Caroline Garcia vs Madison Keys, Australian Open R4 Preview

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πŸ‡«πŸ‡· (8) Caroline Garcia vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ (17) Madison Keys

An exciting fourth round match-up at Melbourne park sees Caroline Garcia take on Madison Keys in what is a fascinating battle between two players on the rise. Garcia and Keys have had contrasting passages to the second week in Melbourne. Garcia has had to battle through all three of her matches, two of those wins were in 3 sets. whilst Keys has cruised through her matches, all in straight sets. The pair both have powerful, flashy games, Garcia is a bit more versatile but Keys has more firepower. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top in this one.

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Caroline Garcia is into the fourth round stage at Melbourne Park for the very first time. Garcia came into the event with some question marks surrounding her fitness after she retired from her opening round match in Brisbane and did play another event before heading down to Melbourne. Nevertheless, Garcia has battled her way though some very tough matches. Garcia started the week with a 7-5 6-3 win over Carina Witthoeft before fighting from a set down to defeat Market Voundrosova 6-7 6-2 8-6 in extreme heat. Garcia secured her first appearance in the second week at Melbourne Park by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-3 5-7 6-2. Garcia is clearly still confident in important moments after all her success late last year, the 24-year-old has raised her level at every important moment throughout the first week in Melbourne.

Madison Keys has cruised into the fourth round at the Australian Open without dropping a set. Keys stared the week with a 6-1 7-5 win over Qiang Wang in what loomed as a tough opening round match-up. Keys then produced a sublime performance to beat Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-0 6-1. Madison was given a tough test in the third round where she got past Ana Bogdan 6-3 6-4. Keys’ serve has been broken just twice throughout the event, both of the breaks were in the American’s opening round win over Wang. When Madison’s serve is firing she is extremely dangerous.

The head-to-head record between the pair is split at 1 win apiece. Most recently it was Keys who won 6-3 6-4 win Wuhan in 2016.

Caroline Garcia vs Venus Williams, WTA Finals Singapore SF Preview

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Semi-Final #2: (8) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia vs (5) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Venus Williams

Saturday’s second semi-final in Singapore sees two unexpected semi-finalists go head-to-head as Caroline Garcia comes up against Venus Williams. Garcia and Williams were both comfortably defeated in straight sets in their opening matches before securing their passage through the group stage with back-to-back hard-fought victories. This should be an exciting encounter between two powerful, flashy, tough competitors. Can Garcia keep her incredible record in Asia going? Or will Venus continue to defy the odds?Β 

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Caroline Garcia, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: πŸ”΄ Red Group: (6) πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Caroline Wozniacki vs (8) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

Caroline Wozniacki and Caroline Garcia will kickstart the penultimate day of proceedings in the white group on Friday. Wozniacki has the been by far the most impressive performer over the first few days in Singapore and has already confirmed her spot in the semi-finals courtesy of winning her first two group matches. Garcia is in a dogfight for the second semi-final spot in the white group, a win here would go a long way to the Frenchwoman securing an unlikely semi-final spot in Singapore, however, she is still a chance to qualify even if she does not win, depending on the result of the other match in the white group.

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Elina Svitolina vs Caroline Garcia, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: πŸ”΄ Red Group: (4) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Elina Svitolina vs (8) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

Elina Svitolina and Caroline Garcia will be desperate to make amends for their disappointing first up loses in Singapore when the pair collide in Wednesday’s second match from the red group. Whilst the tournament is not over for either of these two, It’s virtually do or die for Svitolina and Garcia in this crucial red group match. The head-to-head record between these two is split at 1 win apiece, most recently the two contested an epic at the quarter-final stage in Beijing, Garcia saved match point before eventually winning in a final set tiebreak. The contrast in styles between these two should make for another fascinating clash on Wednesday night in Singapore, who will prevail this time around?

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Simona Halep vs Caroline Garcia, Singapore Red Group Preview

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RR: πŸ”΄ Red Group: (1) πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Simona Halep vs (8) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

World number 1, Simona Halep will kickstart proceedings in the red group on Monday evening with an intriguing clash against the in-form Caroline Garcia. These two went head-to-head just a few weeks ago, where Garcia defeated Halep in straight sets to clinch the title in Beijing. Otherwise, Halep holds a 2-1 record over the Frenchwoman. Halep is also the only player that has reached the WTA Finals in Singapore on all 4 occasions the event has been held in Singapore. Conversely, Garcia is playing in her first WTA Finals for the first time (in singles) and is an unexpected participant at the event after rocketing into the top 8 with back-to-back title wins in Wuhan and Beijing earlier this month. Who will be the first on the winners list in the red group?

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Petra Kvitova vs Caroline Garcia, U.S Open R3 Preview

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(13) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Petra Kvitova vs (18) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

First up on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday will be Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia in what looms as an exciting third round clash at Flushing Meadows. This is a dynamic match-up between two exciting, powerful players. The head-to-head record coming into this match is level at 2 wins apiece, interestingly it has been the Frenchwoman who won their two most recent matches. Garcia has been more consistent than ever in recent times, whilst Kvitova’s form has been typically erratic, Garcia will fancy her chances of a third consecutive win over Kvitova.

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Catherine Bellis vs Caroline Garcia, Toronto R3 Preview

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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 Caroline Garcia, Roland Garros QF Preview

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QF #4: (2) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Karolina Pliskova vs (28) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia

The fourth and final quarter-final at Roland Garros is arguably the most exciting of the quartet as Karolina Pliskova takes on Caroline Garcia. Both Pliskova and Garcia will be in unprecedented territory heading into the final 8 clash, Pliskova had ever been past the second round at Roland Garros prior to this event whilst Caroline Garcia will be playing in her very first quarter-final at the Grand Slam level having never reached the second week of a Slam prior to this event. There has previously been very little to separate these two when they have gone head-to-head, their four previous meetings have been split, two wins apiece. The scene is set for a tight contest.

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Caroline Garcia vs Alize Cornet, Roland Garros R4 Preview

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(28) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Alize Cornet

Compatriots and former Fed Cup teammates Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet will square off for a place in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros on Monday. This is huge opportunity for both ladies, both will be aiming to reach the quarter-final stage of a Grand Slam for the very first time. This will be the first tour level match between the two, interestingly there is a tense undertone heading into this as Garcia and Cornet recently had a falling out and are not on speaking terms, this is sure to be a fiery, passionate affair between two ladies aiming for the biggest result of their respective careers.

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Caroline Garcia vs Shuai Peng, Miami R2 Preview

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(21) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Caroline Garcia vs πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ Shuai Peng

A fascinating second round match-up at the Miami Open sees Caroline Garcia come up against Shuai Peng. The 22nd seeded Garcia received a bye through the opening round and will face a tough task against an in-form Peng Shuai in her opening match in Miami. Caroline Garcia also brings good form into Miami, the Frenchwoman won a couple of matches in Indian Wells last week, but notably she beat Johanna Konta in a tough three set match, a confidence boosting win for Garcia.

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