US Open Tennis Preview, Trends & Analysis

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The second hard court major of the ATP & WTA season, the US Open tennis tournament takes place in late August at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.

US Open Tennis Preview, Trends & Analysis
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US Open Tennis Information

What is included in this US Open Tennis Blog ?

When is the US Open Tennis Tournament ?

The US Open Tennis Tournament starts on Monday 26th August 2024 and concludes on Sunday 8th September 2024.

Where is the US Open Tennis Tournament ?

The US Open Tennis Tournament takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, New York, USA.

How can I bet on the US Open Tennis Tournament ?

If you are new to Tennis betting you may wish to check out our Best Bookmaker For Tennis Betting Guide which has useful information including reviews and betting market coverage on the best betting sites to use for your tennis bets. There are also bookie offers and promotions which may enhance your tennis betting.

Take a look at our Tennis Betting Advice Guide which explains the various tennis betting markets available and important factors like the different match surfaces clay, hard court (US Open), grass or indoor courts, to consider before placing your tennis bets.

Before placing your US Open bets check out the US Open tennis tips throughout the tournament, plus the thoughts and predictions from OLBG's most profitable tennis tipsters over on the Best Tennis Tipsters page.

Who won the 2023 US Open Men's Singles Title ?

Novak Djokovic won his fourth US Open title and first since 2018 by defeating Daniil Medvedev 3-0 (6-3, 7-6, 6-3) in the final. This paring previously contested the US Open final in 2021 when Medvedev secured his first grand slam title defeating Djokovic 3-0 (6-4, 6-4, 6-4).

Who won the 2023 US Open Women's Singles Title ?

The in form Coco Gauff secured her first ever grand slam victory in her own US Open by defeating Aryna Sabalenka 2-1 (2-6, 6-3, 6-2). Coco fought back from losing the first set to overcome the powerful hitting of Sabalenka and register her first US Open title success.

2024 US Open Men's Singles Betting Preview

Who will win the 2024 US Open Men's Singles Title ?

The defending US Open champion Novak Djokovic won his fourth US Open title in 2023 and sits just one behind Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer for most US Open titles in the open era. The last two US Open winners, Djokovic and Carlos Alacaraz are vying for early favouritism in the US Open tennis Men's Singles Winner odds.

OLBG's knowledgeable tennis tipsters provide analysis and ante post selections for the US Open Men's Singles winner plus daily tennis predictions during the US Open tournament. Before we take a closer look at the main contenders in the US Open Men's Singles draw, here are the latest 2024 US Open Men's Singles Odds:

2024 US Open 16 Feb @ 15:18 - Win Tournament
Novak Djokovic 2.25
Carlos Alcaraz 2.63
Jannik Sinner 4.50
Daniil Medvedev 8.00
Rafael Nadal 15.00
Alexander Zverev 26.00
Stefanos Tsitsipas 34.00
Nick Kyrgios 34.00
Casper Ruud 34.00
Taylor Fritz 34.00

Here's the current top ten players in the world at the time of writing (14th September 2023):

1. Novak Djokovic (Age 36)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 548/635 (86%)
  • 2023 hard court: 27 wins 1 defeat (96%) 4 titles
  • US Open Best: Won (2011, 2015, 2018 & 2023)

2. Carlos Alcaraz (Age 20)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 70/90 (77%)
  • 2023 hard court: 21 wins 4 defeats (84%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: Won (2022)
  • US Open 2023: SF

3. Daniil Medvedev (Age 27)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 221/292 (75%)
  • 2023 hard court: 34 wins 6 defeats (85%), 3 titles
  • US Open Best: Won (2021)
  • US Open 2023: RU

4. Holger Rune (Age 20)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 32/62 (51%)
  • 2023 hard court: 9 wins 8 defeats (52%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: 3R (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 1R

5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Age 25)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 201/305 (65%)
  • 2023 hard court: 18 wins 6 defeats (75%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: 3R (2020 & 2021)
  • US Open 2023: 2R

6. Andrey Rublev (Age 25) 

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 174/266 (65%)
  • 2023 hard court: 17 wins 10 defeats (62%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: QF (2017, 2020, 2022 & 2023)

7. Jannik Sinner (Age 22)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 93/137 (67%)
  • 2023 hard court: 22 wins 6 defeats (78%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: QF (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 4R

8. Taylor Fritz (Age 25)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 227/340 (66%)
  • 2023 hard court: 33 wins 9 defeats (78%), 3 titles
  • US Open Best: QF (2023)

9. Casper Ruud (Age 24)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 83/144 (57%)
  • 2023 hard court: 7 wins 9 defeats (43%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: RU (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 2R

10. Alexander Zverev (Age 26)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 188/287 (65%)
  • 2023 hard court: 15 wins 10 defeats (60%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: RU (2020)
  • US Open 2023: QF

For more in depth player stats head over to the official ATP Tour website, the 2024 US Open men's draw when available can be viewed on the official US Open website.

Here's a table showing the last ten US Open Men's winners including the beaten finalist and set scores:

Year Champion (WR) Runner Up (WR) Set Score
2023 Novak Djokovic (2) Daniil Medvedev (3) 3-0
2022 Carlos Alcaraz (4) Casper Ruud (7) 3-1
2021 Daniil Medvedev (2) Novak Djokovic (1) 3-0
2020 Dominic Thiem (3) Alexander Zverev (7) 3-2
2019 Rafael Nadal (2) Daniil Medvedev (5) 3-2
2018 Novak Djokovic (6) Juan M del Potro (3) 3-0
2017 Rafael Nadal (1) Kevin Anderson (32) 3-0
2016 Stan Wawrinka (3) Novak Djokovic (1) 3-1
2015 Novak Djokovic (1) Roger Federer (2) 3-1
2014 Marin Cilic (16) Kei Nishikori (11) 3-0

World Ranking

  • 17/20 finalists were world ranked in the top 7
  • 9/10 winners were world ranked in the top 6, the other winner was ranked 16
  • 8/10 winners were world ranked in the top 4

Career Hard Court Stats & Slam Form

  • 10/10 previous US Open best was at least a Quarter Final appearance
  • 10/10 won at least 63% of their hard court matches earlier that season
  • 9/10 won at least 11 hard court matches earlier that season and had no more than 7 losses (Marin Cilic the exception in 2014)
  • 9/10 won at least 64% of their career hard court matches

2024 US Open Women's Singles Betting Preview

Who will win the 2024 US Open Women's Singles Title ?

Coco Gauff became the fourth individual grand slam winner of 2023 on the ladies circuit thus emphasising a really competitive and open outlook about the WTA events as we head into 2024. After the dust has settled on the 2023 grand slams, the early US Open Women's Singles betting odds with the bookies has Iga Swiatek, Aryna Sabalenka, Elina Rybakina and Coco Gauff all in single figure odds.

OLBG's knowledgeable tennis tipsters provide their analysis and ante post selections for the US Open Women's Singles winner plus daily tennis predictions throughout the US Open Women's Singles tournament. Before we take a closer look at the main contenders here are the latest 2024 US Open Women's Singles Odds:

2024 US Open Women 16 Feb @ 15:18 - Win Tournament
Aryna Sabalenka 4.00
Iga Swiatek 4.50
Coco Gauff 7.00
Elena Rybakina 8.00
Jessica Pegula 15.00
Mirra Andreeva 15.00
Naomi Osaka 15.00
Ons Jabeur 21.00
Elina Svitolina 26.00
Marketa Vondrousova 26.00

Since 2016, only six US Open Women's Singles winners were ranked in the top 15 in the world heading into the tournament. However, the last two finals were contested by players in the top 6 in the world so the trend of shock finalists and results may be starting to decline. Here are the world's top 15 WTA rankings (correct at 14th September 2023):

1. Aryna Sabalenka (Age 25)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 220/308 (71%)
  • 2023 hard court: 31 wins 6 defeats (83%), 2 titles
  • US Open Best: RU (2023)

2. Iga Swiatek (Age 22)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 124/162 (76%)
  • 2023 hard court: 32 wins 7 defeats (82%), 2 titles
  • US Open Best: Won (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 4R

3. Coco Gauff (Age 19)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 103/151 (68%)
  • 2023 hard court: 35 wins 6 defeats (85%), 4 titles
  • US Open Best: Won (2023)

4. Elena Rybakina (Age 24)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 133/204 (65%)
  • 2023 hard court: 27 wins 9 defeats (75%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: 3R (2021 & 2023)

5. Jessica Pegula (Age 29)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 213/331 (64%)
  • 2023 hard court: 33 wins 9 defeats (78%), 2 titles
  • US Open Best: QF (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 4R

6. Marketa Vondrousova (Age 24) 

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 97/150 (64%)
  • 2023 hard court: 19 wins 8 defeats (70%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: QF (2023)

7. Ons Jabeur (Age 29)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 167/288 (57%)
  • 2023 hard court: 9 wins 7 defeats (56%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: RU (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 4R

8. Karolina Muchova (Age 27)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 107/158 (67%)
  • 2023 hard court: 28 wins 10 defeats (73%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: SF (2023)

9. Maria Sakkari (Age 28)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 217/364 (59%)
  • 2023 hard court: 17 wins 10 defeats (62%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: SF (2021)
  • US Open 2023: 1R

10. Caroline Garcia (Age 29)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 222/395 (56%)
  • 2023 hard court: 16 wins 12 defeats (57%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: SF (2022)
  • US Open 2023: 1R

11. Madison Keys (Age 28)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 223/358 (62%)
  • 2023 hard court: 19 wins 9 defeats (67%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: RU (2017)
  • US Open 2023: SF

12. Daria Kasatkina (Age 26)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 146/250 (58%)
  • 2023 hard court: 15 wins 12 defeats (55%), 0 titles
  • US Open Best: 4R (2017 & 2023)

13. Barbora Krejcikova (Age 27)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 115/196 (58%)
  • 2023 hard court: 16 wins 9 defeats (64%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: QF (2021)
  • US Open 2023: 1R

14. Petra Kvitova (Age 33)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 302/455 (66%)
  • 2023 hard court: 20 wins 8 defeats (71%), 1 title
  • US Open Best: QF (2015 & 2017)
  • US Open 2023: 2R

15. Belinda Bencic (Age 26)

  • Career hard court wins/matches: 202/311 (64%)
  • 2023 hard court: 25 wins 11 defeats (69%), 2 titles
  • US Open Best: SF (2019)
  • US Open 2023: 4R

For more in depth player stats take a look at the official WTA Tour website, the full Women's Singles draw when made will be available to view on the official US Open website and as always will be vitally important as there are likely to be numerous potential banana skins early on for the leading contenders.

Here's a table showing the last ten US Open Ladies winners including the beaten finalist and set scores:

Year Champion (WR) Runner Up (WR) Set Score
2023 Coco Gauff (6) Aryna Sabalenka (2) 2-1
2022 Iga Swiatek (1) Ons Jabeur (5) 2-0
2021 Emma Raducanu (150) Leylah Fernandez (73) 2-0
2020 Naomi Osaka (9) Victoria Azarenka (27) 2-1
2019 Bianca Andreescu (15) Serena Williams (8) 2-0
2018 Naomi Osaka (19) Serena Williams (26) 2-0
2017 Sloane Stephens (83) Madison Keys (16) 2-0
2016 Angelique Kerber (2) Karolina Pliskova (11) 2-1
2015 Flavia Pennetta (26) Roberta Vinci (43) 2-0
2014 Serena Williams (1) Caroline Wozniacki (11) 2-0

World Ranking

  • The US Open Women's Singles roll of honour over the past ten years shows just five top ten ranked players going into the US Open actually winning the tournament and just another three making the final.

Career Hard Court Stats & Slam Form

  • 10/10 won at least 55% of their hard court matches that season prior to the US Open
  • 10/10 reached at least a hard court quarter final earlier that season
  • Angelique Kerber is the only lady in the last ten years to win both hard court majors (US & Australian Open) in the same season (2016).

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