US Open 2017: August 30th Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start)

[24] Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) vs Henri Laaksonen (SUI) (not before 1 p.m.) – I like JMDP here.

[8] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. [Q] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) (night session 2) – Next year, I would likely reverse this pick.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG STADIUM

[14] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) vs. John Millman (AUS)

[10] John Isner (USA) vs. Hyeon Chung (KOR)

Steve Johnson (USA) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) (not before 4 p.m.) – This should be fun.

GRANDSTAND

[6] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs [WC] Alex de Minaur (AUS)  64 61 10 – to be completed

[7] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs [Q] Vaclav Safranek (CZE) – Dimitrov has a path forward.

[4] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Borna Coric (CRO) (not before 4 p.m.) – This could be fun.

COURT 17

[18] Gaël Monfils (FRA) vs Jérémy Chardy (FRA)

[16] Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. Jared Donaldson (USA)

[5] 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.

COURT 5

[15] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)

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

[17] Sam Querrey (USA) vs. Dudi Sela (ISR)

COURT 10

[26] Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs [LL]  Leonardo Mayer (ARG)  63 26 – to be completed

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

COURT 13

Yuichi Sugita (JPN) vs. [WC] Geoffrey Blancaneaux (FRA) 62 62 – to be completed

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

COURT 4

[WC] Bjorn Fratangelo (USA) vs. Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 76 (2) 23 – to be completed

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

[23] Mischa Zverev (GER) vs. Benoit Paire (FRA)

COURT 6

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

[12] Pablo Carreño Busta (ESP) vs. [Q] Cameron Norrie (GBR)

COURT 7

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

[11] 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.

[19] Gilles Muller (LUX) vs. Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)

COURT 8

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.

COURT 9

[WC] Patrick Kypson (USA) vs. [Q] Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ESP) 46 34 – to be completed

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

[20] Albert Ramos-Viñolas (ESP) vs. [Q] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) – I’d love to pick Mahut, but … Vinolas has been quite impressive.

COURT 11

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

Dustin Brown (GER) vs. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) – Dreddy could advance

[29] Diego Schwartzman (ARG) vs. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)

COURT 12

Donald Young (USA) vs [Q] Maximilian Marterer (GER) 63 16 20 – to be completed

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

[28] 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.

COURT 14

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)

COURT 15

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

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

COURT 16

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

[Q] Vincent Millot (FRA) vs. Santiago Giraldo (COL)
4. Jordan Thompson (AUS) vs. Thomas Fabbiano (ITA)

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