Wimbledon is one of the most popular tennis betting events of the year and it is the oldest and most prestigious major tennis tournament. Tennis betting on Wimbledon gets underway in late June and concludes in early July. Wimbledon is the third Grand Slam event each year which tells you the first two; the Australian Open and the French Open don’t get a lot of attention from bet on tennis gamblers.
The final Grand Slam Event, the U.S. Open also gets a lot of tennis betting attention. As you look to bet tennis you want to remember that Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam event played on grass courts.
Many years ago all of the Grand Slam events were played on grass but the French Open went to clay in 1928, the U.S. Open went to a synthetic clay in 1975 and the Australian Open went to a hard surface in 1988. Gamblers that bet tennis look at Wimbledon because it has such a great tradition.
The All England Club requires players to wear white during the matches. No other Grand Slam tournament is so strict. The women’s players are referred to as "Miss" or "Mrs.”. Players will still bow or curtsy if the Queen or the Prince of Wales is in attendance.
The traditional snack at Wimbledon is strawberries and cream which is still popular today. Tennis betting on Wimbledon in recent years on the men’s side has been all about Roger Federer. He has dominated the tournament in terms of tennis betting making it his own backyard.
He is such a heavy favorite that many times the tennis betting odds will have him extremely low priced. The women’s side in terms of tennis betting is more competitive although either Venus or Serena Williams has won the last eight titles. Wimbledon is the tournament that gets fans in England excited.
That could be due to the fact that no British player has won a Wimbledon singles title since 1977. As you look to bet tennis this year remember that Wimbledon gives you excellent tennis betting odds.
You have the choice of betting a player to win the tournament or you can bet tennis matchups. Both tennis betting options are exciting during Wimbledon.