Emma Raducanu vs Maria Sakkari Odds & Info
|Game||Emma Raducanu vs Maria Sakkari|
|Date & Time||Thursday September 9, 2021, 8:15 PM (EDT)|
Arthur Ashe Stadium Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York, USA
Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari has made it into the semifinals at the 2021 WTA US Open. At this stage of the tournament, Maria Sakkari is set to play against Emma Raducanu from the United Kingdom.
Emma Raducanu enters this match having defeated Belinda Bencic in the previous round of the tournament. It was a big win for Emma Raducanu as it was the first major seeded opponent that she had defeated at this tournament. During the win, Emma Raducanu impressed with her serving as she won 90% of her service games which allowed her to control the match during the straight sets victory. This is expected to be a much tougher match for Emma Raducanu as she is playing against a highly ranked player with huge stakes up for grabs.
On the other side of the coin, Maria Sakkari has also been exceptionally impressive in this tournament. Sakkari enters this match following a win over Karolina Pliskova in the previous round of the tournament. Prior to that win, Maria Sakkari had already defeated Bianca Andreescu and Petra Kvitova. During the win against Karolina Pliskova, Maria Sakkari impressed with her serving as she won approximately 65% of her service points which allowed her to win all of her service games. Maria Sakkari has been a strong player for many years but 2021 has been a massive season for the Greek superstar as this is the second Grand Slam semifinal she has made this season. Maria Sakkari is looking strong and will be backing her chances of making the final of the US Open.
This will be the first time that Maria Sakkari and Emma Raducanu will be playing each other at a WTA tournament.
Free Tennis Pick:
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Maria Sakkari to win this match. Raducanu has played well but she lacks the experience needed to win big matches. Sakkari is an accomplished player and I see her being good enough to win this match.