World Tour Finals 2016: Murray vs. Djokovic for #1

Final Showdown! #Murray & #Djokovic will play for year-end No1 in #ATPFinals title match ūüŹÜ Sunday 6pm GMT. Tickets: https://t.co/3lafb41kqb pic.twitter.com/ldOxurn3lo ‚ÄĒ ATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) November 19, 2016 Many cliches could be used for describing this match, and believe me they work.¬† The trophy and number one ranking are going to go to the…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD (1) Andy Murray VS (4) Milos Raonic – Milos did not put up much of a fight versus Murray in Cincinnati.¬† Murray has won 5 contested matches versus Raonic in 2016 plus one walkover went to Murray’s favor.¬† Murray has won 12 of the 15 sets the two have played in…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: November 18th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD (1) Andy Murray VS (3) Stan Wawrinka – I think Andy Murray takes this one, but Wawrinka may have shaken off his post US Open hangover vs. Cilic. ¬†Murray could be in trouble if Wawrinka can bully his way into the match, but recent form suggests Murray in 2 sets. (5)…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: November 17th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD (2) Novak Djokovic VS (9) Alternate David Goffin – This is an intriguing match. ¬†Novak Djokovic has already qualified for the semifinal round. ¬†David Goffin simply (not so simple to beati a 12-time major champion) needs to win 2 sets to secure himself 200 ranking points. ¬†Goffin can receive 80% of…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: November 16th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This? (1) Andy Murray VS (5) Kei Nishikori – Kei beat Andy in their US Open quarterfinal match, and Andy has not lost since this encounter.¬† I think Murray will gain a measure of revenge by knocking Nishikori’s record to 1-1 in the round robin phase of this event.¬† Kei’s best…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: November 15th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This slate of matches has a definite undercard and main event feel. (6) Gael Monfils VS (8) Dominic Thiem – Although Thiem won his first set versus Novak Djokovic, I believe the more experienced player is favored. ¬†Still, I think Thiem has gone too long without a good win given the…

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Nov. 14 Round Robin Predictions

First, I want to offer an apology for not having day 1 picks. ¬†Life has been busy the previous 10 days, and I just could not get to them. ¬†Also, I will put something up later today regarding the Czech Republic bringing home its 5th Federation Cup title in 6 years. Predicted Winners in BOLD…

Tennis Power Ranking – Novak Claims 2015

Tennis Abides 2015 Power Ranking #12 This is a tough list to produce becuse Novak devoured so many ranking points in 2015 especially at the end of the year Novak Djokovic ‚Äď Novak Djokovic won 3 majors, the World Tour Finals, 6 Masters 1000 events, and won Beijing, a 500 level event, in 2015. ¬†Nole…

World Tour Finals 2015: Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer Championship Prediction

BRING. IT. ON. #Djokovic #Federer #FinalShowdown pic.twitter.com/Ar68oCZzuU ‚ÄĒ Max (@MGLovesTennis) November 21, 2015 Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer This is the main event to end the non-team competition portion of the 2015 tennis season. ¬†The computer may say that Andy Murray is #2 in the world, but Roger Federer is clearly the second best player…

World Tour Finals 2015: Roger Federer vs. Stan Wawrinka Prediction

Roger Federer vs. Stan Wawrinka Each man handed the other a straight set Grand Slam loss this year. Wawrinka went 20-3 and Federer went 18-4 in Grand Slam play this year. Federer was stronger in Masters 1000 play, and Stan has shown a penchant for finding his best tennis when he needs it most. ¬†Both…