BREAK out the Pimm’s and pull up a chair – Wimbledon is here and it’s set to be a scorcher on and off court.
We’ll find out who can stand the heat when the men’s and women’s champions are crowned in a fortnight and the first round gets under way today with plenty of superstar appeal including Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova all in action.
Title favourite and world No.1 Djokovic may not get it all his own way against German Philipp Kohlschreiber who is 2-1 at William Hill to win a set. That’s one of Mr Fixit’s picks on his seperate Wimbledon preview post.
Lleyton Hewitt, the 2002 winner, is playing his last Wimbledon and is 3-5 to make it past Jarkko Nieminen (6-4, Boylesports) while there’s an intriguing tussle between Donald Young (6-4, Boylesports) and grizzled old campaigner Marcos Baghdatis, a 31-50 shot at Betway.
British women’s No.1 Heather Watson faces a tough opener against Caroline Garcia of France and is 5-6 at Coral to progress against the 21-20 underdog at BetVictor.
Let’s hear all your tips for Wimbers and today’s other sporting action which includes the likes of Australian Open snooker and Major League Baseball.