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The 2020 Australian Open returns to Melbourne Park on January 20th and runs until February 2nd. 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 our most trusted sportsbooks.

Men’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [Jan 13] Since the end of the 2019 season til now, Federer’s odds have drifted out from +750 to +933
  • [Nov 19] Daniil Medvedev was a huge +6600 earlier this year and +1000 in September, but now is just +850 to win January’s Aussie Open
  • [Sept 9] With the conclusion of the last Grand Slam event of the year seeing Rafael Nadal win the US Open, his 2020 Australian Open odds are now +325. Novak Djokovic remains the +163 favorite to defend is 2019 Aussie Open title
  • [Mar 20] It should come as no surprise that Novak Djokovic has opened with the shortest odds after he won his seventh Australian Open title in 2019

2020 AO Men’s Singles Odds

Player Odds at Bovada
Novak Djokovic +130
Rafael Nadal +400
Daniil Medvedev +750
Roger Federer +900
Stefanos Tsitsipas +1000
Dominic Thiem +1400
Alexander Zverev +1600
Nick Kyrgios +2500
Denis Shapovalov +3300
Grigor Dimitrov +4000

Odds taken Nov. 20. For all players visit Bovada

Odds for ATP Top 5 Men’s Singles Players

Could we see another Djokovic-Nadal showdown at the 2020 Australian Open? The 2019 edition turned out to be a snooze fest as Djokovic had his way with Nadal, beating the Spaniard in straight sets 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

Odds for Past Men’s Singles Winners

Don’t sleep on Roger Federer. The Swiss Maestro won back-to-back Australian Open titles in 2017 and 2018 before bowing out to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round in 2019.

Past Men’s Champions

Year Champion Country
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

Novak Djokovic passed Roger Federer and Australian tennis legend Roy Emerson in 2019 to become the all-time leader in Australian Open Men’s Singles Championships. He’ll look to cushion his lead with yet another title this February.

AO Men’s Champions by Country

It will be quite sometime before any other country can equal Australia’s 50 Australian Open Men’s Singles Championships.

Women’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [Jan 13] Bianca Andreescu has dropped out at second favorite and Serena just won the Auckland Open, leaving Serena now with +416 odds, shortened from +525 in November
  • [Nov 19] If anyone had the foresight to predict Bianca Andreescu’s rise to fame this year, you could’ve bet her at 50-1 odds in March. Today she is second-favorite to win 2020’s first grand slam with +625 odds.
  • [Sept 9] While Williams remains the favorite at +450, US Open champions Bianca Andreescu has seen her odds shorten from +5000 in March, to +700 after her first major win
  • [Mar 20] Serena Williams has opened with the shortest odds to win the Australian Open yet again. Williams has won this event seven times since 2003.

2020 AO Women’s Singles Odds

Player Odds at Bovada
Serena Williams +400
Naomi Osaka +700
Ashleigh Barty +800
Simona Halep +800
Karolina Pliskova +1000
Petra Kvitova +1600
Aryna Sabalenka +1800
Madison Keys +1800
Elina Svitolina +2000
Belinda Bencic +2200

Odds for WTA Top 5 Women’s Singles Players

Naomi Osaka won’t have the luxury of sneaking up on anyone this year after winning back-to-back Grand Slams at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open. She holds the distinction of being the first Asian to top the Women’s Tennis Association rankings.

Odds for Past Women’s Singles Winners

Williams won this tournament in 2017, but was unable to defend her title in 2018, pulling out of the event after still recovering from her first pregnancy. 2019 was another bust as she lost to Karolina Pliskova in the quarterfinals while dealing with an ankle injury. Will Williams finally get back on track in 2020?

Past Women’s Champions

Year Champion Country
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.

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.

Archived Australian Open Odds: 2019

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