WTA Doha: Semi-Final Predictions

The completion of the Doha quarter-finals saw the world’s top four progress to the semi-finals and the first real blockbuster clashes for 2013 all set… 1. Victoria Azarenka v Agnieszka Radwanska Victoria Azarenka The first semi-final will see the continuation of the Victoria Azarenka and Agnieszka Radwanska rivalry.  It was at this tourmament last year…

WTA Doha: Quarter-Final Predictions

Petra Kvitova 1. Serena Williams v Petra Kvitova One of the match-ups that I want to see more from on the WTA tour is that between Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova, which Doha has delightfully dished up.  Serena cruised past Urszula Radwanska for the loss of just three games, meanwhile Kvitova was forced to grit…

WTA Doha: 3rd Round Predictions

Caroline Wozniacki 1. Caroline Wozniacki v Mona Barthel Caroline Wozniacki will face her biggest challenge in Doha yet as she takes on the in-form, Mona Barthel.  Wozniacki saved four set points in the first set of her second round match with Sorana Cirstea before strolling through the second to win, 7-6(7) 6-0.  It was a…

WTA Doha: 2nd Round Predictions

Tuesday saw second round wins for Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Mona Barthel.  Thr brimming-with-confidence, Barthel knocked out the number 6 seed Angelique Kerber, 6-1 6-2 in just over an hour.  Barthel was very solid with 30 winners to 12 unforced errors, but Kerber was well below her best.  Her game has become far too…