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Labor Day US Open Predictions: Expert Previews of Key Matches, Including Rafael Nadal vs. Frances Tiafoe

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Elsa/Getty. Pictured: Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open.

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After yet another crazy day of tennis at the US Open, Labor Day brings a slate filled with big names and better matchups.

Our team of tennis experts has derived a number of valuable betting spots based on their analysis of five matches, as Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz and Victoria Azarenka all take the court.

Here’s are the positions that our analysts recommend you take on yet another loaded day of Grand Slam tennis.

Matches are listed in chronological order. Match times are subject to change and many will be played after the projected start time. Read here for advice on watching the US Open.

Cameron Norrie vs. Andrey Rublev

11 a.m. ET

Andrey Rublev got through a wild match with Denis Shapovalov while Cameron Norrie has cruised through to the round of 16.

Who has the edge in this big-hitting versus consistent-hitting battle? Luke Holmberg explains.

Jessica Pegula vs. Petra Kvitova

12 p.m. ET

American Jessica Pegula has played quality tennis to reach this stage of the tournament, but she faces her toughest test yet in the big-serving Petra Kvitova.

David Gertler examines where the value lies.

Rafael Nadal vs. Frances Tiafoe

1:15 p.m. ET

Rafael Nadal can now reclaim his status as World No. 1 thanks to Daniil Medvedev’s loss against Nick Kyrgios.

Read on to see how Holmberg believes he’ll fare against the ever-entertaining Frances Tiafoe.

Karolina Pliskova vs. Victoria Azarenka

2:15 p.m. ET

Karolina Pliskova got past a tough opponent in Belinda Bencic, and she now gets an in-form Victoria Azarenka.

See why Gertler is backing the big server to get the job done.

Ilya Ivashka vs. Jannik Sinner

3:30 p.m. ET

Ilya Ivashka and Jannik Sinner are not on the same level mentally, says Kenny Ducey.

Read on for his betting preview of the afternoon clash.

Carlos Alcaraz vs. Marin Cilic

8:15 p.m. ET

Carlos Alcaraz is one of the favorites in this event now, and the young star will be looking to claim his first Slam.

See why Ducey believes Alcaraz will put himself into better position to achieve that feat on Monday.

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