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2020 US Open Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can't go past Novak Djokovic in New York

  • 2020 US Open is being played in New York City from August 31 - September 13
  • Novak Djokovic has won 3 US Open titles
  • The World No. 1 is 23-0 in 2020
  • Djokovic has won the ATP Cup, Australian Open, Dubai & Western and Southern Open
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Novak Djokovic is a clear favourite to win the 2020 US Open in New York City (Getty Images)

Top seed and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the clear favourite to win the 2020 US Open. The Serbian is 23-0 in 2020 and has won four trophies, can anyone stop him in New York City?

2020 US Open Odds


Odds from Unibet and correct on 31 August 2020:

Player
Odds
Novak Djokovic
1.80
Daniil Medvedev
6.50
Stefanos Tsitsipas
9.00
Dominic Thiem
10.00
Milos Raonic
18.00
Alexander Zverev
21.00
Roberto Bautista Agut
21.00
Andrey Rublev
41.00
Matteo Berrettini
41.00
Andy Murray
51.00
Denis Shapovalov
67.00
Marin Cilic
81.00
Alex de Minaur
81.00
David Goffin
81.00
John Isner
81.00
Felix Auger Aliassime
81.00
Grigor Dimitrov
101.00
Kevin Anderson
101.00
Karen Khachanov
101.00
Reilly Opelka
126.00
Source: Unibet

2020 US Open Favourites


Novak Djokovic is the clear favourite to win the 2020 US Open with three players available under 10/1. Can Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas or Dominic Thiem beat the World No. 1?

Novak Djokovic Stats


Nationality: Serbia
Age: 33 (22 May 1987)
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 1
Career High: 1 (July 2011)
Career Singles Titles: 80
2020 Singles Titles: 3
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 17 (8 Australian Open, 1 French Open, 5 Wimbledon, 3 US Open)
US Open Best Result: Winner (2011, 2015, 2018)

Novak Djokovic Form


Novak Djokovic began 2020 by winning all six matches at the ATP Cup to help Serbia win the title. He followed up by winning the Australian Open, beating Milos Raonic, Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem on the way to the title in Melbourne.

The World No. 1 won in Dubai, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-4 in the final. He came into the ATP Western and Southern Open undefeated in 2020 and carried that form to his 80th career singles title.

Djokovic beat Richard Berankis, Tennys Sandgren and Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets. He had a tough 4-6 6-4 7-6(0) win against Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-finals.

Djokovic extending his winning record against Milos Raonic to 11-0 in the final, Raonic winning the first set before going down 1-6 6-3 6-4. Djokovic extended his winning record in 2020 record to 23-0.

Daniil Medvedev Stats


Nationality: Russia
Age: 24 (11 February 1996)
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 5
Career High: 4 (September 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 7
2020 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Runner-Up (2019)

Daniil Medvedev Form


Daniil Medvedev had a great run in 2019, beaten finalist in Washington and ATP Masters 1000 in Canada before winning the ATP Masters 1000 in Cincinnati.

The World No. 5 fell in 5 sets to Rafael Nadal in the 2019 US Open final before winning an ATP 250 event in St. Petersburg. Medvedev then won in Shanghai before ending the year by losing four straight matches in Paris and the ATP Finals.

Daniil Medvedev began 2020 by going 4-1 at the ATP Cup, defeat coming against Novak Djokovic. He lost to Stan Wawrinka in the Australian Open round of 16 and the first round at ATP Rotterdam. 

The Russian lost to World No. 58 Gilles Simon in the Marseille quarter-finals. He competed in the Western & Southern Open last week, going down to World No. 12 Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarter-finals.

Stefanos Tsitsipas Stats


Nationality: Greece
Age: 22 (12 December 1998)
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 6
Career High: 5 (August 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 5
2020 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Second Round (2018)

Stefanos Tsitsipas Form


Stefanos Tsitsipas began 2020 by going 1-2 at the ATP Cup, defeated by Nick Kyrgios and Denis Shapovalov but beating Alexander Zverev. The Greek went down in straight sets to Milos Raonic in the Australian Open round of 32. 

Lost to World No. 52 Aljaz Bedene in the round of 16 at ATP Rotterdam but bounced back to win in Marseille. Tsitsipas had an easy run to the final where he beat World No. 18 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 6-4.

Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the final in Dubai, going down 6-3 6-4 to Novak Djokovic. He competed in the Western & Southern Open last week, beating Kevin Anderson, John Isner, Reilly Opelka before going down to Milos Raonic in the semi-finals.

Dominic Thiem Stats


Nationality: Austria
Age: 26 (3 September 1993)
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 3
Career High: 3 (March 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 16
2020 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Quarter-Finals (2018)

Dominic Thiem Form


Dominic Thiem began the 2020 tennis season going 1-2 at the ATP Cup where he represented Austria. He reached the Australian Open final, defeating Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev before an epic 5 set defeat to Novak Djokovic.

The 26-year-old was knocked out by World No. 128 in the Rio de Janiero quarter-finals. His last match was a disappointing 6-2 6-1 loss to World No. 32 Filip Krajinovic in his first match at the Western & Southern Open.

2020 US Open Outsiders


There are three players available to back between 20/1 and 30/1. Can Milos Raonic, Alexander Zverev or Roberto Bautista Agut spring a surprise at the US Open?

Milos Raonic Stats


Nationality: Canada
Age: 29 (27 December 1990)
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 30
Career High: 3 (November 2016)
Career Singles Titles: 8
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Fourth Round (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018)

Milos Raonic Form


Milos Raonic began 2020 with a first round exit in Doha before reaching the Australian Open quarter-finals. He beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and Marin Cilic but fell in straight sets to Novak Djokovic.

Another early exit at New York followed before a semi-final run at Delray Beach. Raonic fell in 3 sets to fellow big hitter Reilly Opelka.

The World No. 30 began the Western and Southern Open with straight sets wins against Sam Querrey, Daniel Evans and Andy Murray. He beat Filip Krajinovic in the quarter-finals and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semis.

Novak Djokovic stood in his way once again, Raonic winning the first set but going down 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 to make it 0-11 against the Serbian.

Alexander Zverev Stats


Nationality: Germany
Age: 23 (20 April 1997)
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 7
Career High: 3 (November 2017)
Career Singles Titles: 11
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Fourth Round (2019)

Alexander Zverev Form


Alexander Zverev represented Germany at the ATP Cup where he lost against Alex de Minaur, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Denis Shapovalov. The World No. 7 won four matches in straight sets at the Australian Open before a 4 set win against Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-finals.

The 22-year-old fell to Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals after winning the 1st set. Zverev was knocked out by World No. 66 Tommy Paul in the Acapulco round of 16.

He returned to action with a 6-3 3-6 5-7 first round defeat to Andy Murray at the Western and Southern Open.

Roberto Bauitista Agut Stats


Nationality: Spain
Age: 32 (14 April 1988)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 11
Career High: 9 (November 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 9
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Fourth Round (2013, 2014)

Roberto Bauitista Agut Form


Roberto Bauitista Agut began 2020 by winning all six matches for Spain at the ATP Cup. He beat Feliciano Lopez and Michael Mmoh at the Australian Open before a 5 set third round exit against Marin Cilic. 

The World No. 11 reached the second round in Rotterdam and was knocked out in the first round in Dubai.

Bauitista Agut defeated Richard Gasquet, Karen Khachanov and World No. 5 Daniil Medvedev to reach the Western and Southern Open final. He won the 1st set before going down 6-4 4-6 6-7 to Novak Djokovic.


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2020 US Open Stats


  • Novak Djokovic has won 3 US Open titles (2011, 2015, 2018).
  • The World No. 1 is 23-0 in 2020.
  • Djokovic has won the ATP Cup, Australian Open, Dubai & Western and Southern Open.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas won in Marseille & reached the Western & Southern Open semi-finals.

2020 US Open Tennis FAQ

Where is the 2020 US Open Tennis being played?

The 2020 US Open is being played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows - Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

When is the 2020 US Open Tennis being played?

The 2020 US Open is being played from August 31 - September 13, 2020.

What surface is the 2020 US Open played on?

The US Open has been played on a hard court surface called Pro DecoTurf since 1978. It is classified as medium-fast by the International Tennis Federation.

What is the 2020 US Open Prize Money?

The prize money for the 2020 US Open is $53,402,000.

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Verdict

Novak Djokovic is clearly the best player in men’s tennis and has a kind draw. He should have no problems reaching the semi-finals where Stefanos Tsitsipas is his likely opponent.

The bottom half of the draw sees Daniil Medvedev, Roberto Bautista Agut and Dominic Thiem in the mix.

Best Bet: Novak Djokovic Win Winner @-125 at BetMGM - 6 Units
Value Bet: Stefanos Tsitsipas Win 2nd Quarter @120 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Mega Bet: Djokovic vs Medvedev Name The Finalists @400 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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