Dan Bosch schedule of play:
Sloane Stephens vs. Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline is back in her winning ways with a good win over Samantha Stosur. Granted that Stosur's game is not suited for grass, any win for Caroline is a confidence booster. She meets the underachiever, Sloane Stephens. The American is a mystery in non-grand slam events, losing to players she should be owning. However, playing Caroline can be considered a big match, so I think Sloane will raise her level here. Even though Caroline lacks the match play, I think her game suits well against Sloane, and will prevail here.
Pick: Wozniacki in 2 tight sets
Varvara Lepchenko vs. Petra Kvitova
Kvitova is as always unpredictable. Scrapping through her first match against her pigeon, Lucie Safarova, she faces another lefty who can hit a mean ball. It seems that Petra is just content with being a top 10 player, with no real Grand Slam aspirations. Pity as she had the game to win multiple slams. We all know that Petra needs a new coach, a new approach to the game, but she is too stubborn to change. Oh well, watch Petra struggle her way to another win here.
Pick: Kvitova in 3 sets
Michaella Krajicek vs. Yaroslava Shvedova
Michaella Krajicek was once hailed as a future star of WTA until injuries and personal problems took a toll on her. Now at the age of 25, she's beginning to climb back into the top 100. On grass, her serve is a weapon. However, her lack of mobility is a problem and Yaroslava will be eager to exploit that. Shvedova seemed to have overcome her demons with an impressive win over Cibulkova. If she wins this match, it will signal a return to form for the Kazakh. Let's see how she handles the pressure of playing a hometown favourite.
Pick: Krajicek in 3 sets
Sure win bets: Camila Giorgi, Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep
Upset alert: Elena Vesnina, Kirsten Flipkens, Vania King