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Jason Kubler’s run at the 2023 Australian Open singles event didn’t last very long, as he was knocked out of the second round by Karen Khachanov. It hasn’t been the case in doubles however, as the 29 year old advanced to the final of a doubles grand slam for the first time in his career on Thursday. With that in mind, it’ll be interesting to see if the Australian can win his first ever doubles grand slam title.
Jason Kubler Australian Open 2023 Odds
Ahead of their doubles final, these are the odds offered on Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata to win outright.
The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.
It’s important to point out that Jason Kubler and his partner are slight underdogs ahead of the 2023 Australian Open doubles final. Unlike their opponents, the Australian pair hadn’t played together until recently. As a matter of fact, this is Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata’s first tournament together as a doubles team. In spite of this, Kubler/Hijikata have great chemistry together; they’ve defied the odds a fair few times in this competition, winning all their matches despite being the underdogs in all of them.
Previous Rounds – Jason Kubler Australian Open Doubles 2023
Kubler/Hijikata have faced a few tough opponents, including top seeded Koolhof/Skupski. Interestingly, the Australians are coming off back-to-back straight victories against seeded teams.
Upcoming Match vs Nys/Zielinski – Jason Kubler Australian Open Doubles 2023
Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata will take on the doubles pair of Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski in the Australian Open doubles final. The pair of Aussies will fancy their chances of winning their first ever doubles grand slam title here.
Jason Kubler’s Form Prior to Australian Open 2023
Although Jason Kubler played some singles matches ahead of this year’s Australian Open, he hadn’t played a doubles match in three months prior to this tournament. Despite that, the Aussie has had a good run in both doubles and mixed doubles; as he reached the doubles final and mixed doubles quarter-final this week.
Jason Kubler’s Performance At Australian Open in the Past
Prior to this year’s Australian Open, Jason Kubler’s best result in the doubles section came last year. Alongside compatriot Christopher O’Connell, Kubler reached the third round, eventually withdrawing before their round of 16 match. It’s also important to point out that Jason Kubler reached the final of the Australian Open mixed doubles event last year, losing out to Mladenovic/Dodig in straight sets.
Jason Kubler Australian Open Doubles 2023 Prediction – Champion
We’ve been really impressed with Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata in this tournament. It’s fair to point out that they only qualified for this event due to a wildcard; however, they’ve gone on to defeat some of the best teams in the world in straight sets.
Furthermore, considering the Australian pair are coming off back-to-back wins against seeded teams, they should have a lot of confidence going into this final. Bearing in mind that these two will have the backing of the Australian Open crowd, we believe they’ll win the doubles title.