Jose matches Kasatkina needed some time to get into the game. She lost first sets to Rybakina and Tomljanovic. We are expecting another long match in the final.
Our second bet is on total over 21 games