Simona Halep v Karolina Pliskova, Preview & Prediction

Simona Halep v Karolina Pliskova

Simona Halep the 3rd seed bounced back from 1 set down to defeat 5th seed Elina Svitolina in 3 sets 3-6, 7-6 (6) and 6-0 to advance to the semi-finals.  Halep saved a match point in the 2nd set tie breaker.  She was the runner up in the 2014 French Open and she now faces 2nd seed Karolina Pliskova who reached the final 4 when she defeated the 28th seed Caroline Garcia in 2 sets 7-6 (3) and 6-4.  She has never been past the second round in 5 previous appearances at Roland Garros.

 

In the Head to Head Halep leads Pliskova 4-2

 

Bettingclick here to bet

Halep 3/10

Pliskova 47/20

 

Suggested Bet: Correct Set Score, Halep 2-0 at 8/10

Pliskova has done brilliantly to reach this point but I suspect she is going to come unstuck against her higher ranked opponent who must feel that this tournament is there for the taking. I am backing the 3rd seed to win this in straight sets.

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