Who Won Last Year’s Men’s Australian Open?

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Rafael Nadal won the 2022 Australian Open after an epic comeback.
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Chase Kiddy @chaseakiddy Jan 13, 2023, 12:12 AM
  • Rafael Nadal mounted an epic comeback and won last year’s Australian Open.
  • Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev, 2–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 7–5, in the 2022 Final.
  • Novak Djokovic is the favorite to win this year’s Australian Open.

Last year was an awfully long time ago. Most of us can’t remember what we ate for breakfast yesterday; how are we supposed to remember who won the men’s Australian Open last year?

Fortunately, I’m on the case with all the tennis betting info and Australian Open odds you need to know ahead of next week’s first grand slam of the new calendar year.

Australian Open Winner 2022: Who Won Last Year’s Men’s Australian Open?

Rafael Nadal mounted an epic comeback to defeat Daniil Medvedev in the men’s Australian Open final, 2–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 7–5.

At the BetMGM online sportsbook, about two-thirds of bettors elected to roll the dice with Nadal and his lucrative odds in the championship round. Medvedev was priced as a -190 favorite; at +160, Nadal was a rare underdog.

Nadal vs. Medvedev: 2022 Men’s Australian Open Highlights

Men’s Australian Open Tennis Champions

YearMen's Australian Open Winner
1969Rod Laver
1970Arthur Ashe
1971Ken Rosewall
1972Ken Rosewall
1973John Newcombe
1974Jimmy Connors
1975John Newcombe
1976Mark Edmondson
1977 (J)Roscoe Tanner
1977 (D)Vitas Gerulaitis
1978Guillermo Vilas
1979Guillermo Vilas
1980Brian Teacher
1981Johan Kriek
1982Johan Kriek
1983Mats Wilander
1984Mats Wilander
1985Stefan Edberg
1986[tournament did not occur]
1987Stefan Edberg
1988Mats Wilander
1989Ivan Lendl
1990Ivan Lendl
1991Boris Becker
1992Jim Courier
1993Jim Courier
1994Pete Sampras
1995Andre Agassi
1996Boris Becker
1997Pete Sampras
1998Petr Korda
1999Yevgeny Kafelnikov
2000Andre Agassi
2001Andre Agassi
2002Thomas Johansson
2003Andre Agassi
2004Roger Federer
2005Marat Safin
2006Roger Federer
2007Roger Federer
2008Novak Djokovic
2009Rafael Nadal
2010Roger Federer
2011Novak Djokovic
2012Novak Djokovic
2013Novak Djokovic
2014Stan Wawrinka
2015Novak Djokovic
2016Novak Djokovic
2017Roger Federer
2018Roger Federer
2019Novak Djokovic
2020Novak Djokovic
2021Novak Djokovic
2022Rafael Nadal

Who Is the Favorite to Win the Men’s Australian Open?

Novak Djokovic, a 9-time Australian Open champion, is the current betting favorite (+140) to win the 2023 Australian Open. 

2023 Men’s Australian Open Odds

Men's Tennis Player2023 Australian Open Title Odds
Novak Djokovic-120
Daniil Medvedev600
Rafael Nadal1400
Stefanos Tsitsipas1400
Nick Kyrgios1600
Jannik Sinner2000
Felix Auger-Aliassime2000
Taylor Fritz2000
Holger Rune2500
Sebastian Korda3300
Casper Ruud3300
Matteo Berrettini4000
Cameron Norrie5000
Alexander Zverev5000
Frances Tiafoe6600
Andrey Rublev6600
Jack Draper8000
Hubert Hurkacz8000
Karen Khachanov10000
Denis Shapovalov10000
Thanasi Kokkinakis10000
Borna Coric15000
Dominic Thiem15000
Alex de Minaur15000
Roberto Bautista-Agut15000
Stan Wawrinka20000
Pablo Carreno Busta20000
Grigor Dimitrov20000
David Goffin20000
Andy Murray20000
Jenson Brooksby20000
Brandon Nakashima25000
Lorenzo Musetti25000
Alexander Bublik25000

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Chase Kiddy

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Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.

Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.