THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN gets underway next week as Novak Djokovic's involvement as overshadowed the first grand slam of the year.
With the situation still ongoing, SunSport are on hand with our odds preview and free bets ahead of the Men's and Women's matches in Melbourne.
Djokovic is the reigning men’s singles champion and he will be aiming to win a men's record 21st Grand Slam.
Djokovic is the favourite to retain his title at 13/10 with Paddy Power.
Naomi Osaka is the defending Women's champion as she looks to win her third title at the Australian Open.
But Australian Ashleigh Barty leads Osaka in the market as the favourite to win the Women's title at 3/1.
British star Emma Radacanu is available at a huge 22/1 to win the title.
The Australian Open begins on Monday 17 January and comes to an end on 30 January.
Australian Open Men's odds – Paddy Power
- Novak Djokovic 13/10
- Daniil Medvedev 13/10
- Alexander Zverev 12/5
- Rafael Nadal 9/1
- Stefanos Tsitsipas 16/1
- Jannik Sinner 17/1
- Andrey Rublev 25/1
- Matteo Berrettini 30/1
- Carlos Alcaraz 35/1
Australian Open Women's odds – Paddy Power
- Ashleigh Barty 3/1
- Naomi Osaka 11/2
- Garbine Muguruza 12/1
- Iga Swiatek 12/1
- Anett Kontaveit 13/1
- Aryna Sabalenka 14/1
- Simona Halep 14/1
- Paula Badosa 14/1
- Barbora Krejcikova 16/1
- Maria Sakkari 20/1
- Emma Raducanu 22/1
- Leyleh Fernandez 22/1
- Elena Rybakina 25/1
- Petra Kvitova 25/1
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