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Mardy Fish huge price to strike gold at 2012 Summer Olympics

Published on 28/03/2012 16:32

Our ValueChecker wikis are proving a popular tool at the moment and a recent posting on Mardy Fish could well have highlighted a potentially overpriced winner of the Mens Singles Tennis Tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Due to be held at the All England Tennis Club, Mardy Fish reached the quarter-finals of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships at the same venue, eventually losing out to Rafael Nadal in four sets, although he did dispose of Tomas Berdych along the way. Mardy …

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2012 Men's Australian Open – Bet on Murray and Tsonga says Wiki Tennis

Published on 16/01/2012 12:48

This seasons first Grand Slam event the Australian Open will take place in Melbourne, Australia between the 16th and 29th January and the bookmakers are universal in their decision to make Novak Djokovic a warm favourite to walk away with the Men's Title. Should you wish to back Novak Djokovic then Ladbrokes currently offer the best odds of 2.38 on the four-time Grand Slam winner making it number five. According to some recent Wiki postings though things may not be that…

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2012 Women's Australian Open – Wiki suggests Kvitova or Na

Published on 11/01/2012 17:21

Although a lot of the value has now gone, the combination of sheer weight of money and our wiki postings make Petra Kvitova the number one choice to walk away with the 2012 Australian Open Women's Title. A recent wiki posting of Petra Kvitova mentions that the girl from the Czech Republic has a good record both on Australian soil and in the month of January, just click on her link to read more. As well as the positive mention above she's also been one of the most…

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Bookmakers odds suggest Federer and Djokovic will reach final

Published on 22/11/2011 10:14

Tomas Berdych missed a fine chance to beat World Number One Novak Djokovic at the O2 Arena on Monday evening eventually losing out in a three set thriller that went on until the late hours of the night. After Berdych took the first set 6-3 the Serbian had to dig deep to level the match at one set a piece, with the help of a few missed forehands from the Czech Republican. The London crowd were now hoping for a thrilling finale and they weren't to be disappointed. Berdych…

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Tomas Berdych value to land ATP World Tour Finals

Published on 16/11/2011 18:43

Although Roger Federer and Andy Murray are worthy of their positions at the head of the ATP World Tour Finals market Tomas Berdych looks rather attractively priced at 23.00 with Bet 365 to cause an upset. Berdych opens his quest to take the title against Novak Djokovic on Monday evening and that could well be the right time to be playing the Serbian. The World Number One has been suffering with shoulder problems of late and had to withdraw from the Paris Masters just over a…

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US Open Tennis - Andy Murray to break his Grand Slam duck?

Published on 28/08/2011 20:22

The US Open looks set to go ahead as scheduled on Monday with a local start time of 11.00 (1600 BST). The killer hurricane Irene paid a visit to Flushing Meadow and although she left her mark, the damage was not anywhere near as severe as had been forecast. Although some work is needed to the tennis center, officials are optimistic that this can be completed on time. Onto the players and Novak Djokovic is perhaps short enough at odds of no greater than 6/4 (2.5), given the…

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Wimbledon 2011: Womens’ Final – Match Preview

Published on 02/07/2011 08:46

There is always a refreshing simplicity about assessing a Wimbledon final. The pre-tournament news, prediction and rumours have faded away, the endless commentary about who might play who after today’s matches – it has all become ‘clean’ now, a one against one, winner takes all, the end. Two young women, the Russian-born Maria Sharapova and the Czech ‘leftie’, Petra Kvitova, will meet on centre court this afternoon for the final showdown. It …

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‘Hot Dog’ Murray to face Richard Gasquet in fourth round

Published on 25/06/2011 09:27

The 10-O’Clock news was almost upon us before Andy Murray came through his third round match against Ivan Ljubicic last night but no matter, the Scot was victorious in 4-sets 6-4 4-6 6-1 7-6 (7/4). After a fairly comfortable first set, Murray allowed the veteran Croation back into the match in the second set but a 6-1 victory in set 3 looked to spell the end for Ljubicic. However, to his credit, the former world number 3 fought back and the 7-6 (7/4) final set shows it…

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Dream season set to continue for Novak Djokovic

Published on 20/06/2011 09:07

Even Novak Djokovic's closest friends and family couldn't have dreamed of a season like he's had so far and if my prediction is correct then things are about to get even better for the man from Serbia and Montenegro. From the start of the 2011 season the talented 24 year-old managed to win an incredible 41 matches on the spin with his first taste of defeat coming at the hands of Roger Federer in the French Open semi-finals. This scintillating early season form…

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Can Serena Williams win a fifth Wimbledon title?

Published on 19/06/2011 22:02

Serena Williams will begin the defence of her Wimbledon title on Tuesday, something which was looking unlikely just a few weeks ago. Barely a week had passed after Serena’s victory over Vera Zvonareva in the 2010 tournament when she cut her foot on broken glass at a restaurant, the result requiring two operations and months of rest. Blood clots delayed her comeback further and Eastbourne last week was Williams junior’s first competition since Wimbledon last year.…

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Andy Murray’s thoughts ahead of Wimbledon

Published on 19/06/2011 10:03

Speaking to the press this week, Andy Murray outlined his thoughts ahead of Wimbledon; "I'm not looking anywhere past the first match. It's not worth it. It's happened to me before when I was younger and you lose if you're thinking about playing against Nadal in the semi-finals or whoever it is in the quarter-finals. There's tough matches everywhere, as you would have seen last year. Rafa had a couple of long matches that he nearly lost, Roger…

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Roland Garros - Nadal to halt Djokovic winning run in French Open

Published on 21/05/2011 11:07

The French Open appears anything but with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic taking most of the market with all others 16/1 or bigger. The latter has built up a formidable unbeaten run of 37 games this calendar year, despatching Federer, Nadal and Murray as well as all others put before him. Will he continue his run and surpass John McEnroe’s record of 42 straight victories? Well the bookies do not make him favourite, that honour belongs to Rafael Nadal who is bidding for a…

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ATP Miami - Roddick crashes out; Federer and Nadal through

Published on 28/03/2011 14:57

The Sony Ericsson Open in Miami has claimed a couple of seeded players early. Andy Roddick succumbed to the effects of a chest infection and after a troubled time on court, the American went out to Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-4 7-6 (4). 10th seed Jurgen Melzer also met with an unexpected defeat, crashing out to Philipp Petzschner 6-3 6-4. There were no problems for either Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer though as the pair took their opening matches with a degree of ease. …

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Caroline Wozniacki hot favourite to win at Indian Wells

Published on 19/03/2011 15:44

Caroline Wozniacki is certainly the shining star of the women’s game at present and she has reached yet another final, this time in the BNP Paribos Open at Indian Wells. In her semi-final, Wozniacki might have expected a bit more of a challenge from Maria Sharapova, especially as the Russian broke serve on the very first game but in the end, the 6-1, 6-2 scoreline tells it’s own story as the young Dane was vastly superior. “Definitely didn't…

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Roger Federer the value at Indian Wells

Published on 19/03/2011 13:33

Novak Djokovic has really come to the fore of men’s tennis and he will surely be number one in the world within the next 12-months. Unbeaten this year, his confidence is understandably high after a comfortable victory over Richard Gasquet in the quarter finals, a semi-final against Roger Federer awaits. The match has added interest as the winner will emerge as the world number 2. Djokivic spoke to reporters after his quarter final victory; “I try to get out of …

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Delray Beach International: Del Potro out to win first tournament since comeback

Published on 27/02/2011 11:18

Former world number four Juan Martin del Potro will this evening play in his first final since returning from a wrist injury when he bids to win the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships title. Del Potro has yet to drop a set in this tournament and despatched the second-seeded American Mardy Fish 6-1 7-5 with the minimum of fuss. In this kind of form, he will take some stopping. His opponent, Serbian Janko Tipsarevic, has reached his first ATP final, a decent…

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Tennis News – Wozniacki odds-in to win WTA Dubai final

Published on 20/02/2011 11:59

Danish beauty Caroline Wozniacki is odds-on to win the WTA final in Dubai on Sunday after despatching a gallant Jelena Jankovic in their semi final 7-5 6-3. The first set could have gone either way but Jankovic wasn’t quite able to take her chances when it mattered. Wozniacki now faces the Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is not likely to be a pushover. Indeed, the head to head stats read just 3-2 in favour of Wozniacki and her Russian opponent has an aggressive…

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WTA Dubai News: Caroline Wozniacki returns to number 1 ranking

Published on 18/02/2011 21:40

Caroline Wozniacki will knock Kim Clijsters off the top of the WTA world rankings next week after reaching the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The 20-year-old in definitely a player on the up and it will become increasingly difficult for Clijsters to hold on to the number one spot. World rankings are rather a result of doing well rather than the main focus for any player and Wozniacki told the press; "I've said all along I wasn't sure…

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Australian Mens Final: Can Andy Murray win his Grand Slam?

Published on 28/01/2011 18:39

Tennis fans across Britain will be hoping Andy Murray can end a barren spell that goes back to Fred Perry 75 years ago and defeat Novak Djokovic to win the Australian Open Final on Sunday. Murray overcame Spaniard David Ferrer in four sets on Friday with a scoreline of 4-6 7-6 (7/2) 6-1 7-6 (7/2). It was a close early struggle, with both players played aggressive tennis from the baseline and when Ferrer was a set up and had a set point at 5-4, 40-30, things were looking…

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Australian Open Mens: Can Andy Murray progress into the QF?

Published on 23/01/2011 17:21

Andy Murray is not taking the challenge of Austrian Jurgen Melzer lightly ahead of their fourth round clash on Monday. Melzer has built a reputation as a high-risk, all-or-nothing type of player but he has been working on smoothing his game a little and he is capable of springing a surprise. Murray said: "It will be a tough match. He's very unpredictable on the court but had his best year on the tour last year. He takes a lot of chances on the court and can also…

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