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Serena Williams vs Nina Stojanovic Live Stream, Predictions & Tips - Serena in Formidable Form

  • Serena Williams vs Nina Stojanovic preview and predictions for Wednesday’s Australian Open match.
  • The match is being played at Melbourne Park at 01.30 GMT.
  • Williams took less than an hour to win her first-round match
  • I predict a similarly crushing scoreline for Williams against Stojanovic
  • Match preview, predictions and live stream information.
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Serena Williams dropped just two games in her first round win at the 2021 Australian Open (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Hannah Wilks 09 Feb 2021
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Serena Williams vs Nina Stojanovic Predictions


‘Vintage Serena’ was how Williams described her form in her first-round win over Laura Siegemund. 

The American came in with injury concerns after pulling out of the Yarra Valley Classic semifinals last week.

However there were no signs of any shoulder problems in her victory over Siegemund. World no. 99 Nina Stojanovic is unlikely to be able to make Williams’s life too difficult.

  • Serena Williams hit 4 aces and won 80% of first-serve points vs Siegemund.
  • Serena Williams is 88-12 at the Australian Open.
  • Nina Stojanovic got her first main-draw Grand Slam win in the first round.
  • World no. 99 Stojanovic has never beaten a top-20 player.

Head to Head


This will be the first meeting between Serena Williams and Nina Stojanovic.

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
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 23 (7 Australian Open, 7 Wimbledon, 6 US Open, 3 French Open)
2021 Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: Champion (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009-10, 2015, 2017)

Serena Williams Form


Despite having won the Australian Open seven times, there were doubts about Serena Williams’s chances coming into this tournament. The 39-year-old had pulled out of last week’s Yarra Valley Classic due to a right shoulder injury after reaching the semifinals.

Williams was broken immediately by Laura Siegemund on Monday, but won the next 12 games and wrapped up a 6-1, 6-1 victory in 56 minutes.

The tenth seed hit four aces, won 80% of points behind her first serve and 64% of points behind her second, losing only nine points on serve. She hit 16 winners to 15 unforced errors and converted six of nine break points.

Nina Stojanovic Stats


Nationality: Serbia
Age: 24 (30 July 1996)
Height: 5’9” (176cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 99
Career High: 81 (September 2020)
Career WTA Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2021 Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: R1 (2019)

Nina Stojanovic Form


Stojanovic’s first-round victory over Irina-Camelia Begu was the first Grand Slam win of her career in a main-draw match.

The Serbian player is 11-15 against top-100 players and lost to Danielle Collins at last week’s Yarra Valley Classic 2-6, 1-6. She has made WTA Tour quarterfinals in Jurmala, Nuremberg and Nanchang.

Against Begu, Stojanovic served five double faults but only one ace. She was able to save eight of the break points she conceded and broke Begu five times, but she will struggle against Williams unless she can serve much more impressively.

Live Stream


Serena Williams and Nina Stojanovic meet in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday 10 February (2am GMT scheduled start).

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Verdict

Williams was formidable in the first round. If she can maintain that form, she will secure a dominant win over Stojanovic who does not have the big serve she would need to challenge the American.

Best Bet: Williams -6.5 Games Handicap @-163.93 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Total Games: Under 17.5 Total Games @-125.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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