Pegula vs Azarenka: 2023 Australian Open Schedule, Date, Form Guide, Head to head, Live Streaming

Pegula and Azarenka will take on each other in the quarter-final of the 2023 Australian Open on January 24.

Jessica Pegula in a file photo (image: twitter)
By Nilavro Ghosh | Jan 23, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Victoria Azarenka and Jessica Pegula will square off in the 2023 Australian Open quarterfinals. To advance to the fourth round, Pegula defeated Marta Kostyuk, Aliaksandra Sasnovich, and Jacqueline Cristian. She then faced Barbora Krejcikova, the 2021 French Open champion. In the seventh game of the first set, Pegula broke Krejcikova’s serve to move ahead 4-3. At 5-4, she had a few set points on her opponent’s serve, but the Czech was able to hold. The American then failed to win the next game to finish the set. Pegula successfully served the set out on her second attempt after obtaining a second break of serve to take the lead at 6-5. The 28-year-old won the match 7-5, 6-2 after sprinting to a 5-1 lead in the second set. For the third consecutive year, she has now advanced to the quarterfinals in Melbourne.

Azarenka advanced to the fourth round, where Zhu Lin awaited her, by defeating Sofia Kenin, Nadia Podorska, and Madison Keys. In the first set, the Belarusian lost an early break but quickly recovered on serve. She dropped serve once more, but this time she was unable to recover, and the opening set was lost to her. In the second set, Azarenka came back strongly and won it by dropping just one game. Six serves were broken in a row to begin the third set. The former World No. 1 gained the crucial break to go ahead 5-4 in the ninth game, and she served out the victory to win 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Match facts

Pegula vs AzarenkaMatch details
DateJanuary 24, 2023
SurfaceHard courts
TournamentAustralian Open
Time (India)1:30 pm (tentative)
Time (Australia)7 pm (tentative)

Form Guide

Jessica Pegula

Barbora Krejcikova7-5, 6-2 (W)
Marta Kostyuk6-0, 6-2 (W)
Aliaksandra Sasnovich6-2, 7-6 (W)
Jaqueline Cristian6-0, 6-1 (W)
Aryna Sabalenka6-3, 7-5 (L)

Victoria Azarenka

Zhu Lin4-6, 6-1, 6-4 (W)
Madison Keys1-6, 6-2, 6-1 (W)
Nadia Podoroska6-1, 6-0 (W)
Sofia Kenin6-4, 7-6 (W)
Veronika Kudermetova6-2, 6-7, 4-6 (L)

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Their four prior encounters were evenly split, tying their head-to-head record at 2-2. At the 2022 Guadalajara Open, Pegula triumphed in their final match in straight sets.

2022 Guadalajara OpenJessica Pegula7-6, 6-1
2021 Indian Wells MastersVictoria Azarenka6-4, 6-2
2021 Berlin OpenVictoria Azarenka6-2, 5-7, 6-4
2021 Australian OpenJessica Pegula7-5, 6-4

Jessica Pegula vs Victoria Azarenka date

Pegula and Azarenka will take on each other in the quarter-final of the 2023 Australian Open on January 24.

Live Streaming details

Australia – Nine and Stan Sport

Canada – TSN and RDS

India – Sony Sports Network

UK – Eurosport

USA – ESPN Network

The matches of both men’s and women’s can be live-streamed on demand on the Tennis TV app and website.

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