The last time they met, Jelena Ostapenko was ranked No.47… Now five months later, Ostapenko is a Grand Slam champion and has entrenched herself in the world’s top 10. It’s a French Open final rematch on the cards as Simona Halep will try to exact revenge on the Latvian for a spot in the China Open final.
We are guaranteed a new Grand Slam champion at the 2017 US Open, and it’ll be either Madison Keys or Sloane Stephens who lifts the US Open trophy at the end of the week. Both have played inspired tennis so far, but who will it be who has the last laugh at the end of the tournament?
Either Venus Williams or Sloane Stephens will make it to the 2017 US Open final… Will it be the veteran, who has excelled at Grand Slams all year, or will it be the underdog who is playing some inspired tennis right now?
Elina Svitolina will face Madison Keys to book a spot into the 2017 US Open quarterfinals. Both Svitolina and Keys are playing inspired tennis so far; who can keep up that level and make a deep run at the last Grand Slam of the year?
The last 16 line-up of the bottom half of the US Open has been decided and it has delivered big time – all of them are exciting and intriguing in their own ways. I will be previewing two fourth round matches from this bottom half, Suarez Navarro-Williams and Kvitova-Muguruza…