The 2010 Austrailian Open has now reached the last 16 stage, with all the major contenders for the title still in the event.
From start of the event until now Roger Federer has been the favorite to lift his 16th grand slam title, his odds had been slightly higher at the start of the week, but the best you’ll find now is at Betfair with 53/20 (3.65 decimal).
The second favorite is where the changes have been taking place, at the start of the week Rafael Nadal was second favorite and Andy Murray third, however after the first three rounds, they have switched places with Andy Murray now the second favorite and Nadal third. The best odds you’ll get on Murray is 5/1 and Nadal 32/5, both those at Betfair. Murray and Nadal though are scheduled to meet in quarter finals in the bottom quarter.
2008 winner Novak Djokovic is 4th favorite with inform player Nikolay Davydenko fifth favorite. Davydenko on course to meet Federer in the quarter finals.
Current US open champion Juan Martin Del Potro and 2009 Wimbledon finalist are 7th and 8th favorites and they are both on course to meet in their quarters final.
Best outside shot has to be Marn Cilic, who plays Del potro next and 400/1 outside Ivo Karlovic who meets Nadal in next round.
|Player||Average Bookmakers odds||Betfair Odds|
|Traditional Odds||Decimal Odds||Traditional Odds||Decimal Odds|
|Juan Martin Del Potro||93/10||10.3||27/2||14.5|