Apia International, Sydney 🇦🇺 Semi-final #1 Preview
(2) 🇵🇱 Agnieszka Radwanska vs 🇨🇿 Barbora Strycova
Thursday’s first semi-final at the Apia International in Sydney features 2013 champion Agnieszka Radwanska and an in form Barbora Strycova. Radwanska has at times seemed rusty in the first couple of weeks of the season but finally seems to be hitting some form, whilst Barbora Strycova has been in great form this week but her ability to bounce back from a brutal quarter-final win over Caroline Wozniacki is very questionable. Also in the Pole’s favour is the commanding 6-0 head-to-head record she holds over Strycova.
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Apia International, Sydney 🇦🇺 Semi-final #2 Preview
(6) 🇬🇧 Johanna Konta vs (wc) 🇨🇦 Eugenie Bouchard
Johanna Konta and Eugenie Bouchard have both rocketed through to the semi-final stage at the Apia International in Sydney, both have reached the final four in Sydney without dropping a set. Konta and Bouchard both play very similarly which should make for an interesting encounter, it was Bouchard who was victorious in their only previous match at Wimbledon last year and the Canadian’s current form suggests she could replicate that result In Sydney.
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Apia International, Sydney Quarter-Final #4
(2) 🇵🇱 Agnieszka Radwanska vs (Q) 🇨🇳 Ying-Ying Duan
Agnieszka Radwanska and Ying-Ying Duan will go head to head for the second time in as many weeks when they battle for a spot in the semi-finals at the Apia International in Sydney. Duan came extremely close to upsetting Radwanska in the first round in Shenzhen last week, Duan held a commanding lead in the final set and had several match points but Radwanska managed to fend them off and escape with the victory. The Polish second seed will be aiming for a more convincing win on this occasion as she searches for a second Apia International title.
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Apia International, Sydney Quarter-Final #1
Daria Kasatkina vs (6) Johanna Konta
Daria Kasatkina and Johanna Konta will meet for the first occasion on Wednesday when they meet at the quarter-final stage of the Apia International in Sydney. Kasatkina and Konta both rocketed up the rankings in 2017 and will both enter this clash full of confidence after meaningful straight set victories on Tuesday.
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Apia International, Sydney Quarter-Final #2
(wc) Eugenie Bouchard vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Eugenie Bouchard and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova are two ladies that have failed to live up to their expectations in the last few seasons. Both will be looking to reignite their careers in 2017 and both have made a positive start to achieving this goal at the Apia International in Sydney. Wednesday’s quarter-final will be the first ever meeting between Bouchard and Pavlyuchenkova and it promises to be a fascinating one.
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