Roger Federer the new favorite to win WimbledonThe Wimbledon Championships has reached the quarter finals in the menís singles competition and bookmakers have listed their favorites. As of right now, most bookmakers have Roger Federer as the one to beat in the competition.
Federer is just ahead of Rafael Nadal the championships defending champion. Federer has won the event six times and will play Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter finals. The winner of that match will face the winner of the Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Bernard Tomic of Australia.
Top bookmakers such as StanJames, William Hill, Sky Bet, Paddy Power and Bet365 have Federer to win the tournament at odds of 13/8. Victor Chandler has the player at 11/8 odds to win while Sporting bet has Federer listed at 17/10 odds.
Nadal started out in the competition as the favorite but now he has fallen behind Federer as the bookmakerís choice. Nadal is listed at 9/4 odds at 888 Sport, William Hill, Sky Bet and Intertops while Sporting Bet has the tennis pro at 5/2 odds.
Nadal will face Mardy Fish in the quarter finals and if he wins that match he will face the winner of the Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez match. The competition is fierce as the top pros compete for their time in the spotlight and tennis glory.
Gamblers can visit their favorite bookmaker now to place their bets on who they think will win or lose. Online sports books offer a large variety of betting options from specific match bets to prop bets such as who will miss the first ball to who will win the first set. Players will find all the information listed at their favorite bookmakerís website under the tennis tab.
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