The Australian Open is the first of the tennis Grand Slams to be contested every year. This tennis tournament sets the pace for the rest of the year and is the most popular tennis competition in the southern hemisphere. The Australian Open odds 2019 are not as straightforward as in previous years when Roger Federer and Serena Williams were the overwhelming favourites to win the competition. There’s a change of the guards, with more players writing their names in history. All the top seeds are not guaranteed a place in the finals, which adds to the excitement of matches. South African bettors can bet on their favourite tennis player to win the Open.
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ATP World Rankings
It is always prudent for bettors to study the ATP world rankings to see which players are seeded as favourites before each Grand Slam tournament. It stands to reason that pro tennis players that are seeded in the top ten are the most likely to feature in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Moreover, there are players that thrive in hard court tournaments more than others. Novak Djokovic is the reigning Australian Open champion and has won the most competitions held at Melbourne Park.
With regards to the Australian Open women’s finals, Serena Williams is the most successful women’s player in the professional era with seven titles. 2019 proved not to be her year, as the honour went to Naomi Osaka who won her second straight Grand Slam in her short tennis career.
AUS Open Tennis Betting Odds
The Aus Open plays host to the best crop of men’s and women tennis players. In total, there are 128 tennis players that compete every year to crown the best tennis player in the tournament. There’re plenty of players that have won the Australian Open and went on to dominate not only the Grand Slam competitions but the sport. You’ll be happy to know that tennis betting is a cyclical sport, meaning that players that dominate will do for an extended period of time. With players such as Andy Murray and Roger Federer nearing the end of their tennis career, it is up to the next generation of players to pick up the gauntlet. You can bet on Stefano Tsitsipas, Juan Martin Del Potro, Marin Cilic, and Stan Wawrinka to win the 2020 Australian Open.
Australian Open Betting Tips 2019
If you asking yourself who are the favourites to win the 2020 Australian Open, then your guess is as good as ours. Our expert tennis tipsters skim through a variety of sports betting odds to find out which way top bookies online are leaning towards. Go through our free tennis betting tips to make sure you bet on the write player in your next wager.
- For players looking for the best tennis betting online, they should shop for the best Australia Open betting odds before they sign up. This means that you should search for top tennis betting sites that offer the best odds for Aus Open matches.
- Do not be swayed by public opinion when it comes to betting on tennis matches. Most punters bet based on what a player has achieved during the course of their career instead of their current form. It would be wise to base your bet on the latter.
- Bet on live Australian Open tennis matches to recover money lost on the initial wager or press on your winning bet. This option is available at all the best tennis betting sites in RSA.
Aus Open Men’s Winners in the Last 10 Years
Here’s a list of all the Men’s pro tennis players that have won the last ten Aus Open trophies as well as the runners-up.
|2019||Novak Djokovic||Rafael Nadal|
|2018||Roger Federer||Marin Cilic|
|2017||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal|
|2016||Novak Djokovic||Andy Murray|
|2015||Novak Djokovic||Andy Murray|
|2014||Stan Wawrinka||Rafael Nadal|
|2013||Novak Djokovic||Andy Murray|
|2012||Novak Djokovic||Rafael Nadal|
|2011||Novak Djokovic||Andy Murray|
|2010||Roger Federer||Andy Murray|
|2009||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer|
Australian Open Women’s Winners in the Last 10 Years
This list of tennis players features the last ten women to lift the Australian Open trophy:
|2019||Naomi Osaka||Petra Kvitova|
|2018||Caroline Wozniacki||Simona Halep|
|2017||Serena Williams||Venus Williams|
|2016||Angelique Kerber||Serena Williams|
|2015||Serena Williams||Maria Sharapova|
|2014||Li Na||Dominika Cibulkova|
|2013||Victoria Azarenka||Li Na|
|2012||Victoria Azarenka||Maria Sharapova|
|2011||Kim Clijsters||Li Na|
|2010||Serena Williams||Justine Henin|
|2009||Serena Williams||Dinara Safina|