Indeed, there is a difference between men and women. That is quite apparent when it comes to professional tennis. On the women’s side is a tremendous amount of Tennis betting parity. While on the men’s side top players are much fewer. Grand Slam tennis is the equivalent of major golf tournaments. Grand Slam events include the French and US Opens. Of course, Wimbledon is the crown jewel. But first among the Grand Slam rotation is the Australian Open. Sofia Kenin and Novak Djokovic are the defending Australian Open champions. Both should face strong challenges come January.
2021 Australian Open
|Date:||January 18 through January 25, 2021|
|Venue:||Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia|
|Defending Women’s Champion:||Sofia Kenin|
|Defending Men’s Champion:||Novak Djokovic (two-time defending champion)|
Women’s Singles Championship Odds
|All others||+3000 or higher|
Men’s Singles Championship Odds:
|All Others||+3800 or higher|
2021 Australian Open SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, the women’s sideshows distinguished offshore bookmaker parity. There are several viable options with a realistic chance to win. What’s most interesting is that one of the top favorites isn’t as viable. Namely, Serena Williams is one of the great brands in sports. Williams is on the Mount Rushmore of female tennis greats. But her best days are clearly behind her. This is a classic example of squares money betting on a name brand. Instead of betting on current realities. Williams is overpriced to what her current abilities actually are.
And then on the men’s side, Novak Djokovic makes more sense. Djokovic is peaking and in his prime. Also, has Djokovic won the last two Australian Open championships. Squares have caught on to Djokovic. But still fresh in their minds is six-time Australian Open champion, Roger Federer. In the same way, as Williams is Federer a powerful brand. He is not at the same level as his former prime. Yet another name brand is Rafael Nadal. Of course, Nadal is best known as “The King of Clay” for his French Open Dominance. He has but one Australian Open title.
2021 Australian Open Women’s Singles
Fashion that there have been five different champions on the women’s side in five years. Which is what offers potentially strong Tennis Betting value. There is not one competitor that gamblers view as a sure thing. Concurrently Ashleigh Barty leads the WTA rankings. Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, Sofia Kenin, and Elina Svitolina round out the top five. Serena Williams has dropped to tenth in the WTA rankings.
2021 Australian Open Men’s Singles
Above all Novak Djokovic has won seven of the last 10 Australian Opens. Djokovic has had his greatest success at the Australian Open. In sum, he has eight career titles there. His next best total is five Wimbledon titles. First in the ATP rankings is Novak Djokovic. Following are Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Roger Federer, and Stefanos Tsitsipas to complete the top five.