Predicted Winners in BOLD
ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start)
 Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) vs Henri Laaksonen (SUI) (not before 1 p.m.) – I like JMDP here.
 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. [Q] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) (night session 2) – Next year, I would likely reverse this pick.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG STADIUM
 Nick Kyrgios (AUS) vs. John Millman (AUS)
 John Isner (USA) vs. Hyeon Chung (KOR)
Steve Johnson (USA) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) (not before 4 p.m.) – This should be fun.
 Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs [WC] Alex de Minaur (AUS) 64 61 10 – to be completed
 Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs [Q] Vaclav Safranek (CZE) – Dimitrov has a path forward.
 Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Borna Coric (CRO) (not before 4 p.m.) – This could be fun.
 Gaël Monfils (FRA) vs Jérémy Chardy (FRA)
 Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. Jared Donaldson (USA)
 Marin Cilic (CRO) vs. Florian Mayer (GER) (not before 3 p.m.) – I could see Cilic in the final four for the 3rd time in 4 years.
 Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)
 David Goffin (BEL) vs. Julien Benneteau (FRA)
 Sam Querrey (USA) vs. Dudi Sela (ISR)
 Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs [LL] Leonardo Mayer (ARG) 63 26 – to be completed
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [WC] Taylor Fritz (USA)
Yuichi Sugita (JPN) vs. [WC] Geoffrey Blancaneaux (FRA) 62 62 – to be completed
 Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)
[WC] Bjorn Fratangelo (USA) vs. Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 76 (2) 23 – to be completed
Malek Jaziri (TUN) vs. Thiago Monteiro (BRA)
 Mischa Zverev (GER) vs. Benoit Paire (FRA)
 Adrian Mannarino (FRA) vs. [PR] Ricardas Berankis (LTU)
 Pablo Carreño Busta (ESP) vs. [Q] Cameron Norrie (GBR)
Steve Darcis (BEL) vs. Guido Pella (ARG)
 Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) vs. Andreas Seppi (ITA) – This is the match I would want to watch if I had a ticket. An all out battle between two guys who don’t get a lot of publicity.
 Gilles Muller (LUX) vs. Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Blaz Kavcic (SLO) vs. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
Aljaz Bedene (GBR) vs. Andrey Rublev (RUS)
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) vs. [Q] Radu Albot (MDA) – I get Lu’s matches wrong all of the time.
[WC] Patrick Kypson (USA) vs. [Q] Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ESP) 46 34 – to be completed
 Pablo Cuevas (URU) vs. Damir Dzumhur (BIH)
 Albert Ramos-Viñolas (ESP) vs. [Q] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) – I’d love to pick Mahut, but … Vinolas has been quite impressive.
 Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs [Q] Stefano Travaglia (ITA)
Dustin Brown (GER) vs. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) – Dreddy could advance
 Diego Schwartzman (ARG) vs. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
Donald Young (USA) vs [Q] Maximilian Marterer (GER) 63 16 20 – to be completed
 Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs [Q] Tim Smyczek (USA)
 Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. Ernests Gulbis (LAT) (not before 4 p.m.) – Again with Gulbis, one never knows, but I feel good about Anderson here.
Taro Daniel (JPN) vs. [WC] Tommy Paul (USA)
[Q] Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER) vs. Nicolas Kicker (ARG)
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) vs. [Q] Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)
Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs. Norbert Gombos (SVK)
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs. Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) vs. Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
[Q] Vincent Millot (FRA) vs. Santiago Giraldo (COL)
4. Jordan Thompson (AUS) vs. Thomas Fabbiano (ITA)