Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka Prediction and Odds: Mutua Madrid Open 2023

The top two players in women’s tennis are set to square off in the final of the Madrid Open, as world number one Iga Swiatek takes on second-ranked Aryna Sabalenka. It’s a matchup that promises to be a battle royale, with both players in red-hot form and eager to claim the title of Madrid champion. Read our WTA Madrid Open predictions in this article.

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Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka – Match Predictions

Over 19.5 Games

As two of the top players in women’s tennis today, Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka are sure to put on a show in the Madrid Open final. With their strong serves and aggressive playing styles, it’s likely that this match will be closely contested. Swiatek’s last two matches have finished with 15 or fewer games but we believe this match will go beyond the 19.5 games mark given Sabalenka’s pedigree. Their duel in Stuttgart saw the match decided in 19 games and fans should prepare for an exciting match full of twists and turns.

2-0 to Iga Swiatek

Swiatek is undoubtedly one of the most formidable players in the game, and she has proven her dominance over Sabalenka time and time again. The 21-year-old is undoubtedly one of the most formidable players in the game, and she has proven her dominance over the Belarusian time and time again. With four of her five wins against the Belarusian coming in straight sets, Swiatek is poised to do the same once more and secure a commanding victory.

Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka Preview

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in this tournament.

Iga Swiatek

Iga Swiatek played a great game in the semifinals against Veronika Kudermetova, winning 6-1, 6-1. She didn’t make many mistakes and saved all five breakpoints, which helped her win the match. This win means she has now made it to eight clay-court semifinals in a row and converted them all into finals, a feat only two other players have achieved. Swiatek is in good form, having won six WTA clay titles since 2000, which is the most by a player her age. She’ll be aiming to win her third WTA 1000 title and become the third world No. 1 to win the Madrid Open.

Aryna Sabalenka

Aryna Sabalenka won the Madrid Open in 2019 and is looking to win it again this year. Sabalenka won her semifinal match against Maria Sakkari, securing her spot in the championship round. She has only dropped one set in the past two weeks and had a convincing victory over Sakkari. She’s also had wins over Sorana Cirstea, Camila Osorio, and Mirra Andreeva. This would be her second clay-court title. She’s reached five finals this season, which is a feat no one has achieved since 2012. However, she’s had losses to Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek in her previous finals.

Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka Head to Head

Iga Swiatek currently leads the head-to-head against Aryna Sabalenka 5-2. Sabalenka’s two wins came in three-set affairs while Swiatek has only been forced to extra time in one of her five wins. There haven’t been meetings between a world No. 1 and world No. 2 in the past three years, but the upcoming match between Swiatek and Sabalenka will be the second such clash in just three weeks.

Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka Match Details

Iga Swiatek - Madrid Open

  • When will this match start? This match starts not before 17:30 GMT on 6 May.
  • What is the prize money for Madrid Open? WTA Madrid Open’s total prize money stands at €7,705,780.
  • Where can I watch Madrid Open 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom

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