Ons Jabeur v Elena Rybakina, plus watch it on TV and the latest odds

Wimbledon 2022 Elena Rybakina v Ons Jabeur Women’s Final – GETTY IMAGES

Wimbledon 2022 is almost over, but first it’s time to crown this year’s singles champions and remaining doubles winners.

Today we see Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina looking to win a Grand Slam title for the first time in the women’s final, while Novak Djokovic looks for a fourth straight title and seventh overall against first-time finalist Nick Kyrgios.

What is?

It’s the third major of the year. The Wimbledon Championships will take place between Monday June 27 and Sunday July 10.

When are the Wimbledon finals?

The women’s singles final between Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina takes place today, as does the men’s doubles final between Australian duo Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell and Croatia’s Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić.

Tomorrow will see the men’s singles final with Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios and the women’s doubles final between Elise Mertens/Zhang Shuai and Barbora Krejčíková/Kateřina Siniaková.

The mixed doubles final was won by Britain’s Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk of the United States.

Can I still buy tickets?

You can show up at Wimbledon Park and wait patiently for a small number of Center Court, Court One or Court Two tickets to become available. However, you will have to queue from around 6am in the morning, if not earlier, to be lucky.

If you can’t access the exhibition courts, you can also purchase a day pass which gives you access to all dirt courts from #3 to #18. Prices start from £27. The All England Club will only accept cash on that day.

What television channel are the championships on?

You can watch the coverage on BBC One and Two during the fortnight, and on the red button. You can also follow Telegraph Sport’s daily coverage.

What is this year’s draw?

The official draw took place on June 24.

Who are the defending champions?

Novak Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty both won the singles tournaments in 2021, but Barty will not return to defend his crown after unexpectedly retiring from tennis earlier this year.

Novak Djokovic won his sixth Wimbledon title last year - AP

Novak Djokovic won his sixth Wimbledon title last year – AP

seeds of men

woman seeds

Who got a wildcard for SW19?

Serena Williams was given a wild card to compete for a record 24 major titles at Wimbledon, after nearly a year sidelined with injury.

The 40-year-old Williams last played a competitive match on center court at last year’s tournament, when she was forced to withdraw during the first round with a hamstring problem.

Unfortunately, however, SW19’s comeback was short-lived, as she lost in the first round to Harmony Tan in an epic contest. The American was defeated 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7).

Men’s Single Wild Cards

Zizou Bergs (Bel), Liam Broady (GB), Jay Clarke (GB), Alastair Gray (GB), Paul Jubb (GB), Ryan Peniston (GB), Tim van Rijthoven (Holiday), Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland).

Women’s Singles Wild Cards

Katie Boulter (GB), Jodie Burrage (GB), Sonay Kartal (GB), Yuriko Miyazaki (GB), Daria Saville (Australia), Katie Swan (GB), Serena Williams (USA).

Men’s Doubles Wild Cards

Liam Broady (GB) / Jay Clarke (GB), Julian Cash (GB) / Henry Patten (GB), Alastair Gray (GB) / Ryan Peniiston (GB), Jonny O’Mara (GB) / Ken Skupski (GB).

Women’s Doubles Wild Card

Naiktha Bains (GB) / Maia Lumsden (GB), Alicia Barnett (GB) / Olivia Nicholls (GB), Jodie Burrage (GB) / Eden Silva (GB), Harriet Dart (GB) / Heather Watson (GB), Sarah Beth Gray (GB) / Yuriko Miyazaki (GB), Sonay Kartal (GB) / Nell Miller (GB).

Mixed Double Wilds

Ivan Dodig (Cro) / Latisha Chan (Twn), Kyle Edmund (GB) / Olivia Nicholls (GB), Jamie Murray (GB) / Venus Williams (USA), Jonny O’Mara (GB) / Alicia Barnett ( GB).

Men’s Single Wildcard Wheelchair

Tokito Oda (Japan).

Women’s Single Wild Card Wheelchair

Momoko Ohtani (Japan).

Single Wildcard for Quad Wheelchair

Ymanitu Silva (Bra).

Anything new for the tournament?

Wimbledon is a 14-day tournament from this year, with matches played on ‘Middle Sunday’.

The first Sunday at Wimbledon is normally a rest day, with tournament organizers working to get the courts back in tip-top shape for the later rounds, resulting in the so-called ‘Manic Monday’ featuring the fourth round. Complete for both men and women. individual.

“From 2022, to coincide with the centenary of Center Court, Mid Sunday will become a permanent part of the tournament calendar, making the Championships a 14-day event,” said All England Lawn Tennis Club President , Ian Hewitt, before the tournament.

“Thanks to the improvement in technology and maintenance of the grass courts over the last five years … we feel comfortable being able to take care of the courts, particularly Center Court, without a full day off.”

What are the latest odds?

Latest Men’s Champion odds via Betway:

  • Djokovic – 1/4 (FAV)

  • Kyrgyz 4/1

Latest Women’s Champion odds via Betway:

  • Ons Jabeur 6/5

  • Elena Rybakina 11/2

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