2010 Wimbledon Odds – Federer, Serena Favorites
by Staff | June 14th, 2010, 12:20 pm
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With the reemergence of the former champion Rafael Nadal and the stumbling of Swiss Roger Federer, the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships are as wide open as ever.

Federer, who just lost Sunday in Halle to Lleyton Hewitt, has just one title in the last ten months, but the six-time Wimbledon champion is still the favorite at 11/8 odds per Ladbrokes. Right behind him is 2008 champion Nadal at 9/4. Local favorite Andy Murray is 7/1, 2009 finalist Andy Roddick is 9/1 and Robin Soderling is 16/1.

2009 champion Serena Williams is installed as the women’s favorite at odds of 15/8. Sister Venus is next at 3/1 followed by Justin Henin (6/1), Maria Sharapova (8/1) and Kim Clijsters (10/1).

The 2010 Wimbledon championships begin next Monday with Federer opening play on Centre Court. The draw will be released on Friday.

Wimbledon Men’s Singles Odds
R Federer 11/8
R Nadal 9/4
A Murray 7/1
A Roddick 9/1
R Söderling 16/1
N Djokovic 20/1
M Cilic 33/1
L Hewitt 33/1
T Berdych 33/1
R Gasquet 50/1
E Gulbis 50/1
S Querrey 50/1
J-W Tsonga 66/1
N Davydenko 66/1
J Isner 66/1
M Fish 66/1
F Verdasco 80/1
D Nalbandian 80/1
M Baghdatis 80/1
F Lopez 80/1
I Karlovic 100/1
G Monfils 100/1
M Youzhny 100/1
M Ancic 150/1
S Wawrinka 150/1
JC Ferrero 150/1
G Simon 200/1
J Blake 200/1

Wimbledon Women’s Singles Odds
S Williams 15/8
V Williams 3/1
J Henin 6/1
M Sharapova 8/1
K Clijsters 10/1
S Stosur 12/1
C Wozniacki 16/1
J Jankovic 20/1
E Dementieva 25/1
A Ivanovic 33/1
Y Wickmayer 33/1
N Li 33/1
V Azarenka 40/1
N Petrova 40/1
A Rezai 40/1
S Kuznetsova 50/1
D Safina 66/1
V Zvonareva 66/1
M Bartoli 66/1
A Pavlyuchenkova 66/1
J Zheng 66/1
A Kleybanova 66/1
F Schiavone 66/1
S Lisicki 100/1
A Radwańska 100/1
L Safarova 100/1
D Cibulkova 150/1
D Hantuchova 150/1
S Peer 150/1
L Robson 200/1
F Pennetta 200/1
M Kirilenko 200/1
A Bondarenko 200/1
U Radwanska 250/1
M Larcher De Brito 250/1
J Dokic 250/1
S Cîrstea 250/1
M Rybarikova 250/1
A Cornet 250/1
V Razzano 250/1
A Szavay 250/1
E Vesnina 250/1


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9 Comments for 2010 Wimbledon Odds – Federer, Serena Favorites

Eric Says:

LOL:

G Simon 200/1
J Blake 200/1

more like 1000000000/1. Has Simon even won a match this year?


Tennis Vagabond Says:

Quite amazing that, given all the attention to Fed’s decline, however slight it has actually been, as well as Rafa’s resurgence, that Fed still gets nearly even odds against the entire field.

My picks would be:
top echelon: well, there’s just the two of them, right?
second tier: the two Andy’s

After this, I think there’s no real contenders but a number of dark horses who could at least take out one of those 4 contenders if not contend themselves would include Djokovic, Hewitt, Soderling (I just don’t see him moving well enough on grass, able to get low, etc., but if his serve is on…) and Querrey. I think these three could do some damage. Maybe would throw in Wawrinka, who fought well against Murray last year, or one of the Talented Flakes (TM): Berdych, Gasquet, Gulbis or Baghdattis who can beat anyone when the stars align. I suppose Cilic would fit in this dark horse/bracket buster echelon as well.

I don’t want to wait a week, bring it on!


tennislover Says:

Davydenko as the 14th favorite?! That is really surprising. He is a brilliant player on other surfaces but his career grass record is 8-16. There are so many players below him in that list who have much better grass court credentials.

I agree with Tennis Vegabond that there are very few players who look like genuine contenders and there appear to be, potentially, a lot of giant killers. Maybe the results of the two warm up events have made us, all of a sudden, realize that it is much more open although I wonder if it really is the case given that wimby is best of five where the the top two really excel. Roddick, Murray and Hewitt are also very comfortable playing best of five. I can see some big upsets along the way but I don’t think we will see a surprise winner.


guy Says:

good betting odds for tsonga and jankovic.

wish people would stop talking about ‘titles won’ as if it says so much. it doesn’t. QF SF F of masters tourn and grandslams demonstrate more success than winning 250s.

you can go a whole year without titles, make big runs at slams/masters and obviously have a better year than someone who wins a couple of smaller events.


guy Says:

interesting to see how nalbandian and gasquet go and who they face first few rounds.


skeezerweezer Says:

@guyre:June 14th, 2010 at 5:54 pm post

Your post was well hit. Was that winner a slice BH or a topspin FH? :)


Eskay Says:

It would depend a lot on the draw. Big servers like Isner, Karlovic, Querrey, Gulbis can end anybody’s hopes on their day. Roger sometimes is difficult to pass by with a big serve, but all others are vulnerable. If they were to fall in the other half than Roger’s, surprises will not be unexpected.


nadline Says:

Eskay, I agree with you that Isner and Karlovic are truly spoilers that could upset any apple cart, I was just going to make that point myself. As for Gulbis, I don’t think it’s his serve alone, he’s got a lot more going for him to be a real threat to anyone, but I have a query on Querry (forgive the pun), OK he won Queens, but I don’t think his serve is that potent and I don’t rate him anywhere as dangerous as Roddick or Gulbis in the camp of big servers.

If Karlovic and Isner could be knocked out early, it wouldn’t be a bad thing.


Matthew Rosenbaum Says:

Wimbledon is approaching and it will be an intense tournament as always. I am reading a book called “100 Sporting Events You Must See Live” by Robert Tuchman and he ranks this event at number 11.

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