THERE was a nasty Shanghai surprise for Roger Federer yesterday as he was sent packing by Spanish qualifier Albert Ramos-Vinolas in round two.
Title favourite Novak Djokovic has now been cut from evens to 4-6 at Paddy Power while Andy Murray is in from 7-1 to 6-1 Skybet and BetVictor.
Murray begins his title bid this morning with a first-ever meeting with world No.47 Steve Johnson. Underdogs hoping to follow in Ramos-Vinolas’s footsteps include Ivo Karlovic priced up at 19-10 by Sportingbet to take down Rafa Nadal and Coral’s 9-4 shot Nick Kyrgios against Kei Nishikori.
At the Hong Kong Open Britain’s Heather Watson is just 2-9 to at Marathonbet to make it past Ya-Hsuan Lee.
England’s cricketers struggled on day one against Pakistan and are out to 15-2 at bet365 to win the first Test which resumes this morning in Abu Dhabi.
There’s plenty more cricket and tennis on the go today plus Stateside sport such as NHL so let’s hear all your tips and thoughts and good luck with your bets.