2019 Australian Open Futures – Farewell, Andy Murray

To say that Andy Murray deserves better should go without saying. A champion of all the right causes, and a decent bloke to boot, Murray is stepping away from the sport he loves (and is awesome at) due to a hip injury that doesn't seem to be getting any better. It's a very tragic start to the tour, but also breaks up the Big Four. Murray's 2019 Australian Open futures odds have been adjusted. Novak Djokovic (+160 2019 Australian Open Futures) [...]

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Halep’s First Round Exit Stuns Women’s Bracket of U.S. Open

by Alastair Bull Punters could be in for another turbulent women’s singles major after the defeat of the top seed on the first day of the U.S. Open. Following on from Wimbledon, where none of the top-10 seeds made it to the quarter-finals, top seed Simona Halep was knocked out on day one by the unseeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-2 6-4. Kanepi is ranked 44th in the world. Halep was near the top of the market but with just [...]

Djokovic Favored To Win 2018 U.S. Open

by Alastair Bull Novak Djokovic will head into the 2018 U.S. Open a deserved favorite after a great comeback from injury in 2018. Djokovic needed elbow surgery following a fourth-round exit in the Australian Open, and it took him a while to return to form. He did so splendidly in Wimbledon, beating Kevin Anderson in the final after overcoming Rafael Nadal in five hours and 17 minutes in the semifinal. The 31-year-old Serb was beaten by Stefanos Tsitsipas in the [...]