Complete 2015 Wimbledon Betting Guide

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The All England Club in London is host to the most prestigious grass court tournament in the world. The 2015 Wimbledon Championships will be the 129th edition of the tournament. The event’s professional match play will begin on June 29th and run for two weeks through July 12th until an eventual champion is crowned for both men and women.

Players from over 60 countries will gather to compete in the main championship events. The singles events for men and women will be organized into two separate bracket-style draw formats that consist of 128 players. There will be 32 seeds in the gentlemen and ladies’ single events. The draw will also comprise of eight selected wild card entries and a handful of tournament qualifiers. The tournament is governed by a single-elimination process where only the winners can advance through the draw until there is eventually one crowned champion.

In 2015, Wimbledon will set a new record for the amount of prize money offered to the winners of the men and women’s events. This year’s champion in the gentlemen and ladies’ draw will each be awarded £1,880,000.

PREVIOUS CHAMPIONS & RUNNER-UPS

GENTLEMEN

YearChampionRunner-up
2004Roger FedererAndy Roddick
2005Roger FedererAndy Roddick
2006Roger FedererRafael Nadal
2007Roger FedererRafael Nadal
2008Rafael NadalRoger Federer
2009Roger FedererAndy Roddick
2010Rafael NadalTomas Berdych
2011Novak DjokovicRafael Nadal
2012Roger FedererAndy Murray
2013Andy MurrayNovak Djokovic
2014Novak DjokovicRoger Federer

LADIES

YearChampionRunner-up
2004Maria SharapovaSerena Williams
2005Venus WilliamsLindsay Davenport
2006Amelie MauresmoJustine Henin-Hardenne
2007Venus WilliamsMarion Bartoli
2008Venus WilliamsSerena Williams
2009Serena WilliamsVenus Williams
2010Serena WilliamsVera Zvonareva
2011Petra KvitovaMaria Sharapova
2012Serena WilliamsAgnieszka Radwanska
2013Marion BartoliSabine Lisicki
2014Petra KvitovaEugenie Bouchard

KEY DATES

Let’s take a look at some important dates that you should become familiar with.

  • Qualifiers chance to qualify for Main Draws: June 22- June 25
  • Seeds will be announced: June 24
  • Gentlemen & Ladies Main Draw Ceremony: June 26

The tournament lasts for two weeks from June 29th – July 12th. Rounds 1-3 will be played in the first week, and the second week will culminate with the women’s final on Saturday (July 11) and the men’s final on Sunday (July 12). Outside courts begin at 11:30 a.m. Centre and No. 1 Court begin at 1 p.m. every day.

Here's a look at the complete schedule for the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

RoundDates
Gentlemen's Singles 1st RoundJune 29-30
Ladies' Singles 1st RoundJune 29-30
Gentlemen's Singles 2nd roundJuly 1-2
Ladies' Singles 2nd RoundJuly 1-2
Gentlemen's Singles 3rd roundJuly 3-4
Ladies' Singles 3rd RoundJuly 3-4
Gentlemen's Singles 4th RoundJuly 6
Ladies' Singles 4th RoundJuly 6
Ladies' Singles QuarterfinalsJuly 7
Gentlemen’s Singles QuarterfinalsJuly 8
Ladies' Singles SemifinalsJuly 9
Gentlemen’s Singles SemifinalsJuly 10
Ladies' Singles FinalJuly 11
Gentlemen’s Singles FinalJuly 12

TV COVERAGE – AUSTRALIA, EUROPE, U.S.

Wimbledon will have more courts with television coverage than any other Grand Slam. In the first week, nine courts will have live television coverage moving to only seven courts in the second week. It’s estimated that approximately 2,500 broadcasters work in the Broadcast Centre at Wimbledon and below we’ve highlighted which one’s will be hosting coverage in territories of Australia, Europe, and the United States.

BroadcasterTerritory
BBC SPORTUnited Kingdom
CANAL+Sweden, Finland, Norway
CANAL+France
DIGISPORTRomania & Hungary
ESPNUnited States
FOXAustralia
NOSNetherlands
NOVAGreece
NRKNorway
RTBFBelgium
SEVENAustralia
SKY DEUTSCHLANDGermany & Austria
SKY ITALIAItaly
SOGECABLE (CANAL+ & CUATRO)Spain
SPORT1Netherlands
SPORT TVPortugal
SRGSwitzerland
TV+Bulgaria
TV3Denmark
The Tennis ChannelUnited States
VRTBelgium
VTM (VMMA)Belgium

Current Betting Odds

Men’s Odds to Win (As of July 9)

Novak Djokovic8/11
Andy Murray11/4
Roger Federer4/1
Richard Gasquet33/1

Women’s Odds to Win (As of July 9)

Serena Williams4/11
Maria Sharapova7/1
Garbine Muguruza15/2
Agnieszka Radwanska17/2

Odds provided by bet365

Be sure to follow this page throughout the 2015 Wimbledon Championships for match previews, best bets, and much more as we help you beat the bookie for two weeks!

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