The 5th-seed Ons Jabeur of Tunisia will take on Shelby Rogers of America in the third round on 2 September. The Tunisian No. 1 and reigning Wimbledon runner-up seems pretty unbeatable till now. After two top-seeded out of the top-five lost in the early rounds, all eyes will be on Jabeur. Let us look, Ons Jabeur vs Shelby Rogers Prediction, Head-to-Head, Preview, Betting Tips and Live Stream- US Open 2022.
Tunisian No. 1 Ons Jabeur is yet to drop a single set in her second appearance at U.S Open. She also registers 40 wins this year and becomes the second woman to do so after defeating the qualifier, Mandlik. Ons clashed with both Americans in both rounds and registered wins in some fashion. Jabeur was broken by Mandlik in the ninth game however, she retrieved immediately in the tenth game to equate at 5-5. Ultimately winning the first at 7-5. Jabeur got an early break in the second with an exquisite reflex to Mandlik’s net shot to lead by 2-0. Even after Mandlik retrieved a break of the game immediately Jabeur got it back which was enough for her to win the match.
Shelby Rogers, the 29-year-old met both qualifiers until now when she will face the 5th seed. She beat the Slovakian, Kuzmova in a dangerously heated tight first set which closed at 7-5. The American ellipsed a perfect overhead shot making her opponent stun. Even though Kuzmova pushed hard Rogers at dozens of points it was not enough to hurdle Rogers from winning the match.
Ons Jabeur vs Shelby Rogers Match Details
- Tournament: U.S Open (Grand Slam)
- Round: Third Round
- Match Date: 2 September 2022
- Category: Women’s Singles
- Venue: New York, United States
- Surface: Hard
- Prize Money: $60,102,000
Ons Jabeur vs Shelby Rogers Head-to-head
The Tunisian leads it by 2-0 against Rogers. The first meeting between these was in the 2017 Taipei Open and the last match they played was in the 2019 Cincinnati Open.
Head-to-head: Jabeur leads by 2-0 against Rogers
Ons Jabeur vs Shelby Rogers Match Prediction: Who will win?
Jabeur has been pretty solid from the beginning of the U.S Open. She was the first Tunisian player to reach any Grand Slam final, which she accomplished in this year’s Wimbledon. Jabeur can be very dominating, especially with her exquisite drop shots and swing in her striking. However, Shelby can generate quite a good level of tennis on pressure too. This match will be as exciting as any other top-seed match.
Prediction: Jabeur will beat Shelby Rogers in straight sets.
Betting Tips: Ons Jabeur to win at 1.17 odds.
Ons Jabeur’s Last three performances
- Second Round of U.S Open 2022: Beat Mandlik 7-5, 6-2
- First Round of U.S Open 2022: Won over Brengle 7-5, 6-2
- R16 of Cincinnati Open 2022: Lost to Petra Kvitova 1-6, 6-4, 0-6
Shelby Rogers’s Last three performances
- Second Round of U.S Open 2022: Beat V. Kužmová by 7-5, 6-1
- First Round of U.S Open 2022: Won against A. Ru 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
- R16 of Cincinnati Open 2022: Lost to Aryna Sabalenka 4-6, 7-6(2), 4-6
Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- US – Tennis Channel
- UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
- Australia – beIN Sports
- Canada – TSN
- India – Discovery/ Tennis TV
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