Jan. 21 (UPI) — The 2020 Australian Open is underway in Melbourne with the arena’s perfect tennis avid gamers vying for a Grand Slam name.

Australian time is 16 hours forward of Jap Usual Time, however you’ll nonetheless music in are living to the most productive matchups.

American youngster phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff and previous international No. 1 Venus Williams had probably the most high-profile matchup of the primary spherical, with the 15-year-old Florida local turning in her moment victory in opposition to Williams in a Grand Slam.

Serena Williams is the most productive wager to win the ladies’s circuit, in line with Caesars. Williams is a +275 wager to win all of it in Melbourne. International No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has the second-best odds, at +650. Naomi Osaka (+750), Karoline Pliskova (+800) and Simona Halep (+1000) spherical the highest 5 feminine favorites.

Rafael Nadal is the lads’s favourite (-100) to win the 2020 Australian Open, in line with Bovada, in spite of having only one name on the Grand Slam all over his embellished occupation. Protecting champion Novak Djokovic has the second-best odds at +300. Dominic Thiem (+400), Stefanos Tsitsipas (+1400) and Alexander Zverev (+2000) also are within the top-five as favorites to win the match.

The fits are being broadcasted on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN+

Key moment spherical fits

Fit order at Rod Laver Area beginning at 7 p.m. EST Tuesday

Petra Kvitova vs. Paula Badosa

Ashleigh Barty vs. Polona Hercog

Tatsuma Ito vs. Novak Djokovic

Fit order at Margaret Court docket Area beginning at 7 p.m. EST Tuesday

Naomi Osaka vs. Saisai Zheng

Caroline Wozniacki vs. Dayana Yastermska

Fit order at Melbourne Area beginning now not prior to 8:50 p.m. EST Tuesday

Cori “Coco” Gauff vs. Sorana Cirstea

Stefanos Tsirsipas vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber

Fit order at Rod Laver Area beginning at three a.m. EST Wednesday

Tamara Zidansek vs. Serena Williams

Filip Krajinovic vs. Roger Federer

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