Patricia Tig manages to continue the very good series from this part of the season, returning to the circuit after a maternity break, and this week she takes part in the Hiroshima tournament, passing the qualifiers, and in the first round she will meet the hosts, Ayano Shimizu.

Patricia Tig

▪️The 24-year-old is ranked 137th WTA, rising weekly in the standings following the latest notable results this summer.
▪️His tennis looks excellent during this period, proving a great appetite for games, feeling the lack of official matches in recent years.
▪️He made a remarkable performance in the tournament in Bucharest, coming from qualifications and reaching the final act, where he was defeated by Elena Rybakina, and after that performance followed the victory in the ▪️Karslsuhe tournament, his tennis showing very well.
▪️In the Hiroshima tournament he won 2 matches in qualifications, thus obtaining a qualification on the main competition table.

Ayano Shimizu

▪️The player, just 21 years old, from Japan, currently ranks 225th in the WTA rankings, with the highest position being 175th.
▪️This season he took part especially in ITF tournaments played on the territory of Japan, without having notable results.
▪️Before the defeat of the first qualifying round at the US Open, Shimizu reached the final of an ITF tournament, played on the carpet.

🎾Direct meetings

The two players have not met so far in the circuit, and will dispute the first match directly.

🎾What is the shape of the players in the last 5 matches?
  • Patricia Țig
  • Last result: 2-0 vs Kyoka Okamura
  • Shape: W W L W W

Patricia Țig qualified on the Hiroshima princes squad after going through qualifying without too many head-to-head battles in Japan. The Romanian will fight for a place in the finals with another Japanese, Ayano Shimizu, on Tuesday morning, around 06:45.
Țig returned to the playing field in April of this year, after giving birth and showing great appetite. He won two ITF titles, then reached the final in Bucharest, where he lost to Elena Rybakina. Then he lost another final, in Karlsruhe, in front of Alison Van Uytvanck.


  • Ayano Shimizu
  • Last result: 0-2 vs Tereza Martincova
  • Shape: L W L W L

Ayano Shimizu is a 21-year-old with no great performances on the WTA circuit. It still occupies the 205th place in the world and has so far passed 5 ITF titles in its account.
Shimizu was defeated in the second round of qualifying at the US Open by Tereza Martincova. He has never reached a Grand Slam tournament before this stage. In Hiroshima, he received a wild card from the organizers.

🎾News, analysis, statistics and progress about the 2 players.

▪️It occupies the 137th WTA.
▪️He is 25 years old.
▪️Won 14 ITF titles.
▪️He played two WTA finals (2019 – Bucharest, 2015 – Baku). .
▪️He won $ 642 in tennis.
▪️It occupies the 205th WTA.
▪️He is 21 years old.
▪️Won 5 ITF titles.
▪️She’s a right-handed player.
▪️He won $ 100,000 in tennis.

Tennis Prediction of the Day Patricia Țig vs Ayano Shimizu

Patricia Tig showed excellent form in the two qualifying matches, and I expect to continue in the same way, meeting a player without important matches played in the last period. Patricia Tig manages to improve her game in each match, so I expect the Romanian to get a clear victory in the first round in Hiroshima, trying to get on this surface still a remarkable result.

Prediction Today: P. Tig -3.5 game-uri
Odds: 1.50