Australian Open Final: Serena Williams vs. Angelique Kerber

Serena Williams says she is playing near her best as she attempts to win a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam title when she faces Angelique Kerber in Saturday’s Australian Open final. The American, 34, won three out of four Grand Slam titles last season, and she’s now bidding to match Steffi Graf’s Open-era haul of 22 Grand Slam titles, while closing in on Margaret Court’s all-time mark of 24.

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Australian Open Odds to Win Outright: WTA and ATP match fixing watch is on

Odds to Win 2018 Australian Open: Federer & Nadal favorites

Just over a year ago the Associated Press released a news item that Italian tennis player Daniele Bracciali admitted, partially according to the AP, to match-fixing. Bracciali told a committee during a hearing in November of 2014, in front of judicial authorities. Bracciali and his primary doubles partner Potito Starace faced corruption accusations after authorities intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches. Today, over a year after the AP wire broke the news in Rome, ESPN.com news services are claiming that tennis authorities ignored evidence of top-ranked players fixing matches.

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US Open Odds: Djokovic odds-on chalk for outright win

US Open Odds: Djokovic odds-on chalk for outright win. previewed by WagerTalk

He is unanimously the No #1 men’s tennis player in the world and the oddsmakers are stating such with an overwhelmingly high price to pay when backing Novak Djovokic to win the hard-court US Open Tournament. Djovokic is favored to win the 2015 US Open, which starts August 31 at Flushing Meadows and as the odds-on chalk at even money. The WagerTalk team takes a look at the US Open Odds: Djokovic odds-on chalk for outright win.

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