Sydney preview: Lucie Safarova v Angie Kerber

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Lucie Safarova is starting the 2018 season in Sydney and is not facing an easy draw. She will meet Angelique Kerber in R1 (Lucie leads the Head to Head 2-1). If Safarova wins, she will play her second round against Venus Williams (the American leads the Head to Head 5-2). Potential QF opponents include Sevastova and Cibulkova. You can consult the full draw here

Sydney preview: Lucie Safarova v Angie Kerber

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This is the first time that Lucie competes since last September, due to a wrist injury.  During the off-season, she restarted her training, together with Rob Steckley (who is back as full-time coach). 

Lucie will also play doubles, with Barbora Strycova (their team is the number 2 seed). They play their first match this Sunday against Rosolska/Spears.  You can consult the doubles draw here.

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  1. Peter Kemp says:

    Good luck Lucie,
    I will try to remember to say hello, I am at the Player’s Service desk in the Player’s Lounge, the one with little hair. I am sure, you will do well and will win the Doubles title with Barbora.

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