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Wimbledon 2017: preview

2017-07-03T11:30:05+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Betting Analysis, Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Uncategorized, Wimbledon|

Considering the ladies’ championships the main talking point and betting focus of any Grand Slam is usually, of course, Serena Williams. Now she is a mother in the making, much like with Roland Garros, Wimbledon betting becomes a little bit like The Grand National. So let's take a look at [...]

RG17: preview

2017-05-27T13:45:23+00:00 May 27th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Roland Garros, WTA|

Men’s Tournament: So, what of the The Big Five’s chances? Well these days Roger plays when and where he wants - Roland Garros does not qualify. Murray and Stan have been stuck in 2nd gear for months (although maybe Wawrinka's just hitting form on cue - he's strong favourite to [...]

Musings on Clay, etc

2017-05-22T16:41:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Results analysis, Roland Garros, WTA|

Dan Evans’ foray into the world of the red stuff got us thinking. Are modern players more capable of competing over all courts than their predecessors? Hark back to Spring 2004 and Guillermo Coria had just reached the final at Roland Garros, in the process achieving a new high ATP [...]

The Return of Maria Sharapova

2017-04-25T11:46:18+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Player behaviour, Psychology, WTA|

When a teary-eyed Maria Sharapova confessed to the world’s media that she had failed a drugs test at January’s Australian Open, a return to the court in a professional playing capacity seemed implausible, if not impossible. Sharapova tested positive for meldonium (a substance proven to increase endurance, reduce fatigue and [...]

The Victory Lap

2017-04-10T11:13:18+00:00 April 10th, 2017|ATP, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

Here we take a look at which of our favourite tennis greats could be calling it a day this season. While many of these players could easily go on making decent prize money for seasons to come, let's outline a few reasons why this could/should be the end and offer [...]

Who can stop the Federer Freight Train?

2017-03-30T17:51:36+00:00 March 30th, 2017|ATP, Masters, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Uncategorized|

  When Roger Federer, a model of durability throughout his playing career, damaged his knee early in 2016 running a bath for his girls, many feared it was the beginning of the end for the former number one. With no Grand Slam titles since victory over Andy Murray at Wimbledon [...]

Indian Wells 2017 Preview

2017-03-08T19:52:27+00:00 March 8th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Masters, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

You know you’re in a granite quarter when Verdasco and Johnson look like a pair of ten-a-penny bums. With 3 previous champions who have won 12 of the last 13 titles all lumped together no-one bar Murray is going to progress quietly. The preceding week's action has also been anything [...]

Arbitrage Betting (and where we come in)

2017-03-22T13:03:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Betting Analysis, Betting Promotions, Player behaviour, Psychology|

Grandmothers and eggs: 'Arbing' is the act of placing bets on all possible outcomes of a particular event where there is an aggregate margin in the bettor's favour. It is usually carried out in a way that yields a guaranteed profit regardless of the event outcome. This relies on different [...]

Generation Game

2017-05-11T10:43:43+00:00 January 26th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

Tennis players are getting older. Well, the very best are. In the last three years, the average age of Grand Slam winners is teetering close to a figure that you suspect most professional athletes dread even greater than the general public - the big 3 0. It occurred to us [...]

The Australian Open

2017-01-16T15:59:46+00:00 January 14th, 2017|ATP, Australian Open, Betting Analysis, Grand Slams, Results analysis, WTA|

In order to keep up to date with the all the action in the first Grand Slam of the season, we recommend resetting the body clock by having a large Saturday night then lying in till Sunday evening, as we’re off down Under to sunny Melbourne for the Australian Open. [...]