The men’s Final is set for the 2023 Australian Open. #3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas will face #4 Novak Djokovic on Sunday, January 29. The match will air live at 3:30 a.m. ET on ESPN and then re-air at 9 a.m. on ESPN2. Djokovic is a heavy favorite to win, installed at -475 at DraftKings Sportsbook. Tsitsipas is a +350 underdog.
Djokovic rolled over unseeded American Tommy Paul in straight sets, winning 7-5, 6-1, 6-2. Djokovic entered the tournament as the favorite to win at -110 and has lost only one set the entire tournament. He has nine Australian Open titles, but missed last year’s tournament due to his refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He had won three straight titles prior to that.
Tsitsipas beat #18 Karen Khachanov in four sets, winning 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3. Tsitsipas entered the tournament with the third best odds to win at +1400. This is the first time he has advanced to the Australian Open final after three semifinal appearances. His only other Grand Slam final appearance was at the 2021 French Open.
#3 Stefanos Tsitsipas won 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 over #18 Karen Khachanov
#4 Novak Djokovic won 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 over Tommy Paul
#3 Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. #4 Novak Djokovic