Serena Williams, Elina Svitolina, and Simona Halep all made it to the Wimbledon Women’s Semifinals. Serena battles Barbora Strykova while Svitolina and Halep throw down in the other semifinal match. Will Williams move on? Who wins the gargantuan matchup between Elina and Simona? Check out the Wimbledon Women’s Semifinals odds, analysis, and a free pick!
2019 Wimbledon Women’s Semifinals Odds, Preview and Picks
Thursday, July 11
- 2019 Wimbledon Women’s Semifinals Odds: Serena Williams -400 / Barbora Strykova +267
Serena has played inspired tennis during the Wimbledon tournament. She dominated her first 5 opponents. She’s only had a couple of missteps along the way to the semifinals. She lost her first set 2-6 in Round 2 to Kaja Juvan. In her quarterfinals victory over Alison Riske, Serena lost the second set 4-6. Other than that, she’s played about as well as she could.
Although Serena looks strong heading into the semis, she could have some trouble knocking out Barbora Strykova. The 33-year-old Czech player has beaten 4 seeded players on her way to the Wimbledon semifinals: 32-Lesia Tsurenko in Round 1, 4-Kiki Bertens in the third round, 21-Elise Mertens in Round 4, and 19-Johanna Konta in the quarterfinals.
Strykova is playing the best tennis of her career. She also made the women’s doubles semifinals with playing partner Su-Wei Hsieh. Strykova has a real shot of pulling off the upset. She’s the pick over Serena in this Wimbledon Women’s Semifinal.
Tennis Betting Pick: Barbora Strykova
- 2019 Wimbledon Women’s Semifinals Odds: Elina Svitolina +183 / Simona Halep -250
Before the tournament started, many tennis handicappers wrote off Elina Svitolina’s and Simona Halep’s chances of winning Wimbledon. Here both are, ready to battle on Thursday for the right to advance to the finals. Svitolina has had a great tournament. She took down Petra Martic, a dark horse, 6-4, 6-2 in Round 4. In the quarterfinals, she beat Karolina Muchova 7-5, 6-4.
Simona Halep beat 15-year-old tennis phenom Cori Gauff 6-3, 6-3 in Round 4. She knocked out Shuai Zhang 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 in the quarterfinals. Svitolina has bested Halep in 4 out of 6 matchups. Simona is on her game during this tournament, though.
The former world #1 appears dead set on finally winning another major. Her only major title up to this point is the French Open in 2018. She’s corrected whatever caused her issues in the first half of 2019. The money is going towards Halep, meaning that tennis handicappers really feel she’s got what it takes to move on to the finals. Back Simona to cash.
Tennis Betting Pick: Simona Halep