Both Collins and Cornet were not expected to go this far in the tournament which will bring even a better match when these two meet at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on January 25, 2022.
- Danielle Collins vs Alize Cornet
- Tennis – Australian Open, Quarterfinals
- Date – 25/1/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia
Danielle Collins Stats & Form
Danielle Collins has reached her prime a little later than the competition and now at the age of 18, she seems ready for the very top. The world No. 30 finished last season with a 37-15 record including 23-10 on hard surface and winning two trophies in Palermo and San Jose.
The American started in Melbourne with a 6-1, 6-3 win over world No. 200 Caroline Dolehide. Collins didn’t have a tough task in the second round as well beating Ana Konjuh 6-4, 6-3.
In the next two rounds, Collins had to come from behind to make it to the quarterfinals. First she won 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 over Clara Tauson and then in Round 16, she defeated Elise Mertens by 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in almost three hours of play. Collins hot only 53% of her serves and made 7 double faults but still managed to win.
Danielle Collins News
This is not the first deep run for Danielle Collins in Melbourne as she reached the semifinals in 2019 where she lost to Petra Kvitova.
Alize Cornet Stats & Form
Alize Cornet has reached her best Grand Slam result as she made it to the quarterfinals in Melbourne. The 32-year-old finished last season as world No. 61 with her best ranking being at No. 11.
Cornet split the 52 matches last season and is 4-2 in 2022. Cornet’s run at the Australian Open has been pretty impressive as she defeated two former Grand Slam winners.
The French started with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Viktorya Tomova followed by a win over the world No. 3 Garbine Muguruza with the same score.
In the third round, Cornet came back from a set down to defeat Tamara Zidansek by 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. In Round 16, Cornet made one of the biggest wins of her career as she defeated former world No. 1 Simona Halep by 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in just over two and a half hours. Cornet made 9 double faults and converted only 56% of her first and 41% of her second serve but still won somehow.
Alize Cornet News
Alize Cornet has been regular at the Australian Open since 2006 and her best result before was Round 16 in 2009.
Danielle Collins and Alize Cornet Head-to-Head Stats
These two players have never faced each other at the WTA tour.
Danielle Collins and Alize Cornet Betting Odds
Danielle Collins is a huge favorite according to the odds as she is at -294 to win. Alize Cornet is at 222.
The total games margin is 20.5 with both ways at -111.
Danielle Collins is in a better physical shape than Alize Cornet and can hit the ball harder. They have never played against each other which adds a little more excitement to this match. Collins has made the semifinals in Melbourne three years ago showing that she can attack the title. Cornet has made the best Grand Slam result at the age of 32 and her chances to advance even further are very small. Collins will win this game in straight sets.