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2020 St. Petersburg Open Betting Preview, Odds, and Choices

Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
2020 St. Petersburg Open

2020 St. Petersburg Open – World-class men’s tennis action intensifies with the 2020 St. Petersburg Open. This 25th edition of the ATP World Tour 500 Series event will take place on the Sibur Arena hardcourts. Expect some of the best players in the world to take action in this US$1.4-million tournament. Tennis bookmakers pick Russian world number five and tournament top seed Daniil Medvedev because he will attempt to successfully defend his title in the week-long tennis fest. Opponents include world number 11 Denis Shapovalov and world number 12 Andrey Rublev. Other netters inside the top 30 are competing in the weeklong event. Above everything else, this tournament offers valuable 500 ATP ranking points for the winner.

2020 St. Petersburg Open

When: October 12-18, 2020
Where: Sibur Tennis Arena,  Petrogradsky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
TV: Tennis TV
Stream: Tennis TV.com

2020 St. Petersburg Open Betting Information

Main Draw Entrants

Player World Rank Tournament Seed
Daniil Medvedev 5 1
Denis Shapovalov 11 2
Andrey Rublev 12 3
Karen Khachanov 16 4
Stan Wawrinka 17 5
Milos Raonic 21 6
Borna Coric 27 7
Taylor Fritz 30 8

*Rankings as of September 28, 2020

Other Entrants

These players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Aslan Karatsev
  • Evgeny Donskoy
  • Roman Safiullin

Received entry using a protected ranking into the singles draw:

  • Mackenzie McDonald

Withdrawals

  • Kevin Anderson – replaced by Alexander Bublik
  • Matteo Berrettini – replaced by Mikhail Kukushkin
  • Pablo Carreño Busta – replaced by Feliciano Lopez
  • Grigor Dimitrov – replaced by Cameron Norrie
  • David Goffin – replaced by Jannik Sinner
  • Kei Nishikori – replaced by Vasek Pospisil
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas – replaced by Egor Gerasimov

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Surprisingly, the Greek world number six has withdrawn from the tournament.  After a deep run at the French Open, Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the semifinal against Novak Djokovic. World-famous netters like Tsitsipas, Anderson and Berrettini have opted to step out of the St. Petersburgh event. These players will take a rest after competing in the French Open. To add to the list, Carreño Busta, Dimitrov, Goffin and Nishikori have bowed out as well.

2020 St. Petersburg Open Men’s Doubles Main Draw Entrants

Players Tournament Seed
Jamie Murray/Neal Skupski 1
Juergen Melzer/Edouard Roger-Vasselin 2
Sander Gille/Joran Vilegen 3
Max Purcelle/Luke Saville 4

*Rankings as of September 20, 2020

Other Entrants

These pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Jonathan Erlich/Andrei Vasilevski
  • Daniil Golubev/Evgenii Tiurnev

2020 St. Petersburg Open Pick

In short, ATP Tour betting sites favor Daniil Medvedev to emerge victorious in the St. Petersburg Open. Viewers can expect great performances from Denis Shapovalov and Andrey Rublev, to name a few. Medvedev’s performance is on a high right now. Most importantly, it’s a good choice to bet on him, the top seed in the tournament.