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2023 Italian Open Betting Odds – Who Are the Main Favourites?

May 20 Update – Rune is the slight favorite in the final against Medvedev


It is all set for the Italian Open Men’s final, where Holger Rune will take on Daniil Medvedev. The Danish player needed three sets to go past Casper Ruud for his first win in five matches against the Norwegian. Medvedev won in straight sets against Stefanos Tsitsipas, but that match was suspended numerous times due to rain and finished late in the evening. This will be the second match between the two after Rune won 6-3, 6-4 earlier this year in the quarter-finals in Monte Carlo.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Holger Rune 7/10 (1.70)
  • Daniil Medvedev 11/10 (2.10)

May 19 Update – Holger Rune is the top favorite to win in Rome

The semi-finalists in the main tournament of the Italian Open are known after today’s two quarterfinal matches. Daniil Medvedev defeated Yannick Hanfmann 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the semifinals. The Russian will face Stefanos Tsitsipas, who eliminated Borna Coris, also in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. In the other semifinal match, Casper Ruud will face Holger Rune.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Holger Rune 7/4 (2.75)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 2/1 (3.00)
  • Daniil Medvedev 10/3 (4.30)
  • Casper Ruud 4/1 (5.00)

In the ladies’ tournament, Anhelina Kalinina and Elena Rybakina will play in the final match. Kalinina defeated Veronika Kudermetova 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the semis while Rybakina went past Jelena Ostapenko by 6-2, 6-4.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Elena Rybakina 3/10 (1.30)
  • Anhelina Kalinina 5/2 (3.50)

May 17 Update – The top favorites Djokovic and Swiatek eliminated

Things are getting heated up at the Italian Open as the favorites in both men’s and women’s tournaments are eliminated. The defending champion Novak Djokovic lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to Holger Rune. This was the second time in less than six months the 22-time Grand Slam champion lost to the 20-year-old Danish player. Rune moves forward to the semifinals, where he will play Casper Ruud. Ruud had a solid performance in the quarterfinals defeating Francisco Cerundolo by 7-6, 6-4.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Holger Rune 13/8 (2.65)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 11/4 (3.75)
  • Casper Ruud 10/3 (4.35)
  • Daniil Medvedev 4/1 (5.00)
  • Borna Coric 16/1 (17.00)
  • Yannick Hanfmann 20/1 (21.00)

The women’s tournament also saw the main favorite going out as Iga Swiatek was forced to withdraw from the tournament after suffering a right thigh injury in the match against Elena Rybakina. The back-to-back Rome champion, won the first set 6-2, and then suffered the injury in the second set tie-break which she eventually lost. Swiatek tried to keep on playing but was forced to quit at 2-2 in the third set and Rybakina moved to the semifinals and now is the main favorite to win the tournament. In the second match of the day, Jelena Ostapenko defeated Paula Badosa 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Elena Rybakina 6/5 (2.20)
  • Jelena Ostapenko 11/4 (3.75)
  • Veronika Kundermetova 11/4 (3.75)
  • Anhelina Kalinina 6/1 (7.00)

May 16 Update – Djokovic and Swiatek go through, Sinner and Rublev are out

The main favorite, Novak Djokovic defeated Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-3 in the round of 16 and moves to the quarterfinal, where he will face Holger Rune. The Danish player needed three sets to go past Alexei Popyrin from Australia. the elimination of Andrey Rublev, who won the Masters in Monte Carlo, was the biggest upset of the day as the Russian lost to Yannick Hanfman 6-7, 6-4, 6-3. Hanfmann will play Daniil Medvedev in the quarterfinals, who defeated Alexander Zverev 6-2, 7-6. Francisco Cerundolo is another sensation of the tournament as the Argentinian defeated Jannik Sinner 6-7, 7-6, 7-6. The World No. 31 will face Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals after the Norwegian defeated Laslo Djere. Stefanos Tsitsipas is also through. The World No. 5 finished the match against Lorenzo Sonego and then also defeated Lorenzo Musetti to eliminate the last two Italian standing in the tournament. Tsitsipas will play Borna Coric in the quarterfinals, who eliminated Fabian Marozsan, who previously defeated Carlos Alcaraz.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Novak Djokovic 1/1 (2.00)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 19/5 (4.80)
  • Holger Rune 6/1 (7.00)
  • Daniil Medvedev 13/2 (7.50)
  • Casper Ruud 9/1 (10.00)
  • Francisco Cerundolo 21/1 (22.00)
  • Borna Coric 24/1 (25.00)
  • Yannick Hanfmann 29/1 (30.00)

In the women’s tournament, the main favorite and World No. 1 Iga Swiatek had no problem against Dona Vekic, winning 6-4, 6-3. Paola Badosa defeated Karolina Muchova 6-4, 6-7, 6-2. Anhelina Kalinina was better than Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 and Veronika kudermetova also needed three sets to go past Qinwen Zheng, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Iga Swiatek 4/9 (1.45)
  • Veronika Kundermetova 7/1 (8.00)
  • Paola Badosa 8/1 (9.00)
  • Elena Rybakina 10/1 (11.00)
  • Anhelina Kalinina 11/1 (12.00)
  • Jelena Ostapenko 16/1 (17.00)

May 15 Update – Top favorite Alcaraz is out

Alcaraz vs Marozsan
Foto Fabrizio Corradetti / LaPresse Photo by Icon sport

Carlos Alcaraz came into the tournament as the main favorite to win, but he was stunned in the third round by World No. 135 Fabian Marozsan from Hungary. Alcaraz, who will be World No. 1 from next week, could not prevail against the Hungarian, who is playing his first tournament at this level.

Now, Novak Djokovic is the main favorite to win the Italian Open and defend the title in Rome. His next opponent will be Cameron Norrie in the round of 16. Djokovic is followed by the fans’ favorite, Italian Jannik Sinner, who will play Francisco Cerundolo next.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Novak Djokovic 11/8 (2.40)
  • Jannik Sinner 7/2 (4.50)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 11/2 (6.50)
  • Holger Rune 15/2 (8.50)
  • Andrey Rublev 12/1 (13.00)
  • Daniil Medvedev 14/1 (15.00)
  • Casper Ruud 16/1 (17.00)
  • Alexander Zverev 18/1 (19.00)
  • Borna Coric 28/1 (29.00)
  • Lorenzo Musetti 28/1 (29.00)

There are no changes on top of the women’s tournament when it comes to the main favorite. Iga Swiatek is still on top of the list and she will play Dona Vekic next. Elena Rybakina defeated Marketa Vondrousova and is now the second favorite to win the tournament, followed by Paula Badosa.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Iga Swiatek 4/9 (1.45)
  • Elena Rybakina 17/2 (9.50)
  • Paola Badosa 10/1 (11.00)
  • Baetriz Haddad Maia 12/1 (13.00)
  • Veronika Kundermetova 12/1 (13.00)
  • Qinwen Zheng 14/1 (15.00)
  • Jelena Ostapenko 16/1 (17.00)
  • Anhelina Kalinina 20/1 (21.00)
  • Karolina Muchova 33/1 (34.00)
  • Dona Vekic 50/1 (51.00)

May 14 Update – Gauff and Krejcikova out

All of the top favorites in the men’s tournament are still in the race for the title at the Italian Open. The top seed Novak Djokovic is up to the next round after a 2-1 win over Grigor Dimitrov. The next opponent for the Serbian will be the 13th seed, Cameron Norrie. Still, the top favorite to win the tournament is Carlos Alcaraz. Since the Spaniard didn’t play in Rome last year and came into this tournament with only a 5-point deficit to Djokovic at the ATP rankings, Alcaraz will be on top of the rankings from tomorrow regardless of the outcome in Rome.

From the other favorites, Jannik Sinner needed three sets to defeat Alexander Shevchenko, just like Casper Ruud against Alexander Bublik. Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas had no trouble today, winning against Emil Ruusuvuori and Nuno Borges in straight sets.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Carlos Alcaraz 23/10 (2.15)
  • Novak Djokovic 2/1 (3.00)
  • Jannik Sinner 5/1 (6.00)
  • Holger Rune 10/1 (11.00)
  • Casper Ruud 26/1 (17.00)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 18/1 (19.00)
  • Alexander Zverev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Andrey Rublev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Daniil Medvedev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Cameron Norrie 40/1 (41.00)

Things didn’t go so weel for all the favorites on the women’s tournament. The fifth seed Coco Gauff is out after a 2-1 loss to Marie Bouzkova. The 10th seed Barbora Krejcikova lost to Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets and Victoria Azarenka withdrew with an injury. The top favorite, Iga Swiatek lost only two games in the match against Lesia Tsurenko.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Iga Swiatek 1/2 (1.50)
  • Paola Badosa 9/1 (10.00)
  • Qinwen Zheng 12/1 (13.00)
  • Marketa Vondrousova 14/1 (15.00)
  • Elena Rybakina 16/1 (17.00)
  • Jelena Ostapenko 16/1 (17.00)
  • Veronika Kundermetova 16/1 (17.00)
  • Madison Keys 20/1 (21.00)
  • Baetriz Haddad Maia 22/1 (23.00)
  • Camila Osorio 33/1 (34.00)

May 13 Update – The top favorites are still in play

There has not been a major upset in the men’s tournament yet, and the favorite list looks pretty much the same as it was at the start of action in Rome. Carlos Alcaraz is still the main favorite, as he had a dominant performance in his first match in Rome this year against Albert Ramos Vinollas. The World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is right behind him and the Italian hope Jannik Sinner is the third favorite to win the title.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Carlos Alcaraz 13/10 (2.30)
  • Novak Djokovic 5/2 (3.50)
  • Jannik Sinner 11/2 (6.50)
  • Holger Rune 11/1 (12.00)
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas 16/1 (17.00)
  • Casper Ruud 22/1 (23.00)
  • Alexander Zverev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Andrey Rublev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Daniil Medvedev 28/1 (29.00)
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 50/1 (51.00)

In the women’s tournament, a couple of top seeds are already out. The winner from last week’s Aryna Sabalenka lost her opening match in Rome just like the fifth seed Caroline Garcia.

Odds to win the women’s tournament

  • Iga Swiatek 8/13 (1.62)
  • Paola Badosa 10/1 (11.00)
  • Barbora Krejcikova 12/1 (13.00)
  • Elena Rybakina 16/1 (17.00)
  • Coco Gauff 18/1 (19.00)
  • Qinwen Zheng 18/1 (19.00)
  • Baetriz Haddad Maia 22/1 (23.00)
  • Veronika Kundermetova 22/1 (23.00)
  • Camila Osorio 33/1 (34.00)
  • Daria Kasatkina 33/1 (34.00)

May 12 Update – The men’s favorites started strong

Carlos Alcaraz, the top favorite to win the Italian Open has yet to play his first match in the tournament as he is scheduled to face fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos Vinollas tomorrow. His main competitors have already played their opening matches and have gone through. The Italian Open defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Martin Etcheverry and is through to the third round. The hope of the home crowd, Jannik Sinner, also started strong, defeating Tannasi Kokkinakis in the second round. Holger Rune and Casper Ruud had no problems in their opening matches, winning in straight sets.

Odds to win the men’s tournament

  • Carlos Alcaraz 7/5 (2.40)
  • Novak Djokovic 5/2 (3.50)
  • Jannik Sinner 6/1 (7.00)
  • Holger Rune 18/1 (19.00)
  • Casper Ruud 22/1 (21.00)

Italian Open 2023 Odds – Tournament Overview

As the 2023 Roland Garros is right around the corner, the top players of both men’s and women’s tours are picking up their form. In the next 10 days, the top players from both competitions will be in Rome for the 2023 Italian Open. The stakes are high, just like the prize money of the tournament, so we are about to witness exciting matches in the Italian capital.

Photo Alfredo Falcone – LaPresse
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Madrid Open Betting Odds – Top Men’s Contenders

The top place in the ATP rankings is up for grabs in Rome. Novak Djokovic is back after missing a couple of weeks, and he will need to go all the way in order to hold on to the top of the rankings. World No. 2 Carlos Alcaraz did not participate last year in Rome, so every point that he wins will add up in his count. There is only 5 points difference between the two, which makes this tournament even more exciting. Unfortunately, the 10-time Rome champion Rafael Nadal withdrew from the tournament since he is still recovering from injury. In his absence, here are the top favorites to win the tournament:

Carlos Alcaraz 29/20 (2.45)

Alcaraz is the top favorite to win the tournament. The 20-year-old has won 4 titles so far in 2023 including last week in Madrid. He is playing excellently, winning 19 of 20 matches on clay so far in the season, and if he keeps that form, he may take over the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings at the end of the tournament in Rome.

Novak Djokovic 11/4 (3.75)

The World No. 1 is back on the tour after missing the tournament in Spain. Being 35, the Serbian has only one thing on his mind, and that is winning. The six-time Rome champion is focusing on Roland Garros but of course, he will give his best to defend the title from last year.

Jannik Sinner 7/1 (7.00)

Sinner is the biggest hope of the home crowd to go deep in this tournament. The 21-year-old is having an excellent season winning the tournament in Montpellier and also playing in the finals in Rotterdam and Indian Wells.

Holger Rune 15/1 (15.00)

Rune is one of the youngsters who is taking over the big stage in the world of tennis. He won the tournament in Munich on clay recently and had time to rest after a third-round exit in Madrid.

Stefanos Tsitsipas 18/1 (18.00)

The World No. 5 has yet to win a title in 2023 which is another motive for him to go strong in Rome. Tsitsipas made it to the final last year and is hoping to go one step forward this time around.

Mutua Madrid Open Odds – Top Women’s Contenders

The top players from the women’s tour will be in Rome. Even though the top of the WTA rankings will not be on the table, from what we saw in the previous weeks on the WTA tour, we can expect some exciting tennis in Rome as well. On that note, here are the top favorites to win>

Iga Swiatek 1/1 (2.00)

Swiatek won the last two tournaments in Rome and she is very confident she can make a three-peat. She is coming off a loss in the Madrid final which is her only loss on clay this season. The World No. 1 is playing in great form and is by far the biggest favorite to win the tournament.

Aryna Sabalenka 8/1 (8.00)

Sabalenka just won the title in Madrid and she is the only one who can challenge Swiatek. The Belarusian player has also lost only once on clay this season and already has won 3 titles.

Barbora Krejcikova 16/1 (16.00)

Krejcikova has fallen off the top 10 in the rankings. Still, she has proven she can beat anybody on the tour as she defeated Swiatek in Dubai final earlier this year. This will be her only second appearance in Rome after she reached the round of 16 stage in 2021.

Jessica Pegula 16/1 (16.00)

Pegula is a huge step behind the top favorites but we all know that anything is possible in women’s tennis. The American has played well in the past tournaments on clay and would be a tough opponent to any player.

Coco Gauff 20/1 (20.00)

The 18-year-old is on the rise and, the way she plays, Gauff can take over any tournament. Currently, she is ranked at No. 5 and it is just a matter of time before she enters the top 3 in the rankings.

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