Category Archives: Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

Simona Halep vs Anastasija Sevastova, Stuttgart QF Preview

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(4) πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Simona Halep vs πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Anastasija Sevastova

A resurgent Simona Halep made a strong start to her Stuttgart campaign on Thursday, claiming a crushing 6-2 6-3 win over Barbora Strycova. Halep is playing the best tennis that she has played all year after she won a couple of big matches in impressive fashion on the weekend in Fed Cup action. Halep faces an in form Anastasija Sevastova at the quarter-final stage in Stuttgart on Friday.

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Maria Sharapova vs Anett Kontaveit, Stuttgart QF Preview

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(wc) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Maria Sharapova vs (Q) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ͺ Anett Kontaveit

Maria Sharapova has made an impressive return to the WTA tour in Stuttgart. The 3-time former champion has advanced to the quarter-final stage courtesy of a couple of gritty straight set victories. Sharapova comes up against Annett Kontaveit in the first quarter-final of the day in Stuttgart, Kontaveit is on a 5-game winning streak having come through the qualifying draw so she will enter this match with confidence.

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Angelique Kerber vs Kristina Mladenovic, Stuttgart R2 Preview

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(1) πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Angelique Kerber vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Kristina Mladenovic

Two-time defending champion Angelique Kerber will begin her 2017 Porsche Tennis GP campaign with a second round clash against Kristina Mladenovic. Kerber, an ambassador for Porsche, has thrived at her home event over the last couple of years, winning back-to-back titles at the event, successfully defending a title for the very first time in her career when she won the event last year.

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Maria Sharapova vs Ekaterina Makarova, Stuttgart R2 Preview

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(wc) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Maria Sharapova vs πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Ekaterina Makarova

Maria Sharapova will continue her return to the tour on Thursday with a second round clash against compatriot Ekaterina Makarova. Sharapova has a dominant record over Makarova, winning all six of their previous matches, all in straight sets. Sharapova made a solid return on Wednesday with a straight set win over Roberta Vinci, it will be interesting to see how Sharapova backs up just 24 hours later.

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Garbine Muguruza vs Anett Kontaveit, Stuttgart R2 Preview

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(5) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza vs (Q) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ͺ Anett Kontaveit

2016 Roland Garros champion Garbine Muguruza will be back on the red dirt as she gets her 2017 clay court season underway with a second round match-up against an in form Annett Kontaveit at the second round stage in Stuttgart. Muguruza is undoubtedly one of the best performers on a clay court on the WTA tour, if not the very best heading into the 2017 clay swing given the absence of Serena Williams. It will be interesting to see how many titles Muguruza can pick up over the next couple of months, the opportunity is there for Muguruza to be dominant.

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