ORDER OF PLAY. Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova and Venus Williams are among the top names that will play on Friday at the Western & Southern Open.

Naomi Osaka vs. Sofia Kenin Western & Southern Open

Naomi Osaka vs. Sofia Kenin

Head to head 1-0 for Osaka

Naomi Osaka will face Sofia Kenin in the quarter for the 2nd time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 7 pm on GRANDSTAND.

Naomi Osaka: results and record

Currently world no. 1 the Japanese got to the quarter after defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-63 2-6 6-2 and Su-Wei Hsieh 7-63 5-7 6-2.

The Japanese has a 26-9 win-loss record in 2019, 16-5 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the season was conquering the title in Melbourne where she beat Petra Kvitova in the final 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4.

Last year in Cincinnati Naomi lost in the 1st round 6-3 7-68 to Maria Sakkari.

Sofia Kenin: results and record

Ranked no. 22 (career high), Kenin got to the quarter after beating Julia Goerges 6-4 7-66, Zarina Diyas 6-4 6-1 and Elina Svitolina 6-3 7-63.

Kenin has a 33-15 win-loss record in 2019, 22-8 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the season was winning the title in Hobart where she defeated Anna Schmiedlova in the final 6-3 6-0 and in Mallorca where she defeated Belinda Bencic in the final 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4.

Last year in Cincinnati Sofia lost in the qualifications 6-1 6-3 to Alize Cornet.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 2nd time that Naomi Osaka and Sofia Kenin square off. The head to head is 1-0 for Osaka (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Osaka won 6-2 7-5 in the 1st round in Paris back in 2018.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Naomi Osaka that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Naomi Osaka is the pick to win the match.
Naomi Osaka -> 1.80
Sofia Kenin -> 2.00

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Ashleigh Barty vs. Maria Sakkari Western & Southern Open

Ashleigh Barty vs. Maria Sakkari

Head to head 1-1

Ashleigh Barty will compete against Maria Sakkari in the quarter for the 3rd time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 11:00 am on CENTER COURT.

Ashleigh Barty: results and record

Ranked no. 2, Barty got to the quarter after beating Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1 and Anett Kontaveit 4-6 7-5 7-5.

The Australian has a 37-7 win-loss record in 2019, 18-4 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the year was managing to win the title in Miami where she beat Karolina Pliskova in the final 7-6(1) 6-3 and in Paris where she defeated Marketa Vondrousova in the final 6-1 6-3 and in Birmingham where she beat Julia Goerges in the final 6-3 7-5.

Last year in Cincinnati The Australian lost in the 3rd round 7-5 6-4 to Simona Halep.

Maria Sakkari: results and record

Ranked no. 33, Maria got to the quarter after beating Camila Giorgi 6-3 6-0, Petra Kvitova 6-4 2-6 6-3 and Aryna Sabalenka 6-74 6-4 6-4.

The Greek has a 29-17 win-loss record in 2019, 9-7 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the current year was winning the title in Rabat where she defeated Johanna Konta in the final 2-6 6-4 6-1.

Last year in Cincinnati The Greek lost in the 2nd round 6-1 6-3 to Anett Kontaveit.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 3rd time that Ashleigh Barty and Maria Sakkari square off. The head to head is 1-1 for Barty and Sakkari (see full H2H stats),but they are 1-1 on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Barty won 7-5 6-1 in the 3rd round in Melbourne back in January 2019.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Ashleigh Barty that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Ashleigh Barty is the pick to win the match.
Ashleigh Barty -> 1.33
Maria Sakkari -> 3.40

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Karolina Pliskova vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova Western & Southern Open

Karolina Pliskova vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova

Head to head 2-2

Karolina Pliskova will take on Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarter for the 5th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 1:00 pm on GRANDSTAND.

Karolina Pliskova: results and record

Ranked no. 3, Pliskova got to the quarter after beating Yafan Wang 6-1 6-3 and Rebecca Peterson 7-5 6-4.

Karolina has a 41-10 win-loss record in 2019, 24-5 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the season was winning the title in Brisbane where she defeated 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 beat Angelique Kerber in the final 6-1 6-4.

Last year in Cincinnati Pliskova lost in the 2nd round 2-6 6-3 7-5 to Aryna Sabalenka.

Svetlana Kuznetsova: results and record

Ranked no. 153, Svetlana got to the quarter after defeating Anastasija Sevastova 7-63 6-74 6-4, Dayana Yastremska 4-6 7-67 6-2 and Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-2.

Svetlana has a 10-8 win-loss record in 2019, 5-1 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year in Cincinnati Svetlana lost in the 2nd round 7-61 4-6 6-4 to Elina Svitolina.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 5th time that Karolina Pliskova and Svetlana Kuznetsova square off. The head to head is 2-2 for Pliskova and Kuznetsova (see full H2H stats),but they are 1-1 on hard.

The last time that they fought against each other, Pliskova won 6-77 6-2 6-4 in the quarter in Eastbourne back in 2017.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Karolina Pliskova that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Karolina Pliskova is the pick to win the match.
Karolina Pliskova -> 1.28
Svetlana Kuznetsova -> 3.75

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Venus Williams vs. Madison Keys Western & Southern Open

Venus Williams vs. Madison Keys

Head to head 2-2

Venus Williams will square off with Madison Keys in the quarter for the 5th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Friday at 3 pm on GRANDSTAND.

Venus Williams: results and record

Ranked no. 65, Williams reached the quarter after defeating Lauren Davis 7-5 6-2, Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-64 and Donna Vekic 2-6 6-3 6-3.

Venus has a 17-10 win-loss record in 2019, 14-6 on hard (See FULL STATS).

Last year in Cincinnati The American didn’t play in Cincinnati in 2018.

Madison Keys: results and record

Ranked no. 18, the American got to the quarter after beating Garbine Muguruza 6-74 7-65 6-4, Darya Kasatkina 6-4 6-1 and Simona Halep 6-1 3-6 7-5.

The American has a 17-9 win-loss record in 2019, 6-5 on hard (See FULL STATS). Her best result of the current year was winning the title in Charleston where she beat Caroline Wozniacki in the final 7-6(5) 6-3.

Last year in Cincinnati Keys lost in the quarter 6-3 6-4 to Aryna Sabalenka.

Head to head analysis

This will be the 5th time that Venus Williams and Madison Keys face off. The head to head is 2-2 for Williams and Keys (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Keys won 6-1 6-72 6-3 in the 3rd round in Montreal back in 2016.

Prediction

The pick for Tennis Tonic is Madison Keys that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

The initial odds of bet365, Madison Keys is the pick to win the match.
Madison Keys -> 2.50
Venus Williams -> 1.53

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Last Results

These are the last results of the Western & Southern Open

Upcoming matches

These are the upcoming matches of the Western & Southern Open

Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova and Venus Williams in Cincinnati

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