Gambling Articles - A Guide to Tennis Tournaments and Betting

by MITEL JANSON - Date: 2009-08-06 - Word Count: 320 Share This!

Tennis betting is a very popular choice for in-play punters. While one player may dominate the first set, it is not uncommon for his opponent to then go on and win the next set, meaning odds fluctuate wildly during the match. While Roger Federer has been a regular winner of Grand Slams in recent years, Rafael Nadal has replaced him as the world's No1 player and other stars of the men's game are now also vying for Grand Slam victories, meaning there is plenty of value on offer for punters.

Australian Open

The Australian Open is the youngest of Grand Slam tennis tournaments, played each year in January, Melbourne, Australia often in fierce conditions when court temperature can reach 40+ degrees. It is often a battle of fitness as well as skill but a marvellous spectacle to open the tennis season.

French Open

The French Open is the second Grand Slam tennis tournament played each year in May/June, Roland Garros (Paris), France. Played on clay it is a marked contrast to the faster hard surface in Melbourne. Players are more patient and skilful in their play with tennis produced often more tactical than spectators are used to seeing in the game.


Wimbledon is the oldest of the Grand Slam tennis tournaments and the world's most famous international tennis event. The grass surface makes for a very quick style and often the number of aces in the tournament far outweigh any other surface. Punters will do well to take note of that as well as backing British players to get past the first round as buoyed by a home crowd they are often surprise first-round winners.

US Open

The US Open is the final Grand Slam tennis tournament, played each year in September, on the hard courts of Flushing Meadows (New York), USA. provides a range of online sports betting services, including tennis bettingand promotions like free bets.

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