The men’s semifinal round of the Australian Open has been set, and thanks to a stunning 5-set victory by Stefanos Tsitsipas on Tuesday morning, Raphael Nadal has been ejected from the tournament
Online tennis sportsbooks had Raphael favored to advance to the semis and keep pace with top-seeded Novak Djokovic, but Tsitsipas had other plans and rallied to send the second-seeded Nadal packing to prepare for Wimbledon.
This is the deepest that Stefanos has been in a Grand Slam Tournament, tying his efforts from the French Open in 2020 where he lost to Djokovic.
Early odds for Friday’s Australian Open Men’s Semifinal match between Tsitsipas and Danill Medvedev only reveal the latter as the favorite, but international tennis betting sites have yet to offer an over/under or set spread.
Australian Open Men’s Semifinal – February 19th
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Danill Medvedev
- Tsitsipas +172
- Medvedev -250
The money line odds imply that Medvedev is expected to win, and coverts to a 71% chance of victory and moving on to the men’s final against the winner of Djokovic and Aslan Karatsev who are set to battle tomorrow.
The following tennis betting line for the Australian Open Men’s semi implies Djokovic will crush Karatsev and move on to the final match.
Australian Open Men’s Semifinal – February 18th
Novak Djokovic vs. Aslan Karatsev
- Spread: Djokovic -7.5
- Money Line: