Already touted as the two to follow this season on the WTA Tour, the ever popular Caroline Wozniacki is in her second final in the space of a week, chasing down her 26th WTA career title in Dubai, against the immensely talented Ukrainian upstart: Elina Svitolina.

Wozniacki v Svitolina - the race to a first Grand Slam

Both players rank highly on the list of potential first-time Grand Slam winners and this game could easily give a clue as to who will be the first one to do it. That said, especially if Wozniacki wins - you would still make Svitolina favourite to be the first to savour Grand Slam triumph.

This is down to the fact that the Ukrainian's strongest major is the French Open and, given her recent win in Dubai and her strong Angelique Kerber combatting victory to make this final in Dubai on hardcourt, she is definitely due for an impressive season on her favoured surface: clay.

Should Svitolina fall short at the French Open - then Wozniacki will take over favouritism on this score, by virtue of the fact that her strongest Grand Slam is the US Open and, all being well, should give that a great shot. Whatever the outcome of today's game - this season should be a strong one for both players.

Make that break

This promises to be a great match to watch - it will probably come down to who can hold their nerve and take the break points that come their way.

A noticeable trend, as this tournament progresses - is that Svitolina's break points won percentage, is coming down with each match played. Svitolina started off on an impressive 70% (7/10) break points won against Saisai Zheng in the first round, coming down to 47% (7/15) against Kerber in the semi-final. Whereas, Wozniacki had a blip on break point conversions against the Swiss: Viktorija Golubic in the second round, coming in at 37% (7/19), but was impressive against Sevastosa in the semis; 60% (3/5) and has generally been consistently good in this area.

Both players will know the importance of making those break points count, in what promises to be a tight game.

Head to head

Svitolina leads the brief head to head between these players 1-0, by courtesy of a tight three set victory at the Miami Masters on hard court last year. These two players are destined to become regular adversaries in the latter stages of tournaments and even Grand Slams, this year and you can expect the head to head record to be quite even, as the season draws on.

Prediction: This will be a captivating game, but Wozniacki should just sneak it in a tight three set match. Most importantly, these are both players to keep a very close eye on this season - it could be a Grand Slam breakthrough season for at least one, if not both of them.