Wimbledon Tennis Betting Guide 2012
As a sport, Tennis is one of the most popular in the world. Played by millions and enjoyed by many more millions when shown live on television, the popularity of the game continues to grow. Equally, betting on tennis tournaments and matches is big business. With that in mind there is no bigger betting event in the game than the Wimbledon fortnight at SW19.
This year the betting will be more exciting than ever with a number of players in both the Mens and Ladies tournaments in line for a tilt at the title. Roger Federer as always is the man to beat in the Wimbledon Mens Odds and the six times Champion is showing no signs of slowing down. The Women's Wimbledon Odds are just as compelling with defending champion, Serena Williams once again the one to beat in 2011 despite her lengthy injury lay-off.
Betting on Tennis has been made a lot easier through the availability of online betting sites, which allow people to log on to an account from the comfort of their home and place their bets before watching the action unfold.
Many different types of Tennis bets are available online and bookmakers usually increase the number of bets on offer during Wimbledon. Here is a quick and easy guide to the best options available to anyone planning to place a bet on Wimbledon.
Outright Wimbledon Betting 2012
The most popular type of bet prior to Wimbledon starting is which player will win the Championship outright. Bookmakers offer markets on which male will win the mens singles title and which female will win the Womens single title. Some bookmakers may offer outright betting odds on the doubles titles, but this is less common as the most popular bets are placed on the winner of the singles events.
Placing a bet on one or more player to win the Championship gives you an interest in the competition for however long the player you have backed is invovled, that could be one day or all the way to the final. This type of bet is a great way to support your favourite player or just the player you think is the best equipped to win whilst potentialy making yourself a profit at the same time.
Wimbledon Free Bets
During Wimbledon many bookmakers will offer free bets to new customers to attract them to bet on the tournament. Claiming a tennis free bet is alway a good way of getting started if you are new to Tennis betting or if you want to have a risk free bet on a player to win the championship or a particular match.
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Wimbledon Match Betting
Once Wimbledon is under way, the betting doesn't stop. In addition to the bookmakers outright prices constantly changing as the tournament progresses, betting on each individual match is also very popular.
Bookmakers offer odds on both players to win each match during the tournament. Sometimes the odds are very close as players of similar abilities play whilst other matches see long a long odds on favoruites