The ATP and WTA Tours take professional tennis players across the world to play tournaments in-front of fans. The season begins in Australia with the first of the Grand Slam tournaments which is the Australian Open. The fact this tournament starts in January means tennis fans have something to be excited about early in the year.
Novak Djokovic defended his title by defeating Dominic Thiem in the 2020 final to win the tournament for a record-extending eighth time. Sofia Kenin of the United States won the Australian Open women’s singles event and became the youngest American to win a Grand Slam women’s singles title since Serena Williams.
Djokovic entered the men’s singles tournament as the favourite with the bookmakers, but the women’s event was always going to be tough to call. You would have got excellent odds on Kenin winning the 2020 Australian Open, and you can get top tennis betting tips as well as tennis betting strategies, betting sites and more over at bettingonline.co.uk if you want some guidance in the sports betting jungle.
You are advised to use the tennis betting tips throughout the remainder of the 2020 season as some of the top tournaments are going to be difficult to predict.
The French Open is the next Grand Slam event of the year but before that there are several tennis tournaments to be excited about, especially in terms of betting opportunities. The Indian Wells Masters (now unfortunately cancelled due to Coronavirus fears), Miami Open, Monte-Carlo Masters, Madrid Open and Italian Open are all big events for the players heading into June.
When it comes to prestige there is nothing which beats Wimbledon. The 2020 event will take place between the 29th of June and the 12th of July. This is the only Grand Slam tournament which is played on grass and features an appearance by the Royal Family and other celebrity guests in the Royal Box. If you were to ask most tennis players which of the four Grand Slam tournaments they would like to win most, Wimbledon is likely to feature highly in the list of many players.
Usually, following Wimbledon, most tennis fans will be looking forward to the North America circuit including the Canadian Open and Cincinnati Masters leading up to the US Open in September. However, one of the tennis tournaments to be excited about in 2020 will take place at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
This brings an added dimension of betting to the 2020 tennis season. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have yet to win an Olympic gold medal and this is highly likely to be their last chance. Federer has reached the final once before at the 2012 London Olympics, but he lost to home favourite Andy Murray. Djokovic has yet to make the final at the Olympic Games having previously reached the semi-final stage and picked up a bronze medal.
It will be Interesting to see if both players target the Olympic Games this year in their schedule and what that will mean for the other tournaments surrounding the games.