Expert Tennis Betting Picks for the Third Week of February 2018

Written by on February 20, 2018

With the third week of February here, Roger Federer is back to being the world’s top-ranked player and to dominate the tennis odds week after week. Three ATP events are going down all across the globe and a pair of WTA tourneys are also underway. Let’s find out the Top Tennis betting picks for the third week of February 2018.

Expert Tennis Betting Picks for the Third Week of February 2018

ATP Open 13 Provence

  • Founded: 1993
  • Location: Marseille, France
  • Venue: Palais des Sports de Marseille
  • Category: ATP World Tour 250 series
  • Surface: Hard/Indoors
  • Draw: 28S / 16Q / 16D
  • Prize money: €645,485 (2018)
The Open 13 Provence is one of five French tournaments on the ATP World Tour calendar. The tournament, to be played 19-25 February 2018, is held on the Mediterranean coast in the city of Marseille. Former ATP World Tour player Jean-Francois Caujolle was a driving force in bringing a tour-level event to his hometown, and since the inaugural event in 1993, six Frenchmen have lifted the Marseille trophy, including Guy Forget in 1996; Fabrice Santoro, 1999; Arnaud Clement, 2006; Gilles Simon, 2007 and 2015; Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 2009, 2013 and 2017 and Michael Llodra, 2011. The ATP 500 event features Marin Cilic as its No. 1 seed and Dominic Thiem as its No. 2 seed.

ATP Delray Beach

  • Founded: 1993
  • Location: Delray Beach, Florida, United States
  • Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center
  • Category: ATP World Tour 250 series
  • Surface: Hard/Outdoors
  • Draw: 32S/12Q/16D (round-robin)
  • Prize money: $535,000+
Delray Beach hosts the world’s only combined ATP World Tour/ATP Champions Tour event. The 2017 Champions Tour event featured a Team USA vs. Team International competition, which included James Blake, Mardy Fish, Fernando Gonzalez and Sebastien Grosjean. The hardcourt tournament is best known for its fan experience and has frequently welcomed Top 10 ATP World Tour players, including Juan Martin del Potro and top-seeded American Jack Sock.

ATP Rio Open

  • Founded: 2014
  • Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Venue: Jockey Club Brasileiro
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500 series
  • Surface: Clay/outdoors
  • Draw: 32S / 16Q / 16D / 4Q
  • Prize money: US$1,695,825
The Rio Open presented by Claro is held from February 19 – 25, 2018 on the eight clay courts, including a 6,200-seat Stadium, of the Jockey Club Brasileiro. Rafael Nadal won the inaugural edition in 2014 before David Ferrer triumphed in 2015. Clay-court stalwarts Pablo Cuevas and Dominic Thiem captured the titles in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Main draw play in 2018 will run through 19-25 February.

WTA Hungarian Grand Prix

  • Founded: 1993
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Venue: Europe Tennis Center
  • Category: WTA International Tournaments
  • Surface: Hard/indoors
  • Draw: 32S / 24Q / 16D
  • Prize money: US$226,750
Taipei City finalist Kateryna Kozlova opens main draw action on the first day of the Hungarian Ladies Open, while veterans Roberta Vinci and Patty Schnyder bid to come through qualifying. Kateryna Kozlova comes in as one of the Tennis Betting favorites for the 2018 WTA Hungarian Grand Prix.

WTA Dubai Duty-Free Championship

  • Founded: 1993
  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Venue: Aviation Club Tennis Centre
  • Category: ATP World Tour 500
  • Surface: Hard – outdoors
  • Draw: 32S / 16Q / 16D
  • Prize money: US$3,057,135
Wimbledon winner Garbiñe Muguruza and last year’s defending champion Elina Svitolina will head the field at February’s Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships. Now World No.4, Muguruza will face a formidable line up in Dubai which includes Dubai 2016 champion Elina Svitolina, who led the WTA tour in singles titles in 2017 and has continued her good form, winning the first Premier title of the season and her 10th career title at the Brisbane International.