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Dominika Cibulkova vs Sloane Stephens, U.S Open R2 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R2 Preview + Prediction
(11) πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡° Dominika Cibulkova vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Sloane Stephens

One of the most exciting second round clashes in New York on Wednesday will see the 11th seeded Dominika Cibulkova take on in-form American Sloane Stephens. Cibulkova and Stephens both arrived in New York in great form, Stephens made the semi-finals in Montreal in Cincinnati whilst Cibulkova made the final in New Haven last week. Stephens holds a 2-1 head-to-head record over Cibulkova, their most recent match was an epic in the Acapulco final last year which Stephens won in three gruelingΒ sets. This should be another exciting clash between Cibulkova and Stephens, two evenly matched opponents.

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Dominika Cibulkova vs Daria Gavrilova, New Haven Final Preview

Connecticut Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ«πŸ† New Haven preview + prediction
Final: (2) πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡° Dominika Cibulkova vs πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Daria Gavrilova

The final match before all attention turns to the U.S Open promises to be an exciting one on Saturday as the second seeded Dominika Cibulkova comes up against Daria Gavrilova in the final of the Connecticut Open. Cibulkova and Gavrilova both claimed super-impressive semi-final victories on Friday evening and head into Saturday’s final full of confidence. Cibulkova will be aiming for her first title of the year whilst Daria Gavrilova will be fighting for her first ever WTA title. Cibulkova comfortably defeated Gavrilova in straight sets at Wimbledon last year in their only previous match, the New Haven final promises to be a much closer encounter between two feisty competitors.

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Dominika Cibulkova vs Elise Mertens, New Haven SF Preview

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SF #1: (2) πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡° Dominika Cibulkova vs (Q) πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ Elise Mertens

Dominika Cibulkova will be competing in her third semi-final of the year on Friday at the Connecticut Open. Cibulkova will be hoping it’s third time lucky as she aims to reach her first final of the year, standing in her way in Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens. Cibulkova and Mertens have had very different pathways to the semi-finals, Cibulkova has won a pair of tight matches whilst Mertens has already won 5 matches having come through the qualifying draw. This will be the first ever meeting between the pair.

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Dominika Cibulkova vs Alize Cornet, New Haven R2 Preview

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R2: (2) πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡° Dominika Cibulkova vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Alize Cornet

Dominika Cibulkova and Alize Cornet will renew hostilities when they collide at the second round stage of the Connecticut Open on Wednesday evening. This will be the 10th meeting between the pair, matches between these two are usually high quality, fiercely contested encounters. As the second seed Cibulkova received a bye into the second round whilst Alize Cornet booked a meeting with Cibulkova courtesy of a 6-0 6-0 demolition of Yulia Putintseva.

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Dominika Cibulkova vs Johanna Konta, Cincinnati R3 Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R3 Preview + Prediction
(7) πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Johanna Konta vs (11) πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡° Dominika Cibulkova

An exciting third round clash at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday evening sees the 7th seeded Johanna Konta come up against the 11th seeded Dominika Cibulkova. Konta and Cibulkova both cruised through their second round matches in Cincinnati. Konta defeated Kiki Bertens 6-3 6-3 whilst Cibulkova beat Alize Cornet 6-4 6-1. The head-to-head record between the pair is split at one win apiece, both matches took place on hard court last year. The scene is set for a high intensity, close match between two of the toughest competitors on tour with a quarter-final spot up for grabs in Cincinnati.

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