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2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Betting Preview Odds and Picks

2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships – ATP Tour action heats up in the United Arab Emirates with the 28th edition of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The ATP Tour 500 event kicks off on Monday, February 24, and ends on Saturday, February 29, at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai. Thirty-two of the best male netters from around the world will compete in the men’s singles tournament where the winner gets 500 ATP points.

The USD2.8-million event will feature world number one Novak Djokovic, who will serve as the top seed and heavy favorite in the tennis showcase following the sudden pull-out of world No. 3 Roger Federer. Despite this, Djokovic will still have to face a steely competition ahead of him. This will include Stefanos Tsitsipas, Gael Monfils and Fabio Fognini taking part in the hardcourt spectacle. Online sports betting sites pick the Serbian 17-time Grand Slam champion as the top choice heading to the event following his eighth Australian Open title victory.

2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships – February 24th to February 29th 

When: Start times vary from day-to-day

Where: Aviation Tennis Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

TV: Tennis TV

Stream: Tennis

2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Betting Information

Main Draw Entrants


World Rank Tournament Seed
Novak Djokovic

No. 1


Stefanos Tsitsipas

No. 6


Gael Monfils

No. 9


Fabio Fognini

No. 11


Roberto Bautista Agut

No. 12


Andrey Rublev

No. 14


Karen Khachanov

No. 17


Benoit Paire

No. 20


*Rankings as of February 17, 2020

Other Entrants

The following players received wildcards into the main singles draw:

  • Prajanesh Gunneswaran
  • Mohamed Safwat


Before the tournament

  • Roger Federer – replaced by Yoshihito Nishioka
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – replaced by Ricardas Berankis

Roger Federer

This Swiss tennis maestro underwent knee surgery last February 19 and this action automatically postponed his appearance here. Federer will miss out on the chance playing at the Indian Wells, Bogota and Miami tournaments and the French Open. The 38-year-old reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne, where he lost to eventual champion Novak Djokovic.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

The former world number five tennis player was forced to withdraw because of a back injury. The 34-year-old Frenchman sustained the ailment during his Australian Open. It all happened in the first-round match against Alexei Popyrin. Because of this, this had forced him to retire before the fourth set began. He has not won a match in his only two starts this year.

2020 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Pick

Sports gambling sites expect Novak Djokovic to be on a league of his own in the Dubai event, running over his rivals en route to his second men’s singles title of the year. There might be resistance from Stefanos Tsitsipas and Gael Monfils. In the end, the Serbian world number one will dominate the field and betting on him would be the best choice for the tournament.