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In what promises to be a thrilling clash, Jodie Burrage is set to face off against Aryna Sabalenka in the second round of the US Open. As the tournament progresses, anticipation is building around whether Burrage’s recent impressive form can challenge the formidable Belarusian powerhouse.
Our favourite Jodie Burrage vs Aryna Sabalenka – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Jodie Burrage vs Aryna Sabalenka – match predictions
- 2 Can Burrage cause a major upset against one of the main favourites at US Open?
- 3 Key match details
Burrage made little work of Anna Blinkova while Sabalenka steamrolled past Maryna Zanevska despite saving just on of the four breakpoints. For the latest insights and betting tips on the US Open 2023, be sure to check out our predictions for the WTA women’s event.
Under 18.5 Games @ 2/3 (1.66)
Burrage impressed against 38-ranked Blinkova, finishing the game in 19 games. However, getting a similar result against the world number 2 will not be easy. Even stretching the game to the same number of games seems like an unlikely scenario. Despite her own struggles, being broken three times, Sabalenka finished the match in 17 games. Burrage can stretch the match to 18 games but not beyond.
Sabalenka To Win The Match and Under 17.5 Total Games @ 11/8 (2.38)
In the match against Zanevska, Sabalenka carved out 7 breakpoint opportunities and was clinical in converting six of them. She will be looking to make improvements on her side of the net and be able to save breaks on her own serve. This will cause problems for Burrage, who will be going out earlier than expected. The final outcome of the match seems certain as evidenced by the bookmakers’ odds of 1/25 (1.04) and the match will finish earlier as Sabalenka’s big tournament attributes show themselves.
The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and the odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with your bookmaker before placing a bet.
Can Burrage cause a major upset against one of the main favourites at US Open?
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Jodie Burrage preview
The British rising star, enters this clash with Aryna Sabalenka riding high on confidence after her clinical win over Anna Blinkova. Her notable achievements on grass courts, including a maiden WTA final in Nottingham, underscore her potential to shine on the big stage. It does not take away from her Croissy-Beaubourg triumph and defeat in Canberra. While not having the pedigree of Sabalenka on the tour, Burrage has shown that she has a high ceiling.
Aryna Sabalenka preview
The Belarusian powerhouse, Aryna Sabalenka, faced minor setbacks in her first-round encounter against Maryna Zanevska, but her resilience ultimately guided her to victory. The fact that she saw her service broken thrice in the straight-sets victory will haunt Sabalenka before her on-court performance improves. With a commendable performance in the season, including multiple titles and a strong WTA Finals race lead, Sabalenka’s hunger for success remains evident.
Burrage vs Sabalenka head to head
The head-to-head record between Burrage and Sabalenka stands at 0-0 on the WTA tour.
Key match details
- When will this match start? This match starts at 18:00 GMT on 31 August.
- Who is the top seed of the US Open? Iga Swiatek has the top billing at US Open 2023.
- Who is the reigning US Open champion? Polish sensation Iga Swiatek is the reigning US Open champion.
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