Tennis Betting

Novak Djokovic vs. Adrian Mannarino Tennis Betting Odds

Novak Djokovic vs. Adrian Mannarino  OddsWhen it comes to tennis betting odds, never are you as big an underdog as when facing the number 1 tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic. And that’s exactly the position in which French Adrian Mannarino (ranked 55th in the world) will find himself on June 29th when squares off against the Serb in the second round of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Here are the odds for people who bet on tennis:

Two sides of Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams

Wimbledon 2016 Betting PreviewTennis betting fans would not do wrong to wager on Number 1 in the world Novak Djokovic – a man who himself, it seems, can do no wrong. The Serb is heading into the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at the top of his game. After finally winning the French Open – defeating Andy Murray 3–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 – Djokovic scored a non-calendar year career Grand Slam and became the third player to hold all four major titles at the same time – as well as the first since Rod Laver in 1969 – and the first to accomplish this feat in hardcourt, clay, and grass. And grass is what people who bet on tennis would have to be on tennis not to consider defending champion Djokovic the odds-on favorite to win Wimbledon for the third consecutive time.

Lady Luck frowns on Novak Djokovic in the French Open

Novak Djokovic in the French OpenThe French Open holds a special place in the hearts of fans who bet on tennis. Time and the weather can play such a big part as to even change tennis betting odds. Number 1 in the world Novak Djokovic found that out on Monday when it literally rained on his parade. For the first eight days of Roland Garros, Djokovic looked like the luckiest guy in tennis. Andy Murray – on the other side of the draw – arrived in Paris off a clay-court win over the Serb in Rome that left some doubting as to whom exactly should be favored. As it turns out, though, Murray got off to two nerve-wracking, five-set matches he barely managed to scrape by won and expressed concerns about needing to save energy if he had any chance to win.

Novak Djokovic 'not obsessed with winning French Open'

Novak Djokovic favorite to win Roland GarrosThe Serb is usually the man to bet on tennis, with the only possible exception being the French Open. He insists that he is not obsessed with winning Roland Garros, and it’s just as well because he has lost all three finals he has played in Paris, including the last two years. Djokovic is going into his 12th attempt to win, and he would set a record for the most attempts taken to win the title if he finally pulls it off. It would surpass the likes of Roger Federer and Andre Agassi, who both won the event at the 11th try. Goran Ivanisevic holds the Open era Grand Slam record of requiring 14 attempts before winning Wimbledon in 2001.

French Open Draw: Djokovic on Collision Course with Nadal

Novak Djokovic on a collision course with Rafel Nadal Thankfully for the Serbian, it will not happen until the semifinals of Roland Garros, thus improving his tennis betting odds to make it at least that far. It would be their 50th match against each other, and while Novak Djokovic leads the personal series 26-23, Rafael Nadal – who has won the most Coupes des Mousquetaires (9) and is referred to as the King of Clay – has been the bane of Novak’s never ending quest to win a French Open. The men’s draw on Friday made sure there would be no rematch of the 2014 or 2012, both of which the Serb lost to Nadal.

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