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CoCo Vandeweghe vs Ashleigh Barty, Zhuhai Semi-Final Preview

WTA Elite Trophy, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³πŸŒΉπŸ‰ Zhuhai Preview + Prediction
SF #2: (2) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ CoCo Vandeweghe vs (9) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty

Saturday’s second semi-final in Zhuhai sees CoCo Vandeweghe and Ashleigh Barty go head-to-head for the first time. Vandeweghe and Barty both went undefeated in their groups to advance to the semi-finals, both are in good form heading into this intriguing semi-final clash. Barty has arguably been the form player thus far in Zhuhai, the Aussie’s serving has been particularly impressive. Vandeweghe has also been serving well this week and can match Barty from the service line. This will be an exciting clash between two powerful opponents, who will emerge victorious in the first meeting between the pair?

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Angelique Kerber vs Ashleigh Barty, Zhuhai Group Stage Preview

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(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 Ashleigh Barty, Zhuhai Group Stage Preview

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(4) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs (9) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova kickstarted her 2017 Zhuhai campaign off in style when she defeated Angelique Kerber in three sets on Tuesday evening. Pavlyuchenkova can confirm her progression into the semi-finals when she comes up against Ashleigh Barty on Wednesday at the WTA Elite Trophy. The Russian has won the two previous matches between the pair but Barty has improved greatly since their most recent match and the Aussie will looking to make a strong start in her Zhuhai debut.

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Ashleigh Barty vs Aliaksandra Sasnovich, U.S Open R2 Preview

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πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty vs πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ Aliaksandra Sasnovich

Ashleigh Barty made an impressive start to her 2017 U.S Open campaign on Monday, Barty came from a set down to defeat the 21st seeded Ana Konjuh 4-6 6-0 6-1. Barty has been in great form over the last couple of months claiming wins over the likes of Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams. Barty will be back in action at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday evening where she takes on Belarus’s Aliaksandra Sasnovich. This section of the draw is very open after the elimination of Johanna Konta in the first round, there is a good opportunity for Barty to go on a deep run in New York.

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Elina Svitolina vs Ashleigh Barty, Wimbledon R1 Preview

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(4) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Elina Svitolina vs πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty

A Fascinating opening round clash from SW19 sees the fourth seeded Elina Svitolina take on an in-form Ashleigh Barty. This match promises to be much closer than current rankings suggest. Svitolina has a poor 5-11 lifetime record on grass and has never made It past the second round at Wimbledon, clearly grass is Svitolina’s least preferred surface. On the other hand, Barty thrives on this surface and brings good form into the event having made the final in Birmingham.

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