London 2012: Women’s Singles Tennis Preview

The lawns at the All England Club are getting a workout this summer with the 2012 Olympic Summer Games setting up shop. Just weeks after an exciting Wimbledon finish, the top tennis players in the world return to London in search of gold.

Women’s Singles

Following her win at Wimbledon, American Serena Williams is back in top form and the favourite to take gold at London 2012 at +150.

Maria Sharapova, the reigning French Open champ, is listed at +370 while the World’s No. 1 Victoria Azarenka from Belarus is at +500 and 2011 Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova is priced +575.

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland has flown under the radar, despite a strong 2012 campaign. She is currently ranked No. 2 in the world and is coming off a long run at Wimbledon, falling to Williams in the tournament final – her first Grand Slam finals appearance. Radwanska is priced at +1600, an interesting value play for underdog bettors. Remember, she did take a set from Serena in the Wimbledon final.

Here is a complete list of the odds to win gold for Women’s Singles Tennis at London 2012: