US Open 2017: August 29th Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD 

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start)

[1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Dusan Lajovic (SRB) – Rafa should win, but what an experience for Lajovic to face #1 on Ashe.

[3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. Frances Tiafoe (USA) – I could see this going 4 sets if Roger is a little slow to get started or plays a loose service game.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG STADIUM

[24] Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) vs Henri Laaksonen (SUI) – JMDP’s health is always a question.

[14] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) vs. John Millman (AUS) – Did Nick turn the corner in Cincy.

GRANDSTAND

[6] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs [WC] Alex de Minaur (AUS)

[7] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs [Q] Vaclav Safranek (CZE)

COURT 17

[18] Gaël Monfils (FRA) vs Jérémy Chardy (FRA) – A potentail 5 set match

[15] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Ryan Harrison (USA) – Harrison is unlikely to bounce the big Czech.

COURT 5

Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [WC] Taylor Fritz (USA)

[9] David Goffin (BEL)  vs. Julien Benneteau (FRA)

COURT 10

[26] Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs [LL]  Leonardo Mayer (ARG)  – A fun match

Malek Jaziri (TUN) vs. Thiago Monteiro (BRA) –

COURT 13

Yuichi Sugita (JPN) vs. [WC] Geoffrey Blancaneaux (FRA)

Taro Daniel (JPN) vs. [WC] Tommy Paul (USA)

COURT 4

[WC] Bjorn Fratangelo (USA) vs. Ivo Karlovic (CRO)

[33] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs [Q] Tim Smyczek (USA)

COURT 6

[Q] Vincent Millot (FRA) vs. Santiago Giraldo (COL)

Steve Darcis (BEL) vs. Guido Pella (ARG)

COURT 7

[30] Adrian Mannarino (FRA)  vs. [PR] Ricardas Berankis (LTU)

[11] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) vs. Andreas Seppi (ITA)

COURT 8

Blaz Kavcic (SLO) vs. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)

Dustin Brown (GER) vs. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) – Fun to watch to be sure

COURT 9

[WC] Patrick Kypson (USA) vs. [Q] Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ESP)

[31] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)

COURT 11

[22] Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs [Q] Stefano Travaglia (ITA)

Aljaz Bedene (GBR) vs. Andrey Rublev (RUS)

COURT 12

Donald Young (USA) vs [Q] Maximilian Marterer (GER)

[27] Pablo Cuevas (URU) vs. Damir Dzumhur (BIH)

COURT 14

Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs. Vasek Pospisil (CAN)

Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) vs. Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)

COURT 15

Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs. Norbert Gombos (SVK)

[Q] Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER) vs. Nicolas Kicker (ARG)

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2 Comments

  1. I could see Pospisil pulling the upset against Verdasco. But we’ll see. I think you’re right about the Federer/Tiafoe match. Federer will start out slow, so it will take four sets for him to get the win! Fun tennis ahead!

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