U.S. Open 2015 – Opening Notes

Originally posted on Tennis Predictions:
For early predictions of the eventual winners, I’ll be sticking yet again to the current #1 players, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic.  Each was also the winner of the most recent grand-slam that is also played on hard court, the Australian Open back in January.  They have also done relatively…

Greetings, Uncle Sam!

Originally posted on Match Point:
We are into the last leg of the US Open Series, with the Winston Salem Open being the last tournament before this year’s US Open kicks off. Andy Murray won the 2015 US Open series for the second time with 145 points and Novak Djokovic finishing a close second (140…

Top 3 Favorites to Win the U.S. Open, and Dark Horses

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
The fourth and last Grand Slam event of the year is just around the corner, and exciting matches are bound to happen. According to TonyBet bookie, some favorites are very clear, but as last year’s U.S. Open showed, a dark-horse win can always happen. Here are the top three favorites—both…

US Open Men’s singles draw analysis

Originally posted on GameSetMatch:
The final Grand Slam of the year is with us, as the world’s attention turns to Flushing Meadows, New York. With this the last chance of Grand Slam glory for players in 2015, there’s plenty of talking points, with Marin Cilic arriving to try to defend his surprise 2014 success. Once…

Podcast: Can anyone stop Serena?

Originally posted on For The Win:
Chris Chase swings by to preview the men’s and women’s draws at the U.S. Open. Do Serena and Djokovic walk through to the final? Then Chase quizzes Nate on lesser-known tennis stars. LISTEN TO THE FTW PODCAST ON ITUNES, SUBSCRIBE TO OUR RSS, OR VISIT US ON STITCHER.

Winston-Salem preview and predictions

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
You will never see a better draw the week before a Grand Slam than the one at the 2015 Winston-Salem Open. While the entire top 10 is taking a predictable rest in advance of the U.S. Open, several players who will be seeded in New York are set to fine-tune…