Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓 Day 5, R3 Match Preview:
🇧🇾 Victoria Azarenka vs (wc) 🇬🇧 Heather Watson
Victoria Azarenka is building momentum nicely at SW19. Azarenka overcame a tough early round test against Catherine Bellis where she came from a set down before cruising past the 15th seeded Elena Vesnina in straight sets. Azarenka will come up against Britain’s Heather Watson on Friday, an opponent the Belarusian has a perfect record against.
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Aegon International, 🇬🇧 Eastbourne SF #1 Preview
(6) 🇩🇰 Caroline Wozniacki vs (wc) 🇬🇧 Heather Watson
Former Champion Caroline Wozniacki is again looking extremely tough to breakdown this week in Eastbourne, the Dane will come up against Heather Watson in Friday’s first semi-final at the Aegon International. Wozniacki is in great form this week having come past three solid opponents, most recently a three set win over world number 2, Simona Halep. Watson is also in great form, arguably playing the best tennis she has played all year and will enter this match with nothing to lose, making the Brit a potentially dangerous opponent.
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Aegon International, 🇬🇧 Eastbourne R3 Preview
(14) 🇷🇺 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs (wc) 🇬🇧 Heather Watson
An intriguing third round clash at the Aegon International in Eastbourne sees the 14th seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova take on Heather Watson and the British crowd. Watson has been in inspired form in front of her home crowd this week, the Brit has already claimed upset wins over Lesia Tsurenko and Dominika Cibulkova and will hoping to make Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova her third victim when they go head-to-head on Wednesday.
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Aegon International, 🇬🇧 Eastbourne R2 Preview
(4) 🇸🇰 Dominika Cibulkova vs (wc) 🇬🇧 Heather Watson
Dominika Cibulkova begins her title defence at the Aegon International with a tricky second round clash against local hopeful Heather Watson. Cibulkova arrives in Eastbourne in poor form and in desperate need of a form reversal given all the points she has to defend this week as last year’s champion and the quarter-final points she will have to defend at Wimbledon next month. The Slovakian will need to be on her game on Monday if she is to get past her first hurdle, her opponent Heather Watson got off to a good start in Eastbourne by defeating Lesia Tsurenko in straight sets and enjoys playing on grass in Britain.
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Abierto Mexicano TELCEL, 🇲🇽🍐 Acapulco R2 Preview
(2) Kristina Mladenovic vs Heather Watson
An interesting second round clash at the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL on Wednesday sees the second seeded Kristina Mladenovic come up against Heather Watson. Mladenovic is playing good tennis in recent weeks, most notably at the premier level event in St. Petersburg where the Frenchwoman claimed her first career title. Watson is not in such great form having only won 5 of her last 7 matches. Nevertheless, matches between Mladenovic and Watson are usually close and I suspect this one will be no different…
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