Wimbledon 2021: King Novak VI and Queen Ashleigh I Reign

First, I am sorry that my Wimbledon coverage in 2021 was so sparse. Between a laptop dying, a vacation, and some personal life business, I was not able to give Wimbledon as much attention as it deserved. Second, I went into Wimbledon thinking on the men’s side that three tiers existed: Tier 1 – Novak…

Wimbledon 2021: July 7th Men’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. Marton Fucsovics (SRB) – Djokovic has won the 2 most recent Wimbledon titles, is 18-0 in 2021 majors to this point, and is ranked #1 in the world. I am going to pick him to win this and any other match he plays in this event. [6] Roger…

French Open 2021: Tsitsipas vs. Zverev Prediction

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Alexander Zverev This match brings the 2020 US Open runner-up into contact with a man who has reached his 3rd consecutive major semifinal. Neither, will be favored in the final, but both players are formidable. Both also played well in the tune-up season with Tsitsipas grabbing a Monte Carlo title and Barcelona…

French Open 2021: June 6th Women’s and Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER (Noon start) [15] Victoria AZARENKA (BLR) vs [31] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA (RUS) – Vika has played some of her best clay court tennis in 2021. If that trend continues, Vika should win. [5] Stefanos TSITSIPAS (GRE) vs [12] Pablo CARRENO BUSTA (ESP) – Tsitsipas put together a great clay court season heading into the French Open. This…

Roland Garros 2021: May 31st Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER  [2] Daniil MEDVEDEV (RUS) vs Alexander BUBLIK (KAZ)  – I don’t think the #2 seed will last long at Roland Garros. It might be a stretch to have him winning this match. Clay is not his thing (yet if ever). [8] Roger FEDERER (SUI) vs Denis ISTOMIN (UZB) – This feels…

Roland Garros 2021: May 31st Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER [8] Iga SWIATEK (POL) vs Kaja JUVAN (SLO) – Swiatek’s forehand is one of the best things in tennis. She could make a strong run at repeating as champion. [7] Serena WILLIAMS (USA) vs Irina-Camelia BEGU (ROU) – I like Serena draw in general, but this is a pretty rough first…

Roland Garros 2021: May 30th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD COURT PHILIPPE-CHATRIER (11 a.m. start – 5 a.m. EDT) [2] Naomi OSAKA (JPN) vs. Patricia Maria TIG (ROU) – I don’t think Osaka makes it to week two, but she should win a round or two. [15] Victoria AZARENKA (BLR) vs. Svetlana KUZNETSOVA (RUS) – Two major winners facing off in the 1st round should…