KUDERMETOVA (1.71) V GASPARYAN (2.30)
Gasparyan leads the head to head 3-0 and although all of these have been on the hard court there may potentially be something about the matchup that Kudermetova struggles with. Both are fairly at home on clay and in decent form with Kudermetova reaching the QF at Lugano in her last tournament. I favour Gasparyan for the win here so am going with backing her to half stakes pre-match and will manage my position in play, If Kudermetova starts well then I will look to lay her around the 1.30 mark to bring my average price down.
AZAREKA (2.16) V KONTAVEIT (1.83)
Azarenka leads the head to head 2-1, Kontaveit is a player I have a huge amount of time for as I believe she is a future GS winner but the simple fact is she hits the ball very flat and very hard and this is perfect for Azarenka. I will back Azarenka at the start and exit will be around the 1.40 mark
BERTENS (1.78) V KERBER (2.24)
Head to head is tied at 2-2, Both are in decent form Bertens has always been a great player on clay and Kerber is always a handful with her great defence and sledgehammer of a forehand. Again here I would have the odds a little close as I think this is a bit of a coin toss of a match and we will see three sets but I favour Kerber’s greater defensive skills to be the deciding factor. Lay Bertens current price, look to relay if she touches 1.35 during the first set and look to exit at 2.40 with initial lay and if relayed then exit points should be adjusted.