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Wimbledon 2024: Experts’ picks and betting tips

Wimbledon 2024: Experts' picks and betting tips

The 2024 edition of Wimbledon begins on Monday, with plenty of storylines taking center stage at the All England Club in London. Perhaps the biggest storyline heading into this week is the status of seven-time champion Novak Djokovic, who underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus on June 6. Meanwhile, Jannik Sinner (+185), the world’s top-ranked player coming into Wimbledon, is the current betting favorite to win the men’s tournament, followed by French Open champion Carlos Alcaraz (+240) and Djokovic (+350).

In the women’s tournament, Aryna Sabalenka is currently the betting favorite to win at +360, with French Open champion Iga Swiatek close behind at +400. Elena Rybakina (+550) and Coco Gauff (+650) round out the top four, while Jessica Pegula and Naomi Osaka are both listed as 18-1 long shots.

Where is the betting value? Will the favorites prevail? ESPN’s experts break down everything thing you need to know about the 2024 Wimbledon tournament.

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Experts’ picks

Who do you think will win the men’s singles title, and why?

Mary Joe Fernandez: Carlos Alcaraz. Alcaraz is the defending champ and just won the French Open, which should give him so much confidence. His game translates to every surface, but what sets him apart on the grass courts is his incredible movement. He is very balanced and can slide if he has to. Alcaraz also is very comfortable coming forward, which is important on the grass surface.

Brad Gilbert: Jannik Sinner. On the men’s side, the biggest mystery is Novak Djokovic‘s health. Can make it through the first week so quickly after knee surgery? Sinner, Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev are all on the same half of the draw, and I think a handful of players can win, but I’m going with Sinner. I would like to see a couple of Americans make the quarters, and watch for British hopeful Jack Draper to make a run.

Bill Connelly: Sinner. I could have just flipped a coin between Sinner and Alcaraz. With Djokovic trying to quickly come back from his meniscus tear, and with the fact that he wasn’t in good form all year even before the injury, they’re by far the safest bets. There are plenty of potential bracket busters out there, from Matteo Berrettini (who might actually be healthy and in decent form?) to lower seeds like Tommy Paul and J

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