Australian Open Prediction: Men’s Australian Open Preview, Odds, and Picks (2024)

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  • First Grand Slam of the season gets underway in the middle of January
  • Novak Djokovic will be among the leading contenders after winning the Australian Open in 2023

The first major tennis event on the 2024 schedule takes place Down Under in the middle of January, as the Australian Open gets underway. The world’s best players will be in contention to win the Grand Slam title, but Novak Djokovic will rank among the favorites, as he chases a record-extending success.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday, January 14, 2024- Sunday, January 28, 2024
  • Where: Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia
  • How To Watch: ESPN


Men’s Australian Open WinnerOdds
Novak Djokovic
Carlos Alcaraz
Jannik Sinner
Daniil Medvedev
Rafael Nadal
Alexander Zverev
Holger Rune
Andrey Rublev

Event Preview

The Grand Slam season gets underway in tennis in the middle of January, as the Australian Open gets underway. The opening major of the season will once again be staged at Melbourne Park, with the world’s best set to be involved. This event has been staged annually since 1905, with this year’s event being the 56th of the Open Era.

Novak Djokovic appears to be the standout star to consider this year, as the Serbian looks to win a record-extending eleventh title. Djokovic has been extremely dominant throughout modern history, winning four of the previous five events. Last year, he continued that dominance with a three-set demolition against Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Carlos Alcaraz could be the most interesting contender once again, as the Spanish star targets a third Grand Slam title. He bypassed the Australian Open last year, before winning at Wimbledon and losing in the semi-finals at both the French Open and US Open. His previous best appearance at the Grand Slam came in 2022 when he reached the third round.

Rafael Nadal made his return from a long injury layoff at the prep tournament in Brisbane, landing victory. The Spanish star won this event in 2022, but he will need to be back to his very best if he is to regain the honor. Daniil Medvedev could be an interesting outsider after reaching two finals in the last three years.

Australian Open Prediction

An interesting first Grand Slam event of the year is set, and there will be a fascinating battle between the players at the top of the betting. However, we find it challenging to overlook Djokovic’s clear claims.

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