Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki Claims a Major Crown

Wozniacki beats Halep to win 1st major at Australian Openhttps://t.co/AIdNuqrsde#AustralianOpen2018 #Wozniacki #Tennis pic.twitter.com/LI84I8ahR7 — Air1 News (@air1news) January 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Caroline Wozniacki had a strong yet at times frustrating 2017 campaign.¬† She finished as the runner-up six different events prior to winning her sole title of 2017 at the year-end finale.¬† She was runner-up…

Australian Open 2018: January 24th Women’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Angelique Kerber vs. Madison Keys Kerber, when healthy and confident, is the best counter-puncher on tour.¬† Madison Keys, when her error count is under control, is one of the top 5 players on the WTA Tour in terms of being able to dictate play.¬† Something has to give, right?¬† We will…

Australian Open 2018: January 22nd Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [8]¬†Caroline Garcia (FRA) vs.¬†[17]¬†Madison Keys (USA)¬†– Keys will need to be sharp to win this match, but I think the match is on her racquet as her winner to unforced errors ratio will determine the winner.¬† That makes Keys a slight favorite. [21]¬†Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) – Kerber…

Australian Open 2018: Day 2 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [6]¬†Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) – Pliskova has all of the qualities of a Grand Slam Champion, can being seeded 6th help her cause? [1]¬†Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [WC] Destanee Aiava (AUS) – Halep has handled the #1 ranking reasonably well, but a 1st major would give her…

US Open 2017: Angelique Kerber is Ousted – How Should She Recover?

First, a tip of the hat to Naomi Osaka for beating Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1. ¬†The 2016 champion did not last long in the 2017 event. ¬†Sometimes in sports success is the hardest thing with which to deal. ¬†In 2016, Kerber won the Australian and US Opens and was runner-up at Wimbledon, the Rio Olympic…

French Open 2017: May 28th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Julia Boserup (USA)¬†vs.¬†Petra Kvitova (CZE) [15] – I fully admit that my heart is picking this win. ¬†I hope she has a full return to tennis. Angelique Kerber (GER) [1]vs.¬†Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) – This is an awful draw for both players. ¬†Kerber is struggling as the world #1 after her awesome…

Miami Open 2017: March 29th WTA Prediction

Predicted Winners in BOLD [3] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [10] Johanna Konta (GBR) – I see this as being close to a 50-50 match. Also, Halep is playing better than she has for several months. ¬† My prediction Konta d. Halep 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. [11] Venus Williams (USA) – This…

Miami Open 2017: March 27th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 a.m. start) [2] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [15] Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Pliskova clean striking and height allow for her to dictate play with great frequency. ¬†If she dictates play here, as I expect she will, she wins. [6] Garbi√Īe Muguruza (ESP) vs. [12] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) –¬†Both seem…