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Venus Williams vs Sloane Stephens, U.S Open SF Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• Semi-Final Preview + Prediction:
SF #1: (9) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Sloane Stephens

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens will go head-to-head for a spot in U.S Open final when they do battle on Friday at Flushing Meadows. This will be a battle of the generations, the evergreen, 37-year-old Venus Williams up against the rising, 24-year-old Sloane Stephens. Venus and Sloane both confirmed their spot in the semi-finals with epic victories on Tuesday, both emerged victories in dramatic final set tiebreaks. Venus will be aiming to reach her third Grand Slam final of 2017 and hopefully go on to win her first major since 2008. Conversely, Sloane Stephens will be aiming to reach her first Grand Slam final and potentially a first major title. This looms as a fairly even match-up, another classic match could be on the cards on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Venus Williams vs Petra Kvitova, U.S Open QF Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• QF Preview + Prediction:
(9) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs (13) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Petra Kvitova

A blockbuster quarter-final from Flushing Meadows on Tuesday sees Venus Williams take on Petra Kvitova. At the age of 37, Venus Williams has been the most consistent performer at the Grand Slam level in 2017 having already made it to the final at the Australian Open and Wimbledon as well as a fourth round appearance at Roland Garros.

Petra Kvitova is in the midst of her own special season. After being attacked in the off season and spending half the year on the side-lines, it is incredible to see Kvitova playing so well as she has reached the quarter-final stage at the U.S Open for just the second time in her career. This is going to be an exciting contest between two of the move loved and respected players on tour, Kvitova holds a 4-1 edge in the head-to-head but Venus Williams has been superb at the later stage of Grand Slam events this year and fancy her chances here.

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Venus Williams vs Carla Suarez Navarro, U.S Open R4 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R4 Preview + Prediction:
(9) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Carla Suarez Navarro

Venus Williams and Carla Suarez Navarro will renew hostilities when they meet at the fourth round stage at Flushing Meadows on Saturday. Venus and Carla have built up a solid, competitive rivalry over the years, this will be their 8th career meeting with Venus currently leading the head-to-head 4-3. This is an enjoyable match-up because of the extreme contrast in styles, the raw power of Williams up against the finesse and consistency of Suarez Navarro. On a hard court, the head-to-head record is split at 2 wins apiece, who will edge ahead with a win in New York and move on to the second week?

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Venus Williams vs Oceane Dodin, U.S Open R2 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R2 Preview + Prediction
(9) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Oceane Dodin

Venus Williams came through a surprisingly tough opening round match in New York, defeating ViktΓ³ria KuΕΎmovΓ‘ in three sets: 6-3 3-6 6-2. Venus will face another much younger opponent in the second round at Flushing Meadows as she comes up against flashy Frenchwoman, Oceane Dodin. The will be the first career meeting between Venus and Dodin.

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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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