French Open 2017: Andy Murray vs. Stan Wawrinka Prediction

They meet again in the same spot.  Will the result be the same?     Andy Murray (GBR) [1] vs. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) [3] This is a hard match to predict.  The world #1 is playing his best clay court tennis since Roland Garros 2016.  Stan Wawrinka is the 2015 champion and seems to be in one…

French Open 2017: Men’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Philippe-Chatrier Court (11 a.m. start) [4] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs [20] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) – This is a lot like Rafa’s last match.  Rafa should win against a gritty player from Spain.  Nadal is the Clay GOAT and is in excellent form in 2017, but I have to also think he is in the heads of…

French Open 2017: June 5th Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Andy Murray (GBR) [1] vs. Karen Khachanov (RUS) – Murray should win, but I think he’d prefer to be playing Isner. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) [3] vs. Gael Monfils (FRA) [15] – Match of the Day in my view Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs. Kei Nishikori (JPN) [8] – If Nishikori can’t stay on top of the baseline and…

French Open 2017: June 3rd Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Andy Murray (GBR) [1] vs. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) [29] – I hope this is of the level of their Olympic and Davis Cup matches last year. Richard Gasquet (FRA) [24] vs. Gael Monfils (FRA) [15] – Gasquet has looked sharp. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs. Marin Cilic (CRO) [7] –…

French Open 2017: June 1st Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe-Chatrier (11 a.m. start) [3] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) – Something tells me this might be complicated at some point, but I think Stan Wawrinka finds a way to winning 3 sets even if it takes him 4 or 5 sets to do it. [15] Gaël Monfils (FRA)…

French Open 2017: May 30th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Philippe-Chatrier Court (11 a.m. start) Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 46 63 – to be completed – Sticking to my original pick. [1] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) – The weight of the number one ranking has been heavy for Andy Murray. [12] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. Renzo Olivo (ARG) Suzanne-Lenglen…

Monte Carlo 2017: April 20th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD COURT RAINIER III (11 a.m. start) [1] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [15] Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) H2H – Andy Murray had some clay breakthroughs last year.  Can he break all the way through in 2017? [3] Stan Wawrinka(SUI) vs. [16] Pablo Cuevas (URU) H2H – If one of the top 4 seeds is going…

Monte Carlo 2017: April 19th Predictions

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Andy Murray is upbeat about his chances at the <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/MonteCarloMasters?src=hash”>#MonteCarloMasters</a&gt; as he returns to action following a month out. <a href=”https://t.co/H3JiFhPBzw”>https://t.co/H3JiFhPBzw</a&gt; <a href=”https://t.co/5ThnJz6FCe”>pic.twitter.com/5ThnJz6FCe</a></p>&mdash; Tie Break Tens (@tiebreaktens) <a href=”https://twitter.com/tiebreaktens/status/854328206140329984″>April 18, 2017</a></blockquote> //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Predicted Winners in BOLD COURT RAINIER III (11 a.m. start) [3] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. Jiri Vesely (CZE)…

Andy Murray’s Winning Streak Leads Him to the #1 Ranking for 2016

Andy Murray won every match he played after his US Open loss to Kei Nishikori.  This streak included winning the World Tour Finals with an undefeated round robin record, two Masters 1000 events, and two ATP 500 level events.  This amounted to 4500 ranking points and enough leverage to overtake Novak Djokovic who finished 2011,…

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

Final Showdown! #Murray & #Djokovic will play for year-end No1 in #ATPFinals title match 🏆 Sunday 6pm GMT. Tickets: https://t.co/3lafb41kqb pic.twitter.com/ldOxurn3lo — 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…