2019 Women's Wimbledon Final Preview & Betting Tips

July 13th 2019, 7:50pm, By: Jake Smit

It’s been a fantastic fortnight of tennis at Wimbledon with some really high-quality matches making it a tournament to remember. Today, we preview the final women’s final and provide our best bet. Check it out below and good luck to everyone following!

Women’s Wimbledon Final Betting Tips

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep (Saturday 11pm AEST)

Both Williams and Halep dominated their semi-final matches and have earned their right to fight it out for the Wimbledon title. Both are former world number one’s and both are Grand Slam champions. It should be a cracking match!

Serena Williams

The Queen of tennis has a chance to make even more history on Saturday night. Currently a 23-time Grand Slam champion, Williams can tie Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams if she can defeat Halep. 

Williams has looked a dominant force in her six matches at Wimbledon. She’s dropped just two sets en route to the final and is yet to go to a tiebreaker. 

Not many expected Barbora Strycova to put up much of a fight in her semi-final clash with Williams, and that’s exactly how it panned out. Williams dropped just three games in her demolition job of the Czech and was hitting all her spots with her serve. 

Road to the final
Round 1: defeated Giulia Gatto-Monticone (ITA) 6-2, 7-5
Round 2: defeated Kaja Juvan (SLO) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Round 3: defeated [18] Julia Goerges (GER) 6-3, 6-4
Round 4: defeated [30] Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 6-2, 6-2
Quarter-final: defeated Alison Riske (USA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Semi-final: defeated Barbora Strycova (CZE) 6-1, 6-2

Simona Halep

Much like her opponent here, Halep has been playing some sensational tennis this fortnight. As mentioned above, she’s a former #1 in the world and has been to four Grand Slam finals. The best moment of her career to date is winning the French Open in 2018. 

Halep isn’t usually a dominant figure on grass, but you wouldn’t know that with the way she’s played throughout this tournament. Halep’s best result at Wimbledon prior to this year was a semi-final appearance in 2014.

The Romanian has mad light work of nearly all of her six opponents during this run to the final. Her biggest test came in the second round against a fellow Romanian in Buzarnescu, who she defeated in three fairly tight sets.

Many expected her semi-final meeting with Svitolina to be a 50-50, but that’s certainly not the way it played out. Halep defeated her 6-1, 6-3 in a really strong performance.

Road to the final
Round 1: defeated Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 6-4, 7-5
Round 2: defeated Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Round 3: defeated Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 6-3, 6-1
Round 4: defeated Cori Gauff (USA) 6-3, 6-3
Quarter-final: defeated Zhang Shuai (CHN) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
Semi-final: defeated [8] Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6-1, 6-3

Prediction

These two women have met on 10 occasions so far in their illustrious career. Williams has had Halep’s measure in all but one of those matches, which will give her great confidence on Saturday night.

All things considered; we just can’t look past Serena here. She’s one of the best grass-courters of all time and is currently playing like she’s in her mid-twenties. She’s got a dominant record over Halep and she should be far too powerful on grass. Expecting a straight sets win for Serena.

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