The Victory Lap

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?

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

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)

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

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

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. [...]

The ATP Tour 2017: The Story so far…

January 14th, 2017|ATP, Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis|

Novak is back! After dominating the sport for the last few years, Novak Djokovic was finally supplanted from the summit of the ATP rankings by the UK’s finest, Sir Andy Murray. After a faltering end to the 2016 season, questions were starting to be asked of the Serb’s mentality and [...]

WTA 2017: five things we have learnt already

January 8th, 2017|Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

It`s only seven days old but we at JAbet are a giddy bunch so here’s our take from the first week of WTA action. 1. Pliskova means business! Pliskova bagged her seventh WTA title in Brisbane After such a strong 2016, winning in Cincinnati, making the US Open final by [...]

2017 Shuffle-Up (Part I : British Tennis)

December 9th, 2016|ATP, Grand Slams, WTA|

Before we weigh-up world tennis' key changes for 2017 in Part II (click here), we uncover exactly what's new on the UK front. Changes to the UK grass-court season in 2017: While the cornerstones of the world tennis calendar remained the same in 2016, there was a great deal of expansion [...]

2017 Shuffle-Up (Part II: Rest of World)

December 9th, 2016|ATP, Betting Analysis, Davis Cup, Grand Slams, Masters, Player behaviour, Psychology, WTA|

We've discussed home-soil changes for the 2017 tennis season. Now let’s go deeper into the ATP and WTA tours to see what else is new and exciting for the whole year ahead. We’ll also add some betting perspective to hopefully spark some bright ideas.   The Newbies: The Hungarian Ladies [...]