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Hewitt v Baghdatis thriller

Early in the fifth set of the Australian Open clash, over £10 million has been traded on Betfair. It is after 4am in Melbourne, yet most of the crowd are still there.

Over £500k has been matched on Hewitt at 1.01-1.03, when he was 5-1 up in the fourth set and had two chances to serve out the match, with at least one match point.

His serve keeps failing when in position to win the match, he did it again in the tiebreak to go two sets all.

The betting has swung heavily both ways, the lowest price on Baghdatis to date has been 1.28. £200 has been bet on the Cypriot at over 100/1, with a top price of 300.

An amazing betting contest - sport is made for betting!

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