Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It forms one of the four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments which are held all over the world. Wimbledon has been held at the  All England Club in Wimbledon, London since 1877.  It is also the only major which is played on grass.

Wimbledon, or The Championships Wimbledon, is considered to be the most prestigious of all tennis tournaments in the world. It is played in late June to early July and culminates with the Lady’s and Gentleman’s Finals. The tournament is conspicuous as there is no advertising or other promotional items displayed on any of the courts. A strict dress code is enforced for competitors and Royal patronage.

Wimbledon Popularity

As Wimbledon is considered The tennis tournament to happen during the year, there are a vast number of both punters and bookies involved in betting on it. This means two things. Firstly there is a large number of choices when it comes to placing a bet. Different bookies offer different odds and different wagers. It is always in your interest to shop around until you find the site that suits your needs best. Many betting sites will also offer bonuses or promotions to new bettors. Be sure to read the fine print of any offer from a betting site.

The second result of such a big interest in the tournament is the bettors. Public opinion will play a big role in increasing or decreasing the odds of each player and each match. Do not be swayed by this without doing some checking for yourself. Crowd mentality is not always the wisest choice when it comes to placing a wager.

Court Surface

Wimbledon is the only one of the Grand Slam titles to still be played on grass. This will have a big effect on how the players perform. Many players have grown up playing other surfaces such as clay or cement. Cement is the preferred modern surface and is used by most tournaments in America. When placing a bet on a player or a match, do some research into how the player has performed in the past on grass. Just because they are one of the top players in the world does not mean that they can play on Wimbledon’s court surface.

Different Kinds Of Bets

There are many different kinds of bets which can be placed throughout The Championships. These include the more obvious bets such as who will win the overall tournament, both men’s and ladies, and who will win a match, as well as prop bets which may be a bit more unexpected.

Match Betting

Wimbledon Tennis Final betting is just as it sounds. This is a bet on who will win a match. This is the most popular form of betting on the tournament and is offered by pretty much every bookie and website.

Set Betting

Set betting is a slightly more intricate form of placing a bet. This is a get on who will win a set during a game. to place this bet you will need to have a very good knowledge of the players.

Handicap and Over Under

This is a bet on whether a player will win a match with the assistance of a handicap which has been set by a bookie. This is a bet which is affected purely by the bookie, and may not reflect the reality of the game.

An Over Under bet is a guess at the final score of both players. A bookie will make a prediction and you have to guess if the reality will be higher or lower.