Women’s Australian Open, First Round Previews for Tuesday: Garcia v Strycova, Bacsinszky v Siniakova

The bottom half of the women’s draw will kick off on Tuesday with the likes of Simona Halep, Venus Williams, Garbiñe Muguruza and Angelique Kerber all opening their Australian Open campaigns. This post covers two matches from the third quarter of the draw. 1. Caroline Garcia v Barbora Strycova (AO, R1) One of the stand-out matches…

WTA Marrakech, Prague Semi-Final Previews: Schmiedlova v Svitolina and more

This will be my last post for a few days as i’m busy this weekend… my brother is getting married! I’m going to be playing serious catch-up with Madrid as the main draw comes out on Friday with play starting on Saturday.  I hate the overlap between tournaments and that will happen with the finals…