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Magda Linette v Aryna Sabalenka live stream: How to watch Australian Open online

By Mohamed Moallim

Magda Linette v Aryna Sabalenka live stream: How to watch Australian Open online

Published: 16:30, 25 January 2023

Magda Linette and Aryna Sabalenka go head-to-head in the Australian Open semi-final on Thursday morning (9:45am, UK time).

How to live stream Magda Linette vs Aryna Sabalenka online:

Bet365* streams a selection of Australian Open matches live for account holders.

To sign up for and live stream Magda Linette vs Aryna Sabalenka, eligible readers can follow the steps below.

  • Follow this link.
  • ‘Join now’ and enter details.
  • Log in and fund your account.
  • Navigate to the ‘In-Play’ link at the top of the homepage and select your desired event.

*Geo restrictions apply, 18+ only, must have a funded account or placed a bet in the last 24 hours, BeGambleAware. All odds and offers within this article are accurate at the time of writing (14:30, 25/01/23).

Where to watch Magda Linette vs Aryna Sabalenka on TV:

  • UK: Eurosport
  • US: ESPN+

“I’m so emotional. I can’t really believe it. It is really a dream come true. I’m super grateful and happy,” Magda Linette said following her Aussie Open quarter-final success over Karolina Pliskova. The world number 45 had previously never gone beyond the third round of a Grand Slam across 29 attempts. In her 30th major main draw, the Pole is putting together the best Grand Slam run. Pliskova consequently became the fourth consecutive seeded player to lose to Linette in Melbourne (number 16 Anett Kontaveit, number 19 Ekaterina Alexandrova and number four Caroline Garcia). Linette previously became the ninth oldest woman in the Open Era to reach a debut Grand Slam quarterfinal.

Aryna Sabalenka, who’s chasing her first Grand Slam singles title, is the highest seed left. She made a psychological breakthrough in the quarter-final showdown with Donna Vekic, the Belarusian had five of six previous matches to Vekic, but triumphed 6-3 6-2 to set up this latest meeting with Linette, whom Sabalenka has defeated in their previous two meetings: at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo (6-2 6-1) and three years earlier in Tianjin (6-1 6-3). Sabalenka has won all of the 10 sets she’s played — and only one forced her past six games. All nine of her matches in 2023 have ended in straight-set wins the longest such streak in her career. In addition, she’s dropped only 26 games on the way to the semifinals, another career best.