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 WTA Finals

Elina Svitolina vs. Belinda Bencic

Head to head 2-1 for Bencic

Elina Svitolina will come up against Belinda Bencic in the semifinal for the 4th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Saturday at 6.30 pm on Centre Court.

Elina Svitolina: ranking and results

Ranked no. 8, the Ukrainian reached the semifinal after beating Karolina Pliskova 7-612 6-4, Simona Halep 7-5 6-3 and Sofia Kenin 7-5 7-610.

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

Ranked no. 7 (career high), Bencic got to the semifinal after beating Petra Kvitova 6-3 1-6 6-4 and Kiki Bertens 7-5 1-0 ret..

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

This will be the 4th time that Elina Svitolina and Belinda Bencic face off. The head to head is 2-1 for Bencic (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on I.hard.

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.

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Elina Svitolina is the pick to win this match.
Elina Svitolina -> 1.57
Belinda Bencic -> 2.37

 

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Karolina Pliskova vs. Ashleigh Barty WTA Finals

Karolina Pliskova vs. Ashleigh Barty

Head to head 2-2

Karolina Pliskova will come up against Ashleigh Barty in the semifinal for the 5th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 8 pm on Centre Court.

Karolina Pliskova: ranking and results

Ranked no. 2, the Czech got to the semifinal after beating Bianca Vanessa Andreescu 6-3 ret. and Simona Halep 6-0 2-6 6-4.

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

Currently world no. 1 Barty got to the semifinal after defeating Belinda Bencic 5-7 6-1 6-2 and Petra Kvitova 6-4 6-2.

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

This will be the 5th time that Karolina Pliskova and Ashleigh Barty square off. The head to head is 2-2 for Pliskova and Barty (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on I.hard.

The last time that they fought against each other, Barty won 7-61 6-3 in the final in Miami back in March 2019.

 

 

Upcoming matches

These are the upcoming matches of the WTA Finals

  • Ashleigh BartyBartyKarolina PliskovaPliskova (2-2) – See H2H details
  • Elina SvitolinaSvitolinaBelinda BencicBencic (1-2) – See H2H details

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