Women's Aussie Open Odds
Which female tennis star will take home the 2017 Australian Open title over the next few weeks? Here is a look at the odds.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Serena Williams is a slight favorite to win, as she has +225 odds. Other short odds to win are Angelique Kerber (+300), Karolina Pliskova (+700) and Garbine Muguruza (+800). The Australian Open takes place Jan. 16-29 from Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Williams is one of the most decorated tennis players in history, winning 22 grand slam titles. She is a six-time Australian Open winner, last taking the title in 2015. She reached the finals last year as well.
Kerber had a big year in 2016, winning two grand-slam events, while finishing runner-up in another. One of the wins came in the Australian Open, beating Williams in the final. Prior to 2016, she had never made a grand-slam event final.
Pliskova is seeking her first grand-slam title. She has never made it past the third round in four Australian Open appearances, but did reach the US Open final to close out her 2016 season.
Muguruza won the 2016 French Open, her first and only grand-slam title. She has played in the Aussie Open four times, but hasn’t made it past the fourth round.