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Aryna Sabalenka vs Serena Williams Predictions & Tips - Sabalenka to end Williams’ Australian Open hopes

  • Aryna Sabalenka vs Serena Williams predictions for Sunday’s Australian Open match
  • The fourth round clash is being played at Melbourne Park
  • Aryna Sabalenka has won 18 of her last 19 matches
  • I am backing Sabalenka to beat Williams won won 32% of her 2nd serves in the 3rd round
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Aryna Sabalenka has won 18 of her last 19 matches (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 12 Feb 2021
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Aryna Sabalenka vs Serena Williams Predictions


Aryna Sabalenka can continue her impressive form and beat Serena Williams at the Australian Open. 

  • Aryna Sabalenka has won 18 of her last 19 matches
  • Aryna Sabalenka has won in straight sets in 13 of her last 16 matches
  • Aryna Sabalenka has won 3 of her last 4 tournaments
  • Serena Williams has won 12 of her last 13 matches
  • Serena Williams has won in straight sets in 5 of her last 6 matches
  • Serena Williams won 32% of her 2nd serves in the 3rd round

Head to Head


This will be the first match between Aryna Sabalenka and Serena Williams.

Aryna Sabalenka Stats


Nationality: Belarus
Age: 22 (5 May 1998)
Height: 5'11" (182cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 7
Career High: 7 (January 2021)
Career Singles Titles: 9
2021 Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: Third Round (2019)

Aryna Sabalenka Form


Aryna Sabalenka is in career best form, winning 18 of her last 19 matches, three of her last four tournaments and reaching World No. 7 in January. 

She won the J&T Banka Ostrava Open in October, Upper Austria Ladies Linz in November and the Abu Dhabi WTA Women's Tennis Open in January. 

The 7th seed fell to Kaia Kanepi in the first round at the Gippsland Trophy, losing 1-6 6-2 1-6 to end the 15 match winning streak.

Sabalenka bounced back at the Australian Open, beating Viktoria Kuzmova 6-0 6-4 in round one and former World No. 10 Darya Kasatkina 7-6 6-3 in the second round.

The Belarusian had a danger match against Ann Li in the third round, prevailing 6-3 6-1 in one hour. Sabalenka saved all four break points, winning 78% of her 1st serves and 56% of her 2nd serves.

Serena Williams Stats


Nationality: USA
Age: 39 (26 September 1981)
Height: 5’9” (175cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 11
Career High: 1 (July 2002)
Career WTA Singles Titles: 73
2021 Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 23 (7 Australian Open, 7 Wimbledon, 6 US Open, 3 French Open)
Australian Open Best Result: Champion (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009-10, 2015, 2017)

Serena Williams Form


Serena Williams hadn’t played since the French Open when she competed at the Yarra Valley Classic. The World No. 11 withdrew from the semi-final clash against Ashleigh Barty due to a right shoulder injury.

The seven-time champion began the Australian Open in style, beating Laura Siegemund 6-1 6-1 in the first round and Nina Stojanovic 6-3 6-0 in the second round. Williams won over 80% of first-serve points in both matches.

Williams beat World No. 101 Anastasia Potapova 7-6 6-2 in the third round. She saved 9/12 break points and won the match despite winning 32% of her second serves.

Serena Williams’ 2nd serve percentage has dropped from 64% to 52% to 32% at the Australian Open.

Live Stream


Aryna Sabalenka and Serena Williams meet in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Sunday.

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Verdict

Serena Williams’ 2nd serve has looked increasingly suspect as matches have progressed at the Australian Open. Aryna Sabalenka is in career best form and backed to win in Melbourne.

Best Bet: Aryna Sabalenka Winner @-120.48 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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