Serena Williams receiving lopsided action from betting public at

Open as a sentimental long shot, who, at 50-1 to win the tournament, didn't receive much support

ET, ESPN) and to win the tournament in what's expected to be her final Grand Slam

Williams, 40, has said she plans to "evolve away from tennis" after the U

The betting action on Friday's match is heavy and lopsided on Williams at multiple sportsbooks

" As of Friday afternoon, 90% of the bets and 95% of the money wagered was on Williams in the

There were 17 bets of $1,000 or more on the outright winner before the tournament; none of them were

She is the only player to receive multiple $1,000-plus bets since the tournament began and now has

"Everybody is getting excited for Serena, and for good reason," Adam Pullen, assistant director of trading for

Entering Friday's match, 40% of the bets on the tournament winner at DraftKings were on Williams, which is