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Australian Open 2024 Favorites: Expert Picks and Predictions

Serve up a fiery showdown at the Australian Open 2024! Djokovic, Nadal, and Carlos Alcaraz battle for Grand Slam glory - who will reign supreme? Get the inside scoop on the favorites here.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 11.01.2024
Australian Open 2024 Favorites

As the anticipation builds for the Australian Open 2024, tennis enthusiasts eagerly await the showdown of titans on the court. The first Tennis Grand Slam of the year is just days away and it will be fine for the Australian Open. The Australian Open sets the tone for the rest of the year. The Australian Open is the tournament where the players are the freshest as they have been resting for months and have come to play and for 2 weeks in Melbourne the best tennis players in the world look to become Grand Slam champions. 

In this in-depth exploration, we delve into the heart of the tournament, dissecting the players and strategies that make them the favorites. From seasoned champions to rising stars, our expert analysis brings you closer to the pulse of the competition. Join us on a journey through the exhilarating world of tennis as we unveil the contenders vying for glory at the Australian Open 2024.

Let’s look at the Top Contenders for Australian Open 2024

Men's Singles Australian Open 2024 Favorites

Novak Djokovic

The favorite to win the Australian Open is none other than Novak Djokovic. He won 3 out of the 4 Grand Slams last year. He looks like he is just getting better and he will look to win the 25th Grand Slam and become the all time record breaking Grand Slam winner. He will break the record of 24 Grand Slams. He has won 10 Australian Open titles and he will look to create the Golden Slam this year. He will have a lot of challengers to overcome but at 37 he is the best in the world. 

Rafael Nadal

The returning Rafael Nadal will for sure be one of the favorites to win the Australian Open this year. This will be his last year as a Tennis player and he wants to retire with the most Grand Slams of all time. He has won 22 Grand Slams in his career and all the fans will be rooting for him to win. Rafael Nadal will have to overcome his long time great rival Novak Djokovic and young players like Carlos Alcaraz who looks up to him. It will be a very emotional Australian Open for him and the fans.

Carlos Alcaraz

No list of the top favorites to win a Grand Slam in 2024 can be complete without the name of Carlos Alcaraz. He shocked the world when he won the Wimbledon title last year and he will look to win his first Australian Open title. He will have to contend with other great players such as Daniil Medvedev, Casper Ruud, Holgar Runs and obviously Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. If he is able to win the Australian Open then he will cement himself as an all-court player.

Women’s Singles Australian Open 2024 Favorites

Iga Swiatek

The women’s Singles will be a far more open tournament where anybody could win the Australian Open. Iga Swiatek is one of the best in the world and she had a few bad performances Last year which she would have worked on and she would be raring to go and win the Australian Open to start her year on the best note possible. She wants to show the world that she is the best and wants to get to the number 1 ranking as well. A hungry Iga Swiatek will be bad news for the rest of the field

Aryna Sabalenka

The current best player in the world will for sure be one of the Favorites to win the Australian Open. She has gotten better and better with each passing tournament and she wants to win the Australian Open to show that she can win anywhere. Her strong game and her power gives her an edge over the other women. She has to play at her best and then it will be very difficult to stop her from winning. Aryna Sabalenka will be one of the heavy favorites 

Coco Gauff

The third player in this list is the young American tennis player Coco Gauff. She has become one of the best in the world and she has a level head at such a young age which is incredible to witness. She has been beating the best players in the world easily and Coco Gauff would look to continue her great form at the Australian Open and win the title and start her year putting all the other women on notice.

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