Tennis

Underdog victories should be good for sportsbooks. (Image; Amy Calistri)

NFL Opening Week Yields Record Sports Betting Transactions

Indicating a sports betting record, GeoComply tracked 58.2 million sportsbook transactions in the four-day period from Thursday through Sunday. That’s 126% more than the geolocation company tracked during last year’s NFL season opener. Meanwhile, the number of upsets this week should bode well for sportsbooks — and less well for […]

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open men’s semifinals just two wins away from becoming the first man to win a calendar year Grand Slam since 1969. (Image: Cory Sipkin)

US Open Men’s Semifinals: Can Zverev Stop Djokovic’s March to History?

Novak Djokovic stands just two wins away from the first men’s calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years, not to mention taking the all-time lead in major championships. To keep that dream alive, he’ll first have to beat a game Alexander Zverev in the US Open semifinals on Friday. Djokovic once […]

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open as the favorite to win the tournament and complete a historic calendar-year Grand Slam. (Image: USOpen.org)

US Open Odds: Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Favorites in New York

Novak Djokovic will attempt to become the first man to win a calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years – not to mention the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles – when he enters the US Open as the clear favorite in New York this week. Djokovic begins his quest with […]

Serena Williams announced that she will skip the US Open due to a torn hamstring suffered during Wimbledon. (Image: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

Serena Williams Drops Out of US Open Due to Hamstring Injury

Serena Williams hasn’t played in a tennis tournament since tearing her right hamstring in her first-round match at Wimbledon this June. Now, the American star has confirmed that the injury will keep her out of the US Open as well. Williams posted the news on her social media outlets on […]

Matteo Berrettini hits a shot during the men’s final of the 2021 Wimbledon tournament. (Image: Getty)

Two Wimbledon Matches Under Investigation for Irregular Betting Patterns

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) is investigating two Wimbledon matches for “possible irregular betting patterns” after bookmakers flagged the contests during the Grand Slam tournament. German newspaper Welt first reported the alerts, connecting them to a doubles match and a singles match. Bet timing, size trigger Wimbledon alerts Welt […]

Ashleigh Barty heads into the quarterfinals as the favorite to win the 2021 Wimbledon title. (Image: AP)

Wimbledon Odds: Top Seeds Barty, Sabalenka in Quarterfinals Action on Tuesday

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will continue her deepest career run at Wimbledon on Tuesday when she takes on fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanovic in a quarterfinal matchup on Centre Court. With many contenders dropping out early or skipping Wimbledon entirely, Barty has become the clear favorite at the grass-court Grand […]