Who do you think will win the Wimbledon women’s singles final today? The final commences at 9pm Singapore time i.e. 2pm local time in the UK and you can check the odds at allpro.
2011 Wimbledon champion 24-year-old Petra Kvitová takes on No.13 seed Genie Bouchard. Kvitova, the 1.83m left-handed Czech has the edge in both experience and their head-to-head record, a 6-3 6-2 victory in their only previous meeting – in 2013 in Eugenie’s homeland, Canada.
The 20-year old Bouchard’s previous best at Wimbledon was making it to the 3rd round in her first Wimbledon appearance last year. 2014 has been a whole new ball game for the 1.78m right hander, who is the only WTA player to make the singles semi finals or better of all three Grand Slams this year.
Bouchard has not dropped a set on her path to the final and is setting personal bests and first times for everything. On Monday Genie will be in the Top 10 for the first time. In juniors Bouchard reached a career-best World No.2 and won the Wimbledon junior singles title in 2012 – just 2 years ago. Many players perform best in their WTA career at the same Grand Slam as they did in juniors, so a rare junior and open Wimbledon may just be on the cards.
Bouchard’s path to the final –
- Semis d.  Simona Halep 7-6 6-2
- Quarter Finals d  Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-4
- Round 4 d.  Alize Cornet 7-6 7-5
- Round 3 d.  Andrea Petkovic 6-3 6-4
- Round 2 d. Silvia Soler-Espinosa 7-5 6-1
- Round 1 d. Daniela Hantuchova 7-5 7-5
Kvitová’s path to the final –
Semis d.  Lucie Safarova 7-6 6-1
Quarter Finals d Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-1 7-5
Round 4 d. Peng Shuai 6-3 6-2
Round 3 d.  Venus Williams 5-7 7-6 7-5
Round 2 d. Mona Barthel 6-2 6-0
Round 1 d. Andrea Hlavackova 6-3 6-0
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