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Simona Halep vs Kristina Mladenovic, Madrid Final Preview

Mutua Madrid Open, Final Preview + Prediction
(3) 🇷🇴 Simona Halep vs (14) 🇫🇷 Kristina Mladenovic

Simona Halep is just one win away from successfully defending her title at the Mutua Madrid Open, the Romanian third seed will come up against Kristina Mladenovic in Saturday’s final. Surprisingly, Mladenovic holds a 3-1 head-to-head record over Halep and comfortably beat Halep a couple of months ago in Indian Wells. It will be interesting to see if a resurgent Simona Halep can flip that result and successfully defend her title.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Kristina Mladenovic, Madrid SF Preview

Mutua Madrid Open, Semi-Final Preview + Prediction
SF #2: (8) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) 🇫🇷 Kristina Mladenovic

Friday’s second semi-final from the Mutua Madrid Open promises to be a tight contest between Svetlana Kuznetsova and Kristina Mladenovic. Both ladies will enter this semi-final full of confidence, both survived early round scares in Madrid before powering through their last couple of matches to confirm a semi-final showdown. Kuznetsova and Mladenovic have been two of the most consistent players on tour over the last couple of months, all signs point to a very competitive match.

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Simona Halep vs Anastasija Sevastova, Madrid SF Preview

Mutua Madrid Open, Semi-Final Preview + Prediction
SF #1: (3) 🇷🇴 Simona Halep vs 🇱🇻 Anastasija Sevastova

Friday’s first semi-final of the day at the Mutua Madrid Open sees defending champion Simona Halep come up against this week’s shock semi-finalist, Anastasija Sevastova. Simona Halep is playing her best tennis of 2017 over the last couple of weeks, growing in confidence with every win. Halep crushed Sevastova in straight sets a couple of weeks ago in Stuttgart and will be hoping for a similar result here, an in form Sevastova will have other ideas.

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Simona Halep vs Samantha Stosur, Madrid R3 Preview

🇪🇸 Mutua Madrid Open, R3 Preview
(3) 🇷🇴 Simona Halep vs (16) 🇦🇺 Samantha Stosur

Simona Halep survived an almighty scare in her second round clash against Roberta Vinci on Tuesday. Halep found herself down 2-5 in the deciding third set but managed to win 5 of the last 6 games, running away with the decisive tiebreaker to claim a hard-fought 6-3 2-6 7-6 win. Halep’s title defence continues on Wednesday when she takes on Samantha Stosur, an opponent the Romanian has a good recent record against.

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Angelique Kerber vs Eugenie Bouchard, Madrid R3 Preview

🇪🇸 Mutua Madrid Open, R3 Preview
(1) 🇩🇪 Angelique Kerber vs 🇨🇦 Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard produced one of her best performances in the last couple of years to come past Maria Sharapova in an epic second round encounter in Madrid. There was a huge amount of hype surrounding Bouchard’s showdown with Sharapova and it delivered, Bouchard won a marathon match 7-5 2-6 6-4, a match that lasted just under three hours. Things will not get any easier for Bouchard, the Canadian faces the top seeded Angelique Kerber in the third round on Wednesday.

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