2014 Wimbledon WTA Expert Picks – Can Maria Continue To Win?

Can Maria Sharapova win Wimbledon after winning the French Open?

2014 Wimbledon WTA Expert Picks – Can Maria Continue To Win?

If World No. 2 Li Na won her second career grand slam title by taking home the hardware at the 2014 Australian Open and World No. 5 Maria Sharapova won her fifth career slam title and second career French Open title, one question begs to be asked as the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament quickly approaches.

Isn’t world No. 1 Serena Williams due to win the title at the upcoming 2014 Wimbledon Championships? Better yet, maybe the question should be…Is there anyone that can stop the 17-time grand slam champion?

This expert betting preview and picks on the WTA portion of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships will answer the above questions and a few others as I attempt to assist you in making the most out of your 2014 Wimbledon betting bucks when the tournament gets started in a few days.

2014 Wimbledon WTA
The sports world is about to invade the most famous courts in the world. Wimbledon plays at the All England Club starting on June 23rd.
Starts: 06/17/2014

Ends: 2014-07-06

All England Club

2014 Wimbledon Odds – WTA Women’s Singles

  • Serena Williams 6/5
  • Maria Sharapova5/1
  • Victoria Azarenka 8/1
  • Petra Kvitova 10/1
  • Eugenie Bouchard 12/1
  • Simona Halep 12/1
  • Li Na 14/1 
  • Sabine Lisicki 20/1 
  • Agnieszka Radwanska 25/1
  • Sloane Stephens 25/1
  • Ana Ivanovic 33/1
  • Venus Williams 33/1
  • Angelique Kerber 40/1
  • Dominika Cibulkova 50/1
  • Sam Stosur 50/1
  • Laura Robson 80/1
  • Ekaterina Makarova 100/1
  • Jelena Jankovic 100/1
  • Madison Keys 100/1
  • Caroline Wozniacki 150/1 
  • Heather Watson 250/1 

Is Serena Williams due to win Wimbledon?

Williams is an impressive 24-4 this year with three titles, but it’s been a bit of a letdown for her as she got handed a surprising fourth round loss at the Australian Open in January and an even more surprising second round loss at the French Open just one year after winning there. Ironically, it is this pair of grand slam tournament losses that may serve as the impetus for another dominating run at Wimbledon, a tournament she’s won three times already (2000, 2002, 2008-09, 2012).

Can Maria Sharapova pull off the French Open-Wimbledon Double?

After winning it all way back in 20014, Sharapova hasn’t tasted victory at Wimbledon since. Still, she has gone 31-6 this year while winning three titles including the French Open, so she could very well win it all – unless she has to face Williams that is.

Can Victoria Azarenka bounce back from injury to win her first Wimbledon title?

Nope, she can’t! I’m going on record right now to say that it’s not gonna’ happen for Vika at Wimbledon this year folks. The fiery Belarusian is just 7-3 on the year and has never even reached the finals at Wimbly. Azarenka will be looking to find her form in anticipation of the hard court season after pulling out of Roland Garros with a foot injury. She won’t go out with a whimper, but she Victoria Azarenka will go out!

Which newcomer could win Wimbledon 2014?

  • Simona Halep 12/1
  • Eugenie Bouchard 12/1
  • Sloane Stephens 25/1
  • Sabine Lisicki 20/1 
  • Angelique Kerber 40/1
  • Madison Keys 100/1

If you haven’t seen now, world No.3 Simona Halep (25-8) then you should know that the blossoming Romanian is coming off her first grand slam finals appearance at the French Open and has as big of an upside as any WTA Tour player in the world today. Halep has one title this season after winning a whopping seven in 2013. However, it should be noted that Halep has never been past the second round in three tires at Wimbledon.

I love equally blossoming World No. 13 Eugenie Bouchard (30-12) and fully believe she will win several grand slam titles starting at some point in the near future to go along with the one career title she’s already garnered so far.

World No. 18 Sloane Stephens has all the tools to become a consistent grand slam winner or contender, but her mental fortitude is in doubt if you ask me. World No. 9 Angelique Kerber, World No. 19 Sabine Lisicki and World No. 47 Madison Keys could all surprise – or flame out early,

Which veteran could win Wimbledon 2014?

  • Ana Ivanovic 33/1
  • Agnieszka Radwanska 25/1
  • Venus Williams 33/1
  • Dominika Cibulkova 50/1
  • Sam Stosur 50/1

World No. 11 Ana Ivanovic is back to playing consistently solid tennis and she could contend although she’s never made it past the semifinal appearance she made at Wimbly in 2007.

World No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska is as consistent as they come, but just doesn’t have the power necessary to compete with the bigger hitters on tour. World No. 30 Venus Williams (15-7) has won a whopping five Wimbledon titles and one this year, but clearly still suffers with illness-related fatigue. Veterans Dominika Cibulkova and Sam Stosur are long shots with an outside chance.

My 2014 Wimbledon Women’s Champion Pick is??

Serena Williams!

While there are a bunch of up-and-coming young players on the WTA Tour – and some talented veterans still looking to nab their first career slam title – the fact of the matter is that when Serena Williams is ticked off – like she almost certainly is now, then the rest of the field is in trouble.

After failing to reach the second week at both grand slam majors this year, is there any doubt that Williams will get the job done here to win her 18th career grand slam title and pull into a tie with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.

Williams is probably a bit desperate right now – and that spells bad news for every other WTA player entered in the field for the upcoming 2014 Wimbledon Championships.