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Andreescu, Barty See US Open Odds Rise as Stephens, Gauff Fall

Bianca Andreescu playing in Rogers Cup
After her Rogers Cup win, the average odds of Bianca Andreescu winning the US Open have dropped from +1800 to +1400. Photo By Carine06 (Flickr) [CC License]
  • Ashleigh Barty and Bianca Andreescu are on the move in US Open women’s singles odds
  • French Open champ Barty’s odds went from +1400 to +1000. Rogers Cup winner Andreescu improved from +1800 to +1400
  • Meanwhile, Americans Sloane Stephens (+1000 to +1300) and Coco Gauff (+2000 to +2700) headed in the opposite direction

Ashleigh Barty and Bianca Andreescu are heating up at the right time.

Prepping for the upcoming US Open, Barty has moved into the quarterfinals at the WTA Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and up the charts in the oddsmakers’ eyes when it comes to the chance to add another tennis Grand Slam title to her resume.

Likewise, the win on her home soil at last week’s Rogers Cup by Canadian Andreescu has seen her make a move toward the top in the US Open futures at a number of leading sportsbooks.

Barty, the French Open champion, saw her numbers dip from +1400 to +1000 in the average US Open odds. She’s currently the fourth betting choice.

Andreescu’s odds dropped from  +1800 to +1400. She’s the co-fifth betting option.

2019 US Open Women’s Singles Odds

Player 2019 US Open Women’s Singles Odds at BetOnline
Serena Williams +350
Naomi Osaka +700
Simona Halep +700
Ashleigh Barty +1000
Angelique Kerber +1200
Bianca Andreescu +1200
Sloane Stephens +1200
Petra Kvitova +1400
Karolina Pliskova +1600
Aryna Sabalenka +2000
Elina Svitolina +2000
Garbine Muguruza +2000
Joanna Konta +2000
Madison Keys +2000
Amanda Anisimova +2800
Belinda Bencic +2800
Kiki Bertens +2800

*Odds taken on 08/16/19. Check BetOnline for the complete list.

Meanwhile, American players Sloane Stephens and teen sensation Coco Gauff both saw their odds to win the US Open lengthen. Stephens went from +1000 to +1300 and Gauff’s chances were decreased from +2000 to +2700.

Betting On Barty

Since her French Open triumph, the tennis world seems to view Barty in a different light. She moved to the top of the WTA world rankings.

Barty was established as the #1 seed at Wimbledon, even though her record on grass courts was spotty.

It’s a different story on hard courts. She’s 22-4 this season, including a tournament triumph at Miami.

Currently #2 in the WTA, at just 5-foot-5, Barty is the most diminutive player rated among the world’s top 10 players. But she makes up for her lack of size via her ability to strike heavy topspin forehands, and her smashing kick serves.

An impressive athlete, Barty has also played professional cricket in her homeland of Australia.

Andreescu Announces Her Arrival

It’s been a storybook year for Andreescu, who’s certainly put herself on the short list to be named Canada’s athlete of the year.

Currently #14 in the world, she’s won her first three career WTA titles this season and is 38-4 overall, including 20-4 on hard courts, where she’s posted all of her tournament victories.

Andreescu finished the 2018 season ranked #178.

Sliding Sloane

The 2017 US Open champion and 2018 French Open finalist, it’s been a year to forget for Stephens. She’s only made it as far as the quarterfinals in one Grand Slam event, the French Open. She’s exited by the Round of 32 in each of her past four tournaments.

Gauff, 15, turned heads by reaching the Round of 16 at Wimbledon. But she’s played just one tournament since, bounced in the opening round of the Citi Open.

Gauff is still #140 in the world and is 21-12 overall this season.

Barty A Wise Investment

While there will be a lot of love shown Andreescu off her Rogers Cup performance, Barty is much more tournament tested. She’s won a Grand Slam event this season, and is a very solid performer on a hard court surface.

Of the players with better odds than Barty, she’s beaten Osaka twice and Halep once. Only Williams (0-2) has shut her out.

Barty served notice at Roland-Garros that her time is now. She’s a solid US Open play at +1000.

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