Australian Open Betting: 10 vital statistics


10. World No.1 Rafael Nadal won 10 tour titles last season and has already claimed a trophy this campaign, in Qatar. The 2009 Melbourne champion is 3.90 to win the title.

9. Nadal faces Australian world No. 52 Bernard Tomic in the first round on Monday. The 27-year-old Spaniard has won their only previous head-to-head, in three sets at the 2011 Aussie Open, and is 1.57 to repeat the feat.

8. Favourite Novak Djokovic has won the past three Australian Opens, beating Andy Murray twice and Nadal once in the final. The Serb is 1.80 to win his fifth Aussie title.

7. Djokovic finished 2013 winning four consecutive titles (Beijing, Shanghai, Paris, World Tour Finals) and is yet to play a competitive match this season. He is 1.33 to advance further than Nadal.

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6. Fourth seed Murray has played just twice since appearing in the Davis Cup for Great Britain back in September. The Scot has contested three of the last four Australian Open finals, losing them all, but is 10.00 to win this time.

5. Murray faces Japan’s world No. 112 Go Soeda in the first round. Soeda has two wins and two defeats from 2014 and failed to make it past the second round of an ATP tournament last year. Murray is 1.25 to win in three sets.

4. While Murray has made the semis or better in each of his last four Melbourne outings, world No.5 Juan Martin del Potro has never made it past the quarters. Murray is 1.48 to advance further than the Argentine.

3. Roger Federer has fallen at the semi-final stage in his last three Melbourne outings since winning the 2010 title. The four-time champ is 20.00 to win the tournament.

2. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has not made a Grand Slam final since losing his sole final to Novak Djokovic 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-7 at the 2008 Aussie Open. Tsonga has made a Slam semi in each of the past four years and is 50.00 to win.

1. Third seed David Ferrer is yet to win a Grand Slam tournament and crashed out in the second round of Doha this month 4-6 5-7 to Germany’s world No.57 Daniel Brands. Ferrer is 80.00 to win the title.