Kateřina Siniaková vs Caroline Wozniacki
|Date & Time||Friday October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM (EDT)|
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World number 2, Caroline Wozniacki will play Kateřina Siniaková in the quarterfinals of the 2018 WTA China Open.
Kateřina Siniaková beat Kiki Bertens in the last match. It was a convincing win by Kateřina Siniaková as she won in straight sets. In that victory, received serve exceptionally well as she won 50% of Kiki Bertens’ service games. That being said, Kateřina Siniaková struggled with her serve as she allowed her opponent to break her own serve. This has been a constant issue for Kateřina Siniaková as she has allowed had her serve broken 11 times this tournament. Kateřina Siniaková will need to improve her serve since she will not get as many chances to break Caroline Wozniacki’s serve.
On the other side of the coin, Caroline Wozniacki has looked very strong in this tournament. Wozniacki is yet to lose a set in the entire tournament and she looks to be back at her best. In her last match, Wozniacki won in straight sets by breaking her opponents serve on 5 occasions. Caroline Wozniacki has done very well in the past in Beijing as she won the China Open in 2010. With such a good record at this venue, it will be hard to stop an inform Caroline Wozniacki.
Kateřina Siniaková and Caroline Wozniacki have played 3 times in the past with Siniakova winning once and Wozniacki winning on 2 occasions. Both matches that were played on hard courts similar to Beijing were won by Caroline Wozniacki.
Kateřina Siniaková has been playing very well but I think she will be beaten in this match. Caroline Wozniacki looks like she is back in good form and with a strong record at this tournament, she should be good enough to win this match. I am picking Caroline Wozniacki to win this match and make it into the semifinals.