Western & Southern Open, 🇺🇸🌉 Cincinnati R2 Preview + Prediction
(1) 🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova vs (LL) 🇷🇺 Natalia Vikhlyantseva
World number 1, Karolina Pliskova will begin her 2017 Western & Southern Open campaign on Wednesday night when she comes up against Russian lucky-loser Natalia Vikhlyantseva. Pliskova is the defending champion in Cincinnati this week and will be hoping for another strong tournament before heading to New York where she will be aiming to claim her first Grand Slam title. After receiving a bye through to the second round, Pliskova will start as a strong favourite when she comes up against Vikhlyantseva in her first match of the tournament.