The Championships, Wimbledon is among the major sport tournaments in the world, attracting fans from all corners. According to Statista, the 2019 Wimbledon Championships attracted 500,397 visitors, a rise from 2018's Wimbledon, attended by 473,169 fans. When it comes to TV reach, the 2018 Championships had a TV reach of approximately 26 million (BBC) and 29.42 million (ESPN). These numbers show that, indeed, Wimbledon is popular.
Besides the fans, Wimbledon also features on online sport betting sites now that punters also wager on their favorite players and teams. It's interesting that today, gamblers are not just betting on sport tournaments cutting across popular sports such as soccer, and basketball only, they are also wagering on the likes of tennis in huge numbers. So, what makes Wimbledon popular in the betting scene?
Well, tennis and, in particular, Wimbledon has a huge following. A good number of tennis fans who follow The Championships are bettors. That said, they will definitely bet during the sports event.
Besides, there are plenty of Wimbledon betting sites nowadays, so tennis enthusiasts can pump up the adrenaline by putting their money on their favorite players and teams. In addition to the availability of bookies with Wimbledon betting markets, the tournament has plenty of matches to bet on - each match with a variety of markets.