Wimbledon 2017: Congratulations to Garbine Muguruza

I will have a write up about both finals on Sunday evening or Monday, but Muguruza deserves congratulations for winning her second major.  She has a lot of room to add points between now and Wimbledon 2018 as well. Yes!!!! pic.twitter.com/evqTlwOaRf — Garbiñe Muguruza (@GarbiMuguruza) July 15, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Championship Prediction

A wonderful sight. 2017 #Wimbledon finalist @Venuseswilliams just can’t stop smiling 😄 pic.twitter.com/gwy3dj883q — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 13, 2017 Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Garbine Muguruza found herself in this same position in 2015.  She played well and pushed Serena Williams when Serena was trying to close out each set.  A lot has happened since…

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams Ascending

Venus is sometimes called the Morning Star or the Evening Star by stargazers.  Venus Williams shined in the dawn of her career and continues to shine at 37 years of age.   I have not made up my mind who I think will win tomorrow when Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza faceoff for the Wimbledon…

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer vs. Tomas Berdych Semifinal Prediction

Roger Federer taking on Tomas Berdych in the #Wimbledon semi-finals has got us reminiscing…😉#tbt #throwbackthursday pic.twitter.com/wjCVf446HD — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) July 13, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Roger Federer vs. Tomas Berdych Roger Federer leads his head-to-head with Tomas Berdych 18-6.  This gives Federer wins in 75% of their matches played.  On grass, Federer leads 2-1 (1-1 at…

Wimbledon 2017: Sam Querrey vs. Marin Cilic Semifinal Prediction

"This is a dream come true – to be in the semi-finals at #Wimbledon makes it even more special" – Sam Querrey pic.twitter.com/Yhzv6lYSGM — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 12, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Sam Querrey vs. Marin Cilic I like this match for several reasons.  I think Cilic is a favorite who has a chance to recast how…

Wimbledon 2017: Not So Open and Shut on the Men’s Side

#Wimbledon last four: Federer 6ft 1in (18 Grand Slams) Berdych 6ft 5in Querrey 6ft 6in Cilic 6ft 6in (1 Grand Slam)https://t.co/wROe7EvYuA pic.twitter.com/CF1yH83Va6 — AFP news agency (@AFP) July 13, 2017 Roger Federer is a 7-time Wimbledon champion and 3-time Wimbledon runner-up.  He also won a silver medal on these grounds and has won 9 Halle…

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams vs. Johanna Konta Semifinal Prediction

Johanna Konta – strong message to any your sportswoman / man 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/6n7HuhKMX1 — Michael Hamilton (@mikehamilton_14) July 11, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Venus Williams vs. Johanna Konta This match feels like the main event as compared to the other semifinal.  Venus Williams has won 5 Wimbledon singles titles, has been a 3 time Wimbledon runner-up, has…

Wimbledon 2017: Muguruza vs. Rybarikova Semifinal Prediction

Will she reach the final for the 2nd time in 3 years? Garbine Muguruza vs. Magdalena Rybarikova According to experience and rankings, Garbine Muguruza will be reaching her 3rd major final in as many years.  Will that actually happen?  I don’t think so.  Muguruza is the more powerful player.  Her serve is strong, and her groundstrokes are…

Wimbledon 2017: Gentlemen’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD CENTRE COURT (1 p.m. start) It will be closer than their Aussie encounter, but I think the result will be the same [1] Andy Murray (GBR) vs [24] Sam Querrey (USA) – I think Sam Querrey will win a set in this match.  He is playing well and is showing a lot of ability in…

Wimbledon 2017: Ladies’ Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Venus Williams (USA) [10] v Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) [13] – I keep picking against Ostapenko.  That did not work out well at Roland Garros or at Wimbledon to this point.  I think Venus can hold serve often enough and use her grass court experience to win this match.   Johanna Konta (GBR) [6] v Simona Halep (ROU) [2]…