Australia has the honour of kicking off the tennis calendar year in style. The first of the four Grand Slam tournaments takes place here every January with the world’s best players heading to Melbourne for the Australian Open. It’s a great way to start the New Year and it’s an event that Unibet TV will cover extensively. Tennis is, however, a year-round sport and, once the action at Melbourne Park is over, there’s much more to enjoy.
Live Streamed Tennis
At Unibet.tv, we take tennis very seriously and we realise that this is a popular betting option for many of our customers. With hundreds of markets available pre-match, tennis gives way to busy live betting once the first serve has been struck.
Our live stream catches all of the action while updating live odds at the same time so you can keep up with changing prices while enjoying some top class tennis.
Tennis at the Olympics
Tennis returned to the summer Olympics as a full-medal sport back in 1988 and it has been a regular fixture on the schedules ever since. They may only come around every four years but the Olympics signal a busy time at Unibet and the tennis markets become especially active.
As with the Grand Slam tennis tournaments, there are five separate events at the Olympics - Men's Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. There is a wide choice of betting markets available - both pre-match and in play - and the sport gets wide coverage from Unibet TV at this time.
Some of the biggest names in the game take part with Andy Murray winning the Gold Medal in the men’s singles in 2012 and 2016. Rafael Nadal has enjoyed success in both the men’s singles and doubles competitions while Serena Williams claimed her fourth gold at London 2012.
The ATP Tour covers men’s tennis throughout the calendar year and there are many tournaments on the schedule. It all comes to a conclusion with the ATP World Tour Finals in London where the most successful players of the previous 12 months do battle to become the ultimate champion.
Before that, a busy period of tournaments is in place with the best players looking to climb the rankings. Behind the four Grand Slams and the ATP World Tour Finals, the ATP Tour Masters 1000 are considered to be the most important events on the Tour. Results from tournaments included in this series carry more ranking points than other, regular competitions so we can usually guarantee a very strong field.
In total, nine events combine to form the ATP Tour Masters 1000 and these include the Canadian Open, the Paris Masters, the Madrid Open, the Miami Open and the Indian Wells Masters. To tune in, sign up or log on to your existing account and enjoy what Unibet TV has to offer.
The WTA Tour is the women’s equivalent of the ATP series of events and, once again, we have a packed schedule to work through. There is another major tournament to enjoy at the end of the season when the best performing players assemble for the WTA Finals. From 2019 until 2028, this tournament will be held in Shenzhen, China and it’s always a highly anticipated conclusion to the campaign.
In the build up to the WTA finals, players will contest a number of events and earn ranking points along the way. The tournaments are divided into premier and international events and it’s the premier competitions that provide the higher ranking points. No fewer than 21 premier events are on the current schedule and, for tennis fans in Australia, these include the Brisbane International and the Adelaide International.
Unibet TV are there, right across the season so you won’t need to miss a point.
All tennis players will look to peak ahead of the Grand Slam Events. There are four of them in total and it all kicks off in April with the Australian Open. Australia has produced some world class tennis players over the years and, in 2021 and beyond, Ashleigh Barty will be hoping to improve on her 2020 performance when she reached the semi finals of the women’s singles.
From Melbourne, the action switches to the French Open and Roland Garros. This is the preferred surface of Rafael Nadal who has dominated the men’s singles tournament since winning his first title in 2005. From that point, the Spaniard has won an incredible 12 men’s trophies, up to and including 2019, so clearly he’s a man to watch.
Like all Grand Slams, there are five different main events in the French Open. Alongside the men’s singles, we have the women’s singles, the women’s doubles and the mixed doubles so there is a lot to take in across the fortnight.
As the French Open comes to its conclusion, attention turns to Wimbledon. Held across two weeks from June to July, this corner of south west London is home to what many believe is the greatest tennis tournament of them all. It’s also the only Grand Slam to be held on grass which makes for some fast-paced action and a tournament where more players feel they have a chance of success.
Completing our quartet is the US Open in August and September. New York City and the Billie Jean King Tennis Center is home for another fortnight of drama and excitement involving the best players in the sport.