Aryna Sabalenka entered the final round of the Australian Open after beating Magda Linette in a close match. The final tally stood as 7-6 and 6-2. Sabalanke struck two double faults against a single by her opponent.
This win brings the 10th consecutive victory for Sabalenka in 2023. Another factor that makes this win sweet for her is the fact that she has finally broken past the semi-final. Her previous three Glad Slams denied her entry to the concluding event; however, this event comes as a turning point.
Her pulls and precision gave her the lead she wanted, taking full control from Linette, who now goes back through an elimination.
Sabalenka landed 71 points by winning 13 games against her opponent, who stood victorious in 8 games for a total point of 58. The majority of aces worked for the winner, with 6 being the final number.
Rybakina now waits to face her in the final event after coming from a win against Azarenka. The tough tennis match delivered a 7-6 6-3 final score. Azarenka got left behind with 6 double faults to her name. Rybakina was able to restrict the same at 3 and secured 5/11 breakpoints. A total of 78 points were registered to her name, with a win in 13 games.
Azarenka found that energy hard to match even though she fought with all her breath. Landing 62 points in 9 winning games did ease her statistics, but the mission to reach the peak has now been left for another event.
Rod Laver Arena will host the final match between Sabalenka and Rybakina.
Meanwhile, Djokovic and Paul are getting ready to face each other in the semi-final round of the Australian Open. Tsitsipas versus Khachanov event is happening at the moment. Things are bleak for Khachanov, with 2 sets down against him at 6-7 and 4-6, respectively. The third set is something to look out for, as both players are tallied at 6-6.
According to top sports news, Tsitsipas has, so far, won 117 points and 19 games, while Khachanov has been able to secure 103 points and 16 games.
Women’s single concludes tomorrow, and men’s single concludes the day after tomorrow. Contenders for the latter category will be finalized today. Odds for betting on tennis will be accordingly put up for display for interested participants.
Women’s doubles will see Shibahara/Aoyama play against Siniakova/Krejcikova in the final. Men’s doubles will feature Hijikata/Kubler and Nys/Zielinski in the concluding event of the category.
As for the women’s final in the singles category, Sabalenka is likely to rely on taking full control again to get an early break. The pressure on the opponent, that is, Rybakina, could make her commit errors. Linette and Azarenka leave the tournament without advancing to the final round until the next time when both would look to bounce back for the title.