Betting on the Wimbledon Online

This Wimbledon betting guide is the ultimate resource for tennis fans who want to get into tennis betting. It has everything punters need to know about tennis betting and, importantly, how to bet on tennis' most prestigious tournament, Wimbledon. Also known as The Championships Wimbledon, or The Championships, Wimbledon is a tennis sports championship that is among the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments together with the French Open, the Australian Open, and the US Open.

What makes Wimbledon unique is the fact that it's played on grass. This sport championships is the oldest tennis tournament and ranks among the biggest sports events worldwide.

How to bet on Wimbledon?

How to bet on Wimbledon?

Betting on Wimbledon may not be a walk in the park, especially for beginners. But luckily, this segment shares some of the essential tips that can help punters get in the game. So, how do punters go about betting on The Championships?

  1. Well, the first step is to find a betting site with Wimbledon betting markets. Not all sportsbooks have tennis betting markets, leave alone Wimbledon's. After finding a betting site with Wimbledon markets, check whether it has a valid license, and sports betting bonuses, too.
  2. The next step is assessing the available Wimbledon betting markets. There are bookies with all the matches, while some cover only the top-rated matches in this tournament. It's also vital to assess the number of markets available for each game. The best bookmaker has a wide variety of betting markets, including in-play or live betting.
  3. Now, the last step is finding out the current form of the different players and teams participating in the competition. Check out the previous matches to know which player or team is the favorite. For those not into tennis, the solution here will be to check out what Wimbledon prediction sites are saying.

Analyzing the odds is also critical. Remember, the higher the odds, the lesser the chances of winning, while the lower the odds, the higher the chances of winning!

How to bet on Wimbledon?
History of the Wimbledon Championships

History of the Wimbledon Championships

The Championships Wimbledon, attracts the top talent in tennis from every part of the world. As the most prestigious tournament, it attracts a huge prize pool. The last Wimbledon floated a staggering £35,000,000.

As mentioned above, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament, having started in 1877. The inaugural event contested by 22 players was an all-men affair.

One of the interesting things about the 1877 Wimbledon is the fact that to qualify, players had to pay a guinea, and the event took nine days instead of the planned five as rains spoiled the show. Spencer Gore edged out William Marshall to become the first Wimbledon winner in the finals.

After the inaugural Wimbledon, the tournament gained traction and became a success except during the World War I and World War II eras when it was canceled. The event was also canceled in 2020, at the height of the Covid19 pandemic.

Today, Wimbledon is the most coveted tennis tournament. The sports event is normally held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London. The recent Wimbledon was the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, the 134th edition of the tournament.

History of the Wimbledon Championships
Most successful Wimbledon stars

Most successful Wimbledon stars

Over the years, there have been dominant athletes that have left a mark on the history of Wimbledon.

The likes of William Renshaw, Roger Federer, Laurence Doherty, Todd Woodbridge, Helen Wills, Billie Jean King, Venus Williams, and Martina Navratilova have dominated The Championships. For now, the bigwigs in the tournament include Novak Djokovic, Nikola Mektić, Mate Pavić, Ashleigh Barty, Hsieh Su-wei, Elise Mertens, and Desirae Krawczyk. They were the headliners at the 2021 Wimbledon.

Most successful Wimbledon stars
Wimbledon events and match formats

Wimbledon events and match formats

Before getting into Wimbledon betting, it's important to understand the different Wimbledon events. Besides, punters must acquaint themselves with the tournament's match formats.

Wimbledon events

Wimbledon events have been categorized into three. There are Main Events, Junior Events, and Invitation Events.

  1. Main Events - There are five main events, including Gentlemen's Singles, Ladies' Singles, Gentlemen's Doubles, Ladies' Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. The men's and ladies' singles attract 128 players each, while the men's and ladies' doubles have 64 teams each. As for mixed doubles, there are 48 teams.
  2. Junior Events - Here, there are Boys' Singles, Girls' Singles, Boys' Doubles, and Girls' Doubles. The Singles attract 64 players, while the Doubles have 32 teams.
  3. Invitation Events - There are seven Invitation Events, including Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles, Ladies' Invitation Doubles, and Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles which are all 8 pairs of round-robin events. The others are Gentlemen's Wheelchair Singles, Ladies' Wheelchair Singles, Gentlemen's Wheelchair Doubles (4 pairs), and Ladies' Wheelchair Doubles (4 pairs).

Wimbledon match formats

In Wimbledon, all Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles matches are best-of-five (bo5) while all other events are best-of-three (bo3). Wimbledon events are single-elimination matches except for the round-robin tournaments, i.e., the Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles, Ladies' Invitation Doubles, and Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles.

Wimbledon events and match formats
All About Tennis

All About Tennis

Originating from France in the 12th C, tennis is among the most popular sports globally with over 1 billion followers. Approximately 87 million people, equivalent to 1.17% of the global population, play this racket sport. Tennis is popular as it's played at an amateur and professional level by both female and male players.

There are two variants of the sport, Singles and Doubles. The Olympic sport is played using a racket and a ball with the object of the game being striking the ball in a way that the opponent won't be able to hit back a valid return.

All About Tennis

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