IT’S a sister act at Flushing Meadows tonight as Serena Williams puts her history bid on the line against older sibling Venus in the US Open quarter-finals.
Serena is just three wins from completing the calendar Grand Slam and leads the head-to-head 15-11, including a last-16 victory at this year’s Wimbledon.
Serena is huge favourite at 2-15 with Betfair to triumph and 1-2 at Marathonbet for a 2-1 success while BetVictor make Venus a 15-2 chance and over 2.5 sets pays 3-1 at bet365.
In the day’s other match Kristina Mladenovic takes on Roberta Vinci while in the men’s quarter-finals defending champ Marin Cilic goes in as 13-9 underdog at Marathonbet against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (4-6, William Hill).
England’s cricketers are out to avoid ODI series defeat to Australia today when the sides lock horns at Old Trafford in the third match. The Aussies have won the first two and are 8-11 at William Hill to make it three in a row while the hosts are chalked up at 6-5 by Ladbrokes.
Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins are among the names competing in cycling’s Tour of Britain which reaches stage three today and there’s also the likes of Major League Baseball for the US sports fans.
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