THE Australian Open reaches the second-round stage tonight and Roger Federer heads the all-star cast list when he takes on Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Fed, a four-times Melbourne champ, has won the previous two meetings with the Ukrainian and ought to progress in straight sets which pays 11-17 at marathonbet.
Home hero Nick Kyrgios looks to make another statement of intent in a season where he’s tipped to come of age and he goes up against Pablo Cuevas while the likes of Tomas Berdych, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Grigor Dimitrov are also eyeing smooth progress.
Pick of the women’s matches looks to be Agnieszka Radwasnka versus Genie Bouchard. Radwanska, a semi-finalist in last year, won the pair’s only previous meeting and is 2-9 at Coral for a repeat against the Canadian who is 10-3 at Skybet.
Matches that look good for over 3.5 sets include Andreas Seppi v Dennis Kudla and Dominic Thiem v Nicholas Almagro.
Also Down Under, Australia and India do battle in a cricket ODI that gets under way tonight while the Stateside sporting action includes a four-game NBA card.
Good luck with your bets and let’s hear all your sporting tips and chat.
Scott’s over 3.5 sets tennis treble
Thiem v Almagro
Kudla v Seppi
Delbonis v Olivo