#BOTWClassic, 🇺🇸🐻 Stanford QF Preview + Prediction (1) 🇪🇸 Garbine Muguruza vs (5) 🇭🇷 Ana Konjuh
A blockbuster quarter-final clash at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford sees the top seeded Garbine Muguruza and Ana Konjuh go head-to-head for the very first time. Muguruza made a commanding return to action on Wednesday evening in her first match since claiming her second Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. Muguruza stormed past Kayla Day 6-2 6-0 to setup a fascinating clash against Ana Konjuh. The Croatian secured her spot in the quarter-finals with a solid straight set win over Natalia Vikhlyantseva. It will be interesting to see how hard Konjuh can push Muguruza in what should be the first of many matches between these two.
#BOTWClassic, 🇺🇸🐻 Stanford R1 Preview + Prediction (5) 🇭🇷 Ana Konjuh vs (Q) 🇳🇿 Maria Erakovic
Ana Konjuh will begin her U.S Open series campaign on Monday afternoon with a first round clash against qualifier, Marina Erakovic. Konjuh’s first big success came in the United States as she reached the quarter-final stage at the U.S Open last year. Konjuh will be hoping for another round of success on the North American hard courts in 2017, starting with a strong showing in Stanford as she builds towards NY.
Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓🎩 R4 Match Preview: (10) 🇺🇸 Venus Williams vs (27) 🇭🇷 Ana Konjuh
A Fascinating battle of the generations sees Venus Williams take on Ana Konjuh for a quarter-final spot at SW19. Both Williams and Konjuh enter this clash battle hardened having come through some tough matches in the opening week of the tournament. This will be the first career meeting between Williams and Konjuh, it will be interesting to see if the 19-year-old can execute her game, if she does she is going to be hard to stop.
Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓 Day 3, R2 Match Preview: (27) 🇭🇷 Ana Konjuh vs 🇷🇴 Irina-Camelia Begu
In an interesting second round clash at SW19 on Wednesday sees the 27th seeded Ana Konjuh take on Romanian: Irina Camelia Begu. Konjuh and Begu both rocketed through their opening round clashes on Monday in straight sets. Ana Konjuh is one to look out for at Wimbledon, the young Croatian’s game is perfectly suited to grass and given the wide open nature of the draw there is potential for Konjuh to cause great damage over the next fortnight.
Miami Open, 🇺🇸🌴🐬 R2 Match Preview (29) 🇭🇷 Ana Konjuh vs 🇧🇪 Kirsten Flipkens
Ana Konjuh and Kirsten Flipkens will go head-to-head for the second time in 2017 when they meet at the second round stage of the Miami Open on Thursday. Konjuh won their only previous encounter in three sets at the ASB Classic in Auckland earlier this year. The young Croatian has shown glimpses of her best in 2017 but has really lacked consistency, Konjuh will be hoping to make a big impact in Miami as she has failed to go deep in a big tournament this year.