Qiang Wang vs Samantha Stosur, Hong Kong QF Preview

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QF: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Qiang Wang vs ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Samantha Stosur
Qiang Wang and Sam Stosur will go head-to-head for the first time when they meet at the quarter-final stage in Hong Kong on Friday evening. Wang has had a very solid season and has been fairly consistent on hard courts throughout the year. Conversely, Stosur has struggled on hard courts of late but does enter this match fresh off a confidence boosting three set win over Agnieszka Radwanska, one of the Australianโ€™s biggest wins on a hard court this year. Can Stosur keep her Hong Kong run going or will Wang be too solid?

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs Naomi Osaka, Hong Kong QF Preview

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QF: (6) ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Naomi Osaka

A Fascinating quarter-final at the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open on Friday sees the 6th seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Japanโ€™s Naomi Osaka go head-to-head for the first time. Naomi Osaka will enter this exciting match full of confidence after she eliminated Venus Williams in straight sets on Wednesday evening. Pavlyuchenkova also enters this match in good form and has been one of the most consistent players on tour in 2017, especially on a hard court. It will be interesting to see how this match-up unfolds.

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Elina Svitolina vs Nicole Gibbs, Hong Kong R2 Preview

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R2: (1/wc) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nicole Gibbs

The top seeded Elina Svitolina will continue her quest for a 6th WTA title in 2017 when she comes up against Americaโ€™s Nicole Gibbs at the second round stage in Hong Kong on Thursday. Svitolina was somewhat unconvincing in her Hong Kong debut on Tuesday night as she defeated Zarina Diyas in a few tight sets. Svitolina received treatment for her right thigh during the match. The Ukrainian has won both of the previous matches the pair, both on a hard court and both in straight sets, more of the same seems likely here.

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Agnieszka Radwanska vs Samantha Stosur, Hong Kong R2 Preview

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R2: (4) ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Agnieszka Radwanska vs ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Samantha Stosur

Agnieszka Radwanska and Samantha Stosur will renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at the second round stage of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open. Radwanska and Stosur both advanced to the second round in Hong Kong with wins over local wild cards, Radwanska cruised through in straights sets, whilst Stosur laboured to a three set win. This will be the first meeting between Radwanska and Stosur in over 4 years, interestingly, it is Stosur who holds a 3-1 record over Radwanska and has won their last 3 matches.

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Agnieszka Radwanska vs Ling Zhang, Hong Kong R1 Preview

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R1: (4) ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Agnieszka Radwanska vs (wc) ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Ling Zhang

Agnieszka Radwanska arrives in Hong Kong knowing that she will not be competing at the WTA Finals in 2017, breaking a streak of 6 consecutive appearances at the season finale. It has been a poor year for Radwanska by her very lofty standards, the Pole is yet to win a title in 2017, Hong Kong is one of the last chances for Radwanska to salvage something from the year. The fourth seed will take on local wild card Ling Zhang in the first round of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open.

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