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Karolina Pliskova vs Jelena Ostapenko, Singapore White Group Preview

WTA Finals, πŸ†πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ¦πŸ‰πŸ¨ Singapore Match Preview + Prediction
RR: βšͺ White Group: (3) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Karolina Pliskova vs (7) πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Jelena Ostapenko

Karolina Pliskova became the first to qualify for the semi-final stage in Singapore when she cruised past Garbine Muguruza 6-2 6-2 on Tuesday evening to go 2-0 in the white group. Conversely, Jelena Ostapenko became the first player to be eliminated from the tournament as she succumbed to Venus Williams in a 3 hour plus epic, relegating the Latvian to a 0-2 record in the white group.

This all means that this white group clash between Pliskova and Ostapenko will be a dead rubber in a sense, however there is still a lot to play for both ladies. With a heap of ranking points still on the line, every win is important for Pliskova in the race for number 1 and she will want to keep her momentum going into the semi-finals with another win here. Whilst Jelena Ostapenko will want to end the best season of her career on a positive note and avoid leaving Singapore without a single victory.

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Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko, Singapore White Group Preview

WTA Finals, πŸ†πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ¦πŸ‰πŸ¨ Singapore Match Preview + Prediction
RR: βšͺ White Group: (5) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs (7) πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Jelena Ostapenko

Venus Williams and Jelena Ostapenko will go head-to-head in Tuesday’s first match from the white group. The pressure is one both Williams and Ostapenko heading into this crucial clash after disappointing straight set losses in their opening group stage matches in Singapore on Sunday evening The last two years in Singapore have shown that losing the first group stage match does not mean it’s over, all 3 previous champions in Singapore lost their first match of the tournament. This will be an intriguing contest between the oldest ever competitor in Singapore and the youngest. Venus won the only previous clash between tee pair in straight sets at Wimbledon earlier this year, can she repeat that effort here?

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Garbine Muguruza vs Jelena Ostapenko, Singapore White Group Preview

WTA Finals, πŸ†πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ¦πŸ‰πŸ¨ Singapore Match Preview + Prediction
RR: βšͺ White Group: (2) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza vs (7) πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Jelena Ostapenko

The only two Grand Slam winners from 2017 competing in Singapore will go head-to-head in what promises to be an intriguing encounter in the white group on Sunday evening. Muguruza is competing in Singapore for the third year in a row and will be hoping to go one step better than her previous best showing at the event which was a semi-final appearance in 2015. Ostapenko will be competing at the WTA Finals for the first time in her career after having a big breakthrough year in 2017. Muguruza holds a 2-1 head-to-head record over Ostapenko but it was the Latvian who emerged victorious in their most recent match, a 3 set win in Wuhan a couple of weeks ago. Which of these two confident young champions will hit the ground running in Singapore?

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Jelena Ostapenko vs Aleksandra Krunic, Cincinnati R1 Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R1 Preview + Prediction
(12) πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Jelena Ostapenko vs (Q) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Έ Aleksandra Krunic

Jelena Ostapenko made a disappointing start to her U.S Open series campaign last week in Toronto. The reigning Roland Garros champion suffered a shock three set loss to Varvara Lepchenko in the opening round of the Rogers Cup, the Latvian will be keen to have a much better week in Cincinnati. Ostapenko will begin her Western & Southern Open campaign on Tuesday with an opening round clash against Serbian qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

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Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko, Wimbledon QF Preview

WimbledonπŸŒ±πŸŽ©πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ’‚πŸ“ Quarter-Final Match Preview:
QF #3: (10) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs (13) πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Jelena Ostapenko

A Blockbuster quarter-final clash at Wimbledon sees 5-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams come up against reigning Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko. This will be the first career meeting between Williams and Ostapenko, experience is on the American’s side. Venus is 17 years Jelena’s senior and has been at this stage far more often, however it is Ostapenko who is the form player on tour right now and continues to play fearless tennis no matter the situation. It will be interesting to see how Ostapenko matches up against Venus, this should be an extremely close encounter between two seemingly evenly matches competitors.

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