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Elina Svitolina vs Caroline Wozniacki, Dubai Final Preview

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Final Preview:
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ (7) Elina Svitolina vs πŸ‡©πŸ‡° (10) Caroline Wozniacki

Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships final promises to be an intriguing contest when Elina Svitolina comes up against Caroline Wozniacki. Svitolina and Wozniacki are just about as evenly matched as it gets, the pair play very similarly, having the same strengths and weaknesses, meaning every single point will be hard-fought in this match-up. Svitolina and Wozniacki are both in great form entering this final, Svitolina is on an 11 match winning streak after winning her first title of the year in Taipei City whilst Wozniacki has won 9 of her last 10 matches after reaching the final in Doha last week.

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Angelique Kerber vs Elina Svitolina, Dubai SF Preview

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, SF Preview:
(1) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs (7) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Elina Svitolina

Angelique Kerber and Elina Svitolina will renew hostilities on Friday when they collide in the second semi-final of the day at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. There is a lot at stake, firstly this is a premier 5 semi-final, secondly Kerber is two wins away from reclaiming the number 1 ranking and thirdly Elina Svitolina is just two wins away from reaching the top 10 for the first time in her career. Svitolina has won the last two matches between the pair, Kerber will head into this match desperate for revenge, this should be a good one between two very evenly matches opponents.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Anastasija Sevastova, Dubai SF Preview

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, SF Preview:
(10) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Anastasija Sevastova

Caroline Wozniacki is through to a sixth consecutive semi-final in Dubai. The 2011 champion has lost four consecutive semi-finals in Dubai but will be a strong favourite to reverse that trend when she comes up against Anastasija Sevastova in Friday’s first semi-final, a rematch of the 2016 U.S Open quarter-final. Wozniacki has played a huge amount of tennis in the last couple of weeks having reached the Doha final last week, Wozniacki has completed nine matches in nine days! Perhaps Sevastova will have a chance to claim her first win over Wozniacki given the Dane’s heavy recent schedule.

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Angelique Kerber vs Ana Konjuh, Dubai QF Preview

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, QF Preview:
(1) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs πŸ‡­πŸ‡· Ana Konjuh

Thursday’s fourth and final quarter-final of the day at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships promises to be the most intriguing clash of the day when world number 2 Angelique Kerber faces the rapidly improving Ana Konjuh. Kerber has finally found some decent form in Dubai and has huge motivation to win the title this week as she will return to the number 1 ranking if she can go all the way in Dubai. Kerber will face a tough test on Thursday night against the extremely talented Ana Konjuh, an opponent whose best tennis is good enough to beat anyone. Kerber will be wary heading into this one.

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Agnieszka Radwanska vs Catherine Bellis, Dubai R3 Preview

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, R3 Preview:
πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± (4) Agnieszka Radwanska vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Catherine Bellis

2012 Dubai Duty Free Champion Agnieszka Radwanska will continue her 2017 Dubai campaign on Wednesday evening when she comes up against young American Catherine Bellis at the third round stage. Radwanska is a clear favourite heading into this match, arguably the biggest challenge for Bellis in her young career. Radwanska hasn’t made an ideal start to 2017, a deep run in Dubai and challenging for the title would be highly beneficial as the Pole looks to climb back into the top 5.

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