MARCOS BAGHDATIS fell at the final hurdle of the Atlanta Open to John Isner on Sunday and today he begins his attempt to go one better in Washington.
The Cypriot opens his tournament with a first-ever match against world No.100 Guido Pella and is 4-9 at William Hill against the Argentine who is an 11-5 chance at Paddy Power.
Sam Groth – beaten by Baghdatis in the last 16 in Atlanta – faces a tough opener against Thomaz Bellucci, who is 5-4 at Sportingbet to upset the Aussie (13-19, Unibet).
Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt takes on John-Patrick Smith and there’s also plenty of women’s action from Washington as the build-up to the US Open gathers pace.
There’s top-class cycling with the Tour of Poland stage three and opening stage of the Tour of Denmark while on the cricket front the One-Day Cup takes centre stage.
Other sporting highlights include Major League Baseball and the World Swimming Championships so let’s hear your tips and thoughts and good luck with your bets.