WTA Doha - Samantha Stosur vs. Petra Cetkovska (15:30 GMT)

Samantha Stosur (credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
Sam Stosur takes on Petra Cetkovska later today in the third round of the 2012 WTA Doha Open.

After winning her opening match at this week's Doha Open, it looks like Stosur is set for a return to form after a somewhat disappointing start to the season.

The third seed was tested in round two by Romania’s Sorana Cirstea, but managed to keep her head in a crucial second set tie-breaker to clinch a 6-4 7-6 victory.

Having avenged her Melbourne defeat against Cirstea, Stosur’s next challenge will be a third round showdown against Petra Cetkovska, who met a resurgent Ana Ivanovic in round two and managed to get the better of her in straight sets (6-4 6-4). 

Following this win, the Czech may well be in the mood for causing another upset.

Although Stosur and Cetkovska are both experienced players, who have played in over 500 top level matches each, they have yet to meet in a competitive match. It’s perhaps difficult to predict the outcome of this match. A lot will depend on Stosur’s morale, though if she plays with consistency she seems likely to reach the quarter-finals.

 Prediction: Stosur in three.
comments powered by Disqus

All Tennis News

Recent Tennis Articles

  • Serena Williams vs Ana Ivanovic - Live Stream and WTA Stanford Match Preview

    Serena Williams vs Ana Ivanovic takes place tonight at the 2014 Bank of the West Classic....

  • Kei Nishikori vs Richard Gasquet - Live Stream and ATP Washington Match Preview

    Kei Nishikori vs Richard Gasquet takes place tonight at the 2014 Citi Open....

  • Rafael Nadal forced to withdraw from Toronto and Cincinnati Masters

    After sustaining an injury to his right wrist during practice, Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming Masters Series events in Toronto and Cincinnati....

  • Serena Williams declares herself fit for the US Open

    Serena Williams has declared herself fit to compete in the 2014 US Open after recovering from illness....

  • Tomas Berdych: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are back on top

    Tomas Berdych believes Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have firmly re-established themselves as the world's top players....

  • Top 5 players to watch at the Citi Open 2014 in Washington

    The ATP 500 Washington Open promoted by Citi Bank kicked off on Monday, and although Grigor Dimitrov has withdrawn with a flu virus, there is a strong lineup this week, including Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori....

  • Citi Open 2014 - who will win the 2014 ATP Washington?

    The ATP 500 Washington Open promoted by Citi Bank got underway on Monday, with a quality lineup that includes recent Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic....

  • Caroline Wozniacki vs Roberta Vinci - Live Stream and WTA Istanbul Match Preview

    Caroline Wozniacki vs Roberta Vinci takes place this afternoon in the final of the 2014 TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup....

  • David Ferrer vs Leonardo Mayer - Live Stream and ATP Hamburg Final Preview

    David Ferrer vs Leonardo Mayer takes place this afternoon in the final of the 2014 bet-at-home Open....

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors - Live Stream and Caribbean Premier League Match Preview

    Jamaica vs Guyana takes place later today in the 2014 Caribbean Premier League....

  • Glorious Goodwood tips for Saturday, August 2nd 2014

    Glorious Goodwood draws to a close this afternoon and top tipster Brian Healy previews the action on Day Four for ...

  • Man Utd could find it hard this season under Louis van Gaal - Carlo Ancelotti

    Manchester United may struggle to win the Premier League this season under new manager Louis van Gaal, according to Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti....

  • Chelsea FC favourites to sign Paul Pogba

    Chelsea are the bookmakers' favourites to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this month....

  • Mario Balotelli comes in for praise from Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has praised AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, who has been linked with a return to the Premier League this summer....

  • FC Barcelona could make more new signings - Josep Bartomeu

    Barcelona could make further new signings this summer, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed....

  • Man Utd summer signing Ander Herrera ready to make Premier League debut

    Manchester United summer signing Ander Herrera is looking forward to making his Premier League debut later this month....

  • Former Chelsea FC midfielder Frank Lampard set for Man City loan move

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on loan from New York City FC....

  • Lancashire vs Glamorgan - Live Stream and T20 Blast Preview (14:00 BST)

    Lancashire vs Glamorgan takes place this afternoon in the Natwest T20 Blast....

More Stories

Tags

WTA Tour

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

WTA Doha - Samantha Stosur vs. Petra Cetkovska (15:30 GMT)

Sam Stosur takes on Petra Cetkovska later today in the third round of the 2012 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?