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Simona Halep vs Elina Svitolina, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: ๐Ÿ”ด Red Group: (1) ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Simona Halep vs (4) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina

The Final semi-final spot in the red group will be up for grabs when world number 1, Simona Halep comes up against Elina Svitolina in Singapore on Friday evening. Caroline Wozniacki is assured of one of the spots in the semi-finals from the red group after winning her first two matches in straight sets.

Simona Halep enters this clash with a 1/1 win/loss record in the red group whilst Elina Svitolina has disappointingly lost her opening two group matches. Simona Halepโ€™s destiny is in her own hands heading into this match, if she wins she will finish second in the group and advance to the semi-final stage, regardless of the result in the previous match between Wozniacki and Garcia.

Despite losing her first two matches, Svitolina is still a slim chance to qualify for the semi-finals, Svitolina needs to beat Halep in straight sets, but also needs Caroline Wozniacki to have beaten Caroline Garcia prior to this match, a result that seems likely. Svitolina will enter this match with some confidence given her good record against Halep, Svitolina leads the head-to-head 2-1 and held match point in the match she lost to the Romanian at Roland Garros earlier this year.

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Elina Svitolina vs Caroline Garcia, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: ๐Ÿ”ด Red Group: (4) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs (8) ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Caroline Garcia

Elina Svitolina and Caroline Garcia will be desperate to make amends for their disappointing first up loses in Singapore when the pair collide in Wednesdayโ€™s second match from the red group. Whilst the tournament is not over for either of these two, Itโ€™s virtually do or die for Svitolina and Garcia in this crucial red group match. The head-to-head record between these two is split at 1 win apiece, most recently the two contested an epic at the quarter-final stage in Beijing, Garcia saved match point before eventually winning in a final set tiebreak. The contrast in styles between these two should make for another fascinating clash on Wednesday night in Singapore, who will prevail this time around?

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Elina Svitolina vs Caroline Wozniacki, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: ๐Ÿ”ด Red Group: (4) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs (6) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki will be in search of her first victory over Elina Svitolina when they pair go head-to-head in Mondayโ€™s second match from the red group. Svitolina holds a perfect 3-0 record over Wozniacki and has comfortably defeated the Dane in straight sets in their two previous matches in 2017. However, it was Wozniacki who generally showed the better form during the Asian swing, most notably her title run in Tokyo. Wozniacki will be extra determined heading into this match given her previous troubles against Svitolina, can the Dane finally have some success in this match-up on Monday in Singapore?

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Elina Svitolina vs Nicole Gibbs, Hong Kong R2 Preview

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R2: (1/wc) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nicole Gibbs

The top seeded Elina Svitolina will continue her quest for a 6th WTA title in 2017 when she comes up against Americaโ€™s Nicole Gibbs at the second round stage in Hong Kong on Thursday. Svitolina was somewhat unconvincing in her Hong Kong debut on Tuesday night as she defeated Zarina Diyas in a few tight sets. Svitolina received treatment for her right thigh during the match. The Ukrainian has won both of the previous matches the pair, both on a hard court and both in straight sets, more of the same seems likely here.

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Elina Svitolina vs Zarina Diyas, Hong Kong R1 Preview

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R1: (1/wc) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Zarina Diyas

The top seeded Elina Svitolina begins her Hong Kong campaign with a first round clash with Kazakhstanโ€™s Zarina Diyas. Svitolina has been one of the most consistent players in 2017. Svitolina has already won 5 titles in 2017 and is one of the main contenders to win the title this week at the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open. Svitolina should get a solid test first up against an in-form Zarina Diyas.

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