WTA Doha - Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Anne Keothavong (12:30 GMT)

Agnieszka Radwanska (credit: Clive Brunskill/AFP/Getty Images)
Agnieszka Radwanska takes on Anne Keothavong this afternoon in the second round of the WTA Doha Open.

World No. 6 Radwanska is widely seen as one of the favourites to win this year’s Doha Open, and it will be interesting to see what she can do this week. She finished the 2011 season incredibly strongly and has started 2012 reasonably well, despite not quite managing to win a title so far this year.

Having been seeded, she makes a start to her Doha campaign today against Keothavong, who is ranked just inside the top hundred and isn’t expected to make much of an impact this week.

Still, she is a resilient opponent, and she showed her ability to compete at a very high level by defying Austria’s Tamira Paszek 7-6 7-6 in round one.

Whether or not the qualifier will be able to hold her own against Radwanska is a different matter, but the early signs are fairly encouraging for her.

On paper, this looks like it will be a routine win for the Pole, who should be able to finish the matchup in straight sets. The conditions in Doha aren’t particularly easy to deal with for many of the players though, and Keothavong may benefit from having more time to acclimatise. Even so, Radwanska should be able to work around this and earn her place in round three.

Prediction: Radwanska in two.
comments powered by Disqus

All Tennis News

Recent Tennis Articles

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • Man Utd complete Daley Blind signing

    Manchester United have completed the signing of Daley Blind from Ajax Amsterdam....

  • Arsenal FC blasted for missing out on Man Utd-bound Radamel Falcao

    Jamie Redknapp and Jamie Carragher have both expressed their dismay at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after Monaco striker Radamel Falcao agreed a transfer deadline day move to Manchester United....

  • Carvalho to Arsenal FC? Alli to Liverpool FC? Cleverley to leave Man Utd? Monday's transfer round-up

    Monday's round up of the top transfer stories from the past 24 hours ahead of the summer transfer window closing......

  • Hull City sign 'fantastic' Abel Hernandez for club record fee

    Hull City manager Steve Bruce has hailed new club record signing Abel Hernandez as a "fantastic" addition to his squad....

  • Man Utd boosted by Daley Blind and Angel Di Maria deals - Juan Mata

    Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has welcomed Daley Blind to the club....

  • Burnley FC sign Chelsea FC midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah on loan

    Burnley have completed the signing of Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah on loan until January....

  • Liverpool FC accept £13m bid for Fabio Borini from QPR - report

    Liverpool have reportedly accepted a £13million bid from Queens Park Rangers for striker Fabio Borini....

  • Man Utd to launch Kevin Strootman bid - report

    Manchester United will reportedly launch a bid to sign Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman during the January transfer window....

  • Chelsea FC goalkeeper Petr Cech not ruling out move

    Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech on Monday afternoon refused to rule out a late move away from the club....

More Stories

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

WTA Doha - Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Anne Keothavong (12:30 GMT)

Agnieszka Radwanska takes on Anne Keothavong this afternoon in the second round of the WTA Doha Open.

Read more »

Log In or Sign up

Facebook User?

You can use your facebook account to sign up with Live streaming sport.

Connect with facebook
Remember me.
Did you forget your password?