Iga Swiatek heavy French Open favorite after Ash Barty withdraws

Defending French Open champion Iga Swiatek is back in the favorite role with World No. 1 Ash Barty leaving Paris due to a hip injury.

Swiatek, who at 19 claimed her first Grand Slam in 2020 with Barty not participating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is +150 at BetMGM and +155 at FanDuel, replacing the Australian as the favorite at both books.

The reigning champ from Poland opened her title defense at Roland Garros with an easy victory.

Naomi Osaka, who opted not to play in the event for personal reasons, is the favorite over Barty to win the 2022 Australian Open at +350 with PointsBet.

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In the ongoing French Open, fourth-ranked Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus) is the second favorite (+450) and Paula Badosa (Spain) is third at +900 ahead of Serena Williams (+1200) via BetMGM.

Sabalenka is the heavy favorite at -110 to win the third quarter of the draw that also includes Williams (+350).

–Field Level Media (@FieldLevelMedia)