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Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Williams and Azarenka set for epic US Open encounter

  • Victoria Azarenka takes on Serena Williams in the US Open semi-finals
  • Both players are former World No.1 and Grand Slam champions
  • Serena Williams has won her last 3 matches in 3 sets
  • Williams is 18-4 against Azarenka
  • Victoria Azarenka has won her last 10 matches, losing 2 sets
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Victoria Azarenka takes on Serena Williams for the 23rd time in the 2020 US Open (Getty Images)

Victoria Azarenka is in great form as she takes on Serena Williams in the 2020 US Open semi-finals. Williams is 18-4 against Azarenka, but the Belarusian comes into the match as favourite after thrashing Elise Mertens 6-1 6-0 in the quarters.

Serena Williams Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 38 (26 September 1981)
Height: 5'9" (175cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 8
Career High: 1 (July 2002)
Career Singles Titles: 73
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 23 (7 Australian Open, 3 French Open, 7 Wimbledon, 6 US Open)
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Winner (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Serena Williams Form


Serena Williams began 2020 by winning the ASB Classic in Auckland. The former World No.1 fell to Qiang Wang in the Australian Open round of 32 and returned to action at the Top Seed Open in Lexington.

She beat Bernada Pera and sister Venus Williams in 3 sets before a 1-6 6-4 7-6 loss to Shelby Rogers in the quarter-finals. Serena competed at the Western & Southern Open, going out in the round of 16 to Maria Sakkari.

Williams started the US Open with straight sets wins against World No.96 Kristie Ahn and World No.117 Margarita Gasparyan. She beat 28th seed Sloane Stephens 2-6 6-2 6-2 before a 6-3 6-7 6-3 win against 15th seed Maria Sakkari in the fourth round.

Williams came from a set down to beat Tsvetana Pironkova 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the quarter-finals. She hit 20-4 aces, winning 48% of her 2nd serves and allowed five break points.

Serena Williams allowed a total of 25 break points in her opening five matches, her serve broken 10 times.

Victoria Azarenka Stats


Nationality: Belarus
Age: 31 (31 July 1989)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 27
Career High: 1 (January 2012)
Career Singles Titles: 21
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2 Australian Open)
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Runner-Up (2012, 2013)

Victoria Azarenka Form


Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the Australian Open, playing her first tournament in 2020 at the Monterrey Open. She lost to Tamara Zidansek in the first round.

Azarenka competed at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, losing 6-3 6-2 to Venus Williams in the first round.

The former world No. 1 won the Western & Southern Open, winning the title after Naomi Osaka withdrew from the final. She beat Donna Vekic, Caroline Garcia, Alize Cornet and Ons Jabeur in straight sets and beat Johanna Konta 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the semi-finals.

Victoria Azarenka carried that form into the US Open, winning in straight sets against Barbara Haas, 5th seed Aryna Sabalenka and Iga Swiatek. She came back from a set down to beat 20th seed Karolina Muchova 5-7 6-1 6-4 in the fourth round.

Azarenka saved her best performance for the quarter-finals, thrashing 16th seed Elise Mertens 6-1 6-0. The Belarusian won 50% of her 2nd serves, allowed four break points and won 60-35 points.

Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka Head to Head


Serena Williams has an 18-4 advantage against Victoria Azarenka. They first met at the 2008 Australian Open and last played at the 2019 Indian Wells Masters, Williams winning 7-5 6-3.

Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka Odds


Victoria Azarenka is the favourite, priced at 1.75 at betfair. Serena Williams is listed at 2.18 at Unibet. 
The total games line is 22.5 games and the match to go 3 sets can be backed at 2.30.

Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka Match Up


These players have a long history with Serena Williams beating Victoria Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5 in the 2012 US Open final. She repeated the trick with a 7-5 6-7 6-1 win against Azarenka in the 2013 US Open final.

Williams and Azarenka have met in 9 finals in their 22 match head to head, Williams with a 5-4 record. 

Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka Stats


  • Serena Williams has won 73 career WTA singles titles.
  • Serena Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles including 6 US Opens.
  • Serena Williams has had her serve broken 10 times at the 2020 US Open.
  • Serena Williams has won her last 3 matches in 3 sets.
  • Serena Williams is 18-4 against Victoria Azarenka.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won her last 10 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka has lost 2 sets in her last 10 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won 21 career WTA singles titles.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won 2 Grand Slam singles titles.
  • Victoria Azarenka has had her serve broken 10 times at the 2020 US Open.

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Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka will be played at the US Open semi-finals.

When is Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka being played?

Serena Williams vs Victoria Azarenka will be played at 17.00 BST on Friday 11 September 2020.

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Verdict

Serena Williams was pushed to 3 sets by Sloane Stephens, Maria Sakkari and Tsvetana Pironkova. Victoria Azarenka was sensational in the quarter-finals and is well placed to reach the US Open final.

Best Bet: Victoria Azarenka Win Winner @-136.99 at William Hill - 4 Units
Value Bet: Over 22.5 Total Games @-105.26 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Azarenka Win 2-1 Set Betting @320 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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