Get Ready for a Veritable Tennis Betting Octoberfest

September 29th, 2017 Tennis

If you fancy tennis betting, then October will be like Christmas, or rather, Halloween, everyday. The 2017 ATP Tour is gearing towards its conclusion and it will take players from the mystic East to foreboding Eastern Europe, and making a stop where all roads lead, not Rome, but Paris. It’s a true Oriental Express for people who like to bet on tennis. So, without further ado, let’s get all aboard.

2017 China Open

  • Date: 2 October-8 October
  • Edition: 19th (ATP)/21st (WTA)
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500 (men)/Premier Mandatory (women)
  • Prize money ATP $2,916,550/WTA $6,289,521
  • Surface: Hard
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Venue: National Tennis Center

Among the ham-and-eggers attending this tournament we find one Rafael Nadal, who won the 2005 edition.

Neither defending champion Andy Murray nor record-breaking six-time winner Novak Djokovic will be in attendance.

2017 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships

  • Date: 2-8 October
  • Edition: 44th
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500
  • Draw: 32S/16D
  • Surface: Hard/outdoor
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan

Marin Čilić, Dominic Thiem, Milos Raonic, and Sam Querrey stand out as possible candidates to win this competition, for all of whom it would be a first and would have them join the likes of Roger Federer, Nadal, and Murray,

2017 Shanghai Rolex Masters

  • Date: October 8-15
  • Edition: 9th
  • Category: ATP World Tour Masters 1000
  • Surface: Hard/Outdoor
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Venue: Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena

Once again, Nadal immediately pops out, though he will have to contend, though not necessarily head-to-head, with Federer.

2017 Kremlin Cup

  • Date: 16-22 October
  • Edition: 28th (men)/22nd (women)
  • Surface: Hard
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Venue: Olympic Stadium

Pablo Carreño Busta and Albert Ramos Viñolas, being the top ranked, and thus, top seeded, players (Nos. 10 and 25 respectively) should be the tennis favourites to win.

2017 European Open

  • Date: October 16-22
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Category: ATP World Tour 250 series
  • Draw: 28S/16D
  • Prize money: €589,185
  • Surface: Hard/Indoor
  • Location: Antwerp, Belgium

Hometown boy David Goffin will look to bring honour to his native Belgium, while current champion Richard Gasquet will attempt the only repeat, as well as back-to-back winner of this tourney.

2017 Erste Bank Open

  • Date: October 23-October 29
  • Edition: 43rd
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500 Series
  • Draw: 32S/16D
  • Prize money: €2,035,415
  • Surface: Hard
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Venue: Wiener Stadthalle

Murray has won two of the last three finals, but he will be, this time around, so kind so as to allow someone else to get the gold, perhaps Thiem, or Raonic?

2017 Swiss Indoors

  • Date: 23-29 October
  • Edition: 48th
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500
  • Surface: Hard
  • Location: Basel, Switzerland

Once again Nadal and Federer will be vying to establish, on a case by case basis, who is the best at a given place and time.

2017 Paris Masters

  • Date: October 30-November 5
  • Surface: Hard
  • Prize: €4,273,775
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Venue: Palais Omnisports

What we just said, only add Murray to the shortlist of tennis betting faves to win the ninth and final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event of the season, as well as clinch the remaining qualifying spots in the season-ending Nitto ATP Finals.

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