Serena favored to win U.S. Open, but don’t overlook Andreescu

Serena Williams finds herself in a familiar position entering the 2019 U.S. Open as the favorite to win the tournament with odds of +500. The 37-year-old superstar has captured the women's singles event on six occasions, including three straight times from 2012-14.

Key head-to-head matchups at U.S. Open

With the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach set to begin Thursday, here are some key head-to-head matchups. Rory McIlroy (-105) vs. Dustin Johnson (-115) McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach on fire. He shot 61 in the final round at the Canadian Open, but that doesn't make him a lock against Dustin Johnson. Johnson finished second at both the Masters and the PGA Championship. He also won back-to-back Pebble Beach Pro-Ams in 2009-2010. Rory McIIroy (-170) vs. Tiger Woods (+140) Tiger [...]

U.S. Open: Who thrives at Pebble Beach?

The 119th edition of the U.S. Open commences at historic Pebble Beach Golf Links on Thursday. This will mark the sixth time the coastal masterpiece has been the host, with past occurrences in 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000 and 2010. Pebble Beach stages the Pebble Beach Pro-Am each year in the winter, so the course is relatively familiar to avid golf viewers, though players only contest two of the four rounds at Pebble itself. For the U.S. Open the course will [...]

Golf: Top 10 betting favorites at the U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this week. Here is a look at the updated top 10 betting favorites for the final round of the tournament. Justin Rose +175 Gary Woodland +200 Brooks Koepka +500 Rory McIlroy +1000 Louis Oosthuizen +1200 Chez Reavie +2500 Matt Kuchar +6600 Henrik Stenson +10000 Jon Rahm +10000 Chesson Hadley +10000

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 [...]