Spartan Tennis Trading Tips Wednesday 23rd September

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All times are UK/Irish and are subject to change, and all times are in 24hr format e.g., 01.00 = 1am and 16:00 = 4pm:



1. 04:30 – Muguruza v Strycova

Serves and general aggression points towards Mugu here.
Stick to her at the start..

—> Back Mugu @1.46, Lay @1.18

2. 06:00 – Stosur v Bencic

The overall game is definitely with the new and upcoming star Belinda Bencic. Suggesting to back her at the start therefore..

—> Back Bencic @1.53, Lay @1.19


3. 07:00 – Errani v K.Zhang

I realise Errani is the right favourite but Kai Lin Zhang played exceptionally well against a tough Jabeur in her last match. Since Errani’s serves are a bit of a worry, there could be a good reason to lay her at the beginning.

—> Lay Errani @1.18, Back @1.5

4. 10:00 – Allertova v U.Radwanska —> NO STOP LOSS SUGGESTED

Allertova played quite solid at the US Open only losing to runner up Vinci in 3 sets. I agree with her being the favourite here.

—> Back Allertova @1.5, Lay @1.2


5. 04:00 – Barthel v Duque-Marino –> NO STOP LOSS SUGGESTED

Not only do I think Marino will be a tough challenge, I really feel she has the weapons to beat her German opponent. Definitely worth a shot at laying Barthel at the start..

—> Lay Barthel @1.37, Back @2


1. 12:45 – Dustin Brown v Rajeev Ram

Form of both players isn’t that brilliant. Brown has a 3-1 head to head lead against the American Ram, and is the right favourite in this match.

—> Back Brown @1.74, Lay @1.35

2. 18:45 – Delbonis v Mahut

Mahut’s serves are going to be tough to crack for Delbonis who isn’t a great hard courter. Go for the home favourite at the start..

—> Back Mahut @1.3, Lay @1.1


3. 10:00 – Granollers v Kokkinakis

Though he had a tough Davis Cup loss against Great Britain, Kokkinakis has generally stepped up his game in recent months. I suggest going for him as he is the right favourite.

—> Back Kokk @1.64, Lay @1.3

Good luck!

Some Terms Explained:

Back: Normal Stakes – use 10% of bank with Stop loss at 40%.
Back Heavy(BH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade. Use Stop Loss at 40% unless stated otherwise.
Lay: Normal stakes – use 10% of bank with Stop Loss at 40%.
Lay Heavy(LH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade. Use Stop Loss at 40% unless stated otherwise.
Likely 3 Setter – consider laying the winner of the first set.
Hot Tip – I have more confidence in these tips. However, use normal stake sizes.
No Stop Loss Suggested – Use of Stop Loss is not recommended for this tip. Use half Normal Stake.

Tips are deemed unsuccessful at 40% loss of stake, when stop loss is used

All odds shown with the tips are correct at time of publishing. Odds are often given several hours ahead of the event. If odds have changed, adjust your back/lay stake accordingly e.g. if I tip ‘Back at 1.5, Lay at 1.25’ – and back odds move to 1.55, adjust your lay odds to 1.3 – there are still 25 ticks between the back and lay odds.

Delay and Trade!! It’s OK to place your trades before the match starts, but in my opinion, waiting 2/3 games before placing your trades is the safest way to trade. This is advised in many of the articles below. To delay and trade will give you a good feel for the match. Delay and Trade is a MUST if you are Backing Heavy. Delaying is advised mostly for the women’s game, as early breaks of serve are more likely.  Please read the relevant article below.

Please read all of the articles below if you are new to the tips!

Help and Advice: The Best Way to Use Tips From Tennis Trading League

Help and Advice: Stop Loss

Help and Advice: Delay and Trade

Help and Advice: Trading On Betfair Website Without Using Software.

Help and Advice: Equalise Profits or Put More Money on the Favourite?

Help and Advice: Recycling the Green

Help and Advice: Rules of Tennis Trading

Help and Advice: Letting the Trade Run…

Help and Advice: What Do The Stats Say?

Help and Advice: In-Depth Trading

Help and Advice: Heavy Favourite in the Red Zone

Help and Advice: Greening Out

Help and Advice: The Golden Green

Help and Advice: Dealing with a Bad Streak

Help and Advice: Multiple Trades during a Match

Help and Advice: What should you do if your player gets injured in a tennis match that you’re trading? Find out here…

Help and advice: What do you do if a Back Heavy Tip isn’t going your way? Find out here…

Help and Advice: Dangers of chasing an in-form player

Help and Advice: Tennis Trading Tip – Successful or not?

Some folks have asked why I call the tips ‘Betfair Tennis Trading Tips’ and have asked if the tips can be used on other betting exchanges. I use Betfair for all my trading because Betfair has the best liquidity. All of my prices are taken from Betfair.
Betfair Tennis Trading gives you the best opportunities to make profits. You can use the trading tips on other exchanges – there may be small price differences – but these shouldn’t matter. If you decide to use a site other that Betfair for trading, make sure that the liquidity is there.
If you’re unsure about what liquidity is required, see question 17 on my FAQ section at

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