Fresh off of a title, there is no rest for the weary for Kuznetsova.
Svetlana Kuznetsova didn't receive any good luck with the Cincinnati 2010 draw as she will face Maria Sharapova in the first round of that $2,000,000 event.
Sharapova, according to betting odds, is considered to be the 3rd favorite for the outright title in Cincinnati while Kuznetsova is about 10th favorite with 56 players in the draw.
Kuznetsova is fresh off of the San Diego title while Sharapova made the Stanford final the week before so both players are on form.
In terms of betting odds, Sharapova is the favorite as she has come in at -162 (5/8; Blue Square) while Kuznetsova is priced at +137 (7/5; Ladbrokes).
This looks like it could be a very competitive match and Sharapova is hard to back with the sporadic service problems that she has been having - especially at -162.
Our recommendation is to take Kuznetsova at her underdog price with Ladbrokes - F25 is your promo code when registering (free bets).