Here are a few early predictions that may shorten before the start of day 5 of the Australian Open
E Makarova 4/9 Bet365 to defeat M Niculescu – The Russian is very powerful and should dispose of Niculescu quite comfortably.
F Pennetta 2/5 Bet365 to defeat M Barthel – Pennetta has had a brilliant last 6 months is back on the verge of breaking into the WTA top 20. She is comfortable on these hardcourts and her experience will count against Barthel. Mona is capable of winning but has no consistency at the moment
Stosur v Ivanovic over 22.5 games 1/1 Bet365 – This match has 3 sets surely?
Li Na v Safarova over 19.5 games 10/11 Bet365 – Safarova can cause Li Na problems, especially if off to a good start. can see one very close set at least…..