Wimbledon Women’s WTA Round 2 Williams vs. Putintseva

Yulia Putintseva with tennis racketWith the 2015 Wimbledon moving on to the second round we see a former champion in V. Williams came to this 2nd round with and a forceful win over M. Brengel, and now seek to keep with her momentum coming off that victory as she takes on 20 year old Russian Y. Putintseva in this 64th round with the match taking place on Wednesday the 1st of July 2015 at the All England Club. The opening Vegas odds have V. Williams at -1000 at Putintseva at +600 on the Money Line.

If you Bet on Tennis and are a fan of V. Williams as she seeks her 6th Title at Wimbledon as in the 1st round she beat M. Brengle on Monday with a 6-0 and 6-0 to set win, in a incredible performance by Venus that lasted just 42 minutes with a the victory in eight consecutive sets. That win put Venus into this 2nd round for her career 15th time. Against Brengle she outplayed her American opponent 29 and 2 and in service aces was 6-0.

Now in this 2nd round Williams faces the young Russian Y. Putintseva whom her record to date against the Russian is 1-0 as last year at the Rogers Cup in Canada she beat Putintseva at 6-3 and 6-2. If Williams wants to continue to dominate Putintseva, she just needs to continue her dominating play as she had with Brengle in the 1st round as she won some 63% of her receiving points and convert 6 or her 11 chances for break points. In the last 10 matches to date V. Williams record is 6-1.

For those that care to bet on the Russian Y. Putintseva, you need to know that she made it to this 2nd round with a tough win over M. Erakovic from New Zealand 7 to 6 and 7 to 5 with a great performance by the 20 year old Russian who took 2 hours and 14 minutes to win the 2 sets victory. Now Putintseva moves to the 2nd round for the very 1st time in her young tennis career.

Certainly, things will not become easier for Putintseva as she faces the 5 times Wimbledon Winner at 35 years old and very experienced tennis player of the famed William’s sisters. If the Russian Putintseva seeks an upset over Williams she will have to step up her play on returns, as against Erakovic in the 1st round she managed to win only some 38% of the receiving points chances. That won’t hold up against the talented tennis player V. Williams who in the 1st round made 89% of her service points.

To upset Williams in this 2nd round, the serves of Putintseva need to be on target, as in the last match against Erakovic, she only managed some 56% of those 1st serves. That she can’t have as William’s ranks 10th in the WTA for return points at 47.5 to date. In her last 10 matches to date Putintseva record is the same as Williams with 6 wins and 4 losses. The experts predict that American V. Williams will defeat the Russian Y. Putintseva at 6-3 and 6-1 in this 2nd round match.