Australian Open 2023: Karolina Pliskova vs Magda Linette – Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction


The former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova takes on Magda Linette in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Australian Open on Wednesday.

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Karolina Pliskova (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images for WTA)

Karolina Pliskova

The 30th seed has reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the fourth time and is yet to lose a set in this year’s competition.

Pliskova started her campaign with a convincing 6-1, 6-3 win against Xiyu Wang. In the second round, Pliskova got the better of Yulia Putintseva in another one-sided affair. The domination continued on the part of Pliskova as she defeated Varvara Gracheva in straight sets in the third round. In the fourth round, the 30-year-old defeated Chinese veteran Zhang Shuai 6-0, 6-4. In these four matches, Pliskova has accumulated an impressive total of 30 aces.

Magda Linette

The Polish veteran has reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career. She also pulled off one of the upsets of the tournament during her campaign.

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Magda Linette

Linette got going with a win in straight sets against Mayar Sherif. The match ended 7-5, 6-1 in favor of the 30-year-old. She bounced back from a loss in the first set and defeated 16th seed Anett Kontaveit 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. In the third round, Linette eased past 19th seed Ekaterina Alexandrova, winning the encounter in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. Linette produced a huge result in the fourth round as she ousted 4th seed Caroline Garcia in straight sets 7-6 (7-3), 6-4.

Head-to-Head and Prediction

Karolina Pliskova has a comfortable 7-2 lead in the head-to-head scoreline against Magda Linette.

Prediction: Karolina Pliskova to win in three sets.

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