Wimbledon 2021: SportCo Power Rankings: Semifinals: Barty vs Kerber and Sabalenka vs Pliskova

We are all set for the women’s semifinals at Wimbledon 2021 as two exciting matches await the fans. Top seed Ashleigh Barty takes on the 25th seed Angelique Kerber in the first semifinal. 

This blockbuster clash will be followed by another intriguing encounter. The second seed Aryna Sabalenka faces the 9th seed Karolina Pliskova in the second semifinal.   

Interestingly, all four quarterfinals in the women’s section ended in straight sets each. Hence, a close fight can be expected in the semis as it is a battle between heavyweights. 

Image Credits - Wimbledon Twitter

Sportco is showcasing another list of Power Rankings for the four semifinalists. These stats will determine if the semifinals goes the distance or turns to be one-sided. 

Power Ranking

Player Name

Final Score

1Angelique Kerber566.30%
2Karolina Pliskova491.579%
3Aryna Sabalenka(-1168.45%) 
4Ashleigh Barty(-6708.82)%

1) Ashleigh Barty vs Angelique Kerber: Kerber leads the H2H 3-2

Key Insights:

  • Ashleigh Barty is playing her first-ever Wimbledon semifinal.
  • Kerber is a former Wimbledon champion (2018). The German is featuring in her 4th Wimbledon semis (2012, 2016, and 2018).
  • This is their first meeting on grass after 5 hard court encounters in a row from 2017 to 2019.
  • Ashleigh Barty won the Wimbledon girl's singles title in 2011.
  • Kerber has won 80 matches on grass courts. She is the third highest on the WTA Tour behind Serena Williams and Venus Williams.
Image Credits - US Open - Twitter

Focus Areas


Ashleigh Barty

Angelique Kerber

% of Points Won


Win Margin in 5 Matches (Difference in Games)


WTA Ranking Difference in Wins after 5 Rounds


Aces + Winners


Points Won at the Net


2) Aryna Sabalenka vs Karolina Pliskova: Sabalenka leads the H2H 2-0
Major Insights: 

  • Both their previous clashes went to three sets each.
  • Pliskova is the only player to not lose a set in Wimbledon 2021.
  • Both Sabalenka and Pliskova are playing their maiden Wimbledon semifinal.
  • Pliskova will feature in her 4th grand slam semifinal.
Image Credits - US Open - Twitter

Focus Areas


Aryna Sabalenka

Karolina Pliskova

% of Points Won


Win Margin in 5 Matches (Difference in Games)


WTA Ranking Difference in Wins after 5 Rounds


Aces + Winners


Points Won at the Net


Dear fans, what are your thoughts for this stupendous showdown in the semifinals? Will we see a clash between first-time finalists at Wimbledon or will Kerber inch closer to a second Wimbledon title? Do let us know in the comments below. 

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