Betfair Tennis Trading Tips: Australian Open Day 2

All times are UK/Irish and are subject to change, and all times are in 24hr format e.g., 01.00 = 1am and 16:00 = 4pm:




1. 00:00 – Lopez v Kudla:

With the experience Lopez possesses in Grand slams and the added factor that he has been a decent hard courter throughout his career, this one I feel is easy to call in the spaniard’s favour.

—> Back Lopez @1.32, lay @1.14

2. 00:00 – Rola v Mannarino

I must go with Adrian’s current form which has been very impressive. Don’t think Rola has a chance here.

–> Back Mannarino @1.3, lay @1.08

3. 8:00 – Hewitt v Zhang

At the Australian Open, one guy who always puts on a good show is home favourite Lleyton Hewitt. With a ton of experience behind him in 5 set tournaments, you must fancy the former world no.1 here.

Back Hewitt @1.3, lay @1.07


4. 01:30 – Brengle v Petkovic –> HOT TIP

Petkovic has lost both her opening round matches in Sydney and Brisbane recently. On the contrary, Brengle has been in super form and eventhough she lost to Watson in Hobart, did actually play pretty well. This maybe a decent bet after all so lay the German.

—> LAY Petko @1.65, back @2.2

5. 01:30 – Falconi v Kanepi

Simply speaking, just can’t see Kanepi losing to the less experienced American due to current form. She really played exceptionally well in Brisbane only to lose in a deciding set to Ivanovic. I just don’t see Falconi surviving a 3 setter if this was to go the distance..

—> Back Kanepi @1.3, lay @1.1

6. 02:45 – Putintseva v Svitolina –> HOT TIP

Interestingly, Putintseva has won both 2 head to head matches between these two. However, bookies are heavily favouring the Ukranian tomorrow and I am sticking with them on this.

Going purely by form again as Svitolina was awesome in Brisbane only losing to Sharapova in the Final.

—> Back Svitolina @1.17, lay @1.07

Good Luck!

Some Terms Explained:

Back: Normal Stakes – use 10% of bank.
Back Heavy(BH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade.
Lay: Normal stakes – use 10% of bank.
Lay Heavy(LH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade.
Likely 3 Setter – consider laying the winner of the first set.
Hot Tip – I have more confidence in these tips. However, use normal stake sizes.

Tips are deemed unsuccessful at 40% loss of stake.

All odds shown with the tips are correct at time of publishing. Odds are often given several hours ahead of the event. If odds have changed, adjust your back/lay stake accordingly e.g. if I tip ‘Back at 1.5, Lay at 1.25’ – and back odds move to 1.55, adjust your lay odds to 1.3 – there are still 25 ticks between the back and lay odds.

Delay and Trade!! It’s OK to place your trades before the match starts, but in my opinion, waiting 2/3 games before placing your trades is the safest way to trade. This is advised in many of the articles below. To delay and trade will give you a good feel for the match. Delay and Trade is a MUST if you are Backing Heavy. Delaying is advised mostly for the women’s game, as early breaks of serve are more likely.  Please read the relevant article below.

Please read all of the articles below if you are new to the tips!

Help and Advice: The Best Way to Use Tips From Tennis Trading League

Help and Advice: Stop Loss

Help and Advice: Delay and Trade

Help and Advice: Trading On Betfair Website Without Using Software.

Help and Advice: Equalise Profits or Put More Money on the Favourite?

Help and Advice: Recycling the Green

Help and Advice: Rules of Tennis Trading

Help and Advice: Letting the Trade Run…

Help and Advice: What Do The Stats Say?

Help and Advice: In-Depth Trading

Help and Advice: Heavy Favourite in the Red Zone

Help and Advice: Greening Out

Help and Advice: The Golden Green

Help and Advice: Dealing with a Bad Streak

Help and Advice: Multiple Trades during a Match

Help and Advice: What should you do if your player gets injured in a tennis match that you’re trading? Find out here…

Help and advice: What do you do if a Back Heavy Tip isn’t going your way? Find out here…

Help and Advice: Dangers of chasing an in-form player

Help and Advice: Tennis Trading Tip – Successful or not?

Some folks have asked why I call the tips ‘Betfair Tennis Trading Tips’ and have asked if the tips can be used on other betting exchanges. I use Betfair for all my trading because Betfair has the best liquidity. All of my prices are taken from Betfair.
Betfair Tennis Trading gives you the best opportunities to make profits. You can use the trading tips on other exchanges – there may be small price differences – but these shouldn’t matter. If you decide to use a site other that Betfair for trading, make sure that the liquidity is there.
If you’re unsure about what liquidity is required, see question 17 on my FAQ section at


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