Wimbledon 2021’s second week will start, as is the tradition, with the “Manic Monday” after the Sunday rest. Among the Round of 16 features, the one between Cori “Coco” Gauff and Angelique Kerber promises a lot of emotion. Find out here: information, predictions, odds and how to watch this thrilling tennis match in the US.
Gauff, the American teenage sensation, has been proving since her very first time in Wimbledon in 2019 at only 15 years old that she’s got what it takes to triumph at the elite level. Now, with seventeen and more experience in the tour, she’s ready to take it further. After reaching the Roland Garros quarterfinals, she will try to do the same in the Centre Court grass.
However, on the other side awaits her a tough opponent. Veteran Angelique Kerber, three-time Grand Slam champion, including Wimbledon in 2018. Kerber, a former world number one, is right now in the Top 30, a few places behind Gauff, but she is a formidable grass player as her title in Hamburg earlier this year proves.
Coco Gauff vs Angelique Kerber: Match Information
Date: Monday, July 5, 2021.
Time: Not before 10:30 AM (ET).
Location: Centre Court, All England Club, London.
Coco Gauff vs Angelique Kerber: Time by state in the US
ET: 10:30 AM
CT: 9:30 AM
MT: 8:30 AM
PT: 7:30 AM
Coco Gauff vs Angelique Kerber: Head-to-head and storylines
Coco Gauff and Angelique Kerber have never faced each other before on tour. This will be their first encounter. However, they know each other as both players had only good words for each other in the preview.
“She beat top players. She’s really dangerous, especially on grass courts. I see the fire on her, as well. She’s really putting all the effort she has in every single match”, said Kerber of Gauff. While the American said that her rival “obviously knows what it takes to win at this level. She also had a great win last week in Germany”.
Kerber is coming to this match after beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets (2-6, 6-0, 6-1) in a really tough match that got delayed by the rain. Gauff, on the other hand, had an easier victory over Kaja Juvan, winning in two straight sets (6-3, 6-3)
How to watch or live stream Coco Gauff vs Angelique Kerber in the US
The match between Coco Gauff and Angelique Kerber to be played this Monday, July 5, will be broadcasted in the US by ESPN and Tennis Channel.
Coco Gauff vs Angelique Kerber: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers had already made their predictions for this game. According to FanDuel, Coco Gauff is the favorite for the match with odds of -122, while Kerber has +102.
*Odds by FanDuel