Around Springtime in Europe, tennis fans brace themselves for another instalment of the French Open. Punters betting on the French Open have generally found wins to come relatively easy, with the men’s singles practically dominated by one tennis player. Rafael Nadal is dubbed the King of Clay for this reason. He’s set the record for an unprecedented 11 Roland Garros championships in his career and the reigning champion.
Paris plays host to the best Men’s and Women’s tennis players every year from May to June, in a duel to be crowned the champion of clay. The French Open is part of the four Grand Slam tournaments that are played annually and usually, the winners of the competition go on to dominate the rest of the tournaments. This is ogres well for bettors that are looking to make money betting on tennis matches. Find the best South African betting sites that feature tennis odds on the French Open below.
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French Open Odds
The French Open is played on clay and several players have struggled to dominate the court as they would on the grass and hard court. It only seems like Nadal has mastered the court, with the most consecutive winning streaks in the history of the competition. The game of tennis is a spirited contest, with men, women’s singles and tennis doubles match featuring different betting odds. You can find out which tennis players are better suited for the clay court by looking at their history in the competition.
2019 Men’s French Open Champions
Naturally, you will find Nadal odds at every tennis betting site being the least impressive because he is most fan’s outright winner before the tournament begins. He has relegated players such as Roger Federer to a single French Open Grand Slam championship, defeating the tennis legend in four finals in the process. He’s gone on long streaks where he hasn’t dropped a set, which can be a perfect wager for punters to back him to replicate.
Who’s Winning the French Open Women’s Championship?
The women’s tennis betting odds are rather a mixed bag of numbers, with the contest being anyone’s game. It takes a while for tennis players to get used to clay court. However, the women’s French Open final tends to feature players that performed well in the previous edition of the tournament. Thus, it would be prudent to back Simona Halep to retain her championship or bet that Sloane Stephens will go a step further this time around.
Roland Garros Live Betting
The French Open tennis allows fans to bet on live matches where the odds are very favourable. While outright bets will seem like the safe bet, live tennis betting odds tend to offer a much higher payout than straightforward bets. Shop for the best tennis betting sites that offer French Open live betting odds. You can wager on which player wins the next set and increase your chances of winning loads of cash.
2019 French Open Betting Tips
Follow our tennis betting tips on the French Open to win every time. We do not guarantee that they are fail-proof, however, they have made a lot of punters win over a period of time. Our expert tipsters have fashioned these tips from years of betting on tennis matches. We recommend considering the following tennis betting strategies when wagering on the French Open:
- Back Rafael Nadal as the outright winner even though he may not show great form coming into the tournament. He has proven over time that he thrives at Roland Garros and is odds-on to make it his third in a row.
- There are only a handful of players that can perform on the clay court. Bet on the players that made it to last year’s semi-finals to win during the elimination stages of the tournament.
- The surface does not favour tennis players with a big serve. Make sure you research a player’s strengths and weaknesses and observe how they fare in previous clay contests.
Roland Garros Men’s Singles Winners & Runner-Ups
|2018||Rafael Nadal||Dominic Thiem|
|2017||Rafael Nadal||Stan Wawrinka|
|2016||Novak Djokovic||Andy Murray|
|2015||Stan Wawrinka||Novak Djokovic|
|2014||Rafael Nadal||Novak Djokovic|
|2013||Rafael Nadal||David Ferrer|
|2012||Rafael Nadal||Novak Djokovic|
|2011||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer|
|2010||Rafael Nadal||Robin Söderling|
|2009||Roger Federer||Robin Söderling|
|2008||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer|
French Open Women’s Singles Champions
|2018||Simona Halep||Sloane Stephens|
|2017||Jeļena Ostapenko||Simona Halep|
|2016||Garbiñe Muguruza||Serena Williams|
|2015||Serena Williams||Lucie Šafářová|
|2014||Maria Sharapova||Simona Halep|
|2013||Serena Williams||Maria Sharapova|
|2012||Maria Sharapova||Sara Errani|
|2011||Li Na||Francesca Schiavone|
|2010||Francesca Schiavone||Samantha Stosur|
|2009||Svetlana Kuznetsova||Dinara Safina|
|2008||Ana Ivanovic||Dinara Safina|