Don’t miss No. 25 Elena Rybakina match up against No. 9 Garbine Muguruza in the Round of 32 of the Western & Southern Open. Watch it on Tennis Channel
Rybakina is coming off a 6-3, 6-2 win over No. 58-ranked Mayar Sherif in the Round of 64 on Monday. Muguruza last played on August 11, 2022, a 1-6, 3-6 defeat by No. 12-ranked Belinda Bencic in the Round of 16
of the WTA Toronto, Canada Women Singles 2022. In her 43 matches so far this year across all court types, Rybakina has played an average of 21.3 games (21.3 in three-set matches). So far this year, Rybakina has won 32% of her return games and 77.3% of her service games. In terms of serve/return winning percentages on hard
courts, Rybakina has won 78.9% of her games on serve, and 30% on return. Muguruza has played 22 matches this year across all court surfaces, averaging 20.7 games per match (20.7 in three-set matches) and winning 48.9% of those games. Muguruza is 155-for-227 in service games (a winning percentage of 68.3%) and 68-for-
229 in return games (29.7%) on all surfaces. On hard courts, Muguruza has a 69.4% winning percentage in service games and a 32% winning percentage in return games (84 service games won out of 121, and 39 return games won out of 122).