WTA Elite Trophy, 🇨🇳🌹🐉 Zhuhai RR Preview + Prediction
(6) 🇷🇺 Elena Vesnina vs (12/wc) 🇨🇳 Shuai Peng
The first of two dead rubbers to close out day 4 in Zhuhai sees Elena Vesnina come up against Shuai Peng. CoCo Vandeweghe confirmed that she would be the one to progress to the semi-finals in the bougainvillea group as she went 2-0 with a straight set win over Elena Vesnina on Thursday night, eliminating Vesnina and Peng from the tournament. It all means that there is little to play for here, pride and a positive finish to 2017 will be on the line, both have had good seasons and will want to enter the off-season with a victory.
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WTA Elite Trophy, 🌹🐉 Zhuhai RR Preview + Prediction
(2) 🇺🇸 CoCo Vandeweghe vs (6) 🇷🇺 Elena Vesnina
CoCo Vandeweghe can secure top spot and a ticket into the semi-final in Zhuhai on Thursday night when she comes up against Russia’s Elena Vesnina in the final match of the day. Vandeweghe made a shaky start in her Zhuhai debut on day 1 of the tournament but rallied to claim a 3 set win over Shuai Peng. Elena Vesnina has had to wait a while to get her Zhuhai campaign off and running, the Russian will be looking to end one of her best seasons on tour with a strong showing in Zhuhai.
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Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓 Day 3, R2 Match Preview:
🇧🇾 Victoria Azarenka vs 🇷🇺 (15) Elena Vesnina
Victoria Azarenka claimed her first win at a Grand Slam since the 2016 Australian Open to book her spot in the second round at Wimbledon. The Belarusian says she is fitter than ever at the moment and is looking to play better tennis than she ever has, a real warning to the rest of the tour. Given the openness of the draw, Azarenka looms as a dark horse at SW19. After surviving a tough opening challenge against Catherine Bellis, Azarenka faces another tough test on Wednesday when she comes up against the 15th seeded Elena Vesnina.
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Aegon International, 🇬🇧 Eastbourne R3 Preview
(6) 🇩🇰 Caroline Wozniacki vs (12) 🇷🇺 Elena Vesnina
An interesting third round clash at the Aegon International in Eastbourne on Thursday sees the sixth seeded Caroline Wozniacki take on the twelfth seeded Elena Vesnina in a match featuring an intriguing contrast in styles. Vesnina is dangerous on a grass court given her ability at the net but Wozniacki is in rock-solid form and also thrives on grass.
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BNP Paribas Open, 🇺🇸🌴 Indian Wells, 🏆 Final Match Preview
(8) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) 🇷🇺 Elena Vesnina
A totally unexpected championship match at the 2017 BNP Paribas Open sees compatriots Svetlana Kuznetsova and Elena Vesnina do battle. This will be a momentous occasion for both ladies at this stage of their respective careers. Kuznetsova has twice reached the final in Indian Wells and will be hoping for third time lucky as she looks for her first title in the Californian desert, for Vesnina this is the biggest final of her career and a surprise opportunity to win her first premier mandatory title. Kuznetsova and Vesnina have been Fed Cup teammates for almost a decade, adding another element of drama to this final.
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