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Elena Rybakina vs Simona Halep Predictions & Tips - 3 set thriller at the US Open

  • Elena Rybakina vs Simona Halep predictions & tips
  • The US Open third round match is being played on Friday
  • Halep beat Rybakina 3-6 6-3 7-6 in their previous match
  • Will we see another 3 set thriller?
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Simona Halep beat Elena Rybakina 3-6 6-3 7-6 in the 2020 Dubai final (Getty)
John Eastwood 03 Sep 2021
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Elena Rybakina vs Simona Halep Predictions


Elena Rybakina and Simona Halep went to 3 sets in their previous match. That should be the case again in the US Open third round with Rybakina to prevail.
  • Elena Rybakina vs Simona Halep Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Elena Rybakina
  • Elena Rybakina Form
  • Simona Halep Stats
  • Simona Halep Form
  • Elena Rybakina vs Simona Halep Live Stream FAQ

  • Elena Rybakina has won 8 of her last 14 matches.
  • Elena Rybakina has gone to 3 sets in 2 of her last 3 matches against Top 20 players.
  • Simona Halep is 1-0 against Elena Rybakina.
  • Simona Halep has won 8 of her last 13 matches.
  • Simona Halep has gone to 3 sets in 3 of her last 4 matches against Top 20 players on hard courts.

Head to Head


Simona Halep is 1-0 against Elena Rybakina, winning 3-6 6-3 7-6 in the 2020 Dubai final.

Elena Rybakina


Nationality: Kazakhstan
Age: 22 (17 June 1999)
Height: 6'0" (184 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 20
Career High: 17 (February 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 2
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Second Round (2020)

Elena Rybakina Form


Elena Rybakina hasn’t reached a final in 2021. Her best result came at Eastbourne on grass where she reached the semi-finals.

The switch to hard courts seemed to do the trick, Rybakina reaching the semi-finals where she lost to Belinda Bencic in 3 sets.

The 22-year-old played in three tournaments to prepare for the US Open. She went 3-3 with her best win coming against World No.15 Elise Mertens.

Rybakina beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-3 in the first round at the US Open. She beat Caroline Garcia 6-1 6-4 in the second round.

Simona Halep Stats


Nationality: Romania
Age: 29 (27 September 1991)
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 13
Career High: 1 (October 2017)
Career Singles Titles: 22
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2018 French Open, 2019 Wimbledon)
US Open Best Result: Semi-Finals (2015)

Simona Halep Form


Simona Halep hasn’t played much tennis in 2021.

The Romanian reached the quarter-finals at the Gippsland Trophy and Australian Open. She played in three matches on clay, her best result coming in a semi-final appearance in Stuttgart.

The 29-year-old switched to hard courts in Montreal where she suffered a 2-6 6-4 6-4 defeat to Danielle Collins. She withdrew in the second round in Cincinnati.

Halep beat Camila Giorgi 6-4 7-6 in the first round at the US Open before beating lucky loser Kristína Kučová 6-3 6-1 in the second round.

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Verdict

Elena Rybakina and Simona Halep are both in the Top 20 and evenly matched. They went to 3 sets in their previous match which is my prediction at the US Open.

Best Bet: Over 21.5 Total Games $1.90 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: 3 Sets Total Sets $2.40 at Neds - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Elena Rybakina Win 2-1 Correct Score $4.75 at Bookmaker - 1 Unit

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