2018 Australian Open Matchups Betting Lines, Odds, & Preview

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor

Online tennis betting fans can rejoice as the 2018 Australian Open is officially underway. The Australian Open, being the first Grand Slam event of 2018, will attract plenty of sportsbook betting action considering the plethora of big name athletes that will be competing in said event. Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams, two of the biggest names in tennis and last year’s runner ups in both singles brackets, will make their return. Similarly, Roger Federer, will also be making his return. On the other hand, Serena Williams, the women’s singles’ winner, will not be. Let’s mulch over some pertinent information for this year’s tourney before breaking down some Australian Open matchups.

2018 Australian Open – Monday, January 15th – Sunday, Jan. 18th

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Stream: Watch ESPN

Play has already started for this year’s Australian Open and there’s no denying the fact that most teaser sports betting eyes have shifted toward Rafael Nadal. Nadal, who opened this year’s tourney as the top seed, has one of the easier quarter and half lineups of the tournament. Contrasted against Federer, and it’s clear just how easy Nadal’s road is this time around. Nadal will be opening up this year’s tournament by facing Estrella Burgos from Rod laver Arena.

On the other hand, most online tennis betting players will be keeping an eye out for Williams in the women’s single. However, there are plenty of interesting matchups on both the women’s and men’s tournament and bettors shouldn’t limit themselves to just betting or observing the biggest names in the Australian Open.  Teaser sports betting fanatics looking to get a complete view of Monday’s matchups can check out the below listed lineup to get a comprehensive look at the day’s lineups. Without a doubt, there is a spectrum of odds for bettors to ponder and arrange some compelling tennis bets on the 2018 Australian Open matchups.

2018 Australian Open Matchups || Online Tennis Betting Odds

Vaclav Safranek +260 vs. Jiri Vesely -340

Matteo Berrettini +265 vs. Adrian Mannarino -350

Roberto Bautista-Agut -230 vs. Fernando Verdasco +185

Cedrik-Marcel Stebe +155 vs. Maximilian Marterer -185

Julien Benneteau -170 vs. Taro Daniel +140

Radu Albot +180 vs. Marton Fucsovics -225

Nicolas Kicker +425 vs. Jordan Thompson -600

Luka Lacko +400 vs. Milos Raonic -550

Mikhail Kukushkin +155 vs. Peter Gojowczyk -185

Thomas Fabbiano +2100 vs. Alexander Zverev -4000

Sam Querrey -140 vs. Feliciano Lopez -140

Lorenzo Sonego +345 vs. Robin Haase -475

David Goffin -2750 vs. Matthias Bachinger +1400

Jeremy Chardy -140 vs. Tennys Sandgren +110

Ricardas Berankis +140 vs. Stan Wawrinka -170

Steve Johnson -370 vs. Denis Kudla +280

Gael Monfils -1100 vs. Jaume Munar +750

Tim Smyczek -340 vs. Alexei Popyrin+260

Jared Donaldson -127 vs. Albert Ramos-Vinolas -103

 Evgeny Donskoy -155 vs. Florian Mayer +125

Horacio Zeballos +325 vs. Fabio Fognini -435

Richard Gasquet -2300 vs. Blaz Kavcic +1250

Soonwoo Kwon +315 vs. Jan-Lennard-Struff -425  

Thanasi Kokkinakis -134 vs. Daniil Medvedev +104

Novak Djokovic -1000 vs. Donald Young +700