Karolina Pliskova vs. Alison Riske - 1/10/20 Brisbane International Tennis Pick, Odds & Prediction
Alison Riske vs. Karolina Pliskova
Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1:00 AM (Queensland Tennis Centre)
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Czech tennis superstar, Karolina Pliskova has made it into the quarterfinals of the 2019 WTA Brisbane International. At this stage of the tournament, Pliskova will play against Alison Riske from the United States.
Alison Riske won her previous match as she defeated Barbora Strýcová in straight sets. It was an impressive display by Riske as he impressed with her receiving. Riske won 51% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 5 occasions. The serving was also solid from Alison Riske as she won 78% of her service games. It has been a strong tournament for Alison Riske but she must produce her best game in this match as she is playing against the number 2 seed.
Looking at Karolina Pliskova, the Czech superstar won her previous match in 3 sets. It was a rusty performance by Pliskova in the opening 2 sets but during the third set, she showed her class by winning it 6-1. Karolina Pliskova won over 90% of her service games and 4 return games and secure the victory. The Brisbane International is a strong tournament for Karolina Pliskova as she is the reigning champion at this event. With a victory under her belt, Karolina Pliskova will be tough to beat.
Karolina Pliskova and Alison Riske have played each other 8 times in the past. Pliskova has won on 7 occasions while Riske has won only once. The most recent match between these two players was in 2019 at the Rogers Cup where Karolina Pliskova won in 3 sets. Alison Riske’s only win against Pliskova was in 2012.
Alison Riske has had a good tournament but I see her losing this match. Karolina Pliskova is a much stronger player and she has an outstanding record against Alison Riske. Considering the head-to-head record, I see Karolina Pliskova winning this match and securing a spot in the semifinals.