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Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza : 2020 Australian Open Women’s Singles Finals Betting Preview, Odds and Choices
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza – An unlikely Australian Open women’s singles final pairing will take place on February 1, 3:30 AM ET at Melbourne Park’s Rod Laver Arena as 14th seed Sofia Kenin of the United States take on unseeded, two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain. The match will be aired on live television via Eurosport and ESPN for UK and US audiences, respectively. Those who would like to view it live stream can do so through Eurosport Player (UK) and WatchESPN (US). Both netters surprised higher-seeded opponents to barge into the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.
Muguruza and Kenin stunned world tennis fans, bookmakers and bettors. With their never-say-die attitudes and steel nerves, they shrugged off anxious moments in the semifinals to emerge victorious. This is only the second time that Kenin and Muguruza crossed paths last year in China with the American winning the match in three sets.
Despite having the advantage in head-to-head, Online Sportsbook sees Kenin as the underdog for this is her first Grand Slam final. Muguruza, on the other hand, has two Grand Slam titles on her sleeve and knows how to play championship tennis when the chips are on the line.
Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza : 2020 Australian Open Women’s Singles Finals – February 1st
When: Saturday, February 1, 3:30 AM ET
Where: Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park, Olympic Boulevard and Batman Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza : 2020 Australian Open Finals Odds
The Moscow-born, 14th seed Kenin, who has never past the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament, defied tennis pundits as she made it through her first-ever major tennis final. She marched through the third round of the Australian Open with relative ease, beating her opponents, Martina Trevisan and Ann Li, via walk-in-the-park, straight-set wins. In the next two rounds, Sofia Kenin had to hang tough against Zhang Shuai and Coco Gauff to gain a quarterfinal ticket.
The 21-year-old outclassed Tunisian surprise package Ons Jabeur to make it to the semifinal against hometown favorite Ashleigh Barty. Kenin survived four set points to dispatch Barty and end Australia’s hopes of a singles champion at Melbourne Park. She became the first non-Williams American to reach the Australian Open final and defeat a No1 player at any major since 2002.
World No.2 and tournament second seed Karolina Pliskova overcame a match point to beat third-ranked Naomi Osaka, 6-7(10-12) 7-6(7-3) 6-2), and book a slot in the final where she will face Madison Keys. The two netters fought in an epic, two-hour-and-48-minute showdown that featured 29 aces and fiery baseline rallies. She saved six break points and fired eight aces in the final set to earn a bid to defend the Brisbane International title and third in four years. The former World No.1 Pliskova, who has 15 WTA title
Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza : Head to Head Sports Gambling Numbers
Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza Picks
WTA Premier betting sites see Garbine Muguruza going all the way against Sofia Kenin. Her Grand Slam championship experience is overwhelming that Kenin might need to play her best game ever to steal the title away. An in-form Muguruza will teach Kenin a lesson in winning a major tennis title with the Spanish netter blowing by her young American opponent in straight sets.