Ashleigh Barty (@1.95) vs Petra Kvitova (@1.87)

Our Prediction:

Petra Kvitova will win

Ashleigh Barty – Petra Kvitova Match Prediction | 04-10-2019 22:00

Sharapova had previously been one of the tougher players to beat going into deciders but has lost that edge in recent times. Was doing all the right things but very happy to come through in the end. she said. I gave myself opportunities to go 5-love and I think 5-2, as well. A vital hold for 5-3 from 15-40 was the difference maker for Barty, who eventually closed out the match in her next service game for the win. Barty bounced back from losing the first set by taking 10 of the next 11 games before Sharapova made one final attempt at a comeback. Just couldnt execute. Barty had to work much harder for her spot in the last 8, taking the match to Maria Sharapova and eventually winning 4-6 6-1 6-4.

Barty will fight with the crowd behind her, but this is Kvitovas match to lose. The Czech looks to be on top of her game, and seems finally ready to reach her first Slam semifinal since her tragic injury in a home invasion over two years ago. Yesh:Barty has surprised us before, but everyone here is picking Kvitova for a reason.

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The first time it happened was in Birmingham in 2017, when Kvitova won her first title post-surgery in three sets. The Czech has been impeccable this week. Petra Kvitova is a former champion in Sydney (won in 2015), while Ashleigh Barty finished runner-up last year. This will be the second time that these two women meet with the title on the line. She is yet to drop a set, and her dominant display in the semifinals was a further reminder that she should perhaps be taken very seriously in Melbourne.

Her real test came in the fourth round when she met Maria Sharapova. Barty was superb in every aspect she lost only two break points out of a possible eight and produced 28 winners as against Sharapovas 17. After going down in the first set, she moved on to stage a remarkable comeback and knock out the Russian star with 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Kvitova has won the Wuhan Open twice and she has made the final of the China Open also. The service was outstanding from Kvitova as she hit 13 aces and won 65% of her service points. Playing in Asia seems to boost Kvitova as she has an outstanding record on this continent. Kvitova won 89% of her service games and 4 return games to comfortably eliminate the number 9 seed. Looking at Petra Kvitova, the Czech superstar has looked outstanding throughout this tournament and she continued her supreme form in the previous round where she beat Belinda Bencic in straight sets.

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Ashleigh Barty won all of her service games and 3 return games to secure the win. During the win, Ashleigh Barty served exceptionally well as she hit 6 aces which helped her win 72% of her service points. Ashleigh Barty enters this match having won her previous outing in 3 sets. It was a close match for Barty as she lost the second set but the Australian showed her class to win the final set 6-2. It has been a strong few weeks for Ashleigh Barty as she recently made the semifinals of the Wuhan Open.

Tracey:The hometown favorite stormed back to beat Maria Sharapova in three sets. No doubt a great performance, but Bartys win was definitely aided by Sharapovas ten double faults and abundant unforced errors.

Check out the Kvitova vs Barty H2H matches. Kvitova will be hoping to make her second semi final in Melbourne but will have to work hard for the victory against the home favourite Barty. They have played once this year in Sydney, where Kvitova came from a set down to win a close one in the final. The top half contains multiple former No.1s while it is between Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Danielle Collins, Ashleigh Barty and Petra Kvitovain the other half. Theres a big opportunity for someone in the bottom half of the Australian Open draw to make the final now.

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I wont make that mistake again! Collins quick footwork and laser-sharp, powerful backhand will be more than Pavlyuchenkova can handle. Tracey:Twice I thought Collins would be eliminated, and twice shes proved me wrong.

Collins run is a massive surprise as she looked down and out against Goerges when the German was serving for the match against her, and Pavlyuchenkova has also beaten some high quality opponents in Bertens, Sasnovich, and Stephens. Jay:This is a very unexpected matchup, between two players no one thought would reach this far.

Petra Kvitova is coming off a straight sets win over Amanda Anisimova that took 15 games to decide. Kvitova won 80 percent of her total service points and didnt face a single break point in her one hour victory. Kvitova has won all eight sets this tournament and has been broken just once in her last three matches. In the victory, Kvitova won 83 percent of her first serve points and 60 percent of her second serve points. With wins in 18 of her last 19 sets overall, Kvitova is as hot as shes been in years and a legit threat to make a push for her third career grand slam title. Kvitova has a chance to make her sixth career grand slam semifinal and second at the Australian Open. Kvitova is 5-5 in career grand slam quarterfinal matches.

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Im really enjoying it to be on the court. she said on what is different for her this fortnight. There were worries the same might happen against Amanda Anisimova but she took the game to the young American from the beginning and didnt even need an hour to seal the victory 6-2 6-1. Kvitova has been tipped to win a slam so many times only to lose early to a much lower ranked player. She served over 80% first serve in an outstanding performance, dropping just 8 points on serve the whole match.Im serving pretty well and Im moving well, as well. You know, sometimes when Im nervous, Im quite tight and nothing really working, but this time I feel good.

Collins beat Kerber comfortably last round. Eric:This is a difficult match to predict as both players have been under the radar for most of the tournament. However, we have seen time and time again, that when an underdog beats a heavy favorite, they always tend to underperform the following match.