Kenin vs Azarenka: prediction for the Australian Open match
In the previous head-to-head match Sofia Kenin suffered a 0:6, 0:6 defeat to Victoria Azarenka. Should we expect another comfortable victory at Australian Open on January 16? The answer is in our prediction.
Sofia Kenin is going into the new season with hopes to improve results. A champion of 2020 Australian Open is currently only 280th in the world rankings.
A former No. 4 managed to reach the 2nd round at Auckland, which was the first tournament of the season. Kenin put up a more successful performance at Hobart, making it to the semi-final.
Azarenka has two Australian Open titles in her career. But it was a long time ago, in 2012 and 2013. Nonetheless, Victoria is quite successful in Melbourne. In the previous season she reached the round of 16.
On her approach to Australian Open, Azarenko performed in two Adelaide tournaments. In the first one she reached the quarter-final, in the second one she suffered a defeat to Kudermetova in three sets (6:2, 6:7, 4:6).
СтавкаSets performance: 1=2
This bet played in two latest head-to-head matches
Ставка2nd set: total under 9,5
This bet played in three of five latest matches of Kenin
Kenin managed to put an end to her long losing streak, putting up a successful performance at Adelaide and Hobart. But Sofia is still far from perfect. Azarenka gained some match practice at Adelaide, playing against some tough opponents. Victoria is quite successful at Melbourne, so she should be able to put up another strong performance.
Our prediction - Handicap (-3) games on Azarenka
In the previous head-to-head match Azarenka didn't let Kenin to win a single game. Belarusian player should be able to secure another victory in Melbourne.
Our second bet is on total under 21 games