Number one seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the trophy after his win over number two seed Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's final at the US Open tennis tournament September 12, 2011 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)
With the US Open on the horizon, we check out the odds currently on offerYou can watch and bet on the action from the ATP and WTA tours throughout the year live for free at bet365 > live tennis
Following the withdrawal of Rafael Nadal, the US Open draw seems to have received a bit of a shake up. There are a number of players considered to be in with a big chance here, making this year’s event stand out as a potential classic.
Novak Djokovic is the defending champion and returns as the favourite. The top odds for backing a Djokovic success are 33/20
with Youwin. Youwin are also offering the best odds at the moment for backing a Roger Federer or Andy Murray triumph (both are currently 333/100
A few outsiders are worth tracking. These include Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at 50/1
with BetVictor, Juan Martin Del Potro at 101/10
with Pinnacle and Milos Raonic at 100/1
Competition in the women’s draw is just as fierce. Serena Williams is the obvious favourite and can be backed at top odds of 11/10
with Ladbrokes. Other notable entrants include Victoria Azarenka at 13/2
, Maria Sharapova at 7/1
, Petra Kvitova at 12/1
and defending champ Sam Stosur at 50/1
, all of which at BetVictor.