The 2024 US Open takes place from Aug. 26 to Sept. 8 in New York City. Novak Djokovic is the defending champion on the men’s side. He defeated Daniil Medvedev in the 2023 final. For the women’s draw, Cori Gauff won the title last time around, defeating Aryna Sabalenka.
It’s the final Grand Slam event of the year, as well as one of the most popular tennis betting options. Read below for a closer look at the tournament, current favorites, how to bet, recent winners, and the latest US Open odds for 2024.
US Open tennis odds and betting lines
Betting odds for the 2024 US Open will appear below once they are available at legal online sportsbooks. More tennis odds can be found here, and you can learn about the best tennis betting sites here.
US Open schedule and information
- Dates: Aug. 26 to Sept. 8, 2024
- Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
- Location: New York City
- Defending champions: Novak Djokovic and Cori Gauff
- Where to watch: ESPN, ESPN2
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US Open betting favorites
As the 2024 US Open approaches, we’ll take a detailed look at the favorites for both the men’s and women’s brackets. Looking back to the 2023 edition, Novak Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to claim the men’s title. For the women, it was Cori Gauff over Aryna Sabalenka in three sets.
How to bet on the US Open
In advance of the US Open and once the tournament gets underway, a number of betting options will be available at top online sportsbooks. Here are some of the most popular wagers to consider, along with details on how they work:
- Winner: A wager on who will win the tournament.
- Moneyline: Pick the winner of an individual matchup in the tournament.
- Spread: Betting on the favorite or underdog while taking into account the margin of victory in sets.
- Over/under: Wagering on the total sets or games necessary to complete a match.
- Parlays: Multi-leg wagers on individual matches throughout the event.
- Match segments: Specific bets on sets or games within a match.
- Props: Various options on individual players, including aces and break points.
- Final score: A wager on the correct final score of a match.
- Live betting: Wager in real time with updated odds as the action plays out.
Recent US Open winners
Repeat winners have been a rarity at the US Open in New York recently. Here’s a look back at the last decade of finals for both the men and women.
|Year||Men’s final||Women’s final|
|2023||Novak Djokovic over Daniil Medvedev||Cori Gauff over Aryna Sabalenka|
|2022||Carlos Alcaraz over Casper Ruud||Iga Swiatek over Ons Jabeur|
|2021||Daniil Medvedev over Novak Djokovic||Emma Raducanu over Leylay Fernandez|
|2020||Dominic Thiem over Alexander Zverev||Naomi Osaka over Victoria Azarenka|
|2019||Rafael Nadal over Daniil Medvedev||Bianca Andreescu over Serena Williams|
|2018||Novak Djokovic over Juan Martin del Potro||Naomi Osaka over Serena Williams|
|2017||Rafael Nadal over Kevin Anderson||Sloane Stephens over Madison Keys|
|2016||Stan Wawrinka over Novak Djokovic||Angelique Kerber over Karolina Pliskova|
|2015||Novak Djokovic over Roger Federer||Flavia Pennetta over Roberta Vinci|
|2014||Marin Cilic over Kei Nishikori||Serena Williams over Caroline Wozniacki|
US Open history and records
This will be the 143rd edition of the US Open, which first took place in 1881. It’s the fourth Grand Slam event on the yearly tennis calendar. Since 1978, the host venue has been the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City. Here’s a look at some of the records for the “Open Era” of the event, which spans from 1968 to the present.
- Most singles titles
- Men: Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer, five
- Women: Chris Evert and Serena Williams, six
- Most consecutive singles titles
- Men: Roger Federer, five
- Women: Chris Evert, four
- Unseeded champions
- Men: Andre Agassi, 1994
- Women: Kim Clijsters (2009), Sloane Stephens (2017) and Emma Raducanu (2021)
- Youngest singles champion
- Men: Pete Sampras, 19 years and one month, 1990
- Women: Tracy Austin, 16 years and eight months, 1979
US Open FAQ
Who are the favorites to win the tennis US Open in 2024?
Betting odds for the 2024 US Open will be available soon. Novak Djokovic and Cori Gauff are the defending champions.
How many players are there in the tennis US Open?
There are 128 players in both the men’s and women’s draw at the US Open. A total of 112 on both sides qualify through either world rankings or invitation, while the remaining 16 slots go to players who advance through qualifying matchups.
What is the easiest way to bet on tennis?
There is no one tennis bet that’s necessarily easier to win than others. All sports bets carry a level of risk, regardless of the odds or your understanding level. For those who are new to tennis betting, one idea would be to focus on just one type of bet at first to get comfortable.
Where can I watch or stream the US Open?
ESPN is the broadcast home for the tennis US Open. Coverage will also be available elsewhere on its family of networks, including ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Plus.