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2020 US Open Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams lead the way in New York

  • 2020 US Open is being played in New York City from August 31 - September 13
  • Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam at the 2018 US Open
  • Osaka went on to win the Australian Open to reach world No. 1
  • Serena Williams has won 6 US Open titles, the latest in 2014
  • Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles
Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka was awarded the Western & Southern Open title (Getty Images)
 

2018 finalists Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams are joint favourites to win the 2020 US Open women's singles title. It's wide open after that with world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova, world No. 2 Sofia Kenin and Petra Kvitova in the mix.

Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka could be back to her best and worth backing in the outright markets.

2020 US Open Odds


Odds from Unibet and correct on 31 August 2020:

PlayerOdds
Naomi Osaka
6.00
Serena Williams
6.30
Karolina Pliskova
10.00
Sofia Kenin
12.00
Petra Kvitova
16.00
Elise Mertens
21.00
Johanna Konta
21.00
Aryna Sabalenka
21.00
Madison Keys
22.00
Garbine Muguruza
22.00
Victoria Azarenka
22.00
Jennifer Brady
31.00
Elena Rybakina
31.00
Anett Kontaveit
34.00
Cori Gauff
34.00
Dayana Yastremska
41.00
Angelique Kerber
41.00
Maria Sakkari
41.00
Petra Martic
41.00
Karolina Muchova
41.00
Amanda Anisimova
51.00
Ons Jabeur
51.00
Marketa Vondrousova
51.00
Ekaterina Alexandrova
81.00
Sloane Stephens
81.00
Donna Vekic
81.00
Venus Williams
81.00
Iga Swiatek
81.00
Alison Riske
101.00
Jessica Pegula
101.00
Camila Giorgi
101.00
Kim Clijsters
126.00
Source: Unibet

2020 US Open Favourites


Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams are joint favourites to win the 2020 US Open women's singles title.

Naomi Osaka Stats


Nationality: Japan
Age: 223 (16 October 1997)
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 9
Career High: 1 (January 2019)
Career Singles Titles: 5
2020 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (1 Australian Open, 1 US Open)
US Open Best Result: Winner (2018)

Naomi Osaka Form


Naomi Osaka began 2020 by being knocked out by Karolina Pliskova in the Brisbane Open semi-finals. The 22-year-old reached the Australian Open third round where she fell to Cori Gauff.

Osaka lost 6-0 6-3 to Sara Sorribes Tormo on clay in the Fed Cup. She returned to action with a promising performance in the Western & Southern Open last week.

Naomi Osaka beat Karolina Muchova, Dayana Yastremska, Anett Kontaveit and Elise Mertens before pulling out of the final with a hamstring complaint.

Serena Williams Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 38 (26 September 1981)
Height: 5'9" (175cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 8
Career High: 1 (July 2002)
Career Singles Titles: 73
2020 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 23 (7 Australian Open, 3 French Open, 7 Wimbledon, 6 US Open)
US Open Best Result: Winner (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Serena Williams Form


Serena Williams began 2020 in great fashion by winning in Auckland. The former world No. 1 beat Laura Siegemund, Amanda Anisimova and Jessica Pegula on her way to the title. 

Williams fell 6-4 6-7(2) 7-5 to Qiang Wang in the Australian Open round of 32. She lost to Anastasija Sevastova in the Fed Cup before beating Jelena Ostapenko.

The 23 time Grand Slam champion competed in the Western & Southern Open, beating Arantxa Rus 7-6(6) 3-6 7-6(0) before going out 5-7 7-6(5) 6-1 to Maria Sakkari.

2020 US Open Outsiders


Karolina Pliskova, Sofia Kenin and Petra Kvitova are all available under 20/1. Elise Mertens, Johanna Konta, Aryna Sabalenka, Madison Keys, Garbine Muguruza and Victoria Azarenka can all be backed around 22/1.

Karolina Pliskova Stats


Nationality: Czech Republic
Age: 28 (2 March 1992)
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 3
Career High: 1 (July 2017)
Career Singles Titles: 16
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Runner-Up (2016)

Karolina Pliskova Form


Karolina Pliskova began 2020 by winnin the Brisbane Open, defeating Naomi Osaka in the semi-finals and Madison Keys 6-4 4-6 7-5 in the final. She was knocked out in the Australian Open round of 32 by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Pliskova fell to Elena Rybakina in the Dubai quarter-finals and Ons Jabeur in the Qatar Total Open round of 16. The former World No. 1 was knocked out of the Western & Southern Open in her first match.

She lost against world No. 41 Veronika Kudermetova 7-5 6-4, winning just 31% (11 of 36) of her 2nd serve points.

Sofia Kenin Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 21 (14 November 1998)
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 4
Career High: 4 (March 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 5
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 (2020 Australian Open)
2020 Singles Titles: 2
US Open Best Result: Third Round (2017, 2018, 2019)

Sofia Kenin Form


Sofia Kenin started 2020 with early exits at the Brisbane International and Adelaide International before winning the Australian Open. Kenin beat world No. 1Ashleigh Barty in the semi-finals and Garbiñe Muguruza in the final.

The 22-year-old lost to Jelena Ostapenko and beat Anastasija Sevastova in the Fed Cup qualifiers 
Round 1 before a 7-6 3-6 3-6 defeat to Elena Rybakina in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships round of 32.

Sofia Kenin fell to Dayana Yastremska in the Qatar Total Open round of 32 before winning the Open 6ème Sens in Lyon. It was a stroll with her toughest opponent being world no. 62 Alison Van Uytvanck.

Kenin took part in the Western & Southern Open last week, falling in her first match against Alizé Cornet. Kenin lost 1-6 6-7, winning just 25% (5 of 20) of her 2nd serve points.

Petra Kvitova Stats


Nationality: Czech Republic
Age: 30 (8 March1990)
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Plays: Left-Handed
World Ranking: 12
Career High: 2 (October 2011)
Career Singles Titles: 27
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2 Wimbledon)
2020 Singles Titles: 0
US Open Best Result: Quarter-Finals (2015, 2017)

Petra Kvitova Form


Petra Kvitova began 2020 by reaching the Brisbane Open semi-finals and Australian Open quarter-finals. She withdrew from the St. Petersburg Open before reaching the Qatar Total Open final.

The left-hander beat Jelena Ostapenko, Ons Jabeur and Ashleigh Barty before a 6-3 6-3 defeat against Aryna Sabalenka in the final.

Petra Kvitova entered the Western & Southern Open, falling at the first hurdle to Marie Bouzkova. She won the first set but went down 2-6 7-5 6-2, winning 33% (3 of 9) break points with Bouzkova converting 100% 4 of 4.

Victoria Azarenka Stats


Nationality: Belarus
Age: 31 (31 July 1989)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 27
Career High: 1 (January 2012)
Career Singles Titles: 21
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2 Australian Open)
2020 Singles Titles: 1
US Open Best Result: Runner-Up (2012, 2013)

Victoria Azarenka Form


Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the Australian Open, playing her first tournament of the year at the Monterrey Open. She lost in the first round to Tamara Zidansek in straight sets. 

Azarenka withdrew from Indian Wells before the tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She competed at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, losing in the first round to Venus Williams in straight sets.

The former world No. 1 competed at the Western & Southern Open, winning the title via a walkover in the final after Naomi Osaka withdrew. It was Azarenka's biggest title since the 2016 Miami Open and first since giving birth to son Leo.

Victoria Azarenka was playing strong tennis in New York, defeating Donna Vekic, Caroline Garcia, Alize Cornet and Ons Jabeur in straight sets. She met Johanna Konta in the semi-finals, who had also not lost a set, and won 4-6 6-4 6-1.

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2020 US Open Stats


  • Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam at the 2018 US Open, defeating Serena Williams in the final.
  • Osaka went on to win the Australian Open and reach world No. 1.
  • Serena Williams has won 6 US Open titles (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014).
  • Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles.
  • Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka won the Western & Southern Open and has won 2 Grand Slams.

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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2019 WTA US Open Betting Tips

Naomi Osaka has an easier route to the 2020 US Open than Serena Williams. If the 2018 winner can stay fit, she should be hard to beat.

Victoria Azarenka was due to play Osaka in the Western & Southern Open in New York and awarded the title. She faces a second round match against compatriot Aryna Sabalenka, if she can win that then Azarenka could go deep into the tournament.

Best Bet: Naomi Osaka To Reach The Final @333 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Victoria Azarenka Player To Win 4th Quarter @650 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Winner Tip: Victoria Azarenka Winner @2100 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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