Ashleigh Barty and Bianca Andreescu will meet in a highly expected WTA 1000 Miami Open 2021 Final. It will be an interesting clash between two great tennis players that head to this final in great fashion. Here, check out the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
The current No. 1 of the world will be looking to claim the tenth title of her career, and the second one in 2021. Barty has been in great form lately. She made her way into this game proving her power, as she continued to show why she is atop the WTA ranking.
On the other hand, the Canadian has been impressive in this competition so far, displaying her best performances in a while, looking similar to that version of her's in 2019. Will the promising young player defeat the current best of the world of this sport?
Ashleigh Barty vs Bianca Andreescu: Match Information
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2021
Time: 1 PM (ET)
Location: Grandstand, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami
Ashleigh Barty vs Bianca Andreescu: Time by State in the US
ET: 1 PM
CT: 12 PM
MT: 11 AM
PT: 10 AM
Ashleigh Barty vs Bianca Andreescu: Storylines
Ashleigh Barty is once again in the Miami Open final, which she won in 2019. The Australian has been unstoppable so far, proving the talent that allows her to be first in the WTA ranking. She got into this round after beating Kristina Kucova, Jelena Ostapenko, Victoria Azarenka, Aryna Sabalenka, and Elina Svitolina. One more win and she'll be claiming another trophy to hold onto the first place in the world rankings.
Bianca Andreescu already impressed the world early in her career claiming her first titles only at 19 years of age. The Canadian even defeated a superstar like Serena Williams to win the US Open in 2019, being the first female tennis player from her country to achieve a Grand Slam title.
The 20-year-old has an exciting future ahead, while she already shows her level no matter the stage of his career. This will be the first meeting between these two players, and it may be a very interesting opportunity to see the No. 1 of the world against a serious contender for that position in the long term.
How to watch or live stream Ashleigh Barty vs Bianca Andreescu in the US
The WTA 1000 Miami Open 2021 Final to be played between Ashleigh Barty and Bianca Andreescu will be broadcasted in the US by Tennis Channel and ESPN.
Ashleigh Barty vs Bianca Andreescu: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have made their predictions, giving one clear favorite for this duel. FanDuel has given odds of -198 to Ashleigh Barty, favoring the No.1 of the WTA ranking, while a victory of Bianca Andreescu would result in a +160 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.