ATP Erste Bank Open – Vienna, Austria
Date(s): 24th – 30th October 2022
The Erste Bank Vienna Open comes round once again, with some of the biggest names in the world hoping to finish the season strongly. The field in the Austrian capital is impressive, with the ATP World Tour Finals very much on the horizon next month in Turin. Now in its 48th year as an event, the Vienna Open has been won by the likes of Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Andre Agassi, an indicator of the prestige of the event.
ATP Erste Bank Open Outright Betting
Here are some of our tips for the title in Vienna this week:
Daniil Medvedev – 23/10 – 2021 US Open champion and former world number one Daniil Medvedev, will be eager to pick up another tournament win here in Vienna. Patchy would be the best description of the Russian’s form, particularly since the Australian Open at the start of the year but conditions in Vienna should suit his game.
Stefanos Tsitsipas – 5/1 – Greek superstar Stefanos Tsitsipas remains without a Grand Slam title however, his overall performances on the ATP Tour are amongst the most consistent on the circuit. Picking up more wins as the season draws to a close will be key for Tsitsipas, as he looks to finish the season strongly.
Jannik Sinner – 6/1 – Young Italian Jannik Sinner continues to impress at ATP Tour level and how he would love to finish the season as strongly as possible. Some near misses at Grand Slams in 2022 have been representative of his breakthrough at this level and he’s always a candidate in any tournament he plays.
Andrey Rublev – 8/1 – It has been another excellent superb season for Andrey Rublev, who like many of the Russian players on the ATP Tour, has had to battle many of the constraints put on him this season. Featuring in the World Tour Finals next month will be key for Rublev, which could give him extra motivation here.
Dominic Thiem – 9/1 – Home favourite and 2019 Erste Bank Open winner Dominic Thiem will be backed to the hilt here in Vienna, despite not much form to speak of in 2022. Finding form will be key for Thiem, as he looks ahead to 2023 and the familiar surrounds of Vienna could be the catalyst for him moving forward.
2022 ATP Erste Bank Open betxchange.com Best Bets:
Top Pick: Daniil Medvedev – 23/10
Outside Punt: Dominic Thiem – 9/1
ATP Basel Open – Basel, Switzerland
Date(s): 24th – 30th October 2022
Not having Roger Federer in the field at the 2022 ATP Basel Open is the biggest talking point in the build up to the event, which now enters its 51st season on the ATP Tour. A decade of dominance from Roger Federer in his home event dominates the alumni at the ATP Basel Open, whilst the likes of Juan Martin del Potro and Boris Becker have won this event previously.
ATP Basel Open Outright Betting
Here are some of our tips for the title in Basel this week:
Carlos Alcaraz – 5/2 – 2022 US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz is the form player on the ATP Tour, and he will start as the strong favourite here in Basel. Indoor hard courts should suit the Spaniard’s game and his confidence is currently sky high, after his win at Flushing Meadows last month.
Casper Ruud – 5/1 – Norwegian Casper Ruud came up short in the US Open final to Carlos Alcaraz but is has been an incredible season for him. The ATP World Tour Finals awaits at the end of the season for Ruud, and he will want to keep ticking over with that on the horizon in Turin next month.
Marin Cilic – 7/1 – Experienced Croatian Marin Cilic has been in stellar form in 2022 and his return up the rankings has led him to be in contention for the ATP World Tour Finals next month. Indoor hard court should be perfect for Cilic and having won this event in 2016, he will be bang in the mix here.
Roberto Bautista Agut – 10/1 – Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut is one of the most consistent players around and how he would love to finish the season strongly here in Basel. Another player who enjoys the speed of indoor hard court, Bautista Agut could sneak under the radar here.
2022 ATP Basel Open betxchange.com Best Bets:
Top Pick: Carlos Alcaraz – 5/2
Outside Punt: Casper Ruud – 5/1