Gasparyan won their only previous meeting. That was in July 2014 on a hard court. She won in straight sets.
Gasparyan beat Errani in 3 sets in the first round. She then knocked out Nara in 2 close sets.
Putintseva came close to going home after the first round. Wozniacki took their opening set 6-1 and the second set went to a tie break. She was more comfortable in the second round with a straight sets win over Han of China.
The 12 month hard court stats favour Gasparyan. She starts around 1.65 and i will wait for her to be broken before backing her.