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Elina Svitolina vs Lesia Tsurenko, Cincinnati R2 Preview

Western & Southern Open, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐ŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R2 Preview + Prediction
(5) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lesia Tsurenko

The 5th seeded Elina Svitolina begins her 2017 Western & Southern Open campaign against fellow Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko on Wednesday evening. Svitolina arrives in Cincinnati as number 1 on the U.S Open series leaderboard after winning her 5th title of the year last week at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Svitolina will look to keep the positive momentum going in Cincinnati as she builds towards New York.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Elina Svitolina, Rogers Cup Final Preview

Rogers Cup, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ Championship Preview + Prediction
(6) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Caroline Wozniacki vs (5) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina

Sundayโ€™s Rogers Cup final will be contested between Caroline Wozniacki and Elina Svitolina. Wozniacki and Svitolina have had completely contrasting records in finals this year, Wozniacki has lost all five finals she has competed in whist Svitolina has won all four finals she has competed in this year. Svitolina also has the edge in the head-to-head record, the Ukrainian has won both of the previous matches between the pair, including a straight set win in the final in Dubai earlier this year, Svitolina won that match in straight sets and will have a great deal of confidence heading into the final.

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Elina Svitolina vs Venus Williams, Toronto R3 Preview

Rogers Cup, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ R3 Match Preview + Prediction
(5) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs (9) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Venus Williams

A fascinating third round clash at the Rogers Cup on Thursday sees the 5th seeded Elina Svitolina take the 9th seeded Venus Williams. Svitolina and Williams have been two of the most consistent players throughout 2017 and have often been involved at the business end of the biggest events this year. This will be just the second match between the pair, interestingly it was Venus who won their only previous match, a straight set win on clay in 2015. This should be an extremely close, hard-fought match between two contrasting types of opponents, it will be impressive to see which styles wins out on this occasion.

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Elina Svitolina vs Francesca Schiavone, Wimbledon R2 Preview

Wimbledon ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿ“ Day 3, R2 Match Preview:
(4) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Francesca Schiavone

Elina Svitolina will be looking to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the very first time when she comes up against Francesca Schiavone in second round action at SW19 on Wednesday. Svitolina made an impressive start to her 2017 Wimbledon campaign on Monday, navigating her way past Ashleigh Barty in straight sets in what loomed as a real danger match for Svitolina so early in the tournament. Schiavone also got off to an impressive start by smashing Mandy Minella and will relish the opportunity to take on the 4th seed.ย 

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Elina Svitolina vs Ashleigh Barty, Wimbledon R1 Preview

Wimbledon ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿ“ Day 1, R1 Match Preview:
(4) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Elina Svitolina vs ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Ashleigh Barty

A Fascinating opening round clash from SW19 sees the fourth seeded Elina Svitolina take on an in-form Ashleigh Barty. This match promises to be much closer than current rankings suggest. Svitolina has a poor 5-11 lifetime record on grass and has never made It past the second round at Wimbledon, clearly grass is Svitolinaโ€™s least preferred surface. On the other hand, Barty thrives on this surface and brings good form into the event having made the final in Birmingham.

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