WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN SCHEDULES: Osaka, Barty, Pliskova and Williams to play on Friday

CINCINNATI ORDER OF PLAY. Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova and Venus Williams will play on Friday

Naomi Osaka

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, odds and who is the favorite

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

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Naomi Osaka is the pick to win this 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, odds and who is the favorite

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

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Ashleigh Barty is the pick to win this 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, odds and who is the favorite

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

See updated oddsRegarding the initial odds of bet365, Karolina Pliskova is the pick to win this 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, odds and who is the favorite

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

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

 

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

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