The first women’s singles semi-final match on Wednesday’s Australian open 2014 TV schedule pins Na Li of China against Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in a free live stream that’s possible thanks to ESPN3 and a Jan. 22, BR report.
Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne Park, Australia, will serve as host for another exciting Grand Slam tennis matchup. In this instance, it will be the No.4 player on the tournament taking on the 30th seed.
The Aussie Open 2014 semi-finals action is scheduled to get underway at 9:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. Melbourne time) and it will be broadcast live on ESPN2 following the NCAA basketball game between Duke and Miami.
Tennis aficionados can also watch the action live on a desktop, tablet and other (Internet) mobile devices.
Women’s singles semi-finals action will be streaming live on Watch-ESPN2 (English) and ESPN3 (En Español). Beware that Watch-ESPN2’s stream will require log in verification, while ESPN3’s feed will be 100 percent free for all.
For the Li Na, the 2-time Aussie Open runner-up (2011, 2013) hopes the third time is the charm. Considering the top three seeds have been eliminated, the 2011 French Open champion is certainly the frontrunner heading into her third semi-finals Down Under.
For 19-year-old, Eugenie Bouchard, this Canadian beauty will have to prove oddsmakers wrong as she prepares to face the pressures of playing in her first Grand Slam semi-final. Coming off a victory over former world No.1, Ana Ivanovic, “Genie” likes her chances as the underdog tonight.
According to tennis oddsmakers, Li Na is listed as a -450 betting favorite to defeat Eugenie Bouchard [+370]. The OVER/UNDER is set at a combined total of 20½ games, and alternate match spreads list the Chinese at -5 and the Canadian at +5 this evening.
The winner of this match advances to face either (No.20) Dominika Cibulkova [SVK] or (No.5) Agnieszka Radwanska [POL] in the Australian Open 2014 finals.
Tennis fans cannot afford to miss what will be a hard-fought semi-finals match between Na Li and Eugenie Bouchard. Tune to ESPN2 following Men’s NCAA Basketball at the aforementioned TV start time, or simply click on the link above to view Watch-ESPN’s English live stream feed or the free Spanish version of this match on ESPN3.