At the onset of the Ladies Singles tournament at Wimbledon major upsets wasted no time in emerging. Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams was the first big name to go down with the tennis betting odds. Williams is a seven-time Grand Slam winner that succumbed to a 15-year old. Cori “Coco” Gauff spent her youth idolizing the Williams sisters. Now she has beaten one of them at Wimbledon. The upset was a portent of things to come on the women’s side. All of which has made gamblers realize that there are no sure things in the Ladies Singles!
2019 Wimbledon Ladies Singles Championship
|Date and Time:||July 1-14, 2019|
|Location:||All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club|
|Wimbledon Tennis TV Coverage:||ESPN, ESPN2, Tennis Channel|
Down Goes Osaka in the Tennis Betting Odds
At the beginning of the Ladies Singles Naomi Osaka opened as one of the favorites with the tennis betting odds. Osaka made her name when she upset Serena Williams at the US Open last September. Further she opened 2019 with a Grand Slam win at the Australian Open. Osaka was touted as the next big thing. Instead she has taken gamblers on a terrifying thrill ride. At Wimbledon she was the number two seed. Yulia Putintseva swept Osaka for the big payout. Now this is Osaka’s second consecutive first round loss in a Grand Slam.
Namely Muguruza is best known as the 2017 Wimbledon champion. But now she is being ripped for her sports betting Upset to Beatriz Haddad Maia. Muguruza made the round of 16 at the French Open as was touted as a more favorable wagering value. At least until she ran into Maia.
Accordingly, Maria Sharapova has posted five Grand Slam wins. Sharapova is a past Wimbledon champion that remains as one of the biggest names in the game. Pauline Parmentier pulled off the upset over Sharapova. In fact, it was the first time in Sharapova’s Grand Slam career that she had to retire from a match.
Despite the upsets there are some top seeds that remain. First is Ashleigh Barty who began as the number one seed for the Ladies Singles. Barty scored a first-round win over Zheng Saisai. Third seed Karolina Pliskova defeated Zhu Lin in her first match. Meanwhile fourth seed Kiki Bertens was able to get past Mandy Minella. Fifth ranked Angelique Kerber was victorious against Tatjana Maria. Petra Kvitova paid out against Ons Jabeur. 2018 French Open winner Simona Halep got the money against Aliaksandra Sasnovich. Concurrently Elia Svitolina was the eight seed winner over Daria Gavrilova.
Extending the hopes of a lot of gamblers is 11 seed Serena Williams. She was able to get past Giulia Gatto Monticone in her opening match. Williams opened as one of the top betting favorites despite her seeding. She is a six-time Wimbledon champion.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation Osaka’s loss with the tennis betting odds was sobering to many gamblers. Most important of all it may leave an opening to another top contender. Barty has never won Wimbledon and her path looks a little easier. But can the veteran Williams muster one last big charge?
Wimbledon Ladies Singles Championship Tennis Betting Odds Picks
On this occasion the Ladies Singles is Barty’s to lose.
Tennis Betting Online Pick: Ashleigh Barty
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