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Australian Open 2019: men’s and women’s finals, betting odds, TV guide

Top two seeds Djokovic and Nadal will battle it out in the men’s final on Sunday

Australian Open 2019
  • What: first tennis grand slam of the year 
  • When: 14-27 January 
  • Where: Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia 
  • Full draws: men’s singles; women’s singles
  • Surface: hard court outdoors 
  • TV channel: live on Eurosport; highlights on BBC
Djokovic to face Nadal

World No.1 Novak Djokovic will play world No.2 Rafael Nadal in the 2019 Australian Open men’s singles final in Melbourne.

On Friday Djokovic, the top seed, secured his spot in the showpiece match after beating Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2. Second seed Nadal beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in Thursday’s other men’s last-four clash.

Should Djokovic win on Sunday it would be a record seventh Melbourne title for the Serbian and move him one clear of six-time winners Roy Emerson and Roger Federer. Nadal is a 17-time grand slam champion while Djokovic has 14 grand slam titles to his name.

When is the men’s final?

The men’s singles final between Djokovic and Nadal will be held on Sunday 27 January at 8.30am (UK time).

How to watch the men’s final on TV in the UK

Sunday’s men’s final will be live on EurosportBBC Two will show highlights from 2.20pm to 3.50pm.

Australian Open 2019 women’s singles finalists Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova

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Women’s final: Osaka vs. Kvitova

Before Sunday’s men’s final the women’s championship match takes place on Saturday between Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova.

Japan’s Osaka will be aiming for second successive grand slam title after her victory in the United States last year. Czech star Kvitova is going for a third grand slam following her wins at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014. 

When is the women’s final?

The Australian Open women’s singles final between Osaka and Kvitova takes place on Rod Laver Arena at 8.30am (UK time) on Saturday 26 January.

How to watch the women’s final on TV in the UK

Saturday’s women’s final will be shown live in the UK on EurosportBBC One will show highlights from 1.15pm to 2.30pm.

Australian Open betting odds

Prices according to Oddschecker (as of 25 January).

Men’s singles winner betting odds
  • Novak Djokovic: 4/5
  • Rafael Nadal: 11/10    
Set betting
  • Novak Djokovic 3-1: 15/4 
  • Novak Djokovic 3-0: 4/1 
  • Rafael Nadal 3-1: 4/1 
  • Rafael Nadal 3-0: 5/1 
  • Novak Djokovic 3-2: 11/2 
  • Rafael Nadal 3-2: 6/1
Women’s singles winner betting odds
  • Petra Kvitova: 8/11 
  • Naomi Osaka: 11/10 
Set betting
  • Petra Kvitova 2-0: 2/1 
  • Naomi Osaka 2-0: 11/4 
  • Petra Kvitova 2-1: 3/1 
  • Naomi Osaka 2-1: 7/2

Previous Australian Open winners

Women’s singles
  • 2018: Caroline Wozniacki 
  • 2017: Serena Williams 
  • 2016: Angelique Kerber 
  • 2015: Serena Williams 
  • 2014: Li Na 
  • 2013: Victoria Azarenka 
  • 2012: Victoria Azarenka 
  • 2011: Kim Clijsters 
  • 2010: Serena Williams 
  • 2009: Serena Williams
Men’s singles
  • 2018: Roger Federer 
  • 2017: Roger Federer 
  • 2016: Novak Djokovic 
  • 2015: Novak Djokovic 
  • 2014: Stan Wawrinka 
  • 2013: Novak Djokovic
  • 2012: Novak Djokovic 
  • 2011: Novak Djokovic 
  • 2010: Roger Federer 
  • 2009: Rafael Nadal

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