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Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Live Stream, Betting Tips & Odds – Alexandrova backed to upset the odds

  • Ekaterina Alexandrova faces off with Elise Mertens in the WTA Linz Open semi-final on Saturday
  • Watch Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Linz Open semi-final via bet365 live streaming service
  • Mertens suffered a straight sets defeat to Alexandrova in their only previous meeting
  • Alexandrova has won all 3 of her matches at the Linz Open in straight sets
Ekaterina Alexandrova
Ekaterina Alexandrova can win agains the odds (Getty Images)

Ekaterina Alexandrova meets Elise Mertens in the Linz Open semi-final on Saturday. Alexandrova has been in stunning form and should that form continue, she is likely to get the better of her higher ranked opponent.

Ekaterina Alexandrova Stats


Nationality: Russia
Age: 25 (15 November 1994)
Height: 5'9" (175cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 33
Career High: 25 (February 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 1
2020 Singles Titles: 1

Ekaterina Alexandrova Form


Ekaterina Alexandrova has cruised through to the Linz Open final with three straight set victories. This run of results for the Russian will come as a relief after struggling for form since the return from lockdown.

Alexandrova got her Linz Open campaign underway with a 6-3 6-4 win over Katerina Siniakova before beating fellow Russian Varvara Gracheva 7-5 6-1 in the round of 16.

Things were expected to be tougher as Alexandrova met fourth seed Nadia Podoroska in the quarter-final. It turned out to be one way traffic as Podoroska hardly offered any resistance with Alexandrova marching to a 6-2 6-1 victory.

Elise Mertens Stats


Nationality: Belgium
Age: 24 (17 November 1995)
Height: 5'10" (179 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 21
Career High: 12 (November 2018)
Career Singles Titles: 5
2020 Singles Titles: 0

Elise Mertens Form


Elise Mertens came into the Linz Open hoping to improve her recent standards and although it hasn’t been all that simple, she has reached the semi-final.

Mertens defeated Anhelina Kalinina 2-6 6-1 6-2 in the round of 32 before facing another tough match against Vera Zvonareva. Mertens managed to come through with a 6-4 5-7 6-2 win under the belt.

Facing fifth seed Veronika Kudermetova in the quarter-final, Mertens couldn’t afford to lose focus as she had in the previous two rounds. That spurred her on as she won comfortably 6-4 6-1.

Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Head to Head


Ekaterina Alexandrova and Elise Merterns have only met once before on the WTA Tour with Alexandrova winning 6-4 6-1 in 2019.

Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Odds


Ekaterina Alexandrova is valued at 2.00 to win with Elise Merterns slight favourite at 1.80. The handicap is set at 1.5 games and pays 1.83 both ways with bet365.

Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Live Stream


A guide on how to stream the match can be found in our Linz Open live stream information.

Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens Stats


  • Ekaterina Alexandrova has won her last 3 matches in straight sets.
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova has dropped only 16 games in her last 3 matches.
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova won her last match against Elise Mertens in straight sets.
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova has seen under 21.5 games in her last 3 matches.
  • Elise Mertens has been taken to 3 sets in 2 of her last 3 matches.

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Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens will be played at the WTA Linz Open.

When is Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens being played?

Ekaterina Alexandrova vs Elise Mertens will be played at 13.30 GMT on Saturday 14 November 2020.

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Verdict

Ekaterina Alexandrova has cruised through to the final of the Linz Open and is backed to get another straight sets win over Elise Mertens to reach the final.

Best Bet: Under 21.5 Games Under/Over Games @-120.48 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Alexandrova Win Result @100.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Mega Bet: Alexandrova 2-0 Correct Score @225.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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