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Top Tennis Betting Picks of the Week – January 1st, 2024

By Hank Blaine

This week, it’s all about the Women’s Tennis Association. That shouldn’t surprise anybody because the Davis Cup finished last week. Like in most weeks, top plays happen on Tuesday. First, we handicap and make picks for a couple of matches at the Creand-Andorra Open. Then, we turn our attention to Argentina where players step onto the courts for the Argentina Open. Keep reading for tennis odds, analysis, and free picks for six of Tuesday’s top tennis matchups.

Top Tennis Betting Picks of the Week (January 1st, 2024)

WTA – 2024 Brisbane International – Brisbane, Australia

  • When: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024

Jelena Ostapenko vs. Camila Giorgi

It took Camila Giorgi 3 sets, but the underdog in this got by Peyton Sterns. Giorgi dropped the first set before rallying 6-2, 6-3.

Jelena Ostapenko got a first round bye, which might explain why Ostapenko isn’t more of a favorite than -172. But although Giorgi has the benefit of having played a match, Jelena is the much better player.

Tennis Betting Pick: Jelena Ostapenko -172

Anhelina Kalinina vs. Clara Burel

22-year-old French player Clara Burel beat Zeynep Sonmez in straight sets to take her first round match. Burel bested Sonmez 6-4, 6-2.

Anhelina Kalinina got the first round bye. Kalinina went 27-25 in singles matches lats year. So Burel could for sure pull off the upset.

Tennis Betting Pick: Clara Burel +111

Magda Linette vs. Cristina Bucsa

Facing Greet Minnen in Round 1, the favorite in this rallied after losing the first set 5-7. Bucsa got better against Minnen, winning the second set 6-3 and then taking the third set 6-1.

Magda Linette got the first round bye. Linette batted .500 in 2023 winning 27 and losing 27 matches. Bucsa scores the win.

Tennis Betting Pick: Cristina Bucsa -128

Mirra Andreeva vs. Liudmila Samsanova

Liudmila Samsanova heads to this match the 4-seed. Andreeva is the favorite because she easily dispatched of Diana Shnaider 6-2, 6-3 in Round 1.

The -128 choice is a 16-year-old tennis phenom from Russia. She could have a banner year. Back Andreeva to continue her terrific Brisbane International play.

Tennis Betting Pick: Mirra Andreeva -128

Elise Mertens vs. Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens is a slight underdog versus Elise Mertens. The -159 favorite won a singles title and scored two doubles titles last season.

Mertens didn’t play in the first round while Sloane beat Katerina Siniakova, a talented player, in straight sets 7-5, 6-3. Backing Stephens makes sense.

Tennis Betting Pick: Sloane Stephens +124

Olivia Gadecki vs. Elena Rybakina

21-year-old Australian Olivia Gadecki had to qualify for the Brisbane International. Gadecki beat 3 players on her way to a date with 2-seed Elena Rybakina.

The massive chalk in this went 47-15 in 2023 and won 2 titles. Rybakina is on the verge of a breakout season. Elena covers.

Tennis Betting Pick: Elena Rybakina -6-103

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