2022 Wimbledon Tips, Predictions & Preview

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Wimbledon Tips

Rafael Nadal is looking to win his third Grand Slam of the year pending injury concerns and Iga Swiatek is out to continue her destructive form when Wimbledon 2022 takes place between June 27 and July 10.

Expert tips, predictions and daily best bets for Wimbledon, live from the All England Club in London between Monday June 27 and Sunday July 10.

Who will win Wimbledon in 2022?

We will provide daily best bets and multis for Wimbledon, while our predictions for outright winners can be seen further down the page.

Today’s Best Wimbledon Tips

Thursday July 7

Simona Halep vs Elena Rybakina: Halep 2-0 at $1.90 with Unibet

We had success backing Halep to win in straight sets in yesterday’s quarter-final with Anisimova and we’re doubling down for today’s semi-final showdown with Rybakina. Halep has returned to some of her best tennis at Wimbledon this fortnight and has now won 12 consecutive matches at the tournament dating back to her title run in 2019. The former World No. 1 has been dominant throughout this event, winning all of her matches in straight sets, including 6-2 6-1 over Badosa and 6-2 6-4 against Anisimova in her last two outings. With 10 of her last 11 victories coming in straight sets, we’re liking Halep to continue her outstanding form here. Rybakina is a dangerous player with big weapons – including a booming serve – but Halep’s counterpunching and controlled aggression is a bad match-up for her in these conditions. Halep has won the last two meetings between the pair and is in the sort of form to continue her destructive run to the final.

Ons Jabeur vs Tatjana Maria: Jabeur win & under 18.5 games at $2.10 with bet365

Maria has stunned everyone to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final, but her run almost certainly ends against Jabeur. The 34-year-old German knocked out Maria Sakkari earlier in the tournament and has rode that momentum into the final four, but Jabeur is a bad match-up for her. Maria has also spent 11.5 total hours on court this fortnight, so fatigue could also be a factor. Jabeur meanwhile has won four of her five matches in easy straight sets, while she also came back from a set down to win the next two 6-1 6-1 in her quarter-final against Bouzkova. The World No. 2 has more wins on grass than anyone on tour over the last two seasons, winning 20 of her 22 matches on the surface. Jabeur also has an excellent record in semi-finals, winning seven of her last eight such matches. Both players are competing in their maiden major semi-final, but Jabeur is in the prime of her career and has far more experience in big matches. Jabeur beat Maria 6-4 6-1 in their last meeting and I’m expecting a similar scoreline today.

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Wimbledon Seeds 2022

Men’s singles

  • 1. Novak Djokovic
  • 2. Rafael Nadal
  • 3. Casper Ruud
  • 4. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • 5. Carlos Alcaraz
  • 6. Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • 7. Hubert Hurkacz
  • 8. Matteo Berrettini
  • 9. Cameron Norrie
  • 10. Jannik Sinner
  • 11. Taylor Fritz
  • 12. Diego Schwartzman
  • 13. Denis Shapovalov
  • 14. Marin Cilic
  • 15. Reilly Opelka
  • 16. Pedro Carreno Busta
  • 17. Roberto Bautista Agut
  • 18. Grigor Dimitrov
  • 19. Gael Monfils
  • 20. Alex de Minaur
  • 21. John Isner
  • 22. Botic van de Zandschulp
  • 23. Nikoloz Basilashvili
  • 24. Frances Tiafoe
  • 25. Holger Rune
  • 26. Miomir Kecmanovic
  • 27. Filip Krajinovic
  • 28. Lorenzo Sonego
  • 29. Daniel Evans
  • 30. Jenson Brooksby
  • 31. Tommy Paul
  • 32. Sebastian Baez

Women’s singles

  • 1. Iga Swiatek
  • 2. Anett Kontaveit
  • 3. Ons Jabeur
  • 4. Paula Badosa
  • 5. Maria Sakkari
  • 6. Karolina Pliskova
  • 7. Danielle Collins
  • 8. Jessica Pegula
  • 9. Garbine Muguruza
  • 10. Emma Raducanu
  • 11. Coco Gauff
  • 12. Jelena Ostapenko
  • 13. Barbora Krejcikova
  • 14. Belinda Bencic
  • 15. Angelique Kerber
  • 16. Simona Halep
  • 17. Elena Rybakina
  • 18. Jil Teichmann
  • 19. Madison Keys
  • 20. Amanda Anisimova
  • 21. Camila Giorgi
  • 22. Martina Trevisan
  • 23. Beatriz Haddad Maia
  • 24. Elise Mertens
  • 25. Petra Kvitova
  • 26. Sorana Cirstea
  • 27. Yulia Putintseva
  • 28. Alison Riske
  • 29. Anhgelina Kalinina
  • 30. Shelby Rogers
  • 31. Kaia Kanepi
  • 32. Sara Sorribes Tormo

Wimbledon Tips & Predictions (men)

Who will win men’s Wimbledon in 2022?

It’s incredible to think that some tennis fans have never seen a player outside of the ‘Big Four’ win a Wimbledon title. Indeed, this year’s edition of The Championships marks the 20th anniversary of Australia’s very own Lleyton Hewitt winning the 2002 Wimbledon crown. Since then, only four players have managed to win seven matches in a row at Wimbledon – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Will 2022 spark a change or more of the same?

Considering Nadal has won the first two majors of the year while battling seemingly serious injury problems, it doesn’t bode well for someone else stepping up at Wimbledon over the next fortnight. At the same time, Nadal hasn’t made a Wimbledon final for over a decade and has lost before the quarter-finals in five of his last seven appearances at the tournament dating back to 2011, so the Spaniard doesn’t exactly inspire confidence here, despite defying the odds with his outrageous runs to the Australian Open and French Open titles.

Federer is of course absent and Murray – while probably in his best physical state in years – is still nowhere near the player he used to be.

Which once again leaves Djokovic. The Serbian has endured an extraordinary tough year, much of it his own undoing of course. He couldn’t play the Australian Open and choked big-time in the fourth set of his quarter-final loss in Paris to Nadal. This will now most likely be Djokovic’s last chance to win a slam in 2022 considering he remains unvaccinated and therefore can’t travel to the United States for the U.S. Open under current laws.

As a result, we can expect Djokovic to throw absolutely everything he has into this tournament. He’s won the last three Wimbledon events dating back to 2018 and five of the last seven editions overall. Djokovic has dominated this tournament fo the better part of a decade and he’s landed in a favourable part of the draw where grass novices Casper Ruud and Carlos Alcaraz are the the other highest seeds. I can’t see anyone beating Djokovic before the semi-finals, where Hubert Hurkacz – our value pick – could be waiting.

Hurkacz warmed up for Wimbledon by crushing Daniil Medvedev to win the Halle title and of course made the semi-finals last year, beating Federer along the way before being edged out by Matteo Berrettini. Speaking of Berrettini, the Italian can’t be ignored with his brilliant grass-court record, but he’s a bit too short in the market considering he’s only just returned from injury and obviously has never gone all the way at a major before.

Marin Cilic is someone else who could be worth throwing loose change at, with the Croatian a former finalist at Wimbledon and coming off a semi-final run at Roland Garros. Cilic has landed in Nadal’s quarter, so there is an opportunity there if the Spaniard bombs out early. Taylor Fritz, the Indian Wells champion who also recently triumphed at Eastbourne, is also another player who could emerge from that fourth quarter.

Nick Kyrgios is also someone that deserves to be mentioned as a self-proclaimed top five player on grass. While I won’t argue with that statement, the fact remains Kyrgios simply isn’t fit enough to win seven best-of-five set matches in a row. Kyrgios vs Tsitsipas in Round 3 would be a blockbuster, but the Aussie has a limit at Grand Slams and it’s been the quarter-finals for his entire career.

Overall, I can’t go past Djokovic – he’s undefeated at Wimbledon since 2017 and should have enough match practice under his belt now to go all the way. Hurkacz and Cilic are solid roughie picks, along with Fritz to continue his good form after Eastbourne.

Wimbledon Tips & Predictions (women)

Who will win women’s Wimbledon in 2022?

Iga Swiatek has emerged from a wildly unpredictable women’s tennis landscape as a dominant force this year and arrives at Wimbledon on a 35-match winning streak, which is the longest in the game this century. Swiatek has won 56 of her last 58 sets and the majority of those have been heavily one-sided, winning 35 by a score of 6-2 or better. The Pole is without doubt the undisputed World No. 1, but I can’t justify her short price at Wimbledon and as such, will be looking elsewhere for a couple of reasons.

First and foremost, Swiatek has only played eight tour-level matches on grass in her careered she’s only won half of them. Secondly, Swiatek’s run has to come to an end at some point and the low, skidding grass where her time will be taken away seems like the logical surface for the Pole to suffer her first loss since February.

There’s plenty of value floating around, as per usual in the women’s field. Some of the players I’ve got my eye on this fortnight include Simona Halep, Belinda Bencic, Bianca Andreescu and Alison Riske.

Halep has a fantastic record at Wimbledon and won the tournament the last time she competed in 2019, while the Romanian has also made two quarter-finals and a semi-final in her last six appearances. The former World No. 1 had a very solid lead-in to The Championships, making the semi-finals in both Birmingham and Bad Homburg, losing to eventual champion Beatriz Haddad Maia in the former and withdrawing for precautionary reasons in the latter. In her last match, Halep crushed Amanda Anisimova 6-2 6-1, which is encouraging signs heading into Wimbledon.

Admittedly, Halep’s draw is tough – she might have to go through the likes of Karolina Muchova, Camila Giorgi, Petra Kvitova and Coco Gauff to reach the semi-finals, but if she plays her best, she’s a chance.

Another player I like in the top half of the draw is the unseeded Andreescu. The Canadian has been battling injury problems since breaking through to win the 2019 US Open, but she’s finally got some decent match practice under her belt and is in good grass court form having made the final of Bad Homburg last week. If Andreescu can get past a tough likely second round contest with Elena Rybakina, she could make the quarter-finals for a possible showdown with Swiatek, which would be very interesting.

Without doubt, the second half of the draw is the place to be and Bencic could be the player to take advantage. The Swiss made the quarter-finals of s-Hertogenbosch and the final of Berlin, beating Maria Sakkari along the way. The two main seeds standing in the way of Bencic making the quarter-finals are Anett Kontaveit, who is battling illness concerns and Haddad Maia, who has played tons of tennis and will do well to keep her momentum going deep into Wimbledon.

Riske at $101 in the third quarter is also worth a punt. The American is a genuine grass court specialist and a former quarter-finalist at Wimbledon, where she almost beat Serena Williams before going down in three. Riske is also in a favourable section of the draw, headed by No. 3 seed Ons Jabeur, who lost in the first round of the French Open when expectations were heavy.