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Our favourite Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka – match predictions
- 1 Our favourite Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka – match predictions
- 2 Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka specific headline
- 3 Key match details
Sabalenka, the defending champion, has displayed her dominance throughout the tournament, while Zheng, the rising star, has impressed with her resilience and breakthrough performances.
2-0 to Aryna Sabalenka @ 13/25 (1.52)
The last time Sabalenka and Zheng faced off against each other, the Belarusian star came out on top in straight sets. While Zheng has been hurt by her rivals, Sabalenka has yet to drop a set at Melbourne Park so far. The reigning champion has overcome stiffer competition, who could not hurt her and it looks unlikely that the Chinese ace will be able to change this statistic.
Under 20.5 Games @ 4/5 (1.80)
Zheng could only shave off five sets against Sabalenka in their US Open meeting. She enters this meeting after a 20-game encounter with the returning Dayana Yastremska. However, Sabalenka is a very tough beast and will not be tamed that way but the situation will be the other way around. Their last meeting lasted 17 games and the Under 20.5 games selection is a risk-averse punt.
Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka odds
Zheng, with a 20% implied probability of winning, faces a formidable challenge against the powerhouse Sabalenka, who the bookmakers have backed with an overwhelming 92.6% chance of victory.
Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka specific headline
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.
Qinwen Zheng preview
Zheng’s journey to the Australian Open final has been marked by impressive victories and a relentless fighting spirit. Overcoming unseeded opponents, she faced setbacks but emerged victorious, showcasing her ability to navigate through tough situations. Zheng’s resilience was particularly evident in her quarterfinal match against Anna Kalinskaya, where she rallied from a set down. Her recent form indicates a player hungry for success, aiming to make history as the first Chinese woman since Li Na to win a Grand Slam title.
Aryna Sabalenka preview
The reigning champion has exhibited championship-worthy form throughout the Australian Open. Not only did she avenge her US Open defeat against Coco Gauff in the semifinals, but she has also demonstrated dominance in her earlier matches. Sabalenka’s powerful game and mental fortitude make her a formidable opponent, and her pursuit of back-to-back Australian Open titles is evident in her flawless run to the final.**
Qinwen Zheng vs Aryna Sabalenka head to head
Their only previous encounter was in the quarterfinal of the US Open. It saw Sabalenka emerge victorious, losing only five games in 73 minutes. The Belarusian faced off against Gauff at Flushing Meadows at that time and is facing Zheng after overcoming the American.
Key match details
- What is the prize money for the Australian Open? The total prize money for the Australian Open is $AU 86.5 million.
- Where is the match being played? Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park will host the Australian Open.
- Who is the top seed of the Australian Open 2024? Iga Swiatek has the top billing while second seed Aryna Sabalenka is the reigning champion.
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