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Jelena Ostapenko vs. Karolina Pliskova 10/1/20 - French Open Women Singles Picks & Predictions

Jelena Ostapenko vs Karolina Pliskova Odds & Info

Game Jelena Ostapenko vs Karolina Pliskova
Date & Time Thursday October 1, 2020, 12:00 PM (EDT)
Roland Garros Paris, France
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Karolina Pliskova has made it into the second round of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, France. At this stage of the competition, Pliskova will play against Jeļena Ostapenko from Latvia. 

Jeļena Ostapenko is a former French Open champions but unfortunately the Latvian has not been able to reach the heights promised following her title win. At the age of 23, Jeļena Ostapenko is still very young into her career and she will be hoping for a strong French Open campaign to build on. Ostapenko enters this match having won her previous outing in straight sets. It was a dominant performance by Jeļena Ostapenko as she only lost 3 games in the entire match. The receiving was very strong from Jeļena Ostapenko as she won 70% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 7 occasions. This is expected to be a much tougher match for Jeļena Ostapenko as she is playing against the number 2 seed. 

Looking at Karolina Pliskova, the Czech superstar lost the first set in her opening match but bounced back strongly to win the final 2 sets and the match. Karolina Pliskova is an outstanding player but she has struggled at big tournaments and she will be desperate to change that trend at Roland Garros. Pliskova failed at the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters but she bounced back strongly by finishing second at the Italian Open. Pliskova will be hoping to build on her form from Rome. 

Jeļena Ostapenko and Karolina Pliskova have played each other 5 times in the past with Jeļena Ostapenko winning on 2 occasions and Karolina Pliskova winning 3 times.

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Karolina Pliskova

Looking at all the information, I see Karolina Pliskova winning this match in straight sets. Pliskova has been in outstanding touch and she is usually very strong early in big tournaments. I see Karolina Pliskova winning this match in straight sets. 

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