Sydney International, also known as Apia International Sydney, is an international tennis tournament played in Sydney every year. Get the latest Sydney International Tips, Predictions & Odds from leading bookmakers here.
It is a combined event on the men’s and women’s circuit, with the event being noted as the part of ATP World Tour 250 series for men and WTA Premier for ladies.
It is played in the month of January, immediately before the Australian Open. Given how many big players choose to rest right before the Grand Slams, the participation in Sydney usually comprises of a few notable players along with the lower ranked players who looking to gain some momentum on the tour.
Being one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world, the event is attended in great numbers by spectators and tennis enthusiasts.
The player list for the 2019 edition of the tournament has been released and sees some of the top players in the women’s section of the draw and a few blazing men’s singles players as well. Latest Sydney International Tips & Odds will be released closer to the start of the tournament.
2019 Sydney International Tennis Schedule & Dates:
The 2019 edition of the Sydney International Tennis competition for both, women and men, kick-starts from January 6 with the final to be played on January 12. Qualifying matches will be held before the start of the tournament. Once we get closer to the start of the tournament, the Sydney International Tennis order of play will also be released here.
Match by match ATP & WTA Sydney International Betting Tips:
Alex De Minaur v Reilly Opelka Betting Tips:
Alex De Minaur to win 2-1: 3/1 (bet365)
Sam Querrey v Gilles Simon Betting Tips:
Three sets in the match: 5/4 (Betway)
Stefanos Tsitsipas v Guido Andreozzi Betting Tips:
Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 2-0: 4/6 (Betway)
Camila Giorgi v Angelique Kerber Betting Tips:
Angelique Kerber to win 2-0: 5/4 (Betfair)
Garbine Muguruza v Kiki Bertens Betting Tips:
Garbine Muguruza to win: 3/4 (bet365)
Samantha Stosur v Timea Bacsinszky Betting Tips:
Timea Bacsinszky to win: 4/6 (bet365)
Player List for 2019 Sydney International Tennis:
Simona Halep will start off as a favourite, having finished the previous season as the top-ranked player despite missing out on the WTA Finals. She will be joined by defending champion Angelique Kerber, and the likes of Sloane Stephens and Naomi Osaka, both of whom have won the US Open in the past.
Women’s Singles: Simona Halep, Kiki Bertens, Sloane Stephens, Karolina Pliskova, Angelique Kerber, Daria Kasaktina, Naomi Osaka, Anastasija Sevastova
The men’s singles draw doesn’t look as dazzling as the women’s singles one but it gives the fans a chance to watch the upcoming stars like the defending champion Daniil Medvedev and a player tipped to win a Grand Slam title soon enough in the form of Stefanos Tsitsipas. Others include Kyle Edmund and Diego Schwartzman.
Men’s Singles: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev, Kyle Edmund, Gilles Simon, Alex de Minaur, Diego Schwartzman, Lucas Pouille, Marton Fucsovics
What Happened at the 2018 Sydney International Tennis?
Daniil Medvedev and Angelique Kerber will go into the Sydney International Tennis competition as the defending men’s and women’s singles champions.
Medvedev defeated Australia’s Alex de Minaur 1–6, 6–4, 7–5 to clinch his maiden ATP title while Kerber was a straight-set winner over Ash Barty.
Among others who pushed into the semi-finals included the fourth seeded Fabio Fognini and Frenchman Benoit Paire, both of whom were sent out before they could make the final. In the women’s section of the draw, Daria Gavrilova and Camila Giorgi were the other semi-finalists.
Some of the others who participated in the previous edition of the Sydney International Tennis include Adrian Mannarino, Gilles Muller and Garbine Muguruza. Muguruza withdrew from the tournament before her quarter-final match because of injury issues.
2019 Sydney International Tennis Betting Tips:
Previous 10 Sydney International Tennis Title Winners
2018: Daniil Medvedev
2017: Gilles Muller
2016: Viktor Troicki
2015: Viktor Troicki
2014: Juan Martin del Potro
2013: Bernard Tomic
2012: Jarkko Nieminen
2011: Gilles Simon
2010: Marcos Baghdatis
2009: David Nalbandian
2018: Angelique Kerber
2017: Johanna Konta
2016: Svetlana Kuznetsova
2015: Petra Kvitova
2014: Tsvetana Pironkova
2013: Agnieszka Radwanska
2012: Victoria Azarenka
2011: Li Na
2010: Elena Dementieva
2009: Elena Dementieva
Latest Sydney International Tennis tips, predictions and odds for the 2019 edition of the competition will be updated in the week leading up to the tournament.