Jennifer Brady has been commanding at the 2020 US Open, winning all five matches in straight sets. After winning her first WTA singles title in August, she is full of confidence.
Naomi Osaka is her biggest challenge in New York. The 2018 US Open champion's serve has been near faultless, will her experience get her to a third Grand Slam final?
Jennifer Brady Stats
Nationality: United States
Age: 25 (12 April 1995)
Height: 5'10" (178cm)
World Ranking: 41
Career High: 40 (August 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Fourth Round (2017)
Jennifer Brady Form
Jennifer Brady began 2020 with by reaching the Brisbane International quarter-finals. The World No. 41 lost to Simona Halep in the Australian Open first round.
An early exit at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy followed before a run to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships semi-finals. Brady beat Elina Svitolina, Marketa Vondrousova and Garbiñe Muguruza before another defeat to Halep.
Jennifer Brady lost to Ons Jabeur in the Qatar Total Open second round.
Brady won her first WTA title in August at the Top Seed Open. She defeated Heather Watson, Magda Linette, Marie Bouzkova, Cori Gauff and Jil Teichmann in Lexington.
Jennifer Brady lost against Jessica Pegula in the Western & Southern Open first round but has been on fire at the US Open. The 28th seed hasn’t lost a set, beating Anna Blinkova, Catherine Bellis, Caroline Garcia, 17th seed Angelique Kerber and 23rd seed Yulia Putintseva.
Naomi Osaka Stats
Age: 22 (16 October 1997)
Height: 5'11" (180cm)
World Ranking: 9
Career High: 1 (January 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 5
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (1 US Open, 1 Australian Open)
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Winner (2018)
Naomi Osaka Form
Naomi Osaka began 2020 with a semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova at the Brisbane International. She was knocked out of the Australian Open third round by Cori Gauff.
Osaka beat Dayana Yastremska, Anett Kontaveit and Elise Mertens to reach the Western & Southern Open final. The World No.9 was forced to withdraw against Victoria Azarenka due to a hamstring complaint.
Naomi Osaka began the US Open with a 6-2 5-7 6-2 win against World No.81 Misaki Doi. World No.74 Camila Giorgi was swept aside 6-1 6-2 with World No.137 Marta Kostyuk beaten 6-3 6-7 6-2.
The 2018 US Open champion prevailed 6-3 6-4 against 14th seed Anett Kontaveit in the fourth round. Shelby Rogers was next, beaten 6-3 6-4 in the fourth round.
Jennifer Brady vs Naomi Osaka Head to Head
Jennifer Brady is 1-1 against Naomi Osaka in the head to head. Brady won 6-4 6-4 on a hard court at the 2014 50k event in New Braunfels.
Their next match was on clay at 2018 Charleston with Osakawinning 6-4 6-4.
Jennifer Brady vs Naomi Osaka Odds
Naomi Osaka is a 1.44 favourite at with Jennifer Brady available at 3.00 at bet365. The games handicap is 3.5 and total games at 21.5 games.
Jennifer Brady vs Naomi Osaka Match Up
Jennifer Brady’s serve has been sensational at the US Open. She has allowed 22 break points in five matches, including just two in her fourth round win against Putintseva.
Naomi Osaka’s serve has been just as strong. The Japanese star has allowed 19 break points in five matches, including one in her last two matches.
Jennifer Brady vs Naomi Osaka Stats
- Jennifer Brady has won each match by an average of 7.2 games (2020 US Open).
- Jennifer Brady has not lost a set at the 2020 US Open.
- Jennifer Brady has had her serve broken 6 times (2020 US Open).
- This is Jennifer Brady’s first Grand Slam semi-final.
- Naomi Osaka is 1-1 against Jennifer Brady.
- Naomi Osaka has won each match by an average of 6.2 games (2020 US Open).
- Naomi Osaka has lost 2 sets at the 2020 US Open.
- Naomi Osaka has had her serve broken 4 times (2020 US Open).
- This is Naomi Osaka’s third Grand Slam semi-final.
- Naomi Osaka has won 2 Grand Slams.