Tennis Tips & Predictions: French Open - Women's Tournament May 31
Stake - May 31, 2023
The French Open has been dominated by one woman over the past few years, and Iga Swiatek looks to retake her throne at the top of the game over the next two weeks.
The opposition has certainly levelled up over the past season, although.
Things don’t seem as easy for anyone in the women’s game, and with threats like Aryna Sabalenka and Jessica Pegula waiting on the wings, there is always time for an upset or potential new crown in the women’s game.
Clay is always a tricky surface for many of the players on tour, as the bounces are not consistent and there needs to be a strategy for every game.
Big serving players still do well here, but there is not as big an advantage to having a “powerful” game like there is on hard or grass.
Regardless of these conditions, the players will be pouring out their heart and soul for every point played in Paris these next two weeks, and only one will be crowned deserving Champion.
Marketa Vondrousova was a former finalist and runner-up of the French Open back in 2019, but her abilities since then have deteriorated in great fashion.
The Talented youngster from the Czech Republic has always been a force on the clay courts and this time she will look to run even deeper into the French Open signifying her comeback season into the tour.
Although a little bit older now she possesses a great game with a great forehand including bouncy conditions along with a great mindset which counteracts her opponents moves.
She will look to continue her ascendancy into the top-20 with a huge second round win over Daria Kasatkina this upcoming Wednesday
Daria Kasatkina Has always been a consistent player on all services however she has Found the ability to succeed on Clay as of recently.
This upcoming match will be a huge test to her skills and how she handles the loopy conditions, especially in France.
There is no doubt that Kasatkina will feel the pressure especially on her own serve, but how she deals with it will be a key thing to watch for.
Look for her to try and stay in the rally most of the time, and finish points off where need be.