WTA Quarterfinal Predictions in Bad Homburg Including Halep vs. Anisimova

The 8 WTA Bad Homburg Championship is one you should get excited about Wimbledon. Many big names are making their way to the Slams and we also have a great story about Sabine Lisicki’s brilliance after all these years. As always, we here at LWOT will preview and anticipate every match. Who do you think will win?

WTA Bad Homburg Quarter Final Predictions

Daria Kasatkina vs Bianca Andreescu

Head to head: Andreescu 1-0 Kasatkina

Katsatkina’s versatility makes her a fantastic player on the grass with last season’s Birmingham final and her path into the 2018 Wimbledon quarter-finals as evidence of that. This turf season, the Russian had a tough loss to Maria Sakkari, but he also put in a solid performance. In Bad Homburg, the top seed beat Andrea Petkovic and Jules Niemeyer on her way to the quarter-finals. Andreescu’s experience with grass in the main round is very limited, and this is her first quarter-final on grass. The Canadian looked strong in her victory over Martina Trevisan and Katie Swan, although they may not have been the strongest opponents. Kasatkina’s super turf should make her a solid favorite here even though Andreescu has the potential to beat the Russian in her day.
Prediction: xatkina at 2

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Alize Cornet vs. Angelique Kerber

Face to face: Kerber 5-2 Cornet

The showdown is the main story here as Kerber has largely dominated Cornet in their previous encounters, including winning their only previous match on grass at Eastbourne 2014. Kerber, the defending champion in Bad Homburg, is looking to start her season on the grass as the German has struggled to the limit. Big outside her title in Strasbourg. This week, Kerber was strong in victories over easy contenders Anastasia Jasanova and Luciana Bronzetti. Cornet is not known for playing on the grass and her season hasn’t quite started as it seems after that Run to the Australian Open quarter-finals. Kerber should be a strong candidate for this match.
Prediction: Kerber in 2

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Caroline Garcia vs. Sabine Lisicki

Head to head: Garcia 2-1 Lisie

Lisicki had an amazing story in this tournament. She reached the 2013 Wimbledon final in her first quarter-final since 2018, playing only two events between the end of 2019 and May 2022. Lisicki looked fantastic in her victory in Bad Homburg over Tamara Kurbach and Great Menen, performing well on her wildcard. Garcia has had some success on grass in the past, winning WTA titles in Mallorca and Nottingham on the roof, but he’s certainly not unrivaled. In her first two rounds, the French came back from a late set to defeat Alexandra Sasnovich and beat Camila Rakhimova in straight sets. It’s going to be a tough match but I’m afraid Lisicki’s career will end here.
Prediction: Garcia at 3

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Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova

Head to head: Halep 1-1 Anisimova

2019 Wimbledon champion Simona Halep will finally play in the All England Cup for the first time in three years since she raised her Venus Rosewater Dish and looked fit in training. Halep reached the semi-finals in Birmingham before losing to the seemingly unstoppable Beatrice Haddad Maya And here in Bad Homburg, the Roman also had success. Halep had to fight in her first round, defeating Katerina Sinyakova 6-4 in the third round before losing only three matches to Tamara Zidancic. Anisimova had a similar path here, reaching the third set tiebreaker with Alison van Uytvanck before beating Anne Lee 6-0, 6-2. Anisimova has now defended the quarter-finals of Bad Homburg, but it will take something really special for the 20-year-old to move on.
Prediction: Halep at 3

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