THE US Open gets under way at Flushing Meadows in New York today and bookies reckon it’s a two-horse race between the world’s top two.
Reigning champ Novak Djokovic is best price 13-10 at Sportingbet to claim his third Grand Slam of the season while Andy Murray is 2-1 at Bet Bright to build on his Wimbledon and Olympic successes with a second US title.
The next runners in the betting follow at a distance, with Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic and Olympics finalist Juan Martin Del Potro both 22-1 at Sportingbet while other glory hopefuls include Kei Nishikori (25-1, bet365), 2014 winner Marin Cilic (28-1, Boylesports) and Stan Wawrinka (28-1, Sportingbet).
In the women’s singles Serena Williams is chasing a record 23rd Grand Slam crown and is 8-5 favourite at Sportingbet while the leading challengers are the likes of Australian Open champ Angelique Kerber (8-1 bet365) and French Open winner Garbine Muguruza (11-1, 10bet).
There’s plenty of opening-round action from New York today, plus other sporting highlights such as Tour of Spain cycling and one-day cricket, so let’s hear all your tips and chat.