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  • Novak Djokovic heavily backed to win
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his win over Milos Raonic of Canada in the men's singles final of the Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2020 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
2020 US Open Tips - Difficult to see past Djokovic

It looks to be a one act affair in 2020 for the world number one Novak Djokovic. He comes here on the back of cruising through tournaments where he barely got out of second gear, and strikes a draw that doesn’t feature Federer, Nadal or Kyrgios.

He is a prohibitive favourite at $1.80 and with only Tsitsipas and to a lesser extent Alex Zverev (who made headlines for all the wrong reasons in the lead up to this year’s Open), Novak looks almost a sure thing to reach the final. Djokovic is undefeated in 2020 and that should continue over the next two weeks.

Away from Novak it’s difficult to find anything of real value. Medvedev is the likely challenger after his herculean effort last year to take Nadal to an epic 5-set final where he just fell short. He knows what it takes to get to the end and this year has a very easy quarter en route to the final, with only Dom Thiem as a live threat to his chances of reaching it.

If there is to be a huge boilover, Roberto Bautista Agut played a fantastic semi-final against Djokovic in the lead up tournament and has proven himself to be a very handy player on hard courts.



Verdict

It's difficult seeing past Novak Djokovic for the win. Seek value with  Medevev to win Quarter 3 and Roberto Bautista Agut to win Quarter 4.
Bet 1: Djokovic to win Winner @1.80 at Sportsbet - 1 Unit
Bet 2: Medevev to win Quarter Quarter Finals @1.91 at Sportsbet - 1 Unit
Bet 3: Agut to win Quarter 4 Quarter Finals @8.00 at Sportsbet - 1 Unit

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