Unpredictable Tennis Championships at Wimbledon 2018

Published Thursday, July 05, 2018 - Online-Casinos.com
Unpredictable Tennis Championships at Wimbledon 2018

Tennis is a most interesting sport to watch and follow although the wagering on the activity may be difficult during this 2018 tennis Championships at Wimbledon which has been been held at the All England Club in London since 1877.

The latest news has been disturbing for some fans of the game with unpredictable things happening to disrupt the course of events. The flying ants invading the courts during the devastating loss for # 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki to Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova is an example of the unexpected events that makes betting on an outcome hard.Wozniacki even asked the umpire for bug repellent saying, “You want to focus on playing tennis and not eating bugs”.

Perhaps the most unpredictable aspect of the Championships at Wimbledon is the weather with rain and the unimaginable heat the weather takes a toll on both the players and the viewing public. The Daily Express news points out that, "The average peak temperature of the ’76 tournament was a phenomenal 30.8 degrees. The hottest day in Wimbledon history was in 2015 when tennis fans were collapsing in 36 degree heat. Monday was the second hottest opening day in the tournament’s history, with temperatures soaring to 29 degrees.”

Most recent news today saw two-time Wimbledon champion Nadal working hard against Kazakhstan's Kukushkin to set up a third-round meeting with Australian Alex de Minaur. Time violations were also a factor in the match with Nadal getting a time violation for taking too long to change his clothes in his second-round win at Wimbledon.The world number one was given the penalty at the end of the second set in the 6-4 6-3 6-4 win over Mikhail Kukushkin finding out later he had been also given one for overshooting the warm-up.

In the women’s division both Serena and her sister Venus Williams welcomed the scheduling of women’s matches on the main Show Courts at The Championships over the opening three days.

 

 

 

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