Felix Auger-Aliassime during his second round match against Alex Molcan

Jan 18, 2023; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Felix Auger-Aliassime throughout his second spherical match in opposition to Alex Molcan on day three of the 2023 Australian Open tennis event at Melbourne Park. Necessary Credit score: Mike Frey-USA TODAY Sports activities

  • Solely two seeds stay within the remaining eight on the Rotterdam Open
  • And people two meet, as No. 6 Daniil Medvedev performs No. 3 Félix Auger-Aliassime
  • Learn on as we have a look at the combo of youth, veterans and wild playing cards competing Friday within the ABN AMRO World Tennis Event Quarterfinals odds

Thursday’s second spherical on the Rotterdam supplied some shockers, as No. 1 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and No. 4 Holger Rune have been eradicated. For the remainder of the sector, which means some nice alternatives.

Rotterdam Open Odds

Matchup Moneyline
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs. Alex De Minaur (AUS) +105 / -130
[6] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. [3] Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) -180 / +140
Jannik Sinner (ITA) vs. [PR] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) -400 / +280
[WC] Gijs Brouwer (NED) vs. [WC] Tallon Griekspoor (NED) +270 / -380

Odds as of Feb. 16 at DraftKings. Use this DraftKings Sportsbook promo code to wager on the Rotterdam Open

Jannik Sinner is the largest favourite within the ABN AMRO World Tennis Championships odds above at -400 to defeat Stan Wawrinka within the quarterfinals.

Medvedev vs Auger-Aliassime Prediction

The final time these two met, it was an enormous alternative for the then-21-year-old Canadian to make a extremely deep run on the Australian Open. And he went up two units to none.

After which … he misplaced in 5 shut units.

These issues go away marks. However Medvedev was enjoying lots higher a yr in the past than he’s now. And Auger-Aliassime has nice reminiscences on the Rotterdam court docket they’ll compete on Friday, because the defending champion.

These components alone ought to make this a really shut one, even with the head-to-head lopsided in Medvedev’s favor.

Medvedev vs Auger-Aliassime Match Historical past

Yr Event Floor Rating Winner
2022 Australian Open (QF) Outside Laborious 6-7 (4), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-4 Medvedev
2022 ATP Cup (SF) Outside Laborious 6-4, 6-0 Medvedev
2021 US Open (SF) Outside Laborious 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 Medvedev
2018 Masters Canada (R32) Outside Laborious 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7) Medvedev

In case you’re feeling courageous, choosing Auger-Aliassime in three units (at +380) isn’t all that outlandish. A safer wager is to go together with the match going the gap.

Medvedev’s straight-sets loss to Sebastian Korda within the third spherical of the Australian Open this yr, and the following drop in rankings, have left the Russian a bit in need of rhythm and confidence. And he’s additionally the lower-ranked (and lower-seeded) of the 2.

Auger-Aliassime hasn’t dropped a set in his two matches. Medvedev dropped the primary set in his opener in opposition to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, however has been untroubled since then.

Rotterdam Open Picks: Over 2.5 Units (+110)

Sinner vs Wawrinka Prediction

Sinner posted his first win over the 37-year-old Wawrinka final summer time at Wimbledon, a tricky first-round draw for the veteran Swiss as he returned from a number of knee surgical procedures with a rating of No. 267.

However just a few years in the past, when Sinner was a rising 17-year-old simply outdoors the highest 100 and Wawrinka across the high 20, he defeated the Italian twice, with out a lot bother.

Wawrinka had a terrific serving day in defeating his mercurial doubles companion this week, Alexander Bublik, in straight units to open. After which he posted his first win over modern Richard Gasquet since … 2013 to make the quarters.

The Swiss star’s success price on his second serve this week has been at a profitable 60 %.

For his half, Sinner had a harder time with unseeded Benjamin Bonzi within the first spherical than he did in straight-setting a sub-par Stefanos Tsitsipas on Thursday. Tsitsipas had gained 5 of their earlier six conferences.

The riskier choose can be to again the senior(ish) citizen and search for Wawrinka in three (+550). However Sinner, who’s on a roll after profitable the ATP 250 in Montpellier final week, appears to be like proper to be the favourite.

Rotterdam Open Picks: Sinner in two units (-125)

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Dimitrov vs De Minaur Prediction

De Minaur, who will likely be enjoying this match on his twenty fourth birthday, has gained two of his profession conferences with Dimitrov, 31.

They have been the latest two, as properly, with three tiebreaks among the many 5 units, a 7-5 set, and a 6-4 set.

So the full sport rely seemingly will likely be excessive.

Usually, de Minaur has way more break alternatives on Dimitrov’s serve than the opposite method round. However his conversion numbers (final summer time in Montreal, he went 2-for-12) haven’t been nice.

Dimitrov appears to be coasting at instances on the again facet of his profession, as he destroyed Aslan Karatsev within the first spherical in Rotterdam. After which he squeezed out an upset win in two tiebreaks over No. 5 seed Hubert Hurkacz. Any given week, he can nonetheless make some noise.

DeMinaur in three units (at +350) appears to be like like a good wager.

Rotterdam Open Picks: Over 10.5 video games within the first set (+195)

Stephanie Myles

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