Wimbledon Semifinals: Karolina Pliskova to face World No.1 Ash Barty in Wimbledon Final, defeats Sabalenka in 3-sets battle

Wimbledon Semifinals: Karolina Pliskova to face Ash Barty in Wimbledon Final, defeats Sabalenka in 3-sets battle at the Centre Court
Wimbledon Semifinals: Karolina Pliskova to face Ash Barty in Wimbledon Final, defeats Sabalenka in 3-sets battle at the Centre Court

Wimbledon Semifinals: Karolina Pliskova to face Ash Barty in Wimbledon Final, defeats Sabalenka in 3-sets battle- In the second semifinals of Wimbledon 2021 women’s singles, Karolina Pliskova has defeated second seed Aryna Sabalenka. She came from behind to win the thrilling contest after losing the opening set 7-5. The match was evenly poised during the second and third sets but Pliskova kept her cool to defeat hard-hitter Sabalenka 6-4, 6-4.

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“I am in the final so I think it is incredible,” Pliskova said on court as quoted by Reuters. “It was an amazing match from both of us, I got a bit frustrated but she was serving unbelievably – she was in a semi-final so had to play some great tennis. I am super happy I managed to find a way to win.”

“It is difficult when you are not doing well to stay positive, but my team is super positive, thanks to them I managed to stay calm and trust in my game. I have had success in the past so it is not like I forgot how to play tennis,” she added.

The Czech will next meet World No.1 Ash Barty in the Wimbledon final for women’s singles. The latter had defeated Angelique Kerber in straight sets during the 1st Wimbledon semifinal today. The highly-anticipated final will take place on Saturday.

Notably, 8th seed Pliskova was coming on the back of straight-sets wins over Gloubic, Samsonova, Martincova, Vekic, and Zidansek.

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Wimbledon Semifinals: Karolina Pliskova to face Ash Barty in Wimbledon Final, defeats Sabalenka in 3-sets battle

Wimbledon semifinals LIVE score: Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka

Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka 3rd set

6-4 Pliskova wins

5-4 to Pliskova, need a game to win this match

4-3 Sabalenka reduces her deficit

4-2 Pliskova leads the third set in her quest for maiden Wimbledon final

3-2 to Pliskova

2-1 to Sabalenka

2-0 to Pliskova

1-0 to Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka 2nd set

6-4 Pliskova takes 2nd set

5-4 to Sabalenka, Can Pliskova win this set and take it to 3rd set?

5-3 to Pliskova

4-3 Sabalenka reduces her deficit

4-2 to Pliskova

3-2 Pliskova takes the lead

2-2 Scores level

1-1 to Pliskova

1-0 to Sabalenka

Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka 1st set

First set to Sabalenka 7-5

Pliskova loses her first set of Wimbledon 2021 and this game

6-5 to Sabalenka

It’s 5-5 in nail-biting contest

5-4 to Sabalenka, Can she win the opening set?

4-4 to Pliksova in an evenly poised contest

4-3 to Sabalenka

3-3 to Pliskova

3-2 Sabalenka takes the lead

2-2 the see-sawing battle continues

2-1 Sabalenka

1-1 to Pliskova

1-0 Sabalenka takes early lead

Wimbledon 2021 Finals Live Streaming

The LIVE broadcast of Wimbledon 2021 will be covered by Star Sports India. You can also watch the tournament on OTT-platform Hotstar. If you stay in any other country apart from India, check from this list– Wimbledon broadcasters

With approximately 35 broadcasters on-site, rights holders receive their feeds via a ground-breaking IP infrastructure alongside global distribution to some 200 territories.

Wimbledon 2021 Prize Money

Singles

2021 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2019
Winner £1,700,000 $2,399,520 €1,979,979 -27.66%
Runner-up £900,000 $1,270,334 €1,048,224 -23.40%
Semifinal £465,000 $656,339 €541,582 -20.92%
Quarterfinal £300,000 $423,445 €349,408 2.04%

 

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