2017 has been a terrific year so far, in the world of tennis. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal not only renewed their rivalry in style, but they also reached a new milestone in their respective careers.
The ATP World Tour was under a constant domination by Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray over the last couple of seasons, but the giants have been humbled this time around.
Interestingly, it is the young and upcoming players who are giving these experienced players a run for their money. And speaking of money, we are here to provide you with all the latest free tennis betting tips & predictions which should help you earn that!
He won three back to back titles in Monte-Carlo Masters, Barcelona Open and Madrid Open. The King of Clay is once again set to establish his rule in the French Open, similar to Federer, who looks absolutely ready to take over the Wimbledon.
The dynamics of the sport is changing, with the rising stars looking to make their mark. Among the many lads, Dominic Thiem has proven to be quite impressive.
He has been highly consistent so far, and is quite a threat to many other players. He can set his eyes on the US Open title. Given that many players are quite fatigued by then, this gives the young Austrian a good chance to make a break there.
The year end finals will be a treat to watch, which is generally preceded by major tournaments like Shanghai Masters and Paris Masters.
Considering the situation on the WTA Tour, it is far more intriguing. Serena Williams in no longer on the field, which has paved the way for many emerging players.
Interestingly, in contrast to their counterparts, women’s tennis lacks a consistent player. A new player emerges on the horizon at the end of every tournament, many of whom are much below in the rankings. The odds of seeing a top player get beaten by an underdog are much higher on the WTA Tour, than on the ATP. This makes betting here a lot more exciting affair!
For instance, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has won two titles already, along with Johanna Konta and Karolina Pliskova.
Elina Svitolina leads the pack with three titles, and it will be intriguing to see if she can continue the trend till the end of the season too.
But after Simona Halep’s win in Madrid, she is going to be the player to beat in the Italian Open. World No. 1 Angelique Kerber hasn’t won a title yet and presently, she lacks the consistency needed.
Maria Sharapova returned to the fold, but has received harsh criticisms, mainly by Eugenie Bouchard. This will be a rivalry to follow this season, and we can certainly expect them to go head to head in other major tournaments like Cincinnati Open and Canadian Open.
Moreover, Petra Kvitova is likely to return to the circuit this season, which will certainly shake things up.
So make sure that you don’t miss out on the betting action, as we bring you the latest free tennis betting tips for WTA and ATP events.