Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit, Stuttgart R2 Preview

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(5) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza vs (Q) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ͺ Anett Kontaveit

2016 Roland Garros champion Garbine Muguruza will be back on the red dirt as she gets her 2017 clay court season underway with a second round match-up against an in form Annett Kontaveit at the second round stage in Stuttgart. Muguruza is undoubtedly one of the best performers on a clay court on the WTA tour, if not the very best heading into the 2017 clay swing given the absence of Serena Williams. It will be interesting to see how many titles Muguruza can pick up over the next couple of months, the opportunity is there for Muguruza to be dominant.

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Simona Halep vs Barbora Strycova, Stuttgart R2 Preview

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(4) πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Simona Halep vs πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Barbora Strycova

Simona Halep will begin her 2017 Stuttgart campaign with a second round clash against Barbora Strycova. Halep enters the Porsche Tennis GP in the best form that she has been in all year, the Romanian claimed two comfortable wins on the weekend to help secure a 3-2 Fed Cup triumph over Great Britain. Strycova will be no pushover, the Czech is always a difficult prospect, especially for someone playing their first match of the tournament.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Johanna Konta, Miami Final Preview

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(12) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs (10) πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Johanna Konta

A blockbuster final at the Miami sees Caroline Wozniacki and Johanna Konta go head-to-head. This will be the second clash between the pair in 2017, Konta thrashed Wozniacki 6-3 6-1 at the Australian Open this year, Wozniacki is in much better form heading into this match so one would expect this match to be much tighter. Wozniacki is into her third final of the year but still looking for her first title whilst Konta won her only final of the year in Sydney.

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Venus Williams vs Johanna Konta, Miami SF Preview

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(11) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs (10) πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Johnna Konta

Venus Williams and Johanna Konta will go head-to-head in the second semi-final of the day at the Miami Open in what promises to be an extremely tight contest between two very evenly matched opponents. Venus Williams is having an amazing season, especially considering she is often the oldest player in these big events. Johanna Konta is also in great form and will enter this match with a heap of confidence given she defeated Venus in their two previous matches.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Karolina Pliskova, Miami SF Preview

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(2) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Karolina Pliskova vs (12) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki and Karolina Pliskova will renew their rivalry when they meet at the semi-final stage of the Miami Open on Thursday. The pair contested the Doha final last month where Pliskova claimed the title with a 6-3 6-4 win, it was the Czech’s first win over Wozniacki after the Dane won the first three encounters between the pair. Pliskova and Wozniacki are arguably the two most in form players on tour, both have cruised through to the final four in Miami without dropping a set, this should be an entertaining battle between two very contrasting types of opponents.

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Angelique Kerber vs Venus Williams Miami QF Preview

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(1) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs (11) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams

A huge quarter-final clash at the Miami Open sees the top seeded Angelique Kerber come up against an evergreen Venus Williams. Kerber has had the better of Venus in recent times, having won four of their last five matches including a tough straight set win at the semi-final stage of Wimbledon last year. This is an interesting match-up because of the contrast in styles, it will be interesting to see who comes out on top of this one, it should be a good one.

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Simona Halep vs Johanna Konta, Miami QF Preview

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(3) πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Simona Halep vs (10) πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Johanna Konta

Simona Halep and Johanna Konta will go head-to-head for just the second time when they collide at the quarter-final stage of the Miami Open on Wednesday. This looms as a significant rivalry in the coming years given these two should be permanent members of the top 10 for years to come. This should be an extremely close encounter between two very evenly matched opponents.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Lucie Safarova, Miami QF Preview

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(12) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Lucie Safarova

An intriguing contest between Caroline Wozniacki and Lucie Safarova will take place at the quarter-final stage of the Miami Open. Caroline Wozniacki is arguably the form player on tour at the moment, the Dane is now into her fourth consecutive quarter-final and has won 15 of her last 18 matches. Lucie Safarova is also in good form, the Czech has breezed through her first four matches in Miami in straight sets and will be a dangerous opponent for Wozniacki.

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Karolina Pliskova vs Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Miami QF Preview

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(2) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Karolina Pliskova vs (26) πŸ‡­πŸ‡· Mirjana Lucic-Baroni

A rematch of the Australian Open quarter-finals will take place at the same stage of the Miami Open as the second seeded Karolina Pliskova comes up against her nemesis Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. Pliskova was stunned by Lucic-Baroni at the quarter-final stage of the Australian Open earlier this year, one of the most disappointingΒ losses of Karolina’s career, a match that would certainly still haunt her.

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Simona Halep vs Samantha Stosur, Miami R4 Preview

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(3) πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Simona Halep vs (14) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Samantha Stosur

Simona Halep and Samantha Stosur will renew their rivalry on Monday when they meet at the fourth round stage of the Miami Open. Halep and Stosur have both struggled to find their best form in 2017 but both are having a good week in Miami after winning a couple of matches. Stosur leads the head-to-head series between the pair, but importantly Halep has won all their completed matches contested on a hard court. It will be interesting to see who makes the most of this big opportunity to reach the quarter-final stage in Miami.

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