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US Open Expert Analysis: Best Bets For Entire Second Round Slate (September 1)

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Serena Williams headlined the Wednesday slate of tennis at the US Open, but the show goes on and there’s a whole new batch of matches that will take place on Thursday.

Our experts have previewed 10 matches across the men’s and women’s draws, seeking betting value in the second round matches.

Read on to see which matches our analysts are targeting throughout the day on September 1.

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.

Jenson Brooksby vs. Borna Coric

11 a.m. ET

Jenson Brooksby went on a tear the last time the US Open came around, and he’s looking to do so again.

Carmine Carcieri looks at this second round match between Brooksby and Borna Coric.

Irina-Camelia Begu  vs. Yue Yuan

12:15 p.m. ET

It’s been a nice run of matches for Yue Yuan, but she faces her toughest test yet via Irina-Camelia Begu.

Jonathan Reid examines this second-round encounter.

Cameron Norrie vs. Joao Sousa

1 p.m. ET

It was an easy-route through for Cameron Norrie in the first round, who got past Benoit Paire while Joao Sousa upset Mackenzie McDonald.

Who will excel in this bout? Luke Holmberg takes a look.

Grigor Dimitrov vs. Brandon Nakashima

1:30 p.m. ET

Young American Brandon Nakashima will take on a now-veteran iteration of Grigor Dimitrov.

Carmine Carcieri has your moneyline play to make.

Diego Schwartzman vs. Alexei Popyrin

1:30 p.m. ET

Diego Schwartzman was handed a gift from Jack Sock in the first round, and he now faces another big server in Alexei Popyrin.

Kenny Ducey looks at the battle of styles.

Lorenzo Musetti vs. Gijs Brouwer

1:35 p.m. ET

Lorenzo Musetti overcame a big test in David Goffin, winning a fifth-set tiebreaker in the first round.

He now gets a tricky lefty, Gijs Brouwer. Ducey looks at where the value can be found.

Garbine Muguruza vs. Linda Fruhvirtova

2:15 p.m. ET

Teenager Linda Fruhvirtova showcased her talents throughout qualifying, and she now gets a crack at a former Slam champion.

Read on for David Gertler’s preview of this match.

Alison van Uytvanck vs. Clara Burel

4:15 p.m. ET

Clara Burel upset Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina in the first round, and she’s the underdog once more against Alison van Uytvanck.

See why Reid is looking for another quality performance out of the Frenchwoman.

Danielle Collins vs. Cristina Bucsa

7 p.m. ET

Danielle Collins got past former US Open winner Naomi Osaka in the first round, and she’s now favored to get by Cristina Bucsa.

See why Gertler is looking at a straight sets victory for the American.

Rafael Nadal vs. Fabio Fognini

8:15 p.m. ET

Rafael Nadal wasn’t perfect in his opening round match, and he’ll now be tasked with the man that came back from two sets down to beat him in 2015.

Read on for our best bet.

 

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