WTA ST PETERSBURG
MLADENOVIC TO BEAT KASATKINA @ 11-10
Mladeovic leads the head to head 1-0 winning in straight sets, she has served well this week and is playing good tennis after a poor start to the season, her record on indoors is 83-42 and this arena seems to suit her strong serving game, it will be tough against Kasatkina who is a terrier like player but at generous odds I think Mladenovic’s stronger serve will see her through
LISKICKI TO BEAT KOZLOVA @ 6-4
Lisicki has been impressive so far this week and as ever if her serve is working and her forehand then she is a very dangerous player, she can overpower Kozlova here respective records on indoor hard courts favour Lisicki 60-31 compared to 52-37 and I am surprised to see the German odds against considering her confidence is up currently.
WANG TO BEAT BABOS @ 11-5
Wang leads the head to head 2-0 and has been impressive so far this week not dropping a set, Babos relies heavily on her serve and Wang returns aggressively so should put that under pressure and this can cause Babos problems in the rest of her game.