The Australian Open is arguably the most anticipated sporting event of the year because of its timing. This year’s Aussie Open is fast reaching its conclusion, and Wednesday’s action will bring to an end the quarter-finals. After a scintillating nine days of non-stop thrills, we are close to witnessing the singles champions crowned, with some unfamiliar faces left in the draw on the men’s side.
The tournament opener will see Angelique Kerber former World number. 1 take on America’s Madison Keys. This is set up is a dejavu of the US Open runner-up in 2017 – before two relative unknowns will battle for a place in the semi-finals.
Former world number 1 Novak Djokovic currently seeded at 14 alongside fourth seed German international Alexander Zverev were both stunned in this year’s Aussie Open by 58th seed Hyeon Chung from Japan. These are the best most spot on tennis betting sites.
Hyeon Chung is on his way to his first quarter final appearance in his professional career, while Tenny Sandgren defeated Wawrina and Dominic Thiem in what’s his first main draw appearance at Melbourne Park.
Following the conclusion of that contest Rodger Federer kicks off the night session against familiar foe and 20th seed Tomas Berdych, while top seed Simona Halep will take on former world No.1 Karolina Plikoa in the early hours of the day.
Rod Laver (from midnight) Kerber v Keys
Chung v Sandgren
Halep v Pliskova
Federer v Berdych
In other news Kyle Edmund recorded his first top-five win of his career as his fairy tale run at the Aussie Open continues with a four set victory over world No.3 Grigor Dimitrov.
His 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Bulgarian now sees him facing the prospect of a first Grand Slam semi-final against either Rafael Nadal or Marin Cilic.