WTA Madrid Open Semifinals: By The Numbers

Three of the WTA Madrid Open semifinalists are ranked inside the top ten – but where would they rank among their opponents with clay-court points alone? Ahead of Karolina Pliskova’s clash with Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia’s duel with Kiki Bertens, here are the final four by the numbers – on dirt.

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WTA RANKINGS

1. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – World no. 6

2. CAROLINE GARCIA – World no. 7

3. PETRA KVITOVA – World no. 10

4. KIKI BERTENS – World no. 20

(ALL STATS BELOW ARE INCLUSIVE OF MADRID)

2018 CLAY-COURT RANKINGS

1. KIKI BERTENS – 861 points, three tournaments played

2. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – 860 points, two tournaments played

3. PETRA KVITOVA – 672 points, four tournaments played

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – 630 points, three tournaments played

WTA TITLES WON ON CLAY-COURTS

1. KIKI BERTENS – Five (including one this season)

2. PETRA KVITOVA – Three (including one this season)

3. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – Two (including one this season and one Premier event)

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – Two (zero Premier events)

(ALL STATS BELOW ARE INCLUSIVE OF FED CUP)

TOP TEN WINS ON CLAY IN 2018

1. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – Three (three tournaments played)

2. CAROLINE GARCIA – One (three tournaments played)

3. KIKI BERTENS – One (three tournaments played)

4. PETRA KVITOVA – Zero (five tournaments played)

TOP 20 WINS ON CLAY IN 2018

1. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – Four, highest ranked world no. 1 (three tournaments played)

2. KIKI BERTENS – Four, highest ranked world no. 2 (three tournaments played)

3. PETRA KVITOVA – Three (five tournaments played)

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – Two (three tournaments played)

MATCHES WON AND LOST ON CLAY IN 2018

1. KIKI BERTENS – 11 matches played, one match lost (72 games dropped)

2. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – 11 matches played, one match lost (115 games dropped)

3. PETRA KVITOVA – 13 matches played, two matches lost

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – Ten matches played, two matches lost

SETS WON AND LOST ON  CLAY IN 2018

1. KIKI BERTENS – 24 sets played, two sets dropped (72 games dropped)

2. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – 24 sets played, two sets dropped (115 games dropped)

3. PETRA KVITOVA – 29 sets played, four sets dropped

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – 24 sets played, seven sets dropped

GAMES WON AND LOST ON CLAY IN 2018

1. KIKI BERTENS – 132 games won out of 204 games played (72 games dropped)

2. PETRA KVITOVA – 159 games won out of 253 games played (94 games dropped)

3. CAROLINE GARCIA – 130 games won out of 230 games played (100 games dropped)

4. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – 118 games won out of 233 games played (115 games dropped)

MOST CATEGORIES WON

1. KIKI BERTENS – FIVE 1s, ONE 2, ONE 3, ONE 4

2. KAROLINA PLISKOVA – THREE 1s, THREE 2s, ONE 3, ONE 4

3. PETRA KVITOVA – ZERO 1s, TWO 2s, FIVE 3s, ONE 4

4. CAROLINE GARCIA – ZERO 1s, TWO 2s, ONE 3, FIVE 4s

 

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