The Women’s Singles draw in the Wimbledon Championships looks to be wide open as it moves into the semi-finals with British no 1 Jo Konta the highest ranked seed left at #6. Konta has been the subject of many pro betting tips to win Wimbledon and is potentially favourite to become the first British woman to win Wimbledon since Virginia Wade 40 years ago.
Pro Betting Tips: Who does Jo Konta face next?
Jo Konta’s semi final opponent is Venus Williams. The 37-year-old five-time Wimbledon Champion is seeded 10 and will provide a stiff test. However tennis tipsters posting pro betting tips might well look to Konta’s 3-2 winning record against Williams as an indication that she could go further. Admittedly this will be their first meeting on grass and in a Grand Slam tournament – and the last time they met in Rome Williams was victorious.
However while Williams is undoubtedly one of the best Women’s players ever in her era along with her sister Serena, her age surely means she is now a fading force for pro betting tips and it could be that the eleven years Konta has on her along with the backing of the home crowd will make her a winner.
The semi-final will take place on Thursday July 13, giving both players a rest day after their efforts in the quarter-finals. This will help Konta, having taken three sets to beat pro betting tips favourite Simona Halep.
Pro Betting Tips: Who could Jo Konta face in the final?
The other two semi finalists are Garbine Muguruza and Magdalena Rybarikova. There were not many pro betting tips backing Muguruza to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova yet she managed to do so comfortably and now the #14 seed faces the unseeded Rybarikova in the other semi.
Slovakian Rybarikova has already beaten two seeds in the competition. She was the victor over her countrywoman #3 seed Karolina Pliskova in the second round and comfortably beat American Coco Vanderweghe in the quarter finals in straight sets. The last time she faced Muguruza was on grass in Birmingham, where she won convincingly to progress to the last 32. However, both players share a 2-2 win/loss record in the head to head.
Konta has a superior win/loss record over both players and tipsters must be thinking she would be their pro betting tips to win her maiden Wimbledon title if she can get to the final. It would be a big boon to British tennis and continue the revival of the sport in the country along with the success of Andy Murray.
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