Mirra Andreeva vs Aryna Sabalenka Prediction and Odds: Mutua Madrid Open 2023

The Madrid Open 2023 enters the Round of 16 with a matchup that pits youth against experience. 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva is ranked 194 in the world, faces the daunting task of taking on the second-ranked player in the world, Aryna Sabalenka. Can she pull off another shock result and advance to the quarterfinals?

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Mirra Andreeva vs Aryna Sabalenka – Match Predictions

Over 20.5 Games

The Madrid Open 2023 has seen its fair share of upsets already, but perhaps the biggest shock of all would be if the 16-year-old were to defeat Sabalenka in the Round of 16. The Russian teenager has shown flashes of brilliance in her run to this stage of the tournament, earning straight sets victories thus far. She made little work of 14th-ranked Beatriz Haddad Maia, overcoming her in 23 games. Sabalenka has been in imperious form this season and will be a worthy early barometer for Andreeva. She required 22 games to overcome Camila Osorio. There is value to be had in punting over 20.5 Games and based on their current matchup, it should be realized.

2-0 to Aryna Sabalenka

The Belarusian powerhouse will be a formidable opponent for the young Russian, but Andreeva has already proven herself capable of upsets earlier in the tournament. Her straight-sets victory over Maia sent shockwaves on the WTA tour, making everyone realize her potential. He duel with Sabalenka will show what she is made up of. The Australian Open champion is not one to be trifled with and will showcase her ability. In addition to her ability, Sabalenka’s experience at this stage of the competition and soak-up pressure should help her. Expect a straight sets victory for her.

Mirra Andreeva 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.

Mirra Andreeva

On her 16th birthday, Mirra Andreeva continued her impressive run in the Madrid Open, improving her professional win-loss record to 16-0. Andreeva, ranked third in the junior world rankings, has utilized her wildcard entry into the tournament, claiming victories over Leylah Fernandez and 13th seed Beatriz Haddad Maia in previous rounds. In her most recent outing, the Australian Open junior finalist defeated 17th seed Magda Linette in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, adding to her scalps of top 100 players.  The young Russian has also won two W60 titles on Swiss clay in the past two weeks.

Aryna Sabalenka

Aryna Sabalenka defeated Camila Osorio 6-4, 7-5 in the Madrid Open under the centre court roof. This is her second straight-set victory in the tournament, which takes her total to 25 wins and 4 losses this season. Sabalenka won her only clay-court title in Madrid in 2021 and has had a successful season so far, reaching at least the quarterfinals in all of her previous six tournaments, including a Grand Slam title in Melbourne.

Mirra Andreeva vs Aryna Sabalenka Head to Head

This is the first meeting between Andreeva and Sabalenka on the WTA tour.

Mirra Andreeva vs Aryna Sabalenka Match Details

Aryna Sabalenka

  • When will this match start? This match starts not before 15:00 GMT on 1 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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