Australian Open Womens Singles Final Tennis Preview, Tips And Betting
Anyone who has been following our Australian Open Womens tennins betting tips, is sitting pretty comfortable with themselves this morning, having locked in $2.50 about Clijsters to win today’s final a week ago in the round of 16.
After reaching the final by breezing past world number 2 Vera Zvonereva in the semi finals, Centrebet have Clijsters a raging hot $1.35 favourite.
Clijsters is aiming to win the Australian Open for the first time, having made the final at Melbourne Park just once before when she lost to fellow Belgian Justine Henin in 2004.
To add to the drama of tonight’s match, this could be Clijsters last shot at the Open, as she is set to make this her last full season on the WTA Tour.
Meanwhile Na Li, who is quoted a $3.20 chance at Centrebet Australia, is carrying with her a swell of support from here in Melbourne and further abroad back in China.
Li at 28 is the first Chinese player to make a grand slam singles final, and considered something of an icon and trailblazer back in her homeland.
And she comes in to the final with the very best of form, having beat Clijsters just a fortnight ago in the Sydney final, coming from five games down in the first set to win in straight sets 7-6 6-3.
While Clijsters leads their head to head stats 4-2, Li has won two of the past three matches, but is stepping on to the court in her first grand slam, a feat which is sure to have its effect on her composure, despite her maturity.
On the other side of the net, Clijsters has been carrying a slight injury since round 4 of the tournament and has at times struggled to hold serve and make her shots.
If Li can get past the euphoria of the day, she has the tenacity and the game to take it to Clijsters, especially with her recent straight sets win fresh in her mind.
In what is bound to be a very entertaining womens final, and considering the fact we have already locked in $2.50 about Clijsters; it would be foolish not to have something on Li at $3.20, which is well over the odds.
Australian Gambling is tipping Na Li in three sets.