Wednesday Australian Open Best Bets: How We’re Viewing the Second Day of Round 2
Anadolu Agency/Getty. Pictured: A general view of Rod Laver Arena during third round action.
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The Australian Open rolls on with second round play wrapping up on Wednesday.
There are a number of fascinating matchups that are set to unfold, but perhaps none are as exciting as the match of the tournament on paper thus far between Nick Kyrgios and Daniil Medvedev.
Read on to see what our analysts have to say about that match and more.
7 p.m. ET projected start time
Muguruza was pushed in the first round of the tournament, and David Gertler believes she could be in for another big test in the form of Alize Cornet.
He explains why the Frenchwoman presents a tough task.
3 a.m. ET projected start time
The matchup of all matchups is taking place in the second round, and Kenny Ducey gives his thoughts on the contest.
He’s not so sure that Medvedev will be able to run away with this one in quick fashion.
8:15 p.m. ET projected start time
Will Sabalenka be able to move on from the serving yips that have plagued her start to the season? Gertler isn’t so sure, and he sees value in Wang because of it.
Gertler will be fading Sabalenka until she establishes that these woes are a thing of the past.
8:15 p.m. ET
Think this match is going to be straightforward? Think again, says Ducey, who is using a unique wager to take a position on this match.
Ducey sees a good battle incoming, and he’s betting with that perspective in mind.
9 p.m. ET projected start time
If you’re excited about the future of American tennis on the men’s side, this is the matchup for you.
The two hottest American players at the end of 2021 are going to battle to see who will make it to the third round, and Avery Zimmerman looked at the numbers to find a unique angle on the match.