Tennis By Joe Crilly

Konta 7/2 For Grand Slam After Serena’s Baby News

Following the news that Serena Williams is expecting a baby, a number of female tennis players will suddenly think that this could be their year to win a Grand Slam. One of those will be Johanna Konta who William Hill make 7/2 to win one of the remaining three this year (1/6 not to).


She is 20/1 to win the French Open and 12/1 to win Wimbledon.


“Serena will now be out for the foreseeable future and her absence has really opened up the market for the French, Wimbledon and US Opens. Anyone could win now,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


French Open singles: 9/2 Garbine Muguruza; 7/1 Simona Halep; 9/1 Maria Sharapova; 10/1 Angelique Kerber; 14/1 Karolina Pliskova; 20/1 Johanna Konta; 25/1 BAR


Ladies’ Wimbledon singles: 5/1 Angelique Kerber; 6/1 Garbine Murguruza; 9/1 Karolina Pliskova; 9/1 Madison Keys; 9/1 Maria Sharapova; 12/1 Johanna Konta; 16/1 Belinda Bencic; 16/1 Coco Vandeweghe; 16/1 Simona Halep; 25/1 BAR


Will Johanna Konta win a Grand Slam this year: 7/2 yes; 1/6 no