Punters Paradise offers comparison of the best available odds for the historic 100th anniversary of the Australian Open, instant match results, an interactive discussion forum and more.
Online PR News – 20-January-2012 – aus – The prestigious 100th anniversary of the Australian Open is underway and to help share this exciting Southern Hemisphere action Punters Paradise is providing a comparison table of the best available Australian Open real time odds on offer, an instant Aussie Open results with odds payout, an interactive Australian Open match preview forum and more.
The 2012 Australian Open is taking place in Melbourne Park, Melbourne Australia. This historic occasion, which represents the 100th anniversary of the Australian Open, runs from the 16th of January until the Sunday the 29th of January.
It’s also the first Grand Slam of the year and as such has attracted the world’s best battling for their share of the $26million (AUD) in prize money, including number one ranked Men’s Single’s player Novak Djokovic who won the event last year, and defending Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters. Both of whom are still in contention as of the 21st of January.
One match that’s attracting attention amongst the locals involves the Men’s Single’s meet Lleyton Hewitt vs. Milos Raonic, which takes place at 7pm Sydney time at the Rod Laver Arena as round three.
A match that involves youth verse experience and power verse determination, with both players seeking to make history. Milos Raonic by winning his first ever Grand Slam, and Lleyton Hewitt by winning his first ever Australian Open back on home soil.
The 21 year-old Milos Raonic of Canada, ranked 23rd in the world, defeated Philipp Petzschner 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 behind a thundering serve and aggressive play.
The soon to be 32 year-old local favourite Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, ranked 181st in the world, defeated Andy Roddick 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 when Roddick retired due to injury.
Milos Raonic’s best singles performance was a 4th round loss in the 2011 Australian Open. Since turning pro in 2008, Raonic’s played in a total 65 matches, winning 39. His 23rd ranking is the highest of his career.
By comparison Lleyton Hewitt was ranked first in the world for a period eighty weeks at the turn of the century, has won two Grand Slam titles (US Open and Wimbledon) and participated in the Australian Open fourteen times including scoring runner-up in 2005.
Milos Raonic is the favourite to win, with Australian Open odds for this match in the $1.30 range, while Lleyton Hewitt’s win odds are in the $3.70 range.
To get a listing of the best available odds on offer for this match, and all others yet to be played, simply visit the free Punters Paradise Australian Open odds comparison page.
The Punters Paradise odds comparison page is updated every few seconds, making it the fastest live odds comparison tool in Australia. Thus allowing tennis fans to compare, and take advantage of, the best odds being offered by the leading bookmakers and betting exchanges.
To help tennis enthusiasts follow the progress of their favourite player no matter what time the event takes place, Punters Paradise is providing a free instant Australian Open results page complete with odds-payout.
Simply visit the Results page and choose ‘tennis’ from the first sport drop down box.
Tennis fans are also invited to have a look at or participate in the free interactive Australian Open preview forum. A forum that offers keen insights, heated debates and betting strategies.
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