2023 Wimbledon Women’s Semi Finals Picks

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We have reached the business end of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships, and it’s time for me to share my Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks.

The women’s singles semi finals take place on Thursday, July 13. Number-two seed Aryna Sabalenka will face number-six seed Ons Jabeur, while Elina Svitolina will do battle with Marketa Vondrousova. 

In addition to sharing my 2023 Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks, I will assess the women’s singles event so far and take a closer look at each semi finalist. Ready? Let’s go! 

What Has Happened in the Women’s Singles Event So Far? 

Day 1 of the women’s singles event saw several big-name players fall at the first hurdle, including number-seven seed Coco Gauff. Liudmila Samsonova, Zheng Qinwen and Mayar Sherif were the other seeded players to be eliminated on the opening day. 

On Day 3, number-eight seed Maria Sakkari was knocked out by Marta Kostyuk, while Karolina Pliskova and Bernarda Pera also headed out of the tournament.

However, the biggest surprise came on Tuesday, July 11, when number-one seed Iga Swiatek lost to Elina Svitolina in the quarter finals. Swiatek has already won four Grand Slams titles, but the 22-year-old will not win her maiden Wimbledon title this year.

With Elena Rybakina (number-three seed) and Jessica Pegula (number-four seed) also suffering elimination in the quarter finals, making successful Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks is no easy task. 

Analyzing the Semi Finalists’ Paths to the Last Four 

Before we get stuck into my 2023 Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks, it makes sense to take an in-depth look at the four remaining players and evaluate their routes through the tournament. 

Aryna Sabalenka Has Dropped One Set All Tournament 

Aryna Sabalenka kicked off her Wimbledon campaign with a straight-sets victory over Panna Udvardy before knocking out Varvara Gracheva in the second round. 

Following straight-sets wins against Anna Blinkova and Ekaterina Alexandrova, Sabalenka defeated Madison Keys 6-2, 6-4 to set up a quarter final showdown with Ons Jabeur.

Can Aryna Sabalenka finish strong

Earlier this year, Sabalenka won the Australian Open before reaching the semi finals of the French Open. Having reached five Grand Slam semi finals since 2021, the 25-year-old Belarusian is the bookies’ favorite to lift the trophy this weekend. 

Ons Jabeur is Eager to Make Up for Last Year’s Final Loss 

After suffering the heartache of losing both the Wimbledon final and the US Open final last year, Ons Jabeur will be desperate to make amends and go one better this time around. 

Last week, the 28-year-old Tunisian secured straight-sets victories over Magdalena Frech, Bai Zhuoxuan and Petra Kvitova in the early rounds, in addition to a win against Bianca Andreescu. 

On Wednesday, Jabeur beat Elena Rybakina – the woman who defeated her in the 2022 Wimbledon final – to book her place in the semi finals, but she will have to get past the bookies’ favorite in order to reach a second successive final. 

Will Marketa Vondrousova Go All the Way? 

Marketa Vondrousova kicked off her campaign with victories over Peyton Stearns, Veronika Kudermetova and Donna Vekic, defeating each of them in straight sets. In the fourth round, the Czech left-hander dispatched Marie Bouzkova to reach the quarter finals.

Despite taking the underdog tag against number-four seed Jessica Pegula, Vondrousova beat the American 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to punch her ticket to the semi finals, upsetting the odds in the process.

Vondrousova’s first and only Grand Slam final appearance came at the 2019 French Open, and the 24-year-old had never previously made it past the second round at Wimbledon. However, she will now be confident of going all the way. 

Can Elina Svitolina Build on Her Win Against Iga Swiatek? 

Following a first-round victory over fellow wildcard Venus Williams, Elina Svitolina defeated Elise Mertens, Sofia Kenin and number-19 seed Victoria Azarenka to book her place in the last eight. 

Against all the odds, Svitolina overcame number-one seed Iga Swiatek in the quarter finals, claiming a memorable 7-5, 6-7, 6-2 win against the reigning French Open and US Open champion. 

Svitolina reached the Wimbledon semi finals in 2019 but has failed to make it to the last four of a Grand Slam since then. Still, the 28-year-old Ukrainian will fancy her chances of triumphing on Thursday (and maybe even Saturday!). 

Wimbledon Women’s Semi Finals Picks for 2023 

Without further ado, here are my 2023 Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks. There are no heavy favorites or clear underdogs, meaning both matches will likely be decided by fine margins.

Elina Svitolina vs. Marketa Vondrousova Prediction 

Match Odds: Elina Svitolina (+101) vs. Marketa Vondrousova (-139) 

Svitolina and Vondrousova both claimed shock victories in the quarter finals, with the former dispatching the number-one seed and the latter knocking out the number-four seed. 

Vondrousova is the bookies’ favorite here, but I’m backing Svitolina to reach the final. Having defeated Swiatek – the WTA Rankings leader – in the quarter finals, Svitolina will be brimming with belief. I can see the Ukrainian carrying her momentum into the semi finals. 

Best Bet: Elina Svitolina (+101) 

Ons Jabeur vs. Aryna Sabalenka Prediction 

Match Odds: Ons Jabeur (+130) vs. Aryna Sabalenka (-161) 

This matchup sees the tournament favorite (Aryna Sabalenka) take on last year’s Wimbledon runner-up (Ons Jabeur). Although Sabalenka is favored to reach the final, Jabeur will not go down without a fight. 

Remarkably, Sabalenka has dropped a solitary set in five Wimbledon matches this year. That said, Jabeur secured a hugely impressive victory over number-three seed Elena Rynakina in the quarter finals, so this clash could go either way. 

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Wrapping Up My 2023 Wimbledon Women’s Semi Finals Picks 

That’s it for my Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks. I’m backing Svitolina to get the better of Vondrousova, but you will have to sign in to access my pick for the contest between Jabeur and Sabalenka. 

The women’s singles tournament has already served up lots of thrilling action, and the men’s singles event has followed suit. On Friday, July 14, the men’s semi finals will take place, with the top three seeds all remaining in the competition. 

If you enjoyed my Wimbledon women’s semi finals picks, be sure to return for my men’s semi finals picks. Until then, happy betting!