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Victoria Azarenka vs Jelena Ostapenko Predictions & Tips - Azarenka set for victory in the Indian Wells semi-finals

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  • The Indian Wells semi-final is being played on Friday (7pm BST)
  • Azarenka has won 12 of her last 14 matches at Indian Wells
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Victoria Azarenka is 1-0 against Jelena Ostapenko (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 15 Oct 2021
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Victoria Azarenka vs Jelena Ostapenko Predictions


Victoria Azarenka has hit form at the right time at a tournament she has won twice. I am backing the former World No.1 to beat Jelena Ostapenko in the Indian Wells semi-finals.
  • Victoria Azarenka vs Jelena Ostapenko Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Victoria Azarenka Stats
  • Victoria Azarenka Form
  • Jelena Ostapenko Stats
  • Jelena Ostapenko Form
  • Live Stream
  • Victoria Azarenka vs Jelena Ostapenko Live Stream FAQ

  • Victoria Azarenka has won in straight sets in her last 4 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won 12 of her last 14 matches at Indian Wells.
  • Victoria Azarenka has allowed 26 break points in her last 4 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka is 1-0 against Jelena Ostapenko.
  • Jelena Ostapenko has won 9 of her last 11 matches.
  • Jelena Ostapenko has allowed 35 break points in her last 4 matches.
  • Jelena Ostapenko won 26% of her 2nd serves in her last match.

Head to Head


Victoria Azarenka is 1-0 against Jelena Ostapenko, winning 6-4 7-6 at the 2019 French Open.

Victoria Azarenka Stats


Nationality: Belarus
Age: 32 (31 July 1989)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 32
Career High: 1 (January 2012)
Career Singles Titles: 21
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2012 & 2013 Australian Open)
Indian Wells Best Result: Winner (2012, 2016)

Victoria Azarenka Form


Victoria Azarenka hasn’t won a tournament in 2021. Her best results came in Doha and Berlin where she reached the semi-finals.

The former world No. 1 has won in straight sets in all four matches at Indian Wells, a tournament she won in 2012 and 2016.

Azarenka beat Magda Linette, Petra Kvitova and Aliaksandra Sasnovich before a 6-4 6-2 win against Jessica Pegula.

Jelena Ostapenko Stats


Nationality: Latvia
Age: 24 (8 Jun 1997)
Height: 5'10" (177cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 29
Career High: 5 (March 2018)
Career WTA Singles Titles: 4
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 (2017 French Open)
Indian Wells Best Result: Third Round (2018, 2019)

Jelena Ostapenko Form


Jelena Ostapenko failed to reach the semi-finals in her first 11 tournaments in 2021.

The 2017 French Open champion broke through in Eastbourne where she beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Ons Jabeur, Darya Kasatkina, Elena Rybakina and Anett Kontaveit on her way to the title.

The 24-year-old recently reached the final in Luxembourg before a second round defeat to Maria Sakkari in Ostrava.

Ostapenko beat Yulia Putintseva 6-3 2-6 6-3 in the third round at Indian Wells before a 6-4 6-3 win against Iga Swiatek. She beat Shelby Rogers 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the quarter-finals.

Live Stream


Jelena Ostapenko and Victoria Azarenka meet in the Indian Wells semi-finals on Friday 15 October (scheduled start 7pm BST).

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Verdict

Victoria Azarenka hasn’t dropped a set at Indian Wells, a tournament she has won twice. She is 1-0 against Jelena Ostapenko and well placed to win again to reach the final.

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