THE first tennis Grand Slam of the season gets under way on Sunday night and Novak Djokovic will take some stopping as he chases his sixth Australian Open crown.
The opening-day action begins at midnight UK time and world No.1 Djokovic – 8-11 title favourite at Paddy Power – should have no problems disposing of opening opponent Hyeon Chung.
Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are among the other big names starting their glory bid on day one and there’s British interest with Kyle Edmund taking on Damir Dzumhur while British women’s No.2 Heather Watson faces a tough start against Timea Babos.
The Melbourne showpiece is always a brilliant tournament to watch for a bit of early interest I’m having a stab at an over 3.5 sets treble.
Back in Blighty it’s the Masters snooker final at the Alexandra Palace where Ronnie O’Sullivan is red-hot favourite to win the title a record-equalling sixth time.
There’s plenty more Sunday sporting action to get your teeth into so let’s hear all your tips and chat and good luck with your bets.
Scott’s over 3.5 sets tennis treble
Krajinovic v Kudla
Thiem v Mayer
Pospisil v Simon
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