Caroline Wozniacki is from Denmark, age 27 and ranked 5th in the WTA Rankings. Wozniacki is a former number 1 player and has a good record in the US Open. Last year Wozniacki made the semi's and 3 years ago she reached the final. Wozniacki was also in the final in 2009 but has never actually won a Grand Slam. Caroline Wozniacki has had a very good year, reaching the final of 6 tournaments but has lost every one. Wozniacki's finals on hard courts were in Doha and Dubai in February, also Miami in April and Toronto earlier this month.
Ekaterina Makarova is from Russia, age 29 and ranked 40th in the WTA Rankings. Makarova has been ranked as high as No 8 and although grass is her best surface she has played very well on hard courts this year. Nigel Sears is her new coach and he had an immediate effect as she won in Washington at the beginning of this month. In Toronto, Makarova beat Ekaterina in the 2nd round and in Cincinnati also. Makarova normally raises her game for Grand Slams, having won 3 matches in the Australian in January and 3 years ago she made the semi in US Open.
Head to Head: Caroline Wozniacki leads 7-0 but they last played 3 years ago and that was on clay. Their 2 previous meetings were close matches, with both going the distance.
Recommended bet: Value for Ekaterina Makarova @ 4.00