French Open Betting Odds - 2013
It’s one of the most hotly anticipated tournaments in tennis, and this years French Open is no exception. Thousands of tennis fans will be keeping an eye on bookies French Open betting odds and the Roland Garros stadium in Paris to watch the second Grand Slam of the year.
The arrival of this years French Open on May 26th saw online bookies offer some generous tennis betting promotions with plenty more due before the French Open finals on the 8th and 9th of June. We're currently moving towards the quarter finals ofd this years French Open with lots of tennis fans using free bet offers to try for a Grand Slam of their own.
Odds For The 2013 French Open
The French Open started in 1891 and the stadium, built in 1928, has seen countless exciting moments in tennis history. It draws both the big names in tennis as well as the up-and-coming players.
This year the French Open’s total prize money has increased to 22m euros with bettors placing a good percentage of that figure on the French Open betting odds that online bookies offer.
The winners of the men’s and women’s singles titles will earn 1.5 million euros each, up 250,000 euros from last year. With so much money to play for no wonder the bookies are giving away so many free bet offers - so don’t miss your chance!
If you haven’t used free bet offers to bet on French Open odds yet the tournament’s betting market is still pretty wide. Bookies are offering the chance to bet on anything from who will be in the final, which player will win the title, even who’ll be the top French player.
So, as we rush towards the final rounds it’s still not too late to grab the betting promotions available at top bookies. But who’s hanging in there and who are the bookies overall favourites?
The number 1 seed, Novak Djokovic from Serbia, is expected to go through to the quarter finals. He meets German Philipp Kohlschreiber in Round 4. Rafael Nadal is also through to Round 4 after beating Italian Fabio Fognini and will meet Kei Nishikori of Japan.
Nadal is a 7-time champion in the tournament, but hasn’t seemed to be as assured as the fans might have expected. Even so, he's the favourite and a great option for no deposit free bets like the latest SkyBet free bet which doesn't even require a deposit to claim a £10 free bet!
French Open Quarter Finals
For those still looking to get in on some tennis betting action, there are some players already through to the quarters after winning their round 4 matches.
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who beat Viktor Troicki from Serbia; Roger Federer of Switzerland who beat French hope Gilles Simon in a nail bitingly close five sets; Tommy Robredo who beat fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro and David Ferrer who beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa.
Now it’s Tsonga to meet Federer and Robredo to meet Ferrer in the quarter finals of the 2013 French Open.
French Open Womens Singles
In the Women’s Singles Round 4 matches of this years French Open, favourite Serena Williams beat Roberta Vinci of Italy and Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Angelique Kerber of Germany. Kuznetsova will meet Williams in the quarter finals and is sure to bring up some interesting French Open betting odds.
It’s hard not to see top-seeded Serena Williams winning the tournament, despite having only won the tournament once before in 2002 and would be good option for those claiming the latest £25 free bet offer from Betfred.
If you don’t fancy Serena for bookies free bets remember she came to Paris on a 24-match winning streak, having claimed four consecutive titles - with the last three on clay at Charleston, Madrid and Rome. Perhaps you should reconsider your betting tactics.
Mind you, last year’s Women’s winner Maria Sharapova is still in the game and well worth considering. She meets American, Sloane Stephens, in her next match and could go all the way.
Betting On The French Open
If you're thinking of betting on the French Open, bookies are still offering lots of ways for you to use free bets. Betfair offer the best odds of 16/13 on Nadal to win the tournament with the best bookies offering odds of 7/4 on Djokovik.
Bet365 offers punters the best French Open betting odds of 19/2 on Federer. Currently Ladbrokes offer the best odds of 8/15 on Serena Williams and PaddyPower offer 5/1 for Sharapova and 8/1 on Azarenka.