Best picks US Open 2017

US Open 2017. Who will be the winner of US Open in tennis 2017?
This year the mens draw was from the start really open with players like the defending champion Stan Wawrinka, two time winner Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic and the japanse star Kei Nishikori out of the draw. The day after the draw for the 2017 US Open was presented second seed scot Andy Murray announced that him too was forced to pull out of the tournament. Below are our best picks US Open 2017.

Sportbetting-odds has these players as top picks for US Open 2017

1. Roger Federer, Switzerland
The Swiss Maestro has won Australien Open, Wimbledon, Miami, Indian Wells and Halle this year, only losing 3 matches so far. Evgeny Donskoy and Tommy Haas beat the all time great in Dubai and Halle. Both times after Federer having held match point. Rising star Alexander Zverev of Germany caused Federer his latest loss in the Montreal final 2 weeks ago.

Federer has lost only 3 matches all year
He won his 18th Grand Slam in Melbourne after a 6 month break from the ATP Tour.
He managed to beat Rafael Nadal in the AO final. First time he did beat him in Grand Slams since 2007.
He won his 8th Wimbledon this summer and without losing a single set (first time anyone did since Bjorn Borg 1976)
Has more confidence and a more solid and better backhand then ever before

He felt some pain in his back in Montreal and hasnt had the best preparation.
Is 3-9 against Rafa in Grand Slam meetings. The victory in Melbourne over Rafa was his first in a Grand Slam since Wimbledon 2007 against the spaniard.

2. Rafael Nadal, Spain
The spanish legend is second all time behind Federer with 15 Grand Slam titles. He has been struggeling with his form since his amazing win in Paris where he got his 10th French Open title and lost only 35 games at the whole tournament. RunnerUp on hard court in Melbourne and Miami and won the titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid during the european clay court swing.

New world number one once again after a couple of years struggeling with form and rankings.
Has to get his 16th Grand Slam title in New York to be in the race of becoming the best tennis player ever, the GOAT. Has all the motivation to chase Federer.
No injuries reported all year.

A bit bad form after Paris, altough he has lost very tight matches both in Wimbledon and Montreal.

3. Grigor Dimitrov
The talented Dimitrov early got the nickname “BabyFed” because of his similarity with the great Swiss Maestro. Won Cincinnati the week before US Open without losing a set. Semifinals in Melbourne and with this years draw he has his chance

Maybe the most in form player in the draw
Number six in this years race
Has all the tools and talent

Probably has to beat Nadal in the quarters and Federer in the semis to even reach the final
Never played a Grand Slam final

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Mikael Olsson

Mikael is a passionate tennis-lover since Björn Borg won the epic Wimbledon final against John McEnroe 1980. Mikael has written over 4 000 articles covering the ATP World Tour and has a +80% success rate in his tennis predictions.

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