The 2017 French Open, also known as Roland Garros, will begin in Paris next Monday. The tournament will be shown in it’s entirety on TSN here in Canada.
It’s been two years since Rafael Nadal hoisted the French Open title, with Stan Wawrinka taking the win in 2015 and Novak Djokovic finally getting his first elusive French Open win last year. That said, Rafa Nadal has truly returned to form this year, dominating the clay court season and is an overwhelming favourite to get back the title he held for 9 of 10 years from 2005-2014.
On the women’s side the tournament is far more wide open. Serena Williams is pregnant, so she won’t be there as an overwhelming favourite, which results in this really being anyone’s tournament to win. Simona Halep is a favourite, but Sharapova, Kerber and the rest of the top ladies will have something to say about who wins the second Grand Slam of the season.
The 2017 French Open is set to get a lot of exposure here in Canada and watching tennis a lot more fun with some action on the matches, which is why I decided to add this 3 step guide to placing bets on the French Open for Canadian residents.
I will also be adding my outright winner picks for the tournament later in the week. Stay tuned for those.
Bet On 2017 French Open In Canada – 3 Step Guide
#1. Open an Online Betting Account
First of all you will need to open an online betting account. Our top rated sportsbook for Canadians is SportsInteraction.com. They are licensed and regulated right here in Canada (near Montreal) and make Canadian users their priority. We have a special deal with them where new sign ups receive a 100% up to $200 bonus on your first deposit. The sportsbook is clean and easy to use, and the banking options are the best in the industry for Canadians. Here’s our full review.
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#2. Make A Deposit
Next you’ll have to fund your account. As I mentioned before, Sports Interaction has a wide variety of deposit and withdrawal options for their users. I break down some of the options on our banking options page.
I do suggest taking full advantage of the 100% first deposit bonus up to $200. This offer is only for first time deposits and it’s very easy to clear. I go into more details about the deposit bonus on the SIA review page.
#3. Place Your French Open Bets
Now it’s time to place your bets on the French Open. You can wager on individual matches or bet on who you think will win the tournament outright.
Betting On Tournament Winner
To bet on the tournament winner select ‘Mens French Open’ or ‘Womens French Open’ from the ‘Tennis’ drop down menu in the Sports Interaction sportsbook. You will see a list of all the players in the tournament with odds for each one to win the tournament.
For example, heading into the tournament these are the odds for the top Men’s players:
- Rafael Nadal 1.90
- Novak Djokovic 5.00
- Andy Murray 7.50
- Stanislas Wawrinka 10.50
- Roger Federer 13.50
- Dominic Thiem 14.25
These odds will change as the tournament progresses.
Betting On Individual Matches
You can also bet on the winner of every match throughout the French Open. On top of betting on the winner of the match there are several prop bets you can make. Check out our tennis betting information page for breakdowns of all of the different bets you can make on individual matches throughout the tournament.