Australian Open 2020 last prediction and betting ideas

Dominic Thiem will face one of many greatest challenges within the sport when he takes on defending champion Novak Djokovic in the last of the Australian Open

Odds are correct on the time of publishing and subject to vary.

Djokovic perfect in finals

Not only has Novak Djokovic gained seven titles in Melbourne, but he has never been crushed in an Australian Open ultimate. So the duty Dominic Thiem faces is no less than in his last two French Open finals against Rafael Nadal.

Indeed, Djokovic has received 10 of his last 12 Grand Slam finals, with his solely two losses at the hands of the identical player, Stan Wawrinka, who received the French Open in 2015 and the US Open a 12 months later.

With that document in thoughts, Djokovic needs to be favoured to come back out on high once more. It isn’t any shock to see the Serb at 1/4 to defeat Thiem. The Austrian is 3/1 to spring what can be considered a significant upset.

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Thiem edges latest meetings

The constructive factor for Thiem heading into his showdown with Djokovic is a nice current report.

The Austrian misplaced his first five conferences with the 16-time grand-slam champion, however has since won four out of five against Djokovic, together with their last two grand-slam encounters – both of which got here in Paris.

A victory on the ATP Finals final year also confirmed that Thiem has got what it takes to unsettle his rival on exhausting courts if he performs to the very top of his recreation.

Despite the positives, although, Djokovic has to be favoured and he is first rate worth for a four-set win and a lengthier 11/2 to prevail in a five-setter.

Unexpected finale

A girls’s singles final match-up between Garbiñe Muguruza and Sofia Kenin was not predicted by any pundit earlier than the first grand slam of 2020 received beneath means in Melbourne.

However, both gamers have grown in stature because the match has progressed, with Muguruza amazingly having lost the opening set of her first-round match against Shelby Rogers 6-0.

Since then the Spaniard has began to point out the sort of kind that received her grand-slam titles at Wimbledon and the French Open not too way back – and that document probably accounts for Muguruza being 8/13 to defeat Kenin.

For her part, Kenin has taken the advantage of being in the quarter of the draw the place the likes of Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka departed through the first week of competitors.

However, having improved tremendously on a earlier grand-slam better of a fourth round in Paris, Kenin (11/8 to win the final) showed precisely what she is able to by ousting prime seed and residential favourite Ashleigh Barty in straight sets within the final four.

Limited history

Often players’ previous encounters can provide a good indication of how things are prone to go, however Muguruza and Kenin have met just as soon as before.

That was in the first round of the China Open final September, when Kenin gained 6-0, 2-6, 6-2.

With that end result and the form of each gamers heading into the Melbourne final, it seems affordable to count on one other three-setter.

Kenin is 4/1 to prevail in that circumstance, with the favoured Muguruza at 3/1 to edge house and depart herself in want of only a US Open title to complete a full grand-slam set.

All odds within this text correct on the time of publishing and are topic to change.