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  • View the odds for the top men and women at the 2020 US Open
  • After taking out Medvedev in straight sets, Dominic Thiem is now favored on the men’s side of the US Open. Naomi Osaka is the leading favorite on the women’s side
  • Discover which country has produced the most US Open champions since the tournament’s inception

The 2020 US Open begins Monday, August 31st, and will be played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. We’ve been tracking the odds of every player involved leading up to the event, and have charted them below in a series of easy-to-follow graphs. Each graph has been generated by averaging the odds from multiple sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each player’s true chance of winning the 2020 US Open.

2020 US Open Men’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [9/12/20] After taking out Medvedev in straight sets, Dominic Thiem is now a huge -400 favorite to win the US Open over Alexander Zverev
  • [9/10/20] Into the semifinals, Medvedev is a slight average favorite over Thiem, however, some books have them both at equal +140 odds
  • [9/8/20] Once +9333 odds way back in January and +6600 in September, Alex De Minaur is now just +1733 to win the US Open now into the quarterfinals
  • [9/7/20] Daniil Medvedev is the new favorite with Novak Djokovic disqualified during his Round of 16 match
  • [9/4/20] Into the third round, odds keep shortening on Djokovic, from -113 Aug 25 to -150 now
  • [8/25/2020] Djokovic is now an odds-on favorite (-113) thanks to Nadal, Federer, and Wawrinka all withdrawing
  • [2/21/20] Lots of movement on Dominic Thiem from +2400 to +1067
  • [1/9/20] At the start of 2020 it’s world no. 1 Novak Djokovic as the +150 favorite

2020 US Open Men’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Dominic Thiem -400
Alexander Zverev +300

All odds taken Sept. 12

US Open Odds for ATP Top 5 Men’s Singles Players

The 2019 final saw Nadal defeat Daniil Medvedev by a score of 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4.  It was the first time reaching the finals in a major for Medvedev.

Odds for Past US Open Men’s Champions

Though Medvedev came up short in the US Open Final, it was still a banner year for the Russian, winning four singles titles in 2019, after he had previously won three in 2018.

Past 10 US Open Men’s Singles Champions

Year Winner
2019 Rafael Nadal
2018 Novak Djokovic
2017 Rafael Nadal
2016 Stan Wawrinka
2015 Novak Djokovic
2014 Marin Cilic
2013 Rafael Nadal
2012 Andy Murray
2011 Novak Djokovic
2010 Rafael Nadal
2009 Juan Martin del Potro

No one has had more success at the US Open since 2000 than Roger Federer. The Swiss Maestro won five consecutive championships from 2004 to 2008.

US Open Men’s Singles Championships By Country


Americans have dominated the US Open historically, accounting for the first 22 titles. However, it’s been a different story recently. Andy Roddick was the last US-born player to win in Flushing Meadows, defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero way back in 2003. Since, the US Open has been won by a Swiss-born player six times, a Spaniard four, Serb three, and Croat, Brit and Argentine once.

2020 US Open Women’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [9/11/20] Osaka is favored to defeat Azarenka in the finals at -177 odds
  • [9/10/20] The biggest longshot remaining in the semifinal is Jennifer Brady who once had odds of +3600 in February, and now is +617
  • [9/8/20] +75000 on August 31 and +8000 on Sept 4, Tsvetana Pironkova is now into the quarterfinals has odds of +3500 ahead of her match against Serena Williams
  • [9/7/20] It was just Sept 4 that Shelby Rogers had +10000 odds and now after upsetting Petra Kvitova in the Round of 16 she has odds of +1800
  • [9/4/20] Big odds movement on Victoria Azarenka from +4250 to +800 as the third round begins
  • [8/25/20] With Halep, Barty, and Svitolina all sitting out, Osaka (+563) and Williams (+575) sit as the top-two favorites, followed by a wide gap to Karolina Pliskova (+1000)
  • [2/21/20] After winning the Aussie Open, Sofia Kenin is now +1933 from +3133
  • [1/9/20] Prior to any of the majors in 2020, world no. 10 Serena Williams is the early US Open favorite at +500

2020 US Open Women’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Naomi Osaka -177
Victoria Azarenka +148

In 2019, Karolina Pliskova had a 52-17 singles record and won four WTA titles, yet only reached the fourth round of the US Open, losing to Johanna Konta.

US Open Odds for WTA Top 5 Women’s Singles Players

Despite ranking outside of the top five, 2019 US Open Cup winner Bianca Andreescu started 2020 at the second-favorite at odds of +700 after her incredible year in 2019.

Odds for Past US Open Women’s Champions

It was only 2017 when American Sloane Stephens won the tournament, but after a less than impressive 2019 and beginning the year ranked 24th, her odds are 22-1.

Past 10 US Open Women’s Singles Champions

Year Winner
2019 Bianca Andreescu
2018 Naomi Osaka
2017 Sloane Stephens
2016 Angelique Kerber
2015 Flavia Pennetta
2014 Serena Williams
2013 Serena Williams
2012 Serena Williams
2011 Samantha Stosur
2010 Kim Clijsters
2009 Kim Clijsters

Serena Williams was completely unbeatable at the US Open from 2012 to 2014, but has come up short ever since. Last year despite a 25-6 singles record and reaching the finals of the US Open, she failed to win a tournament throughout the season.

US Open Women’s Singles Championships By Country

It should come as no surprise that Americans have dominated the US Open since the very beginning, winning 26 of the first 28 championships. 2019’s champion Andreescu, was the first Canadian to not only win the US Open, but also to win a Grand Slam event.


Archived US Open Odds: 20192018

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