Predicted Winners in BOLD
COURT RAINIER III (11:30 a.m. start)
 Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs.  Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) H2H – This is the undercard match, but the winner will have 600 points in the bank and a shot at 1000 on Sunday. I like Pouille’s game and talent a lot. Albert Ramos-Vinolas backed up his win over the world #1 Andy Murray with a win over 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic. I could see either player win, but I think Pouille wins 6-3, 7-5.
 Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs  David Goffin (BEL) – Rafael Nadal has looked quite dominant in his return to clay. David Goffin is a talented player who hugs the baseline. Davydenko used such a strategy to trouble Nadal. I think Goffin can trouble Nadal to an extent in this match. The key will be how much can he bother Nadal. I don’t think he can put Rafa is poor positions often enough to spring the upset. I am predicting Nadal d. Goffin 6-4, 6-4.