Kenin vs Muguruza Live Stream and Score in Australian Open Final (2-1)
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5:55 AM2 years ago

Good night from Vavel!

And as Sofia Kenin becomes the 2020 Australian Open champion, for all of us at VAVEL, this is Jakub Bobro saying thank you for joining us and so long for now!
5:54 AM2 years ago

Sofia Kenin - the 2020 Australian Open Women's Singles champion!

Kenin put together a brilliant performance of great serving (74% first serves in) despite not hitting a single serve over 100mph, showing incredible variety and creativity in rallies, and admirable mental fortitude, saving 10 out of 12 breakpoints on her serve while converting 5 out of 6 breakpoints she received.
5:49 AM2 years ago

Sofia Kenin wins the Australian Open final 4-6 6-2 6-2

Muguruza was not ready to roll over and give up in this deciding set, hitting two aces en route to a 40-15 lead on her serve. However, then came two double faults that led to deuce. Kenin got a championship point after a winner, but her return sailed long and the game returned to deuce. The American countered with a return forehand winner that got her back on championship and after Muguruza's 8th double fault of the match, Sofia Kenin became the 2020 Australian Open champion!
5:44 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 6-2 5-2 *Muguruza

Kenin earned a 40-0 lead on serve, coming up with more drop shot-passing shot combinations. She failed to convert the first two, but an unreturned serve meant that Muguruza would be serving to stay in the Australian Open final.
5:44 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 6-2 4-2 Muguruza

Muguruza had a 40-15 lead on serve, but lost the next three points to give Kenin a breakpoint, conceding it after an inside-out backhand approach shot sailed wide. Another unforced error gave Kenin the break.
5:33 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 6-2 3-2 *Muguruza

After being solid on serve for so long, Kenin finally had a moment of weakness, going down 0-40. She saved the first with a backhand down the line winner as well as the second with the same shot. Kenin went on to save the third breakpoint too, set up a gamepoint for herself with an ace before a passing shot won her the game, a clutch performance in this deciding set.
5:27 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 6-2 2-2 Muguruza

Kenin had an opening for a potential break, but after an ace and a well-sliced overhead smash, Muguruza held as Kenin becomes more and more emotional as we advance in this final set.
5:22 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 6-2 2-1 *Muguruza

Kenin seemed puzzlingly frustrated with herself even as she kept winning points and remaining dominant on serve. The American held after a backhand error from Muguruza at 40-30.
5:18 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 6-2 1-1 Muguruza

Kenin was very angry after a backhand error with which Muguruza took a 30-0 lead. She then sent a backhand long and Muguruza held her serve to get thing level in the deciding set, certainly seeming the more composed of the two.
5:15 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 6-2 1-0 *Muguruza

Kenin started the deciding set with another great service game, getting a 40-0 lead only to be robbed of a hold to love by the net cord, but Muguruza's backhand unforced error gave Kenin the lead.
5:12 AM2 years ago

Kenin wins the second set 6-2!

Muguruza was serving to stay in the set and after two unforced errors to start the game, she found herself 0-30 down, just two points away from dropping the second set. The Spaniard reset and got back to 30-30, but Kenin earned a set point which she converted. Kenin has been amazing on serve as she got 74% of her first serves in and won 79% of points after first serve as well 100% of points after a second serve. She hit 8 winners and only 4 unforced errors, where Muguruza also hit 8 winners but also 11 unforced errors.
5:05 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 5-2 *Muguruza

Kenin continued her inspired domination of service games, getting two gamepoints at 40-15. Muguruza saved the first with a cross-court forehand winner, but Kenin converted the second with the same shot.
5:01 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 4-2 Muguruza

Muguruza was under a lot of pressure coming into this game, knowing that Kenin will serve for the second set if she does not hold. Muguruza rediscovered her form from the first set, aggressive on the groundstrokes as she hit her 20th winner of the match, finishing the game with an ace.
4:58 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 4-1 *Muguruza

Kenin continued her stunning form on serve in the second set, dropping her first point in a service game at 30-0.
4:54 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 3-1 Muguruza

Kenin created the first intriguing situation of the set, getting to 30-30 with Muguruza on serve. The Spaniard's wide volley got Kenin a breakpoint at 30-40. Muguruza hit a backhand long, sending Kenin ahead.
4:49 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 2-1 *Muguruza

Kenin continued the pattern of the second set so far, holding to love again. The American served her first ace of the match.
4:45 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-6 1-1 Muguruza

Muguruza countered with her own service game to love, topping it off with an ace.
4:43 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-6 1-0 *Muguruza

Kenin opened the second set with a hold to love, all short and simple rallies, ideal to try and get her confidence back.
4:39 AM2 years ago

Muguruza wins the first set 6-4

Muguruza continued to stay solid, had two set points at 40-15. She hit a forehand unforced error on the first one, but as Kenin's forehand sailed wide at 40-30, Muguruza won the first set. Kenin hit 9 winners to 15 unforced errors, Muguruza hit 15 winners to 17 unforced errors.
4:33 AM2 years ago

Kenin 4-5 *Muguruza

Muguruza was not bothered and took a 0-30 lead. The Spaniard remained aggressive in her groundstrokes and got two breakpoints at 15-40. Kenin saved the first, but Muguruza converted the second and will now serve for the first set.
4:30 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 4-4 Muguruza

Muguruza's unforced error gave Kenin a 15-30 lead, from which she got two break points. Kenin made Muguruza regret not taking any of the four breakpoints from the last game as she took the first one and tied the first set.
4:26 AM2 years ago

Kenin 3-4 *Muguruza

The net cord helped Muguruza put Kenin under pressure, giving the unseeded player a 0-30 lead. Kenin's forehand error then gave Muguruza three breakpoints. The American showed great mental fortitude and saved all three, taking the game to deuce. Kenin saved one more breakpoint before getting her first gamepoint, but her sliced backhand hit the net. However, she was not discouraged and set up another gamepoint with a drop shot winner, which Kenin converted.
4:18 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 2-4 Muguruza

Kenin won a huge point at 30-15 on Muguruza's serve, where the American successfully guessed the direction of Muguruza's swinging volley and then passing her with a backhand down the line. Muguruza then won a stunning 23-shot rally at 30-30 to set up a gamepoint for herself, but Kenin saved it with an inside-out forehand winner. Muguruza won the game with a backhand swinging volley.
4:11 AM2 years ago

Kenin 2-3 *Muguruza

Muguruza got herself more opportunities with a 15-30 lead on Kenin's serve, where the American has been getting outplayed in most baseline rallies. However, Kenin found her variety and her deep backhand down the line got her the hold.
4:07 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 1-3 Muguruza

Muguruza ran into some trouble trying to hold after breaking Kenin in a long game, dropping her first double fault and getting dragged into a deuce, but the Spaniard held solid.
4:01 AM2 years ago

Kenin 1-2 *Muguruza

Muguruza got a slight lead for 15-30 after a successful challenge mid-rally, but Kenin held her cool and got to 40-30, but Muguruza's swinging forehand volley gave us the first deuce of the match. The Spaniard went one better and earned herself a breakpoint, which Kenin saved with a backhand down the line that was only in by millimetres after a 19-shot rally. Muguruza got a second breakpoint but her backhand sailed long, but she got a third right after with a return winner and converted.
3:52 AM2 years ago

Kenin* 1-1 Muguruza

Muguruza found herself in a bit of trouble as she went 0-30 down to Kenin to start the game, but then the Spaniard started showing the aggressive game that earned her wins over four seeded opponents in a row, and Muguruza won the next four points to win the game.
3:48 AM2 years ago

Kenin 1-0 *Muguruza

Kenin opened the 2020 Australian Open final against Muguruza with a solid service game. The American is getting her groundstrokes deep but still with margin, and set the tone with her variety and two early drop shots.
3:42 AM2 years ago


Kenin and Muguruza are now warming up on court! This match will be umpired by Eva Asderaki Moore.
2:30 AM2 years ago

One hour!

We are just one hour away from the 2020 Australian Open Women's Singles Final!
10:12 AM2 years ago

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10:11 AM2 years ago

When to watch

The 2020 Australian Open final Kenin vs Muguruza will begin at 3:30am ET.
10:03 AM2 years ago

Muguruza's upcoming schedule

Muguruza seems to be planning to take a rest after an incredibly strong January in order to be ready for Indian Wells and Miami. She is scheduled to only play Doha, skipping both Fed Cup and Dubai in February.
9:55 AM2 years ago

Kenin's upcoming schedule

Kenin is still nominated for the Fed Cup tie against Latvia, but might pull out to get some rest before the Middle East swing of Dubai and Doha in mid-February.
9:25 AM2 years ago

Muguruza's ranking impact

Muguruza will halve her ranking at least, going from No. 32 to No. 16 if she loses to Kenin in the final. If Muguruza wins her third grand slam and becomes the 2020 Australian Open champion, she will move up to No. 12 in the world.
9:05 AM2 years ago

Kenin's ranking impact

Reaching the Australian Open, Kenin is guaranteed to break into the Top 10 and solidify her position as USA's No. 2 player coming into the Olympics. If she wins, Kenin would overtake Bianca Andreescu at No. 6 in the rankings and become the No. 1 American ahead of Serena Williams.
8:55 AM2 years ago

Head to head

In their only meeting, Sofia Kenin defeated Garbine Muguruza 6-0 2-6 6-2 in the first round of Beijing last year.
8:40 AM2 years ago

Muguruza's road to the final

Garbine Muguruza lost her opening set of the tournament 6-0 to Shelby Rogers as she was recovering from a viral illness and was also taken to three sets by Ajla Tomljanovic in the second round. After that, the Spaniard defeated four seeded opponents in a row, all in straight sets-- Svitolina, Bertens, Pavlyuchenkova and finally Simona Halep in the semifinal.
8:13 AM2 years ago

Kenin's road to the final

Sofia Kenin breezed through her first two rounds against Maria Trevisan and Ann Li, then defeating Shuai Zhang in the Round of 32 in two tight sets. She dropped her first set to teenage sensation Coco Gauff in the Round of 16 before beating Ons Jabeur in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Kenin upset World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty 7-6(8) 7-5.
8:12 AM2 years ago


Hello and welcome to today's coverage of the 2020 Australian Open final between No. 14 seed Sofia Kenin and Spain's Garbine Muguruza! My name is Jakub Bobro and I will be your host for this crucial match.