Daniel Evans vs Lorenzo Sonego prediction and odds: Australian Open 2024

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As the Australian Open unfolds, all eyes are on the captivating first-round match between Daniel Evans and Lorenzo Sonego. With contrasting journeys in 2023, the two players step onto the Melbourne court, seeking an early statement of intent in the year’s first Grand Slam.

Our favourite Daniel Evans vs Lorenzo Sonego – match predictions

Both Evans and Sonego have struggled to impress on the ATP tour and will be looking to rejuvenate their Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the Australian Open 2024.

Over 39.5 Games @ 17/20 (1.85)

Neither Evans nor Sonego are in good form. The British ace has only won twice in his last eight matches while Sonego’s tally is one better. In their losing affairs, Evans has taken a set of his rivals twice, as many as his Italian rival. As they face up, we expect blows exchanged and a long-drawn affair to find a victor. The over 39.5 games selection should come to fruition and we are backing it to be realized.

Over 10.5 Set 1 total games @ 17/10 (1.70)

Given the form both rivals have at the moment, coming out on top in earlier exchanges will not be easy. Mistakes will be made and capitalized upon on both sides of the net. To get the upper hand and set the tone for the match, they will put everything on the line and we believe it should provide plenty of fireworks. It will also make it a battle of attrition, one which sees an extended number of games being played. Based on these assumptions, we are backing the first set to see over 10.5 games.

Daniel Evans vs Lorenzo Sonego odds

With a narrow 49.5% chance, Evans enters the Australian Open 2024 first-round clash as the statistically challenged contender against Sonego, who holds a 55.6% chance.

Australian Open showdown: Evans and Sonego battle for first-round triumph

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

Daniel Evans preview

Despite narrowly missing the quarterfinals in his recent appearance in Adelaide, Daniel Evans showcases positive signs in his game, especially considering the challenges he confronted in 2023. Enduring a tough end to the previous season, Evans displayed resilience and delivered noteworthy performances, reaching the third round in both hard-court slams.

Lorenzo Sonego preview

Lorenzo Sonego, while ranked six places below Daniel Evans, demonstrated significantly better performances throughout 2023. Despite his ranking, Sonego faces inconsistencies in replicating high-level displays against top players, hindering his ascent. His recent track record suggests a hunger to bridge the gap and make a statement on the Grand Slam stage.

Daniel Evans vs Lorenzo Sonego head to head

Sonego holds a definitive 2-0 head-to-head advantage over Evans, a factor that adds an intriguing layer to their upcoming clash at the Australian Open 2024.

Key match details

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  • What is the prize money for Australian Open 2024? The total prize money for Australian Open 2024 is AUD $86.5 million.
  • Where can you watch the Australian Open 2024? Fans in the UK can tune into Eurosport and Discovery+ to catch Australian Open 2024 action. American fans are also in luck with Espn+ and Tennis Channel broadcasting action from Melbourne Park.
  • Who is the top seed of the Australian Open 2024? Novak Djokovic has the top billing at Australian Open 2024.

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