Western & Southern Open, 🇺🇸🌉 Cincinnati QF Preview + Prediction
(4) 🇪🇸 Garbine Muguruza vs (8) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova
Garbine Muguruza and Svetlana Kuznetsova will go head-to-head for the third time in 2017 when they meet at the quarter-final stage of the Western & Southern Open on Friday. Kuznetsova will be hoping it is third time lucky against Muguruza this year as it was the Spaniard who won their two previous matches this year. Muguruza enters this quarter-final clash on a high after saving match points to defeat Madison Keys for the first time in four attempts. Kuznetsova is also playing good tennis this week and will be eager to win this match given her recent disappointments against Muguruza. Recent form suggests it is Muguruza that will continue her recent dominance of Kuznetsova.
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Western & Southern Open, 🇺🇸🌉 Cincinnati R2 Preview + Prediction
(8) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs 🇰🇿 Yulia Putintseva
Svetlana Kuznetsova will begin her 2017 Western & Southern Open campaign on Wednesday with a second round encounter against Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva. As the 8th seed, Kuznetsova received a bye through to the second round in Cincinnati. The Russian will be keen to start the event strong as she looks to rebuild momentum after a disappointing first round loss at the Rogers Cup last week. Interestingly, Putintseva won the only previous match between the pair earlier this year at St. Petersburg.
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Wimbledon🌱🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Quarter-Final Match Preview:
QF #1: (7) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) 🇪🇸 Garbine Muguruza
Svetlana Kuznetsova and Garbine Muguruza are two of the form players heading into the business end of the tournament at SW19, the pair will collide in what promises to be a fiercely contested quarter-final clash on Tuesday. Kuznetsova has sailed through to the quarter-final stage without dropping a set, crushing Agnieszka Radwanska to advance to the final 8 in London for the first time since 2007. Garbine Muguruza also enters Tuesday’s match with great momentum having eliminated world number 1 Angelique Kerber in three sets on Monday. Muguruza has won the last three matches between the pair but Kuznetsova is never to be written off.
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Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓🎩 R4 Match Preview:
(7) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (9) 🇵🇱 Agnieszka Radwanska
Svetlana Kuznetsova and Agnieszka Radwanska will renew hostilities when they go head-to-head at Wimbledon in the fourth round stage. Kuznetsova has traditionally been quite dominant over Radwanska, the Russian holds an overall 13-4 record over the Pole, Kuznetsova has won 9 of the last 10 matches between the pair. However, none of those matches were on grass, Radwanska is clearly better suited to grass and has a much better record at Wimbledon. This should be a very close encounter…
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Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓 Day 2, R1 Match Preview:
(7) 🇷🇺 Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (Q) 🇹🇳 Ons Jabeur
7th seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova begins her 2017 Wimbledon campaign on Tuesday when she comes up against Tunisian qualifier Ons Jabeur. Wimbledon has generally been Kuznetsova’s least successful slam, unsurprisingly given grass is the surface that Kuznetsova is least comfortable on. The Russian is likely to be vulnerable early in London and is unlikely to have things all her own way against Jabeur, an opponent that posses extreme power and is in decent form having won three matches in the qualifying draw.
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