OLBG.com
Register


Login


Help



Blogs>Drobgod> Tennis

   

drobgod Profile

Worked in Racing Industry for almost 30 years. Now OLBG's PR representative, but have also previously worked as a Greyhound Tipster for the Racing Post. Preferred sports to bet on are NH Racing, Golf, 


 Subscribe to Drobgod Subscribe

About drobgod


Get Your Own Blog

May 22

14:10

Serena Williams Goes Head To Head With Her Nearest Rivals

Tennis

By



Like this post?

Share it with your friends!



With Serena Williams such a hot favourite for the Women's French Open I thought I'd take a look at which of her rivals stands the best chance of beating her at Roland Garros. Looking at the current outright winner odds I've researched Serena's record against the next ten in the betting and trust me it doesn't make pretty reading for her opponents.

Tennis
ALL SURFACES - On all surfaces Serena Williams holds an astonishing record of Played 73, Won 62, Lost 11 against her nearest rivals. When you consider that's against the likes of Sharapova, Azarenka, Kvitova and others that's some statistic.




Complete Record

Williams 13 v Sharapova 2
Williams 12 v Azarenka 2
Williams 7 v Li Na 1
Williams 5 v Errani 0
Williams 6 v Stosur 3
Williams 4 v Kvitova 0
Williams 5 v Radwanska 0
Williams 2 v Kerber 1
Williams 4 v Ivanovic 0
Williams 4 v Kuznetsova 2

Maybe surprising to some is the fact that Samantha Stosur and Svetlana Kuznetsova have performed best against Serena. Sam Stosur beat Williams in the French Open quarter-finals of 2010 and again in the US Open Final of 2011, while Kuznetsova has not only beaten Serena twice, but also taken her to three sets on two of the occasions she lost.

Roland Garros French Open

CLAY SURFACE ONLY - On clay surfaces Serena Williams holds a record of Played 14, Won 12, Lost 2 against the same ten rivals, which shows she's even more dominant against them on clay than other surfaces.

As we can see in the table below only Stosur and Kuznetsova, who we've mentioned above, have managed to defeat Serena so the task awaiting the others at Roland Garros looks huge to say the least.

Clay Record

Williams 3 v Sharapova 0
Williams 3 v Azarenka 0
Williams 0 v Li Na 0
Williams 2 v Errani 0
Williams 2 v Stosur 1
Williams 0 v Kvitova 0
Williams 1 v Radwanska 0
Williams 0 v Kerber 0
Williams 0 v Ivanovic 0
Williams 1 v Kuznetsova 1

Summary - With Serena Williams having won the last two tournaments she's contested on clay, beating Azarenka and Sharapova in straight sets in each final it will take a brave man to oppose her in the French Open.

If she is to meet with defeat then Samantha Stosur could well be the most likely to beat her as she has a decent record against Serena and maybe more importantly has beaten her on big occasions, not just in weekly tour events.


Like this post?

Share it with your friends!




Add Your Comment



Please Register / Login to reply to this blog

Free Bet

Bet 365 Deposit Bonus
100% Deposit Bonus up to £200

Paddy Power Free Bet
Get £50 Free Bet - Exclusive

SkyBet Free Bet
Bet £5 Get £20 & £5 Free Bet Each Week

BetVictor Free Bet
Up to £25 in Free Bets

Ladbrokes Free Bet
Up to £50 in Free Bets

William Hill Free Bet
Bet £35 Get £35 - Exclusive with Code OLBG

Betfair Free Bet
Bet £10 Get £30

Betway Free Bet
£50 Free Bet

888Sport Free Bet
£88 In Free Bets

Winner Free Bet
Bet £5 Get £20

Matchbook Free Bet
£50 Risk Free Bet

Sportingbet Free Bet
£50 Risk Free Bet

Boylesports Free Bet
Up to £50 in Free Bets

10bet Free Bet
£100 Free Bet

Unibet Free Bet
£20 Risk Free Bet

01/11/14 11:03:18 © 2002-2014 OLBG, part of Invendium Ltd Gamcare Gamble Aware  
RegisterContactHelpTermsPrivacyCookiesSite MapReviewsAbout UsPress