Betting tips: Why Murray & Robson will reach Wimbledon last eight
Betting tips: The Tipster is backing British number one Andy Murray to beat Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets on Monday
Andy Murray is looking to continue his run to a second successive Wimbledon final, and the Tipster is backing the British number one to beat Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets.
Our resident betting expert is tipping Laura Robson to beat Estonian world number 46 Kaia Kanepi and reach her first-ever quarter-final at SW19.
Elsewhere, he’s backing Novak Djokovic to beat Tommy Haas in four sets, while also predicting there to be a tiebreak when Jerzy Janowicz takes on Jürgen Melzer.
Murray to beat Youzhny 3-0 – 4/11
The British number one takes on 20th seed Youzhny in the last eight. Murray has been unstoppable in the tournament and the US Open champion hasn’t dropped a set in his opening three matches at SW19. Murray has played Youzhny on two previous occasions, winning in St Petersburg and Valencia. The Tipster is backing Murray to beat Youzhny in straight sets at 4/11.
Robson to beat Kanepi – 6/5
Robson provided the British contingent of the Wimbledon crowd with a thrilling match on Saturday afternoon. The British No1 came from a set and a break down in the second set to win in three. Next up for Robson is Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi, who is ranked eight places lower than the Briton. The Tipster is backing Robson to edge into the quarter-finals at 6/5.
Djokovic to beat Haas 3-1 – 5/2
Djokovic has been emphatic in reaching the fourth round as the world number one dropped just 29 games in three matches. However, he faces the in-form Haas for a place in the last eight, who also hasn’t dropped a set at SW19. Djokovic leads the head-to-head 5-3, but the Serbian lost to his German opponent in Miami earlier this year. Djokovic to win in four sets is 5/2.
A tiebreak in Janowicz v Melzer – 1/2
Janowicz produced a devastating serving display to dismiss 15th seed Nicolas Almargo on Friday. The 24th seed did need a tiebreak to take the first set against the Spaniard, and against Jürgen Melzer, it could be a tight opening set. With both men big servers, it’s worth backing a tiebreak at 1/2.
The long shot: Haas to win the first set & lose match – 5/1
Haas beat Djokovic in their only previous meeting on grass at Wimbledon in 2009. The German has not dropped a set at the tournament as the 35-year-old continues to turn back the clock. Haas will need to take the first set if he is going to have any chance of beating Djokovic. The Tipster is backing Haas to win the first set but lose to the world number one at 5/1.
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