In Form Federer

Originally posted on Talking Tennis Points:
Six months ago, Roger Federer looked a deflated man after his fourth round defeat at the US Open to Tommy Robredo. Questions were being raised whether it was time for the Swiss to put down his racquet and leave the court with his remarkable image intact and focus on…

Indian Wells WTA Predictions: March 14, 2014

Predicted Winners in BOLD Semifinals Na Li (1) vs. Flavia Pennetta (20) – Pennetta is a cagey veteran capable of pulling an upset, but Na Li has had the best 2014 of any player on the WTA Tour by virtue of her winning in Melbourne. Agnieszka Radwanska (2) vs. Simona Halep (6) – Halep to my mind is going to be…

Indian Wells ATP Predictions: March 14, 2014

Predicted Winners in BOLD Quarterfinals Novak Djokovic (2) vs. Julien Benneteau – I think Djokovoic and Federer are on a collision course.  Benneteau has lived up to what I think of him. Namely, he is a talented and dangerous player.  I think Nole comes through in 3 sets. John Isner (12) vs. Ernests Gulbis (20) – Gulbis has been eerily consistent…

Disappointing says Murray

Originally posted on TENNISVISTA:
Andy Murray So disappointing says Murray after losing 46, 75, 63 to Milos Raonic in Indian Wells. “But today I was just really disappointed with how the last 15 minutes of the match went. That was really, really poor. “ Murray has been fighting really hard in Indian Wells, in the…

Indian Wells WTA Quarterfinal Predictions: March 13, 2014

Predicted Winners in BOLD  Quarterfinals Na Li (1) vs. Dominika Cibulkova (12) – This Australian Open championship rematch is intriguing.  I think the result will be the same, but I expect Cibulkova to take a set off of Na Li. Sloane Stephens (17) vs. Flavia Pennetta (20) – This is an odd one to predict.  A cagey veteran versus an erratic…

Indian Wells ATP Quarterfinal Predictions March 13, 2014

Predicted Winners in BOLD Quarterfinals Roger Federer (7) vs. Kevin Anderson (17) – Anderson could be considered a form horse for 2014.  I would not be shocked if Roger were upset here.  Roger has defended his points in Melbourne and Indian Wells and added points in Brisbane and Dubai.  I think Roger’s form is better than Anderson’s so…