Wimbledon starts today. I’m looking forward to another two weeks of tennis trading on the grass, full of trading opportunities, similar to what we’ve seen in the pre-Wimbledon tournaments.
But this post is inspired by what took place last night at the EURO Cup when Italy overtook England at a penalty shootout. A victory that can largely be attributed to Pirlo. Why Pirlo?
Here’s why. [continue reading…]
Before we move forward and enter the month of February, which is a more “relaxed” month from a tennis trading perspective, let’s take a look at some of the things that took place during this year’s edition of the Australian Open and what we can take away. [continue reading…]
It’s been a while since my last post, but with the tennis season on break it is easier to find time and write a more in-depth preview for the 2012 season.
Looking back at the 2011 tennis season, you have to mention the fact that it’s very much been the year in which Novak Djokovic has stamped his mark on tennis history. 41-0 was Novak’s record for 2011 before the French Open semi-final that saw him finally lose a match. [continue reading…]
The last Grand Slam of the year is just a couple of days away and things are shaping up for a very an interesting tournament.
It’s that time of the year again, when the relatively short grass court tennis season reaches it’s climax with the start of the Wimbledon championships.
This year, the pre-Wimbledon tournaments have had an interesting twist to them as the two main favorites in the mens draw didn’t show us much tennis by which to asses their grass court form. Federer withdrew from the tournament in Halle while Nadal wasn’t 100 % for the tournament at Queens Club and ended up losing to Tsonga. But let’s dive right in and take a closer look at both the mens and womens draws and see where the trading opportunities might lie and where we can find value. [continue reading…]