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Angelique Kerber vs Ashleigh Barty, Zhuhai Group Stage Preview

WTA Elite Trophy, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³πŸŒΉπŸ‰ Zhuhai RR Preview + Prediction
(8) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs (9) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty

Top spot in the rose group and progression to the semi-final stage in Zhuhai is up for grabs when Angelique Kerber comes up against Ashleigh Barty on Thursday. If Kerber is to progress to the semi-final stage she needs to win this match in straight sets, Barty just needs to win 1 set to confirm her spot on top of the rose group. Barty was in sensational form in her Zhuhai debut, comfortably defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets, can the Aussie bring a similar level here and advance to the final four in Zhuhai?

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs Angelique Kerber, Zhuhai Group Stage Preview

WTA Elite Trophy, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³πŸŒΉπŸ‰ Zhuhai RR Preview + Prediction
(4) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs (8) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber

The best match is saved until last on Tuesday in Zhuhai as Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Angelique Kerber resume hostilities to draw out the singles action on day 1 of the Elite Trophy. Pavlyuchenkova and Kerber have built up a very competitive rivalry over the years, the head-to-head record between the pair is currently split at 5 wins apiece. Pavlyuchenkova has won their only two matches in 2017 and has generally been in much better form than the German in recent times. However, Kerber will be keen to end what has been a disappointing season on a high and is easily the most accomplished player in the draw this week in Zhuhai. It will be interesting to see how this match pans out on Tuesday evening.

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Angelique Kerber vs Naomi Osaka, U.S Open R1 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R1 Preview + Prediction
(6) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Naomi Osaka

Angelique Kerber begins her title defense at the U.S Open with a potentially difficult first round clash against Japan’s Naomi Osaka on Tuesday. In 2017, Kerber has rarely been able to rediscover the stunning form that saw her win her second Grand Slam title in New York last year. Kerber seems vulnerable heading into this first round clash, especially against a player like Osaka that has the firepower to hit Kerber off the court. It will be interesting to see how Kerber handle’s Osaka’s game in the first career meeting between the pair.

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Angelique Kerber vs Ekaterina Makarova, Cincinnati R2 Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R2 Preview + Prediction
(3) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Ekaterina Makarova

Angelique Kerber will be out for revenge when she comes up against Ekaterina Makarova in the second round of the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday. Kerber was defeated by Makarova in straight sets in the opening round of Roland Garros earlier this year. These two have a long history, this will be the 13th meeting between the pair, Kerber holds a 7-5 record over Makarova but it the Russian who heads into this clash with form on her side.

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Angelique Kerber vs Garbine Muguruza, Wimbledon R4 Preview

Wimbledon πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ’‚πŸ“πŸŽ© R4 Match Preview:
(1) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs (14) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza

Two Grand Slam champions will collide in a blockbuster fourth round clash at SW19 on Monday as world number 1 Angelique Kerber comes up against Garbine Muguruza. Both Kerber and Muguruza are former finalists at Wimbledon, both are extremely determined to go one step better in 2017. Muguruza has had the clear edge in this match-up in recent times, the Spaniard has won the last four matches between the pair, all four of those wins came in 2015. Kerber is a different player now, the world number 1 will be keen to display that and keep her hopes of claiming a third Grand Slam title alive.

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