World no. 1 Serena Williams will take on the Italian Roberta Vinci, in the semifinal of the US Open 2015 on Thursday evening in New York. Serena Williams v Roberta Vinci betting tips can be found here.
Vinci stunned Williams to make her first ever Grand Slam final.
Serena had an emotional quarterfinal match against her sister Venus, whom she defeated 6-2, 1-6, 6-3, and took the lead 16-11 in the head to head tally. Vinci on the other hand defeated the French rising star Kristina Mladenovic in three sets, to reach the semifinal for the first time in a Grand Slam.
The Italian has had a lot of luck favoring her along the way to the final four. A walkover in the fourth round against Eugenie Bouchard, along with elimination of Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova in first round itself, her path became comparatively easier.
As for her overall season, the world no. 43 has had an average season. Most recently, she was the quarterfinalist in Rogers Cup and WTA Istanbul. She was also the runner-up in Nurnberg Cup.
Meanwhile, the top seed has had an excellent run in the tournament so far. With crowd cheering her along the way, she has stormed into the final four in great style. With just two wins away from the calendar year Grand Slam, the American is on the verge of making history.
She is in an excellent form, having won the Cincinnati Masters and Miami Masters, in addition to the three majors. With her experience and momentum, she shouldn’t have any troubles in moving past Vinci and reaching the final.
Serena Williams v Roberta Vinci head to head:
Williams 4-0, and they last met in the quarterfinal of the Rogers Cup, where she won 6-4, 6-3.
Serena Williams v Roberta Vinci betting tips:
Williams to win this match in straight sets.