Garbine Muguruza vs Svetlana Kuznetsova, Cincinnati QF Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati QF Preview + Prediction
(4) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza vs (8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί 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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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Yulia Putintseva, Cincinnati R2 Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R2 Preview + Prediction
(8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs πŸ‡°πŸ‡Ώ 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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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Garbine Muguruza, Wimbledon QF Preview

WimbledonπŸŒ±πŸŽ©πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ’‚πŸ“ Quarter-Final Match Preview:
QF #1: (7) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ 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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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Agnieszka Radwanska, Wimbledon R4 Preview

Wimbledon πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ’‚πŸ“πŸŽ© R4 Match Preview:
(7) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (9) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± 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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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Ons Jabeur, Wimbledon R1 Preview

Wimbledon πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ’‚πŸ“ Day 2, R1 Match Preview:
(7) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (Q) πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡³ 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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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Oceane Dodin, Roland Garros R2 Preview

Roland Garros, πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸŒ R2 Preview + Prediction
(8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Oceane Dodin

Svetlana Kuznetsova continues her quest for a second Roland Garros title on Wednesday when she comes up against local hopeful, Oceane Dodin. Kuznetsova made a typically rocky start to her 2017 Roland Garros campaign, scrapping past Christina McHale in 2 tight sets. Kuznetsova should be on guard for her second round clash, Oceane Dodin has huge potential, big weapons that could punish Kuznetsova if she is off her game. With the French crowd behind her, could Dodin pull off a big upset?

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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Christina McHale, Roland Garros R1 Preview

Roland Garros, πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸŒ R1 Preview + Prediction
(8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Christina McHale

Former Champion, Svetlana Kuznetsova looms as one of the favourites heading into the second Grand Slam of 2017, one of the most open Grand Slam tournaments in recent memory. Kuznetsova should not take her opening round opponent in Paris lightly, Christina McHale looms as a potentially dangerous first round match-up for Kuznetsova, an opponent that can cause an upset if the Russian is having a poor day.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Kristina Mladenovic, Madrid SF Preview

Mutua Madrid Open, Semi-Final Preview + Prediction
SF #2: (8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Kristina Mladenovic

Friday’s second semi-final from the Mutua Madrid Open promises to be a tight contest between Svetlana Kuznetsova and Kristina Mladenovic. Both ladies will enter this semi-final full of confidence, both survived early round scares in Madrid before powering through their last couple of matches to confirm a semi-final showdown. Kuznetsova and Mladenovic have been two of the most consistent players on tour over the last couple of months, all signs point to a very competitive match.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Taylor Townsend, Miami R3 Preview

Miami Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ΄πŸ¬ R3 Match Preview
(7) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (Q) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Taylor Townsend

2016 Miami runner-up Svetlana Kuznetsova continues her quest to go one step better in 2017 when she faces Taylor Townsend in the third round of the Miami Open on Sunday. Kuznetsova is in great form having reached the final in Indian Wells last week and enjoys the conditions in Miami. Her opponent on Sunday, Taylor Townsend is playing some of her best tennis in recent times and will dangerous heading into this match with nothing to lose.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Elena Vesnina, Indian Wells Final Preview

BNP Paribas Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ΄ Indian Wells, πŸ†Β Final Match Preview
(8) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Svetlana Kuznetsova vs (14) πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Elena Vesnina

A totally unexpected championship match at the 2017 BNP Paribas Open sees compatriots Svetlana Kuznetsova and Elena Vesnina do battle. This will be a momentous occasion for both ladies at this stage of their respective careers. Kuznetsova has twice reached the final in Indian Wells and will be hoping for third time lucky as she looks for her first title in the Californian desert, for Vesnina this is the biggest final of her career and a surprise opportunity to win her first premier mandatory title. Kuznetsova and Vesnina have been Fed Cup teammates for almost a decade, adding another element of drama to this final.

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