Tianjin Open 2018 is an upcoming women’s professional tennis tournament organized by the WTA Tour. It is an International-tier event that will be played from October 8 to October 14, 2018, at the Tianjin Tuanbo International Tennis Centre, Tianjin. Latest WTA Tianjin Open tips & predictions can be found below.
Over the years, the tournament has featured many outstanding players on the WTA circuit and this season too, it promises to live up to its expectations. In this article, we will give you the latest WTA Tianjin Open 2018 tips & predictions.
The event’s star-studded line-up was to begin with the Russian Maria Sharapova, who was set to return to Tianjin to defend her title but she withdrew from the competition because of her fitness issues.
Her remarkable performance in the previous edition of the tournament saw Sharapova lift her first singles title in 2015. Considering her present season, it has been rather average although, she is still searching for her first title this year. Her best run came in the Italian Open where she reached the semifinals.
Another former World No. 1 who is set to take the stage in Tianjin is the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka. She started the season on a terrific note, having reached the semifinals in the Miami Masters. However, over the course, her form took a sharp dip and consequently, she lost her momentum.
Nonetheless, she is considerably experienced and is more than capable of going the distance here.
WTA Tianjin Open Tips Here:
Karolina Pliskova v Caroline Garcia Betting Tips:
Karolina Pliskova to win: 4/6 (William Hill)
She will be joined by the last year’s runner-up and her compatriot Aryna Sabalenka, who most recently won the WTA New Haven after defeating Carla Suarez Navarro in the final.
The 20-year old has been in a remarkable form this season, having already emerged as the runner-up in WTA Lugano and WTA Eastbourne. She is soaring through the tour with an incredible amount of momentum and is definitely one of the favourites to win in Tianjin.
French No. 1 Carolina Garcia is also going to play in the 2018 Tianjin Open. She has had a remarkable year so far, having reached the career-high singles ranking of World No. 5 this year. Interestingly, she is yet to win a title this season but it is her consistency that has kept her in the top 10.
The event is also going to feature Elise Mertens, Timea Bacsinszky, Maria Sakkari, Ajla Tomljanovic, and Alison Riske. Find the latest WTA Tianjin Open tips above.