Cibulkova has won all 3 of their previous matches. Their last one was in January 2014. She won in straight sets on a hard court. All their matches were on hard courts.
Cibulkova struggled in her first match and needed a third set tie break to beat Witthoeft who hasn’t been in great form this year. She faced 19 break points and was broken 6 times. She halved her break point count in her next match.
Schiavone was impressive against Cornet. She faced just 2 break points which were both taken. She has been more consistent than normal.
If Cibulkova has problems on serve then Schiavone can take a set.
Back Cibulkova if she is broken first.