Australian Open Tennis day one, live stream schedule with Novak Djokovic, Stanislas Wawrinka, David Ferrer all available to watch online with Bet365.
The Midlands based firm announced this afternoon that they have a live stream of every game from the Australian Open, with tennis fans and punters alike able to watch all the action through the Bet365 website.
With a host of games on the opening day, including Djokovic, Wawrinka and David Ferrer, there’s plenty for tennis fans.
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Novak Djokovic is slated as an overwhelmingly 1/200 favourite to defeat Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko whilst Australia’s Jordan Thompson and Samuel Groth face tough tasks against seeded opposition.
Novak Djokovic has been the champion at Rod Laver Arena for the past three years and the Serbian will find himself headlining the first day of competition at the Australian Open.
The world number 1 will find himself going up against Slovakian number one Lukas Lacko who is currently ranked 90th in the world.
It doesn’t take long to see just how much things are balanced in the favour of the all-conquering Serb who is unbeaten in 21 matches in Melbourne in a streak that has seen him prove time and time again that he is the best in the world.
Unlike many of his rivals, Djokovic has yet to kick-off his 2014 campaign and he will certainly be hoping that his quiet training schedule will be enough to prepare him for the first Grand Slam of the season.
His opponent has certainly been very busy in 2014 with Lacko having `competed in both the Chennai and Auckland tournaments but without having much of an impact in the tournament.
With Lacko’s best performance in Melbourne only being a second round defeat to Janko Tipsarevic back in 2013, it’s unlikely that we will see Novak Djokovic falling at the first hurdle in 2014.
The other main stories of the day will see two of Australia’s young hopefuls look to use home crowd support to overcome seeded opposition.
Wildcard Jordan Thompson will look to be unfazed by the large crowds on the Hisense Arena as he takes on 20th seed Jerzy Janowicz on Monday morning.
It will be a big ask for the 19 year old from Sydney who is currently ranked 318th in the world but a recent victory at the Kooyong Classic against World number 42 Juan Monaco will give Thompson plenty of hope against an opponent who is known for his big serves.
In a more low key affair, Samuel Groth will hope to find the same form that saw him reach the quarter finals of the Brisbane International to help overcome 28th seed Vacek Pospisil.
Having easily seen off players ranked just lower than him, maybe now will be the time that Groth is able to take on more seasoned opponents and the challenge of Pospisil will certainly push the Aussie to the limits.
If the Australian underdogs win, they will be sure to steal the headlines which on any other day would otherwise belong to Novak Djokovic.
Australian Open Mens Live Schedule:
00:00 Ivo Karlovic (6/4) v Ivan Dodig (4/6)
00:00 Mikhail Youzhny (3/10) v Jan-Lennard Struff (3)
00:00 Stanislas Wawrinka (1/16) v Andrey Golubev (14)
01:30 Alejandro Gonzalez (20) v David Ferrer (1/25)
01:30 Tomas Berdych (1/33) v Aleksandr Nedovyesov (22)
03:00 David Guez (14) v Richard Gasquet (1/12)
03:00 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (9/5) v Tommy Haas (6/11)
03:30 Nikolay Davydenko (4/6) v Lukasz Kubot (7/5)
05:00 Tommy Robredo (11/13) v Lukas Rosol (11/10)
08:00 Lukas Lacko (39) v Novak Djokovic (1/100)