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Karolina Muchova vs Jennifer Brady Live Stream, Predictions & Tips - Who will make their first Australian Open final?

  • Karolina Muchova vs Jennifer Brady preview and predictions for Thursday’s Australian Open match
  • The semifinal match is being played at Melbourne Park at 04.30 GMT
  • Jennifer Brady has won 4 of her last 5 matches in straight sets
  • I am predicting the improved Brady to make her first Grand Slam final
  • Match preview, predictions and live stream information.
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Karolina Muchova will be playing in her first Grand Slam semifinal (Getty Images)
Hannah Wilks 17 Feb 2021
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Karolina Muchova vs Jennifer Brady Predictions

Czech Republic’s Karolina Muchova has made a trademark of comebacks at this tournament. She pulled off another to shock World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty and reach her first Grand Slam semifinal.

Jennifer Brady has been in this position once before, at the US Open in 2020, and it took eventual champion Naomi Osaka three sets to stop her.

  • Karolina Muchova has won 5 of her last 6 matches in straight sets.
  • Karolina Muchova has conceded 10+ break points in 3 of her last 5 matches.
  • Jennifer Brady has won 8 of her last 10 matches in straight sets.
  • Jennifer Brady has covered the -6.5 games handicap in 7 of 8 her matches in 2021.

Head to Head

Karolina Muchova leads the head-to-head with Jennifer Brady 1-0.

Muchova beat Brady narrowly 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(2) in Prague in 2019. However, this result may not be too relevant for two reasons. Firstly, that match was on clay, neither player’s best surface but a much more familiar and comfortable one for Muchova (who made the Prague final that week). 

Secondly, Brady has been a much better player since improving her fitness dramatically over the 2019-20 off-season.

Karolina Muchova Stats

Nationality: Czech Republic
Age: 24 (21 August 1996)
Height: 5’11”  (180cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 27
Career High: 21 (November 2019)
Career WTA Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2021 Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: R2 (2020)

Karolina Muchova Form

Muchova has yet to lose a match in 2021, although she has given two walkovers in the weeks leading up to the Australian Open due to an abdominal injury.

The 24-year-old Czech has beaten two top-six seeds to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal. She beat Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 7-5 despite trailing 1-5 in the second set, then coming back from a set down against top seed Ashleigh Barty.

Barty led by a set and a break before a medical time-out for Muchova changed the complexion of the match. 

Muchova’s game combines an aggressive forehand with a slice backhand and she loves to attack the net. But unless she serves superbly she will be in danger of being overpowered by Brady.

Jennifer Brady Stats

Nationality: USA
Age: 25 (12 April 1995)
Height: 5’10” (178cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 24
Career High: 24 (October 2020)
Career WTA Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2021 Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: R16 (2017)

Jennifer Brady Form

Jennifer Brady was one of the revelations of 2020. Having shaken up her team and pre-season routine, she won her first WTA Tour title in Lexington and went on to reach the US Open semifinals. 

Brady’s improvement is clearly here to stay. She has won seven of the eight matches she has won in 2021 in straight sets, beating Aliona Bolsova, Madison Brengle, Kaja Juvan and Donna Vekic to reach the quarterfinals.

Up against her compatriot Jessica Pegula, Brady dropped her first set of the tournament; she also conceded multiple breaks for the first time in the tournament. But she dominated after dropping that first set for a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 victory.

So much fitter than she used to be, Brady unleashes her devastating power to full effect now. Muchova will try to neutralise her power with the slice, but lack of experience is going to hurt the Czech and Brady will not give her the opportunity to work her way into the match.

Live Stream

Karolina Muchova and Jennifer Brady meet in the semifinals of the Australian Open on Thursday 18 February.

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Karolina Muchova has been allowed to slip off the hook by recent opponents but Jennifer Brady is unlikely to make the same mistake. The American should overpower and out-serve the Czech in the Australian Open semifinals.

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