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Caroline Wozniacki vs Elina Svitolina, Rogers Cup Final Preview

Rogers Cup, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ Championship Preview + Prediction
(6) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs (5) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Elina Svitolina

Sunday’s Rogers Cup final will be contested between Caroline Wozniacki and Elina Svitolina. Wozniacki and Svitolina have had completely contrasting records in finals this year, Wozniacki has lost all five finals she has competed in whist Svitolina has won all four finals she has competed in this year. Svitolina also has the edge in the head-to-head record, the Ukrainian has won both of the previous matches between the pair, including a straight set win in the final in Dubai earlier this year, Svitolina won that match in straight sets and will have a great deal of confidence heading into the final.

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Elina Svitolina vs Venus Williams, Toronto R3 Preview

Rogers Cup, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸπŸ’ R3 Match Preview + Prediction
(5) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Elina Svitolina vs (9) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams

A fascinating third round clash at the Rogers Cup on Thursday sees the 5th seeded Elina Svitolina take the 9th seeded Venus Williams. Svitolina and Williams have been two of the most consistent players throughout 2017 and have often been involved at the business end of the biggest events this year. This will be just the second match between the pair, interestingly it was Venus who won their only previous match, a straight set win on clay in 2015. This should be an extremely close, hard-fought match between two contrasting types of opponents, it will be impressive to see which styles wins out on this occasion.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Agnieszka Radwanska, Toronto R3 Preview

Rogers Cup, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸπŸ’ R3 Match Preview + Prediction
(6) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs (10) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± Agnieszka Radwanska

Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska will renew their rivalry on Thursday at the Rogers Cup where they will meet at the third round stage. Wozniacki has generally had the better of this match-up in recent times and has certainly been in better form over the last couple of months. However, Radwanska is a former champion at the Rogers Cup and has made a great start to her 2017 campaign with a couple of commanding victories. Matches between these two are always close, this one should be no different.

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Catherine Bellis vs Caroline Garcia, Toronto R3 Preview

Rogers Cup, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸπŸ’ R3 Match Preview + Prediction
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Catherine Bellis vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

An interesting third round match-up at the Rogers Cup on Thursday sees two in-form players on the rise go head-to-head as Catherine Bellis takes on Caroline Garcia. Bellis and Garcia both came through tough opening round matches, Bellis came from a set down against Julia Goerges, whilst Garcia was pushed to a third set by Sorana Cirstea. Both players were more commanding in the second round, Bellis beat Kuznetsova 6-4 7-5, whilst Garcia beat Lepchenko 6-1 6-4. Thursday’s match looms as a good opportunity for both, it will be interesting to see who steps up and makes the most of this chance.

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Karolina Pliskova vs Naomi Osaka, Toronto R3 Preview

Rogers Cup, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸπŸ’ R3 Match Preview + Prediction
(1) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Karolina Pliskova vs (Q) πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Naomi Osaka

Karolina Pliskova made a solid start to her Rogers Cup campaign on Wednesday. Pliskova is competing in her first tournament since becoming the world number 1, Pliskova claimed a 6-3 6-3 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in her first match in Toronto and will now come up against Japanese qualifier, Naomi Osaka in the third round. This will be the first ever match between the pair, it should be an exciting match-up.

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