BetNose sniffs out the latest betting news for the Wimbledon Ladies 2012.
We are just one week away from Wimbledon and in the Ladies tournament Maria Sharapova is favouritre to win and is best odds of 3/1 to win the 2012 title.
Wimbledon Championships, the third Grand Slam tennis tournament of a year get underway at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London from Monday 25th June, 2012. The tournament continues till 8th July, with the women’s finals being held on Saturday 7th July at the Centre Court. The Wimbledon is in its 126th year, and is the only Grand Slam event to be played on grass.
Total prize money for Wimbledon 2012 has risen to £16,060,000 from £14,600,000 in 2011. Singles champion wins an amount of £1,150,000, losing finalist bags £575,000, losing semi-finalist £287,500, and losing quarter finalist £145,000. Players till the round of 16 are entitled to £75,000, till round of 32, £38,875, round of 64, £23,125. Players exiting in the first round are entitled £2,125.
In 2011, Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic was the winner while the doubles title was won by Kveta Peschke of Czech Republic and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia.After winning the French Open, Maria Sharapova would be looking for her second Wimbledon title after she won her first one in 2004. Kvitova would also be playing hard to retain her last year’s glory at Wimbledon. Other players to watch out for are Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, Samantha Stosur of Australia, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, and Serena Williams of United States.
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