Sensational Rafa Nadal Can Pick Up A Stunning 11th French Open Crown In Paris

The start of the summer means the tennis season is now entering its busiest period of the year and it all kicks off with the second Grand Slam of the season taking place in Paris. Rafa Nadal has dominated the French Open over the past decade and all eyes will be on the Spaniard once again as he bids to continue his remarkable run at Roland Garros.

Sunday - 10.00am OddsWon/LostBet
French Open Men's    
Tips Dominic Thiem each-way    Best Bet @ 11 / 1  

Rafa Nadal The Hot Favourite In French Open Betting

It is difficult to put into words what Nadal has achieved in France and most expect that record to be extended further over the next fortnight.

Nadal has simply dominated the clay Grand Slam with a mind-blowing ten wins on the courts of Paris and his form going into a tilt at an 11th crown is as strong as ever. The 31-year-old legend has won in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome over the past month and despite a slip up in Madrid against Thiem, he remains the one to beat.

If Nadal remains fit, it is next to impossible to beat him opver five sets at the French Open and the betting certainly reflects that, regardless of the draw.

Paddy Power make Nadal a 2/5 favourite to win seven matches an yet another Grand Slam title and it is hard to argue with that assessment. His only opponent is his body with an injury or two always a slight worry for punters going in at such a shirt price but even taking that into account, Nadal is impossible to oppose.

Thiem Can Come Through The Bottom Half Of The Draw

Punters looking for an alternative to Nadal will need to look away from his quarter of the draw for a viable bet.

The bottom half is set to be a shoot out between Dominic Thiem, who beat Nadal in Madrid, and Alex Zverez (10/1), who pushed the Spaniard to three sets in the Rome Final. Of the two, it is Zverev who comes into Paris in the better form and could be the one to follow with that in mind.

The German is however yet to get past the 4th round of any Slam with his stamina over five sets a major worry for anyone interested in backing him.

Thiem on the other hand, has been to the semi-finals in the last two years in Paris and has the form in the book when it comes to the French Open. Course and distance form is vital in a Grand Slam and having avoided the Nadal half of the draw, Thiem is the each-way bet at 11/1 with Bet Victor.

Other players we expect to have a good week include Kyle Edmund (100/1), who has really found his feet as a world class player this season and Novak Djokovic (12/1), who showed signs of his former self in Rome last week and may just be ready to burst back on to the scene.

French Open Men's Odds - Click To Bet

Posted: Friday, 25th May 2018

Archive - Previous 5 Tennis Articles

Zverev Can Offer Punters An Each Way Play In Monaco Magical Rafa Nadal Odds On For 11th ATP Monte Carlo Masters Win
Zverev Can Offer Punters An Each Way Play In Monaco
16th Apr
Hard To See Past Federer This Week In Florida Marin Cilic Could Be The Each Way Play In Miami Open Tennis Betting
Hard To See Past Federer This Week In Florida
20th Mar
2017 ATP World Tour Finals Betting Preview Dimitrov And Cilic Offer Each Way Value At The ATP World Tour Finals
2017 ATP World Tour Finals Betting Preview
9th Nov
2017 Shanghai Masters Betting Preview Roger Federer Tipped To Win The ATP Shanghai Masters
2017 Shanghai Masters Betting Preview
8th Oct
Ladies Tournament Wide Open In New York Nadal And Federer Remain The Hot Favourites In Latest US Open Tennis Betting
Ladies Tournament Wide Open In New York
4th Sep

£20 Risk Free First bet

New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is  £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a  £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of  £10+. T&Cs apply.


BET HERE
£20 Risk Free First bet

New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is  £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a  £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of  £10+. T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


BET HERE
Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


Up to £100 in bet credits

Open Account Offer

Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.


BET HERE
Up to £100 in bet credits

Open Account Offer

Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


BET HERE
Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


Bet £5 Get £30

New Customers Only. Deposit via Credit/Debit card only and bet £5 @ odds 2.0+ within 7 days of registering; Cashed out bets excluded. Get 2x £10 free bets, valid for set types (1 @ odds 2.0+ or greater) & a £10 casino bonus, wagered 40x to withdraw; Bonuses expire in 7 days; Geographical restrictions apply. Click for T&C’s. 18+|begambleaware.org.


BET HERE
Bet £5 Get £30

New Customers Only. Deposit via Credit/Debit card only and bet £5 @ odds 2.0+ within 7 days of registering; Cashed out bets excluded. Get 2x £10 free bets, valid for set types (1 @ odds 2.0+ or greater) & a £10 casino bonus, wagered 40x to withdraw; Bonuses expire in 7 days; Geographical restrictions apply. Click for T&C’s. 18+|begambleaware.org.


Double The Odds - Paid In Cash

ANY SPORT. ANY BET. ANY ODDS.

Open a new account with Grosvenor Sport, bet £10 on any sport at any odds and get double the odds. Winnings paid in cash. Only valid for new registrations to www.grosvenorcasinos.com. Existing members do not qualify. Bet must be placed using real money in combination with the Odds Boost Token. Offer applies to Sport bets only. Maximum total stake is £10. Each way bets are a maximum of £5 each way (£10 total stake). T&Cs apply.