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U.S. Tennis Open Odds and Predictions

  • U.S. Open takes place August 26 – September 3 at Flushing, New York.
  • Current Men’s favorites Novak Djokovic +105, Rafael Nadal +385, Roger Federer +725
  • Current Women’s favorites Serena Williams +470, Simona Halep +751 and Ashleigh Barty +951

The last tennis major of the year gets underway on Monday in Flushing, New York, with Novak Djokovic looking to extend his dominance in the event, while Serena Williams looks to win her 7th U.S. Open title. Djokovic is listed as the even money favorite to win on the men’s side, while Serena is about a 5-1 choice to win on the women’s side. Let’s look at the latest U.S. Open odds, top contenders and a couple of longshots.


Odds to Win Men’s U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic +105
Rafael Nadal +385
Roger Federer +725
Daniil Medvedev +1300
Nick Kyrgios +3200
Stefanos Tsitsipas +3200
Dominic Thiem +3200
Alexander Zverev +4500
Stan Wawrinka +4800
Roberto Bautista Agut +5000
Denis Shapovalov +5000
Marin Cilic +5500
Milos Raonic +5500
Karen Khachanov +5500
Kei Nishikori +7000
Felix Auger Aliassime +7200
Kevin Anderson +10000
Grigor Dimitrov +10000
John Isner +10000
Gael Monfils +10000
Frances Tiafoe +10000
Borna Coric +10000
Field (Any Other Player) +2000

(Odds provided by BookMaker.eu)

Top Contenders

There are four main contenders to win the U.S. Open and then everyone else. Djokovic is the clear top choice, as he is the No. 1 player in the world and he has won four of the last five Grand Slam events. He has also made the finals at the U.S. Open in seven of the last nine years.

Nadal is the second choice in the betting odds and he is followed by Federer and Medvedev. It is hard to get too excited about taking anyone other than Djokovic on the men’s side. Federer is 38-years old and it is questionable whether he can win the title in the heat and humidity of New York at his age. Nadal is also likely to struggle with his fitness in the heat and it is hard to make a case for taking him.

Men’s Longshot Pick: Medvedev +1300

The only player worth serious consideration other than Djokovic is Medvedev. He beat Djokovic in Cincinnati and at least he has some value at odds of +1300. He has yet to prove he can win a Grand Slam title, but he is the only one who looks capable of challenging Djokovic.


Odds to Win Women’s U.S. Open

Serena Williams +470
Simona Halep +751
Ashleigh Barty +951
Naomi Osaka +1101
Madison Keys +1101
Bianca Andreescu +1101
Karolina Pliskova +1302
Aryna Sabalenka +2004
Angelique Kerber +2204
Sofia Kenin +2405
Elina Svitolina +2707
Petra Kvitova +2807
Sloane Stephens +3008
Kiki Bertens +4500
Belinda Bencic +4800
Cori Gauff +5500
Dayana Yastremska +6000
Johanna Konta +6500
Garbine Muguruza +6500
Victoria Azarenka +6500
Marketa Vondrousova +6583
Anett Kontaveit +7000
Venus Williams +7000
Maria Sharapova +8000
Anastasija Sevastova +9000
Caroline Wozniacki +10000
Elise Mertens +10000
Petra Martic +10000
Caroline Garcia +10000
Jelena Ostapenko +10000
Julia Goerges +10000
Field (Any Other Player) +1001

(Odds provided by BookMaker.eu)

Top Contenders

The women’s side is more wide open, with Serena listed as a lukewarm favorite at odds of +470. She has won six U.S. Open titles, but she is no longer a dominant player. There are six other players listed at odds of 13-1 or less, so it is a real crapshoot on the women’s side. Osaka is the defending champion, but she has been very inconsistent this season. Barty is the second ranked player in the world, but she struggled at Wimbledon. Halep and Keys look overvalued at their current odds, while Andreescu is a popular pick, but she is also overvalued. Pliskova is the other player listed at odds of 13-1 or less, but she almost never lives up to expectations.

Because Osaka has been so inconsistent, she may actually have a little bit of value at double-digit odds. When she plays well there is no question she is capable of beating anyone in the world and rarely do you get 11-1 on the top ranked player in the world.

Women’s Longshot Pick: Elina Svitolina +2707

One player that seems to be going under the radar is Elina Svitolina. She made the semifinals at Wimbledon and she has solid hard court form. She won the WTA Finals last year, proving she can play with the best players in the world. The women’s side is so wide open that there is no reason Svitolina, who is ranked No. 5 in the world, can’t make a big run and win the title.

Check out the latest U.S. Open Tennis odds.

Ken Henson
Ken Henson
Ken covers horse racing, soccer, tennis and golf for BigOnSports.com.

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