US Open, 🇺🇸🍎🗽🚕 R3 Preview + Prediction
(13) 🇨🇿 Petra Kvitova vs (18) 🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia
First up on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday will be Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia in what looms as an exciting third round clash at Flushing Meadows. This is a dynamic match-up between two exciting, powerful players. The head-to-head record coming into this match is level at 2 wins apiece, interestingly it has been the Frenchwoman who won their two most recent matches. Garcia has been more consistent than ever in recent times, whilst Kvitova’s form has been typically erratic, Garcia will fancy her chances of a third consecutive win over Kvitova.
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Rogers Cup, 🇨🇦🍁🏒 R3 Match Preview + Prediction
🇺🇸 Catherine Bellis vs 🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia
An interesting third round match-up at the Rogers Cup on Thursday sees two in-form players on the rise go head-to-head as Catherine Bellis takes on Caroline Garcia. Bellis and Garcia both came through tough opening round matches, Bellis came from a set down against Julia Goerges, whilst Garcia was pushed to a third set by Sorana Cirstea. Both players were more commanding in the second round, Bellis beat Kuznetsova 6-4 7-5, whilst Garcia beat Lepchenko 6-1 6-4. Thursday’s match looms as a good opportunity for both, it will be interesting to see who steps up and makes the most of this chance.
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Roland Garros, 🇫🇷🐌 Quarter-Final Preview + Prediction
QF #4: (2) 🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova vs (28) 🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia
The fourth and final quarter-final at Roland Garros is arguably the most exciting of the quartet as Karolina Pliskova takes on Caroline Garcia. Both Pliskova and Garcia will be in unprecedented territory heading into the final 8 clash, Pliskova had ever been past the second round at Roland Garros prior to this event whilst Caroline Garcia will be playing in her very first quarter-final at the Grand Slam level having never reached the second week of a Slam prior to this event. There has previously been very little to separate these two when they have gone head-to-head, their four previous meetings have been split, two wins apiece. The scene is set for a tight contest.
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Roland Garros, 🇫🇷🐌 R4 Preview + Prediction
(28) 🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia vs 🇫🇷 Alize Cornet
Compatriots and former Fed Cup teammates Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet will square off for a place in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros on Monday. This is huge opportunity for both ladies, both will be aiming to reach the quarter-final stage of a Grand Slam for the very first time. This will be the first tour level match between the two, interestingly there is a tense undertone heading into this as Garcia and Cornet recently had a falling out and are not on speaking terms, this is sure to be a fiery, passionate affair between two ladies aiming for the biggest result of their respective careers.
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Miami Open, 🇺🇸🌴🐬 R2 Match Preview
(21) 🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia vs 🇨🇳 Shuai Peng
A fascinating second round match-up at the Miami Open sees Caroline Garcia come up against Shuai Peng. The 22nd seeded Garcia received a bye through the opening round and will face a tough task against an in-form Peng Shuai in her opening match in Miami. Caroline Garcia also brings good form into Miami, the Frenchwoman won a couple of matches in Indian Wells last week, but notably she beat Johanna Konta in a tough three set match, a confidence boosting win for Garcia.
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