Money For Murray For Wimbledon Victory
Britain's biggest bookmakers William Hill can report significant support for Andy Murray to win Wimbledon at 7/2 (Money back if he fails to make the semi-final) with liabilities sneaking above six figures on Sunday. Outside of Andy Murray, William Hill are not expecting great things of the British contingent, it is just 8/1 that only one of the ten Brits in the two main draws makes it through!
"The quality of British tennis is definitely improving but in reality all British hopes once again rest with one man, Andy Murray," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
Djokovic is the 5/4 favourite to lift the mens singles trophy, with Nadal 4/1 and Roger Federer 7/1. Serena Williams looks a certainty in the ladies draw at 2/5.
The most popular choices of the specials are 8/1 for a full days play missed for weather reasons and 33/1 for the offical caterers to run out of Strawberries or Champagne.
Gentleman's Wimbledon singles: 5/4 Novak Djokovic; 7/2 Andy Murray; 4/1 Rafael Nadal; 7/1 Roger Federer; 25/1 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga; 40/1 Juan Martin del Potro; 40/1 Tomas Berdych; 50/1 Ferrer, 100/1 others
Ladies Wimbledon singles: 2/5 Serena Williams, 13/2 Maria Sharapova, 7/1 Azarenka, 25/1 Kvitova, 40/1 Na Li, 50/1 Radwanska, 80/1 Kerber, 80/1 Lisicki, 100/1 Stosur, 100/1 Sloane Stevens, 200/1 Laura Robson.....300/1 Heather Watson
Number Of British Players To Win A Match (Mens & Womens): 13/8 Three, 9/4 Two, 3/1 Four, 8/1 One, 10/1 Five, 33/1 Six, 125/1 Seven, 200/1 None, 300/1 Eight, 500/1 Nine, 750/1 Ten
A temperature of 100f over the two weeks recorded at nearest weather station to Wimbledon: 25/1
A full day missed (only play on centre court) due to weather: 8/1
Murray to win Wimbledon and propose to Kim in the winners speech: 50/1
Any player asked to change as their clothing does not comply with the rules: Evs yes; 8/11 no
Last Year's 16.9m BBC Viewing Figures For The Men's Singles Final To Be Beaten?: 1/1 Yes, 8/11 No