Category Archives: Brisbane International

Monica Puig vs Caroline Wozniacki, Sydney R1 Preview

Apia International, Sydney R1
🇵🇷 Monica Puig vs (10) 🇩🇰 Caroline Wozniacki

Monday’s most intriguing first round clash on Ken Rosewall Arena sees 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig come up against the tenth seeded Caroline Wozniacki in Sydney. Monica Puig has great memories In Sydney after coming through the qualifying draw to reach the final in Sydney last year. Puig will be desperate to repeat that stunning run after a disappointing start to the year in Brisbane last week where she suffered a first round loss.

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Johanna Konta vs Arina Rodionova, Sydney R1 Preview

Apia International, Sydney R1
(6) Johanna Konta vs (LL) Arina Rodionova

Johanna Konta begins her 2017 Apia International campaign on Monday with a first round clash against Arina Rodionova. The British number 1 will have a greater sense of pressure on her in 2017 after a somewhat unexpected breakthrough season in 2016 that saw her reach the top 10. Konta made a steady start in week 1, reaching the semi-final stage in Shenzhen and will be looking for another good week in Sydney as she prepares to defend semi-final points in Melbourne. 

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Karolina Pliskova vs Alize Cornet, Brisbane Final preview

Brisbane International Championship match: 🐨🌴
(3) 🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova vs 🇫🇷 Alize Cornet

The 2017 Brisbane International champion will be crowned on Saturday night, Karolina Pliskova and Alize Cornet will contest the first premier level final of the season. Karolina Pliskova has been in superb form in Brisbane, the quick conditions have really suited the Czech’s big game. Pliskova is unlikely to have things all her own way in Saturday’s final as Alize Cornet has already knocked off some quality opponents and will be extra determined as she aims to win her very first premier level title. 

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Elina Svitolina vs Karolina Pliskova, Brisbane SF Preview

Brisbane International Semi-Final: 🐨🌴
(6) 🇺🇦 Elina Svitolina vs (3) 🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova

The second semi-final at the Brisbane International promises to be a thriller when Elina Svitolina takes on Karolina Pliskova for a place in Saturday’s final. Svitolina will enter Friday’s semi-final on a high, fresh off defeating the world number 1 Angelique Kerber in three sets. Whilst Karolina Pliskova has also played some great tennis this week and will be encouraged by her first career win over Roberta Vinci which confirmed her spot in the final four at the Brisbane International.

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Garbine Muguruza vs Alize Cornet, Brisbane SF Preview

Brisbane International Semi-Final: 🐨🌴
(4) 🇪🇸 Garbine Muguruza vs 🇫🇷 Alize Cornet

Friday’s first semi-final at the Brisbane International will feature an interesting contrast in styles when Garbine Muguruza comes up against Alize Cornet on Pat Rafter Arena. Muguruza and Cornet have arguably been the two most impressive players this week in Brisbane, both have overcome great obstacles and will enter this clash full of confidence.

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