Marion Bartoli vs Andrea Petkovic
|Date / Time:||Wednesday 05 October 2011|
|Betting Tip:||M.Bartoli v A.Petkovic|
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|Win / Loss:||89-9-99|
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- This tennis betting tip comes from the WTA event in Beijing and the 3rd Round match between Marion Bartoli (#10) and Andrea Petkovic (#11).
- If someone out there can tell me why Bartoli is the underdog here then I would like to know.
- It's more proof that the bookies just don't rate her that highly and I can't understand why.
- Bartoli has been excellent this season reaching the Semi Finals at Roland Garros and Quarter Finals at Wimbledon.
- Maybe it's her antics on court, air swinging her racket and bouncing up and down. But it seems to be working.
- Bartoli has made it clear what her goal is, to reach the WTA Tour Finals in Istanbul.
- With Schiavone having lost already this week this match is huge for Bartoli.
- I'm not convinced Petkovic is as motivated for Istanbul and the fact she didn't play in Tokyo last week would suggest that's the case.
- I guess Petkovic is an improving player and might have her targets set for next season rather than short term.
- Petkovic is playing her first tournament since the US Open and certainly looked rusty in her last match.
- At one point she was a double break down in the 2nd set against Carla Suarez Navarro (#58).
- Bartoli on other hand was in sensational form winning 10 games in a row at one stage to defeat the in form Christina McHale (#49).
- The last time these two players met on hard courts was in Indian Wells this season. The result; 6-4 6-2 Bartoli. I think Bartoli will be the more motivated of these two and anything above Evens looks worth betting on.
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