Wimbledon 2022: Who are the men’s and women’s singles favourites ahead of Week 2?

The king and queen of SW19 will be crowned at the weekend.


*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

Strap in for the second week of Wimbledon 2022 as we delve into the nitty gritty of the men’s and women’s singles tournaments.

A few fancies have already crashed out but plenty of big guns remain in contention for the third Grand Slam of the calendar year. We’ve taken a look at Paddy Power’s Wimbledon 2022 Winner odds to see who are most likely to be lifting silverware at the weekend and you can find the latest prices on our snazzy widgets below.

Men’s Tournament

It’s been a relative breeze for Novak Djokovic as he’s dropped just two sets on his way to the last eight. He faces his trickiest test so far in the quarter-finals against 10th seed Jannick Sinner on Tuesday, however, after the Italian got the better of rising star Carlos Alcaraz in the last round. Djokovic has won the last three editions of Wimbledon – it wasn’t held in 2020 due to the dreaded coronavirus – so it’s hardly surprising that he tops the betting heading into the second week at SW19.

The most successful player in Grand Slam history and bidding to make it three from three in this year’s big tournaments, Rafael Nadal put on a clinic when dispatching 27th seed Lorenzo Sonego in the third round on Saturday evening. The Spaniard still needs to stamp his ticket into the quarter-finals and faces 21st seed Botic van der Zandschulp this afternoon. Crucially, Nadal’s in the bottom half of the draw so cannot face Djokovic until the final.

Nick Kyrgios was the talk of SW19 in the first week, with his explosive fourth-round showdown against Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday grabbing headlines on the front and back pages. Whether you love him or hate him, the Aussie has plenty of talent and is on track to match his best Wimbledon performance – he reached the quarter-finals in 2014. Kyrgios faces Brandon Nakashima in the fourth round this afternoon and could meet 11th seed Taylor Fritz in the quarter-finals before a potential semi-final against Nadal.

A home winner at Wimbledon? Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu may have exited in the first week but Cameron Norrie is still flying the flag for the Brits after sailing through to the quarter-finals. The good news? He faces unseeded David Goffin in the last eight. The bad news? He’ll probably face Djokovic in the semis if he progresses.

Women’s Tournament

Iga Swiatek’s shock exit to Alize Cornet in the third round has opened up the women’s singles so world number two Ons Jabeur has assumed the position as favourite in Paddy’s betting. The Tunisian has yet to drop a set in four matches and faces the unseeded Marie Bouzkova in the last eight on Tuesday.

2019 Wimbledon winner Simona Halep is one of the few players left in the running with proven experience at the All England Club. The 30-year-old – second in our market – must overcome a tricky test against fourth seed Paula Badosa in the fourth round this afternoon but she holds a 1-0 lead over her rival after a victory in Madrid earlier this year.

One of the hottest prospects on the WTA tour, American Amanda Anisimova defeated Coco Gauff in round three to firmly establish herself as one of the fancies for the tournament. The fourth round represents a career-best effort at Wimbledon and Harmony Tan, who beat Serena Williams last week, is next up for the 20-year-old, with a quarter-final against Halep or Badosa lying in wait for the winner.

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