Leylah Fernandez and Aryna Sabalenka face off at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York in the Women's Semi-Finals of the US Open 2021 today, September 9, 2021. Here, check out this US Open tennis match preview, information, storylines, H2H, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
This will be their first overall meeting in this sports competition. Leylah Fernandez of Canada and Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus have never clashed before neither at the US Open nor at any of the WTA tournaments.
The match will be played at 7:00 PM (ET), at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. It promises to be an exciting clash as they meet for the first time ever. The winner of this matchup will then face the better side of the Raducanu/Sakkari duel in the grand 2021 US Open Women's Final.
Leylah Fernandez vs Aryna Sabalenka: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM (ET)
Location: Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York
Leylah Fernandez vs Aryna Sabalenka: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:00 PM
CT: 6:00 PM
MT: 5:00 PM
PT: 4:00 PM
Leylah Fernandez vs Aryna Sabalenka: Storylines
Leylah Fernandez had to beat Ana Konjuh of Croatia (2-0), Kaia Kanepi of Estonia (2-0), Naomi Osaka of Japan (2-1), Angelique Kerber of Germany (2-1), and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine (2-1) to get to the US Open Women's Semi-Finals. The Canadian 19-year-old teen sensation can already boast of winning one WTA title in her career so far.
Meanwhile, Aryna Sabalenka set up a meeting with the ATP 73-ranked player after overcoming Nina Stojanovic of Serbia (2-1), Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia (2-0), Danielle Collins of the US (2-0), Elise Mertens of Belgium (2-0), as well as Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic (2-0). Unlike her opponent, the 23-year-old Belarusian player has won six career titles.
How to watch or live stream Leylah Fernandez vs Aryna Sabalenka in the US
The WTA US Open Semi-Finals duel between Leylah Fernandez and Aryna Sabalenka, to be played today, at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, will be broadcasted on ESPN, Tennis Channel in the United States.
Leylah Fernandez vs Aryna Sabalenka: Predictions and Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Aryna Sabalenka. FanDuel see her lone favorite to secure her spot in the Final thus, they have given her -330 odds. On the other hand, Leylah Fernandez has +260 odds to cause an upset and go through to the US Open Final.
* Odds via FanDuel