2010 Sony Ericsson Open: Venus Williams vs Marion Bartoli Betting Odds: It is down to the wire at the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open Betting Odds, where Venus Williams [-450 ML] will go up against sports betting odds underdog Marion Bartoli [+325 ML] for a shot at the women singles finals. This semifinal match is set to get under way at 1 PM ET (12 PM CT) live from Key Biscayne and it’ll be broadcasted on your local Fox Sports Net (FSN) station.
At the age of 29, Venus is now the oldest woman left in the women’s semis. After her latest match against Agnieszka Radwanska, the American is feeling great.
"When I'm executing and playing my best, it's great," said Venus, who is bidding to win her fourth Key Biscayne title and first in nine years. "It feels good, and I feel like I'm definitely dictating the points and that I don't give my opponent as many chances to have a say."
The third seed defeated Radwanska 6-3, 6-1. Venus was in control and very aggressive, as she had eight aces and lost only five points on her first serve. She did have some trouble with her backhand, but still maintained her focus.
"I play my best game when I'm more aggressive, because that's my style," she said. "Others don't play as well as aggressively, because that's not their style. It just seems to be better when I move forward, and I try to do that."
Venus will now play Marion Bartoli of France, who defeated 12th seed Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 7-5 in the fourth round. Venus is in search of her fourth Sony Ericsson Open title since 2001.