Kremlin Cup – Wed

10:00 – Radwanska v Kirilenko

Rankings are 10 and 61. Head to heads are 1-1.

Kirilenko won their last match which was at the US Open.

Radwanska is currently 1.41 on Betfair but that seems a bit low. I would expect her to win it but it won’t be a walkover.

Kirilenko has shown that she knoes how to win this match-up and I expect several breaks of serve.

Use the 15-40 method.

Update: Kirilenko again showed she has the measure of Radwanska with a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 victory.

13:00 – Martinez Sanchez v Govortsova

Rankings are 34 and 67. They have never met.

On recent form Martinez Sanchez has the edge and I expect her to win. However both women can have a period of the match where they make more unforced errors than usual. For that reason this match could go either way and its another for the 15-40.

Update: I was right to be cautious. Martinez Sanchez was poor in the first set and lost it 6-1. That gave Govortsova the confidence she needed to take the second set 6-4.

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