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The 2021 Australian Open returns to Melbourne Park from Monday, February 8 to Sunday, February 21, 2021. We’ve been tracking the odds for all of the top contenders since they became available and have charted them on this page. The graphs below are generated by calculating the average from a selection of sportsbooks.

Men’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [2/19/21] It’s Djokovic as the slight -120 favorite over Medvedev for the Aussie Open Final
  • [2/17/21] Tsitsipas pulled off a five-set thrilling defeat of Rafaal Nadal and has seen his odds shorten to +400 ahead of the semifinals
  • [2/15/21] The big surprise is Aslan Karatsev who now in the quarterfinals, has seen his odds shorten from +75000 to +5800
  • [2/13/21] Into the round of 16, odds for Milos Raonic have shortened from +6600 to +2650 since February 10
  • [2/10/21] One month ago, Andrey Rublev had odds of +2500, now, ahead of his second-round match his odds are +1600
  • [1/15/21] Odds have shortened on Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem since the end of the 2020 season from +600 to +513 and +600 to +500 respectively
  • [10/16/20] Little movement throughout 2020 so far, though Alexander Zverev has shortened from +2000 to +1600 since the open
  • [2/21/20] Novak Djokovic is the early favorite to win the Aussie Open for the third straight time

2021 AO Men’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Novak Djokovic -120
Daniil Medvedev +100

Closing odds from Feb 19

Odds for ATP Top 5 Men’s Singles Players

The top five ranked players on the ATP Tour are also all the top five players favored right now to win in 2021. Those being: Djokovic, Medvedev, Thiem, Nadal and Federer.

Odds for Past Men’s Singles Winners

Another year, another win for Djoker. He’s now won back-to-back Aussie Opens and four of the past six. In 2020 he defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-4.

Past Men’s Champions

Year Champion Country
2020 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2019 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2018 Roger Federer Switzerland
2017 Roger Federer Switzerland
2016 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2015 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2014 Stan Wawrinka Switzerland
2013 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2012 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2011 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2010 Roger Federer Switzerland

AO Men’s Champions by Country


With Djokovic’s win last year, he now brings Serbia into sole position with the third-most wins (8) by any country in the Australian Open.

Women’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [2/18/21] After defeating Williams in the semis, Osaka is now a massive -450 favorite over Brady in the Aussie Open Final
  • [2/17/21] Only one will move on. The two top favorites Osaka (+130) and Williams (+162) are meeting in the semis with a chance to head to the Aussie Open Final
  • [2/15/21] Few would’ve expected American Jessica Pegula, listed at +20000 odds earlier, to now be into the quarters and seeing her odds shorten to +2350
  • [2/13/21] From +2800 to +1150 since February 10, Elina Svitolina is now just outside the top five favorites to win the Aussie Open
  • [2/10/21] At +350 odds, Naomi Osaka is the leading favorite to win the Aussie Open
  • [1/15/21] After winning in Abu Dhabi Aryan Sabalenka’s odds have shortened from +2150 to +950
  • [10/16/20] After winning the French Open, Iga Swiatek’s opening +4000 odds have come way down to +1400
  • [2/21/20] Despite being injured in the early portion of 2020, Canadian Bianca Andreescu is the early favorite to win the 2021 Aussie Open

2021 AO Women’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Naomi Osaka -450
Serena Williams +350

Odds for WTA Top 5 Women’s Singles Players

Kenin vaulted into the WTA Top 5 after her Aussie Open win, now her highest ranking (4th) in her career. She defeated Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-2 in last year’s final.

Odds for Past Women’s Singles Winners

Osaka cooled off after her 2019 win but still has the fourth-best odds to win in 2021. Her odds in April are 9-1.

Past Women’s Champions

Year Champion Country
2020 Sofia Kenin United States
2019 Naomi Osaka Japan
2018 Caroline Wozniacki Denmark
2017 Serena Williams United States
2016 Angelique Kerber Germany
2015 Serena Williams United States
2014 Li Na China
2013 Victoria Azarenka Belarus
2012 Victoria Azarenka Belarus
2011 Kim Clijsters Belgium
2010 Serena Williams United States

Serena Williams has a ways to go before catching up with Margaret Smith Court. The Aussie tennis legend won 11 Australian Open Women’s Singles Championships from 1960 to 1973. Williams currently has seven titles.

AO Women’s Champions by Country

Australians have won 43 Australian Open Women’s Singles Championships, but they haven’t claimed top honors lately. The last homegrown Aussie Open title-holder was Chris O’Neil, who won it all in 1978. Kenin became the youngest American since Serena Williams in 2002 to win a grand slam.


Archived Australian Open Odds: 2020, 2019

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