On January 25, at 11:00 Moscow time, Barty will play against Pegul in the 1/4 finals of the Australian Open. Will Ashley continue her winning streak? Bookmakers have no doubt about the success of the Australian.
Barty is a 25-year-old Australian tennis player, the first racket of the world. She started the season by losing the Gauff game (4-6) at the Adelaide-1 tournament, but after that she won 16 sets in a row. At the Australian Open, she had no problems with Tsurenko (6-0, 6-1), Bronzetti (6-1, 6-1) and Georgi (6-2, 6-3), and only Anisimova gave one game on her serve, creating a fleeting intrigue at the beginning of the second game: 6-4, 6-3.
Pegula is a 27-year-old tennis player from the USA, the 21st racket of the world. She started the new season with defeats from Begu and Garcia at tournaments in Melbourne-2 and Sydney, respectively. But at the Australian Open, she managed to repeat her last year's achievement (1/4 finals), although serious problems arose in the first round in the confrontation with Kalinina: 4-6, 7-6, 7-5. Then it was easier: two-set victories over Pera, Parrisas-Diaz and Sakkari. Jessica gave all three of them only two games on her serve.
Personal meeting statistics
The only face-to-face meeting was won by Barty: 6-3, 6-3. It was the first round match of Roland Garros in 2019.
- Semi-finals (2020) - Barty's best result at the Australian Open.
- 1/4 finals (2021, 2022) – Pegul's best result at the Australian Open.
- Barty's winning streak is 8 matches.
- Ashley has won 15 of the last 16 matches (14 wins in two games).
Forecast from LiveResult.ru
During her career, Pegula won only one tournament (Washington in 2019), but for the second year in a row she gets to 1/4 Australian Open. This is a unique achievement, especially for a tennis player who is not yet considered a TOP player. Whatever it was, but it's hard to stop Barty now. Anisimova, who had previously won 8 victories in a row, could not do this, and Jessica will not succeed. We are leaning towards another easy victory for the Australian.