Nine years ago British tennis fan Nick Newlife wagered £1,520 (that’s pounds) at 66-1 odds that then 21-year-old Roger Federer, who had just won his first Wimbledon title, would win at least seven Wimbledon titles by 2019. Yesterday, Federer won his 7th Wimbledon title.
Andy Roddick lost one of the greatest matches in tennis history Sunday to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final. Despite the loss, Roddick earned the respect of tennis fans everywhere for the heart he displayed until the end.
The Wimbledon betting community isnâ€™t sure what to make of Rafael Nadal at this point. He is slated to be the No. 1 seed at Wimbledon and he is the defending champ, so he has to be taken seriously. At the same time, he just isnâ€™t healthy right now.