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Tennis Betting: Wawrinka took a wild card
By Andrew Scott Monday, 9 June 2014 07:56
Stanislas Wawrinka, Australian Open champion who’s very well known with tennis betting fans all over the world, took a wild card into the Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club after his early exit at the French Open.
On Monday, Wawrinka, who is also very famous for his great tennis odds, was beaten in the first round in Paris by Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in what proved to be the tournament’s first big shock, and pay per head sportsbooks saw how concerned the player’s tennis betting fans were.
The 29-year-old will be the top seed at Queen’s, which gets underway on June 9, before Andy Murray, who’s the defending champion and a big favourite with tennis betting fans and pay per head sportsbooks around the world.
The world number three said: “I am really looking forward to playing in the Aegon Championships and very grateful that the tournament saved a wild card for me.
And the player’s fans, especially those that follow the tennis odds, can’t wait to see how the player will perform this time around.
“I love London, I love the atmosphere. It is an important tournament with a lot of history, and playing at the Queen’s Club gives me the best possible chance to become comfortable on grass.”
Pay per head sportsbooks learned that Grigor Dimitrov, Tomas Berdych, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are among the other leading names while Dan Evans and James Ward – British numbers two and three – got wild cards, to the delight of many tennis betting fans.
Ross Hutchins, tournament director said: “This is fantastic news. Stan has been a revelation this year, breaking through at the very highest level and playing some spectacular tennis.
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“He adds further strength and competition to the Aegon Championships line-up, and we are delighted that he has chosen to come to the Queen’s Club.”
Price per head services can’t wait to see how Wawrinka performs in the competition, and the player’s tennis betting fans are confident that he’ll make it very far.