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WTA Names FanDuel As First Authorized Gaming Operator
The Women’s Tennis Association announced on Monday it has named FanDuel as it’s first Authorized Gaming Operator. This new deal means FanDuel is a partner of the organization in North America, South America, and Central America. Check out all the latest sportsbook offers below! “The WTA is pleased to welcome FanDuel as its first Authorized Gaming Operator,” WTA President, Micky Lawler, said in the press release. “FanDuel is a premier destination for sports fans online and this relationship provides the building blocks for growing our fan base. This milestone not only delivers on the growing...
2020 Women's Olympic Tennis Preview and Picks
History Tennis was part of the Olympics from the start - all the way since 1896 but had some problems with defining amateur players and it was dropped from 1928 up until 1968 when it returned as an exhibition event. 1984 was the year when it was reinstated for good and open to anyone to try even under 21 years old which was forbidden before that. In a surprising out of nowhere fashion Monica Puig won the gold medal in 2016 in Rio defeating Kerber. Monica hasn’t been seen since, as she struggled coping with the accomplishment and although it was amazing winning the gold medal it sort of dest...
WTA Prague 2021 Preview and Picks
History Tournament started off with an ITF one from 2010 but since 2015 was rebranded to a WTA International series one. This will be first year when the event will be played on outdoor hard-court surface replacing the clay courts. A bit irrelevant now with the surface change, but Simona Halep defeated Elise Mertens in the final last year, both players are not making a return to defend the points.   Favorites and Dark Horses Petra Kvitova is the top seed and the deserving favorite to win the title in her home country.   She will use the event to gain some confidence and match play on the sur...
Wimbledon 2021 Women's Preview and Picks
History Women’s event at Wimbledon was added 7 years later than men’s one, at 1884. The Championships is the oldest tennis tournament with Martina Navratilova winning the event with 9 and most consecutive ones with six (1982-1987). The Williams sisters have recorder a total of 12 titles (7 for Serena and 5 for Venus) with Serena losing the last 2 finals here in 2018 and 2019. Simona Halep, who is the defending champion, won’t play as she was forced to withdraw because of prolonged calf injury sustained all the way in May in her 2nd round match in Rome vs Kerber. She was on course to retur...
WTA Eastbourne 2021 Preview and Picks
History The Tournament will take place in Devonshire Park in Eastbourne and this year it will be the 46-th edition of the event. Martina Navratilova has won the competition a record 11 times while Karolina Pliskova has taken the crown in 2 of the last 3 competitions – in 2017 and 2019 with Caroline Wozniacki squeezing in a title in 2018. As numerous times mentioned already, the 2020 edition was cancelled due to Covid-19. Favorites and Top Seeds Amazing field for this 500 event and the final stop before the 3rd grand Slam of the year – Wimbledon. We have 5 top 10 players, all 8 seeded ones a...
WTA Bad Homburg 2021 Preview and Picks
History Tennis Club Bad Homburg in Germany will host the first edition of the event.  The tournament had to make its debut last year but due to Covid-19 pandemic it was postponed for 12 months later. Favorites and Top Seeds Not a single top 10 player here after the late withdrawal of Simona Halep because of calf injury. Top seed Petra Kvitova returns to her most preferable surface of them all.  2 times Grand Slam champion, both in Wimbledon (2011,2014) has lost some of the unbeatable and very hard to beat aura she got early on in her career over the years. She still has been unable to pass t...
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