2020 Australian Open Tennis Betting Lines and Predictions

Australian Open 2020 Odds and Predictions
  • The Grand Slam season gets going in Melbourne, Australia, with the 2020 Australian Open.
  • Serbian Novak Djokovic opens as the favorite to win, while his counterpart, Serena Williams, is the women’s favorite to take home the title.

2020 Australian Open Tennis Betting Lines

The year’s first tennis major of the season starts on Monday, Jan. 20, with the Australian Open. Right from the get-go, the competition is intense, but some of the usual players emerge as the favorites to win. Will Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka rise to defend their titles? Keep reading to get an insider’s perspective of the tennis betting lines!

  • Start Date:  Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
  • End Date: Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020
  • Where: Melbourne Park – Melbourne, Australia
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Novak Djokovic +120

Analysis: The 32-year-old Serbian leads the men’s field in the odds to win the 2020 Australian Open at +120. The defending champion has won six of the last nine Australian Opens, including his first grand slam win in 2008.

Djokovic sets his pace for the tennis season in the Australian Open, so he’ll probably look to start another year strong with another tourney victory. After winning the ATP Cup Finals and beating Rafael Nadal in the process, Novak is locked, loaded, and ready to go.

Djokovic is always the man to beat in this tournament, but there’s plenty of new blood in the competition who could dethrone the king.

Rafael Nadal +300

Analysis: Nadal isn’t far behind Djokovic in the odds to win the tournament. At +300, the Spaniard has around 50% implied odds to take the title back home.

Nadal had a great run from the French Open through the end of the season. Rafa won the French Open, lost in the semis at Wimbledon, then finished the year winning 25 of his final 27 matches – including the 2019 US Open.

However, Nadal hasn’t had much success in the Australian Open; though he’s been to the finals in two of the last three years at the Aussie Open, he’s only won this event once, in 2009.

Roger Federer +850

Analysis: It’s strange to see Federer at +850 (a 10.53% implied odds of winning), way behind the top-2 names mentioned above. It’s, even more, telling to see Federer behind Medvedev in the odds.

However, Federer isn’t to be discounted; the Swiss Maestro is still ranked No. Three in the world and could surprise his younger opponents. Considering that out of the last ten Australian Opens, nine have been won by either Djokovic or Federer, it wouldn’t be far-fetched to see the 38-year-old take home his first Grand Slam since he won this Open in 2018.

Daniil Medvedev +700

Analysis: Medvedev gave Djokovic a run for his money, playing him to three sets in the ATP Cup Finals – one of the few matches where Djokovic even lost a set.

Last year, Medvedev beat more competitors on the hard courts than anyone else. The 23-year-old is part of the new blood, who many are expecting to rise this year.

Medvedev lost to Djokovic in the 2019 Australian Open, but won in the other two meetings they had in the year; he’s a solid bet.

Odds to win 2020 Women’s Australian Open

 Serena Williams +300

Analysis: Serena Williams leads the way at 3/1 Australian Open odds 2020, even though she’s not won a Grand Slam title in three years.

However, Williams just won her first title since becoming a mother almost three years ago, beating Jessica Pegula in the ASB Classic.

Starting strong in 2020 has positioned Williams well heading into this tournament, and I’m expecting her to make history with a 24th Grand Slam title.

Naomi Osaka +550

Analysis: Should Bianca Andreescu not be struggling with injuries, likely, you wouldn’t find Williams or Osaka as favorites to win the Australian Open 2020.

However, Osaka now emerges as a contender to defend the title. Osaka appeared to have found her form late last year, so I expect her to make waves in this tournament.

Ashleigh Barty +650

Analysis: Current world No.1 Ashleigh Barty got off to a slow start; Barty, was eliminated in her first match at the Brisbane International but came back to win over Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Adelaide International WTA tournament.