Novak Djokovic

Djokovic chasing his 11th win at the Australian Open (Picture: Getty)

The Australian Open is underway with Novak Djokovic seeking to defend his title in Melbourne this month.

The first Grand Slam of the year kicked off on Sunday morning with Djokovic securing a first round victory over Dino Prizmic. The Serbian is looking to win the win the tournament for the 11th time.

Carlos Alcaraz is among those looking to halt his dominance with Jannik Sinner and Daniil Medvedev also hoping for success Down Under.

Rafael Nadal will not be in action this month, forced to withdraw following a fresh injury problem earlier this month.

Emma Raducanu and Naomi Osaka are back after long absences as they look to make inroads in the women’s draw where Aryna Sabalenka is attempting to defend her crown.

Elena Rybakina, a beaten finalist last year, is looking for another deep run in the competition with Coco Gauff looking to pick up from where she left off having won the US Open last September.

Here’s how you can follow all the action

Aryna Sabalenka

Sabalenka also looking to defend her crown (Picture: Getty)

How to watch the Australian Open on TV

Eurosport will have live coverage of the Australian Open on TV in the UK, across its two channels over the next fortnight.

How to watch Australian Open on live stream

Subscribers can use Discovery+ to stream the Australian Open action. An Entertainment & Sport pass is available for either £6.99-a-month.

Australian Open odds



Australian Open winner odds

Men’s Australian Open winner 2024
Novak Djokovic Evens
Carlos Alcaraz 10/3
Jannik Sinner 13/2
Daniil Medvedev 9/1
Alexander Zverev 22/1
Holger Rune, Alex De Minaur 25/1
Jack Draper 175/1

Andy Murray 300/1
Cameron Norrie 300/1
Daniel Evans 500/1

Women’s Australian Open winner 2024
Iga Swiatek 11/5
Aryna Sabalenka 7/2
Elena Rybakina 9/2
Cori Gauff 11/2
Jessica Pegula 17/1
Qinwen Zheng 25/1
Naomi Osaka 33/1
Emma Raducanu 55/1

Odds via Betfair


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