ORDER OF PLAY. Elina Svitolina, Belinda Bencic, Karolina Pliskova and Ashleigh Barty are among the semifinalists that will compete on Saturday at the WTA Finals.
Elina Svitolina vs. Belinda Bencic
Head to head 2-1 for Bencic
Elina Svitolina: ranking and results
Svitolina has a 38-21 win-loss record in 2019, 3-1 on I.hard (See FULL STATS). The Ukrainian best result of the year was getting to the semi-finals in at the U.S. Open ,in Wimbledon , Indian Wells, Dubai and Doha.
Last year in Shenzhen The Ukrainian conquered the title last year in Singapore after ousting Sloane Stephens 3-6 6-2 6-2. Svitolina won the title at the WTA Finals in 2018.
Belinda Bencic: ranking and results
The Swiss has a 48-21 win-loss record in 2019, 7-3 on I.hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the current year was managing to win the title in Dubai where she overcame Petra Kvitova in the final 6-3 1-6 6-2 and in Moscow where she beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final 3-6 6-1 6-1.
Last year in Shenzhen Bencic didn’t compete in Shenzhen in 2018.
Head to head analysis
The last time that they competed against each other, Svitolina won 6-2 6-4 in the 3rd round in Toronto back in August 2019.
Prediction, odds and who is the favorite
The pick for Tennis Tonic is Elina Svitolina that should win in 3 sets.
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Karolina Pliskova vs. Ashleigh Barty
Head to head 2-2
Karolina Pliskova: ranking and results
Pliskova has a 51-15 win-loss record in 2019, 2-1 on I.hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the current season was winning the title in Brisbane where she beat Lesya Tsurenko in the final 4-6 7-5 6-2 and in Rome where she defeated Johanna Konta in the final 6-3 6-4 and in Eastbourne where she defeated Angelique Kerber in the final 6-1 6-4 and in Zhengzhou where she defeated Petra Martic in the final 6-3 6-2.
Last year in Shenzhen Pliskova lost in the semifinal 0-6 6-4 6-1 to Sloane Stephens.
Ashleigh Barty: ranking and results
The Australian has a 50-12 win-loss record in 2019, 2-1 on I.hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the current season was winning the title in Miami where she beat Karolina Pliskova in the final 7-6(1) 6-3 and in Paris where she overcame Marketa Vondrousova in the final 6-1 6-3 and in Birmingham where she overcame Julia Goerges in the final 6-3 7-5.
Last year in Shenzhen Ashleigh didn’t play in Shenzhen in 2018.
Head to head analysis
The last time that they fought against each other, Barty won 7-61 6-3 in the final in Miami back in March 2019.
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