2019 US Open ATP Round 2 Betting Preview: Will Reilly Opelka Advance?

Aug 28, 2019 07:00 AM EDT

Jerry Lai, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Reilly Opelka

The first round of the US Open on the men’s singles side was upset-heavy as several top seeds went down.

On Monday, there were five moneyline upsets – four by underdogs priced between +240 and +275; and Roger Federer lost his first set to Sumit Nagal, a +2800 underdog.

Tuesday saw 11 moneyline upsets, including:

  • Andrey Rublev (+150) over Stefanos Tstisipas
  • Tennys Sandgren (+200) over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
  • Pablo Andujar-Alba (+350) over Kyle Edmund
  • Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (+400) over Filip Krajinovic
  • Thomas Fabbiano (+400) over Dominic Thiem
  • Vasik Pospisil (+500) over Karen Khachanov
  • Mikhail Kukushkin (+700) over Roberto Bautista Agut

Will betting underdogs continue to thrive on the blue courts of Flushing Meadows, or will favorites get back to form in the second round?

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