Wimbledon Tennis 2018 – Preview, Odds & Predictions
It’s 50 years ago this year since Wimbledon defied the wishes of the International Lawn Tennis Federation and welcomed in a era of professional grand slam tennis where players could now make a living from the previous amateur sport
Australia’s own ‘Rocket’ Rod Laver from Rockhampton in Queensland picked up just over AUD $3200 for his victory in the men’s tournament whilst American Billie-Jean King had to settle for just over AUD $1200.
It is quite small change compared to the £2.25million (AUD $3.75 million) each of the singles winners of Wimbledon 2018 will pocket.
Who will win pocket those big pay cheques this year, and more importantly hold the winning trophy aloft on the sacred turf of Wimbledon’s Centre Court on the finals day?
Young challengers abound in both the Men’s and Women’s Events, however, it will take a lot of might to defy Roger Federer and Serena Williams from adding to their collection of Wimbledon titles.
Wimbledon 2018 Women’s Singles Title Odds
Grass-court specialists Petra Kvitova, Garbine Mugurza and Serena Williams are the best bets, whilst French Open champion Simona Halep and Maria Sharapova supply excellent value bet options.
World Number 16, and winner of the Nottingham lead-up event, Ash Barty, is the best of the Australian chances.
|Ash Barty (Australia)|
Wimbledon 2018 Men’s Singles Title Odds
The men’s is a more straight-forward affair with Roger Feder short-priced favourite and Nick Kyrgios the best chance for Aussie glory.
|Nick Kyrgios (Australia)|