Thursday, 21 March 2019

Professional Tennis Trader Tips: WTA 2019 Miami Open

Kanepi WTA Miami Open 2019

KANEPI (1.58) V RISKE (2.54) 

Head to head is tied at 1-1, Kanepi seems to lack confidence on the court, Riske is consistent if unspectacular player who will keep a lot of balls in play and wait for the errors from Kanepi. Tight match but I can certainly see Kanepi’s price hitting 2.0+ so she is a lay for me at her current price. 

BARTY (1.47) V YASTREMSKA (2.92) 

Yastremska is the next big player with huge potential and while I agree she will be a top player her price here seems a little crazy against a proven top 10 player in the world in decent form. I want 1.70+ before backing Barty and if she hits that in play then I am more than happy to back her as I feel she wins this in two straight sets. 

PETERSON (1.70) V SIEGMUND (2.24) 

Siegmund leads the head to head 2-0, Siegmund is more of a clay court player but with her head to head record over Peterson I am happy to lay Peterson at her current price and if she start well then I will look to relay again at 1.25 to bring the average lay price down then work on reducing my liability. I will look to exit trade if Peterson hits the 2.20+ mark. Peterson has been in very poor form of late. 

GOLUBIC (1.80) V SASNOVICH (2.14) 

Sasnovich leads the head to head 3-1 and I am happy to back her at her current price as I expect this match to go three sets with Sasnovich coming out on top.

Monday, 18 March 2019

WTA MIAMI Open 2019: PUTINTSEVA (1.52) V FLIPKENS (2.64)

Miami Open 2019


Flipkens leads the head to head 2-0. Both players have been in ok form but I have to favour Flipkens here as in the last her variations and net play have caused Puntinseva problems and I expect the same again here so am happy to lay Puntintseva at her current price as I feel she will hit 2.0+ in play comfortably. 

ZHENG (2.74) V SINIAKOVA (1.51) 

Siniakova has struggled so far this season losing in the 1st round at Sydney, Australian Open, St Petersburg and Doha and looks very low on confidence currently. Zheng has been ok this season with her best result reaching the QF at both Hua Hin and Acapulco. I am happy to lay Siniakova at her current price as I think Zheng will keep this match very close.

Friday, 15 March 2019




Both players in excellent form but I have to favour Svitolina in this matchup as she has more experience and I am confident she will play to her ability which I am not so sure about her opponent in what will be the biggest match of her career. I want above 2.0 before backing Svitolina and I hope to be able to get that once the match starts 

BENCIC (1.87) V KERBER (2.12) 

Head to head is tied at 3-3, Kerber has won the last 3 and on hard courts, it is tied 2-2. Bencic has been in great form winning in Dubai and now reaching the semi-final here. Kerber has played well here this week and looks to be coming back to somewhere near her best form as she has shown with her exceptional defensive skills. I favour Kerber here to come through for the win and am happy to back her at her current price.

Monday, 11 March 2019

Professional Tennis Trader 2019

Cornet Professional Tennis Player

CORNET (1.35) V ZHUK (3.70) Cornet looked poor when she done us a favour and lost in straight sets to Tomljanovic at Indian Wells as while Zhuk is not in that same class but she does lead the head to head 1-0 having beaten Cornet in straight sets last year and the current price for Cornet is a lay for me considering her form. I will lay now and manage my position in play. 


BENIC (1.43) V ALEXANDRANOVA (3.30) Bencic should come through this match but it won’t be easy as Alexandrova is a very good player who is in good format showed by beating Wozniacki, Bencic can still throw in a poor performance despite having appeared to now be more mature. I am laying Bencic at her current price and while I feel she may well win I do expect her price to hit the 180+ exit point.

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Professional Tennis Trader: WTA Indian Wells 2019

Bertens Indian Wells 2019

BERTENS (1.70) V KONTA (2.38) 

Bertens has been superb over the last 18 months even on hard courts which is where she always used to struggle. Konta has come out of a dip in form and looks like she is starting to play with confidence. I suspect this match goes 3 sets and at the prices, I just favour Konta for the win here. I will be looking to lay Bertens around the 1.4/50 mark 

MUGURUZA (3.45) V WILLIAMS (1.40) 

Muguruza has been playing decent this season without ripping up any trees, she has the game to be able to match Williams for power and I am happy to lay Williams at her current price as I feel Muguruza will cause enough problems to see Serena hit 1.80+ minimum 


Vondrousova has been in the better form for some time now, Ostapenko has struggled to kick on after her maiden Grand Slam win. I will be looking at backing Vondrousova at anything above 2.20+ as the thing is with Ostapenko if she hits form then she can hit winners all over the place so no value on Vondrousova to start.

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Professional Tennis Trader: WTA INDIAN WELLS

Professional Tennis Trader: WTA INDIAN WELLS 2019


Navarro is a lay for me here at her current price, she is a player who can be vulnerable especially on serving on hard courts. Vikhlyantseva has a good serve and should keep this close enough to see Navarro’s price rise. 

SEVASTOVA (1.25) V BRENGLE (4.70) 

Sevastova has looked very shaky confidence-wise, her results are improving but she does seem to be a little fragile confidence wise in terms of her game. Brengle is consistent if unspectacular. Sevastova lay at the current price is very cheap and I expect her to hit 1.50 quite early on in this match. 

FLIPKENS (3.2) V COLLINS (1.42) 

Collins should win this match but her current price is far too short considering her last performance. Flipkens came through Against Bouchard which surprised me, I thought she would keep it tight to be able to trade out but she managed to come through and I expect her to cause Collins problems early on before the American’s greater power comes to the fore. Lay Collins current price look to exit 1.85+

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Friday, 8 March 2019

Professional Tennis Trader: WTA INDIAN WELLS


VOEGELE (4.30) V STEPHENS (1.29) 

Stephens focus is on the Grand Slams and she has to be a lay in the early round of other competitions, Voegele is decent and is very happy around the net and has enough about her game to push Stephens. I will lay a current price on Stephens and look to close out around the 1.60+ mark. 

KONTA (1.96) V HSIEH (2.02) 

Konta should have too much power for Hsieh who will rely on her variation to cause Konta problems, I will look to back Konta 2.30+ as I think Hsieh could cause her problems until Konta adjust to the different spins etc. 


Buzarnescu has been in atrocious form and I am happy to back Gavrilova here at anything about 2.30+ PERA (3.50) V WANG (1.39) Lay of Wang at her current price as Pera has a good serve and game that can cause Wang problems and while she might not cause an upset I expect to see Wang trade at least at 1.80+

Tuesday, 5 March 2019


Brengle Tennis Indian Wells 2019

BRENGLE (2.20) V STOSUR (1.79) 

Stosur leads the head to head 3-0 but they have only once met on hard courts and that match went three sets with two tiebreakers, the other meeting was on Stosur’s favoured clay surface which is also Brengle’s least favourite. Stosur has been struggling for form for a little while now and her serve is not quite the weapon it once was and I fully expect Brengle to come through here and am backing here at the start. 

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Bouchard has looked like she is coming back nicely into form but Flipkens is a player that can cause her problems with her variation and net play. I will look to back Bouchard if she hits 1.80+ in play. 


Tomljanovic holds serve more and break her opponent more often than Cornet, she has more power and a better overall hard court record and she is in the better recent form. 25-16 hard court record on hard courts compared to Cornet’s 12-12 and I am confident backing Tomljanovic at her current price and will look to top up my trade if she hits 2.6+ in play

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VOEGELE (2.06) V ERRANI (1.90) 

Voegele has been in good form and should trade shorter against Errani who is looking very rusty since returning to the tour. 

CIRSTEA (1.69) V HIBINO (2.30) 

Cirstea is a real ball striker but one who can be very unpredictable and against Hibino who is unspectacular but consistent then I expect Cirstea to trade above 2.0 here.

Friday, 1 March 2019



GIBBS (3.05) V BRADY (1.46) 

Gibbs leads the head to head 2-1, the serve and return stats are quite similar for both players, Brady holds serve more often than Gibbs but the roles are reversed on the return of serve. Both players have been in good form and I am looking to lay Brady @ 1.46 then look to relay if she starts well and hits 1.15 during the first set and then start reducing my liability from there as I expect Gibbs to keep this close and Brady to certainly hit 1.80 during play.

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