THE first silverware of the ATP season is up for grabs today when Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal battle it out for Qatar Open glory.
Both breezed through their semi-finals in straight sets yesterday and their head-to-head record is 23 victories each although Djokovic has won the last four meetings in a row and eight of the last nine.
The world No.1 is strong favourite at 1-4 with Boylesports to land the trophy. His last four wins over Nadal have all been in straight sets and same again today pays 8-11 at Boylesports while a success for the Spaniard is 43-10 at marathonbet.
There’s British interest in the Chennai Open semis with Aljaz Bedene taking on Borna Coric while the other tie sees title favourite Stan Wawrinka against Benoit Paire.
The NFL play-offs get under way tonight with the AFC wild card matches that pitch Houston Texans against Kansas City Chiefs before Cincinnati Bengals host Pittsburgh Steelers.
Elsewhere on a packed Saturday of sport there’s the likes of NBA basketball, rugby union and BDO darts World Chamionship action so post your tips as usual and good luck with your bets.