Wimbledon 2022, participants, draw and favorites to win – OA Sport

It begins on June 27 with the 135th edition of the world’s most famous tennis tournament. The Wimbledon green is ready to take on the challenges of the best players until July 10th. Cash prizes: over £ 40 million, of which £ 2 million to singles winners. The legendary Wimbledon queue returns with direct ticket sales, the traditional free half-tournament Sunday is eliminated with the next Monday manic and the new rules begin with the introduction of the 10-point super tie-break at 6-6 decisive set. Wimbledon is renewed and shines again after two particularly difficult years.

By Vincenzo Santopadre, coach of the Roman tennis player, Matteo Berrettini is on the list of participants and among the top 10 Wimbledon favorites. Fresh from the success at the APT in Stuttgart, and especially after the extraordinary post-intervention recovery in the dominant hand, Matteo will try to compete again with the green champions of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and will repeat the route of 2021, interrupted. only in the final by the colossal Djokovic. “Everything is thanks to his extraordinary willpower, his desire to improve,” continues Santopadre. “Once again he managed to outdo himself.”

However, according to bookmaker statistics, Matteo is not exactly the favorite. He winner of the 2022 Wimbledon odds present at superscommesse.it, developed by some of the most reliable betting platforms nationwide, put the timeless Novak on the podium while the Italian remains at various points in the Serbian. To play seriously with Matteo are the different Nadal, Alcaraz, Auger-Aliassime and Tsitsipas. But Wimbledon is also and above all pink. Women also play it on the green: Swiatek, Jabeur, Halep, Andreescu, Raducanu, Gauff and Osaka. In the meantime, here’s the latest news about the contestants.

Djokovic. Green light for Novak after the clarification on the subject of the vaccine by the organizers. The obligation falls and the Serb will be able to defend the tournament he won in 2021. There are six Wimbledon wins in his history: one less than Sampras and Renshaw and two less than Federer. Novak also devotes decisive words to the issue of exclusions: “I am a child of war. The exclusion of the Russians at Wimbledon is crazy. “

Christmas. He trains on the green of Mallorca behind closed doors before flying to London. Following his success at Roland Garros, he underwent foot surgery to combat Müller-Weiss Syndrome. It seems that it had positive effects, to the point that the Mallorcan returned immediately to the field but not on clay. Nadal is the second big favorite of the tournament but everything is tied to his fitness. Rafael himself admits: “Wimbledon? If my body allows it, I will be there. “

Alcaraz. After the defeat at Roland Garros against Zverev, after an unbeaten streak that lasted 14 days and won two tournaments, the ATP in Barcelona and the Masters 1000 in Madrid, the Spaniard could prepare for Wimbledon with less bite. However, bookmakers give it the same as Christmas. Despite the knockout to Roland, Alcaraz still showed all his explosive potential. In short, talent is there and it shows. In a few years the consecration.

Auger-Aliassime. One step away from winning against Nadal at Roland Garros 2022, after a grueling race that lasted more than four hours. Felix Auger-Aliassime showed more progress. The Canadian, who has been able to win 12 games ahead of Rafael, has given up showing the air of those who can have their say at the next Wimbledon. Bookmakers give him the fourth favorite.

Tsitsipas arrives at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club green fresh from the defeat at Roland Garros thanks to rising star Holger Rune, the nineteen-year-old who impressed the audience. Unsatisfied with the latest results and a notoriously lover of clay, Tsitsipas is just waiting to get off the Wimbledon pitch. Desire for redemption. “This year I’m going to show people what I’m capable of.”

On the pink side of the board, the focus is on Swiatek, a favorite for Wimbledon 2022. Followed by Jabeur, Halep, Andreescu, Raducanu, Gauff and Osaka.

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