US Open 2021 R3: Victoria Azarenka vs Garbine Muguruza Preview, Head-to-Head & Where To Watch

Published 09/01/2021, 8:16 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 05: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reacts to winning a point during her Women’s Singles third round match against Iga Swiatek of Poland on Day Six of the 2020 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2020 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)


It’s the final Grand Slam event of the season and it was Garbine Muguruza up against Victoria Azarenka in the initial stages. Both players have faced each other four times and have ended up winning two matches each. It will be interesting to see who emerges on top of this encounter. 

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Victoria Azarenka vs Garbine Muguruza: Preview

Both Garbine Muguruza and Victoria Azarenka are well-experienced players. They have both won Grand Slam titles. Although, they might not be in the best of forms, they surely know how to compete on the biggest of stages. 

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Aug 12, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a shot against Maria Sakkari of Greece (not pictured) during third round play at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Azarenka vs Muguruza: Head-to-Head

Thye have faced each other four times and each player has won two matches a piece. They have played each other on the clay and hard court surfaces. Interestingly, they have won a match each on both surfaces. 

Azarenka vs Muguruza: Where to Watch

In the United States of America, ESPN will be telecasting this match. Towards the middle eastern and African countries, beIN Sports will be showing this match. 

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Towards majority of Europe, Eurosport is the place for fans to catch all the live action. In the United Kingdom, Amazon Prime Video will be streaming this match. 

Aug 30, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Garbi–e Muguruza of Spain reacts after defeating Donna Vekic of Croatia (not pictured) on day one of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Towards the subcontinent, Star India will be taking care of proceedings. In China, iQIYI will be the channel for fans to view all the live action. 

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Fox Sports Asia will be the place for fans in the South East Asian region for fans to get a glimpse of this match. CCTV Sports is another place for fans in China and Maccau to view these two supreme athletes in action. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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