Punter pays price for doubting Aussie men's sevens in Sydney

Cats looking good (0:34)

Collingwood legend Dane Swan is tipping Geelong for the 2018 AFL premiership "if Gary Ablett can play at Gary Ablett's standard", but he sees hope also for the Crows, Tigers and Magpies. (0:34)

The summer of sport rolled on across the weekend as the Australian Open came to a thrilling close and the third Sydney Sevens took place over three days at Allianz Stadium. Here's the pick of the good, and bad, punting stories as provided by tab.com.au

Winners Are Grinners

$62,000 at $1.26 on Roger FEDERER (2018 Australian Open Men's Winner - FEDERER defeated Marin CILIC 6-2 6-7 6-3 3-6 6-1 in the final)

$50,000 at $2.45 on Blake POWELL to score for Central Coast vs Brisbane (A-League Round 18 - POWELL scored in the 63rd minute)

$50,000 at $1.90 on Over 213.5 Points to be scored in Indiana vs Orlando (NBA Sunday - Indiana won 114-112; 226 points scored)

$50,000 at $1.80 on Melbourne United to defeat Sydney (NBL Round 16 - Melbourne United won 93-76)

$35,000 at $2.30 on Caroline WOZNIACKI vs Simona HALEP (2018 Australian Open Women's Final - WOZNIACKI won 7-6 3-6 6-4)


Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer earns his sixth Australian Open victory and 20th Grand Slam title overall by defeating Marin Cilic.

Better Luck Next Time

$70,000 Multi at $1.90 on Western Sydney to score vs Perth (A-League Round 18 - Western Sydney scored 1 goal in a 3-1 loss), South Africa to defeat Australia (Sydney Sevens Men's Cup Final - Australia won 29-0) and Roger FEDERER vs Marin CILIC (2018 Australian Open Men's Final - FEDERER won 6-2 6-7 6-3 3-6 6-1)

$30,000 at $3.50 [during the game] on Chicago to beat the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA Saturday - LA Lakers won 108-103)

$20,000 Multi at $2.48 on Bayern Munich to win by 2 or more goals vs Hoffenheim (German Bundesliga Round 20 - Bayern Munich won 5-2) and Leipzig to defeat Hamburg (German Bundesliga Round 20 - Match finished 1-1)

$20,000 at $2.05 [during the match] on Simona HALEP vs Caroline WOZNIACKI (2018 Australian Open Women's Final - WOZNIACKI won 7-6 3-6 6-4)

$15,000 at $1.90 on Golden State to win by 11 or more points vs Boston (NBA Sunday - Golden State won 109-105)

Crystal Ball

$25,000 at $8 and $25,000 at $7 on Richmond to win the 2018 AFL Premiership (one customer placed these bets)

$23,000 at $4.50 on Essendon to finish in the top four at the end of the 2018 AFL home-and-away season