Wimbledon 2015: July 2nd Gentlemen’s Singles Predictions

7-time champion @rogerfederer records 35th match win of 2015, beating #Dzumhur at @Wimbledon. http://t.co/ZcIWPUF9BY pic.twitter.com/Py41IMOYVk — ATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) June 30, 2015 Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Roger Federer (SUI) v Sam Querrey (USA) – Querrey has had a number of nice results on grass in his career and has a big serve/forehand combination….

Queen’s Club 2015: Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Gilles Simon (FRA) vs. Kevin Anderson (RSA) H2H – This match is a classic contrast of styles. Anderson has posted a lot of nice wins this week by blasting big serves.  Gilles Simon is a speedy counter-puncher who fights hard despite giving off a vibe that registers somewhere on the malaise…

French Open 2015: May 31st Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This is a great slate of matches, but I could see getting 3 or even all 4 of these matches wrong [4] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs [14] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) – My gut says Tsonga wins this match, but Berdych beat Tsonga in a fairly straight forward manner in Madrid.  Berdych has…

French Open 2015: May 27th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Fed and Cuevas are in action in Paris [2] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. Marcel Granollers (ESP) – I don’t think this is the easiest match for Federer. As enticing as Roger’s second week draw is, but matches through the round of 16 are not necessarily ideal.  Fed is still obviously favored…

French Open 2015: May 25th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [12] Gilles Simon (FRA) vs [WC] Lucas Pouille (FRA) – I don’t think Simon is a sure thing, but I think he is favored. [3] Andy Murray (GBR) v [Q] Facundo Arguello (ARG) – Can Murray build toward a title? [4] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) – Tomas has proven that…

Masters Rome 2015: May 11th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This is a great slate of 1st round matches [10] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs Jerzy Janowicz (POL) H2H – Grigor, “I will never be a journeyman as I reached a Wimbledon semifinal.” Jerzy, “Are you sure?” I think Grigor is playing well enough to be relevant in the top levels of tennis,…

Monte Carlo 2015: April 14 Predictions

What do I think will happen at the Masters 1000 Emeritus Event?  Read on Predicted Winners in BOLD [14/W] Gaël Monfils (FRA) vs. [Q] Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)  H2H – I have come to expect the unexpected with Gael, but I think clay is his best surface. [11] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. [LL] Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) H2H – Tsonga has [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [Q] Albert…

Tennis Power Ranking 2014: Roger Resurgent in Shanghai

Novak Djokovic – Nole won Beijing and reached the semifinal round in Shanghai.  He has played well enough to make it likely that he finishes 2014 ranked #1.  We’ve yet to see Nole hit a dominant streak since Wimbledon, but he’s playing well enough to stay #1. Roger Federer – Roger owns 4 titles in…