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Madison Keys vs Elise Mertens, U.S Open R1 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R1 Preview + Prediction
(15) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys vs πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ Elise Mertens

Madison Keys and Elise Mertens will begin the night session on Arthur Ashe stadium on Tuesday evening at the opening round stage of the U.S Open. Madison Keys enters the final Grand Slam of the year in the best physical shape that she has been in heading into a major tournament in a long time. Keys has been struggling with shoulder issues for a while but seemed to finally be close to full strength during the U.S Open series events. Madison’s first round opponent will be no pushover, Mertens is fresh off a great week in New Haven where she came through the qualifying draw to reach the semi-final stage.

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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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Daria Gavrilova vs Elise Mertens, Roland Garros R1 Preview

Roland Garros, πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸŒ R1 Preview + Prediction
(24) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Daria Gavrilova vs πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ Elise Mertens

Daria Gavrilova had found form at the right time, the Aussie enters Roland Garros on a high after runner-up performance in Strasbourg and a strong showing in Rome the week before. Gavrilova will face a tough test in the opening round as she comes up against an ever-improving Elise Mertens, a battle between two players very comfortable on a clay court.

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