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Naomi Osaka vs. Victoria Azarenka 9/12/20 - US Open Tennis Picks & Predictions

Naomi Osaka vs Victoria Azarenka Odds & Info

Game Naomi Osaka vs Victoria Azarenka
Date & Time Saturday September 12, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Flushing Meadows New York, USA
TV Channel
ESPN

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka has made it into the final of the 2020 US Open. Osaka will now compete against Victoria Azarenka from Belarus for the 2020 US Open title. 

Naomi Osaka was outstanding in the previous round as she defeated Jennifer Brady in 3 sets. It was a close match for Naomi Osaka as she struggled during the second set but the Japanese superstar found her touch in the final set which allowed her to run away with the contest at the end. During the win, Naomi Osaka served exceptionally well as she won 73% of her service points which allowed her to win 93% of her service games. Despite her strong service games, Osaka did have problems while receiving as she only won 1 return game in the entire match. Osaka must improve her receiving for this match if she wishes to win her second US Open title. 

On the other side of the coin, Victoria Azarenka enters this match having defeated Serena Williams in 3 sets in the previous round. Azarenka was very impressive as she broke down Serena in an organized manner to maintain her winning streak. During the win, Victoria Azarenka won 77% of her service games and 3 return games. Azarenka is a hugely accomplished player and she seems to be very confident in her ability having won the Cincinnati Masters prior to arriving at Flushing Meadows. Considering her recent form, Victoria Azarenka will be tough to stop. 

Victoria Azarenka and Naomi Osaka have played each other 4 times in the past with both players winning on 2 occasions. 

Free Tennis Pick:

Victoria Azarenka

Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Victoria Azarenka to win this match. Victoria Azarenka has been in supreme form and I see her having the strategic awareness to expose Osaka who has had her troubles in this tournament. It should be a close match but I see Victoria Azarenka winning.

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