TENNIS BETTING: AUSTRALIAN OPEN UPDATE: MEN
Rafa Nadal is into 4/1 second favourite (Paddy Power) after an epic third round win. Federer, Murray and Del Potro all through to fourth round.
Second seed and defending champion Nadal needed nearly four hours to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4 6-2 2-6 7-5.
Britain’s Andy Murray eased through to the last 16 7-5 6-1 6-4 aginst Florent Serra and the fifth seed has been trimmed into 5/1 by Stan James. William Hill make the Scot 1/6 to beat big-serving American John Isner in the early hours of Sunday morning and even money to do so in straight sets.
Fourth seed Juan Martin Del Potro needed four sets to get past unseeded Florian Mayer 6-3 0-6 6-4 7-5. The US Open champion is now a best price 10/1 at Boylesports.