After 10 days of grueling tennis matches at the Australian Open, the cast is set in the Women's Singles event semifinal round. The semifinal round will feature a match between fellow compatriots.
World number 1 and top seed Serena Williams will play fellow American Madison Keys. The second semifinal will feature 2nd ranked Maria Sharapova against fellow Russian and 10th seed Ekatarina Makarova.
Whatever happens in the semifinal round, each country is will earn a spot in the Women's Singles Championship event at the Australian Open. It will be USA vs. Russia in the championship round of this prestigious tennis tournament.
The sportsbook handicappers have installed Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as the favorites to win their respective semifinal round matches on Thursday.
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