Jessica Pegula vs. Emma Raducanu
In the Round of 16 of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, Jessica Pegula (ranked No. 8) takes on Emma Raducanu (No. 13).
Pegula is favored over Raducanu for this match, with -170 odds against the the underdog’s +133.
Pegula is 15-9 on hard courts in 2022. Pegula has finished 164-for-226 in service games on hard courts (72.6% winning percentage), and 78-for-225 in return games (34.7%).
Pegula has won 38.3% of break points on hard courts so far this year (75 out of 196, which ranks 149th).
The 19-year-old Raducanu, who is looking for her first tournament win on a hard court in 2022, is 4-7 so far this year on that surface.
In terms of serve/return winning percentages on hard courts, Raducanu has won 57.5% of her games on serve, and 40.0% on return.
On hard courts, Raducanu has converted 51 of 112 break points (45.5%).