US Open women's semi-finals head to heads

How the women's US Open semi-finalists match up before Friday's matches at Flushing Meadows.

SERENA WILLIAMS of The United States.
SERENA WILLIAMS of The United States. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

HOW THE WOMEN'S US OPEN SEMI-FINALISTS MATCH UP FOR FRIDAY'S MATCHES AT FLUSHING MEADOWS (PREFIX DENOTES SEEDING)

3-SERENA WILLIAMS (USA) leads VICTORIA AZARENKA (BLR) 18-4

10-0 at grand slams

2015Wimbledon, grass, QF, Williams 3-6 6-2 6-3

2015French Open, clay, R16, Williams 3-6 6-4 6-2

2013US Open, hard, F, Williams 7-5 6-7 (6-8) 6-1

2013US Open, hard, F, Williams 6-2 2-6 7-5

2012Wimbledon, grass, SF, Williams 6-3 7-6 (8-6)

2011US Open, hard, R32, Williams 6-1 7-6 (7-5)

2010Australian Open, hard, QF, Williams 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2

2009 Wimbledon, grass, QF, Williams 6-2 6-3

2009 Australian Open, hard, R16, Williams 3-6 4-2 retired

2008 Australian Open, hard, R32, Williams 6-3 6-4

SERENA WILLIAMS

Age: 38

Ranking: 8

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US92,742,122

Career titles: 73

Grand slam titles: 23 (Australian Open 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017; French Open 2002, 2013, 2015; Wimbledon 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016; US Open 1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)

US Open win-loss record: 106-113

Best US Open results: champion 1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014; runner-up 2001, 2011, 2018

VICTORIA AZARENKA

Age: 31

Ranking: 27

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US30,650,035

Career titles: 21

Grand slam titles: 2 (Australian Open 2012, 2013)

US Open win-loss record: 39-12

Best US Open results: runner-up 2012, 2013

4-NAOMI OSAKA (JPN) v JENNIFER BRADY (USA) 1-1

2018 Charleston, clay, R64, Osaka 6-4 6-4

2014 Texas, hard, R32, Brady 6-4 6-4

NAOMI OSAKA

Age: 22

Ranking: 9

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US14,770,234

Career titles: 5

Grand slam titles: 2 (2018 US Open; 2019 Australian Open)

US Open win-loss record: 19-3

Best US Open result: champion 2018

JENNIFER BRADY (USA)

Age: 25

Ranking: 41

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US2,418,649

Career titles: 1

Grand slam titles: 0

US Open win-loss record: 8-3

Best US Open result: semi-finalist 2020