WTA Chennai Quarterfinal Predictions Including Eugenie Bouchard vs Nadia Podoroska

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Day 5 at the WTA event in Chennai will feature the four quarterfinal matchups. With no one ranked higher than #67 still left in the draw, this is a fantastic opportunity for several players to obtain what would basically be the best result of their career so we can be sure they’ll be giving it their utmost this Friday.

WTA Chennai Quarterfinal Predictions

Linda Fruhvirtova vs Varvara Gracheva

Head-to-head: first meeting

Gracheva might be the higher ranked player, but she came into Chennai on the back of a 10-match losing streak. Although she stopped it this week, she’ll now face a 17-year-old who’s been rising meteorically through the rankings. It’s only a matter of time until Fruhvirtova breaks into the Top 100 and she even has a great opportunity to win the title this week.
Predictions: Fruhvirtova in 2

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Magda Linette vs Rebecca Marino

Head-to-head: first meeting

Although Linette is the highest ranked player left in the draw, she’s far from a big favorite to win it all here. That said, she’s the slight favorite to prevail in this match despite the fact that Marino seems to be in pretty good shape, having reached the third round at the US Open and not dropped a set so far in Chennai. This should be a very tight match, with very little to choose between the two players.
Prediction: Linette in 3

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Katie Swan vs Nao Hibino

Head-to-head: Swan 1-0 Hibino

It’s very rare to see a WTA level quarterfinal between two players ranked outside the top 170, but here we are. It’s a great opportunity for both players and both will do their absolute best to make it to the final weekend. Swan prevailed when the pair faced at the US Open qualifying in 2018, but things are very different now and Hibino might well get the better of Swan this time around.
Prediction: Hibino in 3

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Eugenie Bouchard vs Nadia Podoroska

Head-to-head: first meeting

Bouchard was once ranked #5 in the world, but those days are long gone. She’s currently outside the top 900 and has just come back to the tour after a very long absense due to injury. A victory here would be an incredible result, against a difficult opponent, who’s fresh off an epic win against the Wimbledon semifinalist Tatjana Maria. This is another match that could genuinely go either way, though.
Prediction: Bouchard in 3

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