Quick Hits – Azarenka Missing Wimbledon 2016

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from #Wimbledon due to a knee injury. Get well soon, @vika7. pic.twitter.com/Zkt8m36aLJ — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) June 23, 2016 Victoria Azarenka showed a lot of fight in 2015 and was willing to compete with Serena Williams even if she came up on the losing end of a number of tough 3 set…

Is Serena Williams Declining?

3 Events in 2016 and No Titles It is risky business predicting Serena’s future as she has had any number of pendulum swings in her illustrious career.  Serena did not play another tour level match until 2016 after a shocking US Open loss impacted in no small part from the mounting pressure of pursuing a…

Miami Open 2016: March 25 WTA and ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Kerber is allowed a post-Slam hangover, but I think she will be back in the mix sooner rather than later. [8] David Ferrer (ESP) vs. [Q] Taylor Fritz (USA) H2H  – Unlikely, but I have a feeling. [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [PR]…

Indian Wells 2016: Weigh in on my Twitter Polls

Who wins the WTA title tomorrow at Indian Wells? — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) March 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js and Who will win tomorrow in the ATP final at Indian Wells? #IndianWells — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) March 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Indian Wells 2016: WTA Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [3] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) – This is potentially an interesting match, but as we saw in Melbourne it is possibly a one-sided affair.   [18] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [13] Victoria Azarenka – Call me crazy, but I think Pilskova is on the uptick.  She needs…

Indian Wells 2016: St. Patrick’s Day Quarterfinal Predictions

I am mixing WTA and ATP Predictions Today as I have Been in Ill Health and Don’t Feel like Making 2 Posts.  (any mistakes I make will be blamed on my illness) Predicted Winners in BOLD [18] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. Daria Kasatkina (RUS) – This should be a fun if under appreciated match.   …

Australian Open 2016: Day 8 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Annika Beck (GER) – I think Kerber is the biggest beneficiary of this half of the draw imploding.  Vika likely would have gone deep regardless, but Kerber can build on her strong 2015 season by making a late round at the opening slam of 2016. [14] Victoria Azarenka…

Australian Open 2016: Day 6 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Muguruza has looked good through 2 rounds. [14] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) vs [Q] Naomi Osaka (JPN) – Vika has been in the best form of anyone through 2 rounds. [15] Madison Keys (USA) vs [20] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) – This is a 50-50 match. [9] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs [21]…