Tennis tournaments kick into action from the very beginning of the year and run all the way through the calendar year.
With local New Zealand tournaments scheduled in the ATP World Tour 250 series and other Grand Slam events held around the world, Kiwis are not short on tennis betting options.
From hard clay surfaces to the grassy courts of Wimbledon, the various tennis championships change the set structure and allow for vigorous tennis betting options that are unique to every individual tournament.
The WTA and ATP host various tournaments, with a loaded selection of tennis events around the world. Attracting the finest players the globe has to offer, tennis betting has grown into a favourite sporting Bet option for punters in New Zealand.
With a host of tennis action locally, kiwis have a vast selection of tournaments happening in their own back yard and international events that see NZ competing, allowing for exciting tennis betting options all year round.
The ASB Classic
The ASB Classic held annually in Auckland at the ASB Tennis Centre is played on hard courts. The 2017 instalment of the Auckland open will commence on the 2nd of January and run up until the 14th of January 2017.
With incredible prizes attracting world ranked players the ASB Classic allows for exciting tennis betting in New Zealand.
Formerly divided into two separate events namely the women’s WTA Auckland Open and the men’s ATP Auckland open, the 2017 ASB Classic will be a joint effort between the ATP and WTA, allowing for even more thrilling tennis betting action.
Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, who is set for a 2017 title defence, won the men’s 2016 singles division.
The 2016 women’s singles champion is American Sloane Stephens who recently withdrew from the 2017 ASB Classic due to injury. Stephens joins Ana Ivanovic on high ranked player withdrawals, leaving the field open for newcomers and possibly a feast of tennis betting options.
The Davis Cup
The Davis Cup affords kiwi punters premium tennis betting options. Known globally for its exciting knock out phases the Davis Cup is a team based tournament hosting international players participating in World team formats.
Known globally as the World Cup of tennis, the Davis cup allows for lucrative betting opportunities on men’s professional international team based matches.
With global outreach and diverse sports action the Davis cup allows for tennis betting that is unique and exciting.
The 2016 victors of the Davis Cup were Argentina. Argentina beat Croatia for their first ever Davis Cup title.
New Zealand, with Australia, otherwise known as the official Australasia team have placed as runners up four times in the event.
The Fed Cup
The Fed Cup stands as the women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup and allows for the same thrilling kinds of tennis betting found in the Davis Cup.
An international team based effort sees the top tennis players from various countries competing in teams for the Fed Cup title.
Punters seeking Fed Cup tennis betting will be delighted by the close call knockout structure present in the Fed Cup.
With the United States of America claiming the most Fed Cup titles, bagging 17 events since its inception in 1963. The 2016 instalment was a hard fought battle that saw the Czech Republic capture its tenth Fed Cup title.
With major tennis championships held in New Zealand and around the world, tennis betting has never been this exciting.
Niche tennis betting markets, coupled with standard outright winner bets and plain odds on numerous matches make for an exciting tennis betting calendar year.